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New On DVD/Blu-ray - Denzel Washington In The Technically Sound But Unoriginal 'Safe House'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2012 10:12 AM
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If you missed it at the theaters when it was released in February, now you can watch the $85 million film (grossed over $200 million worldwide) at home, or on your iPad or iPhone, or... 

Janet Jackson To Exec-Produce Transgender Doc Titled 'Truth'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 4, 2012 7:42 PM
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Janet Jackson will executive produce Truth, a documentary about transgender people that aims to "stop the hate and find understanding."

Regina King Co-Directs Doc 'The Story of A Village' About Sierra Leone Village School

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 4, 2012 7:08 PM
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Regina King will star and co-direct/produce the documentary The Story of A Village, alonside L.A. writer/director/journalist Dwayne Johnson-Cochran (not to be confused by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson).

Watch Trailer For Military Drama/Thriller 'Recalled' (Bow Wow, Malik Yoba)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 4, 2012 6:23 PM
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Here's the trailer for the upcoming military drama thriller titled Recalled, starring Shad "Bow Wow" Moss, Aidan Quinn, Malik Yoba, Seth Gabel, and a host of others.
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Image Entertainment To Handle Non-Theatrical U.S. Distribution of 'Red Hook Summer' (In Theaters This Aug)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 4, 2012 6:03 PM
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Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer, which was picked up by Variance Films for an August 10th theater release, will be distributed to all domestic non-theatrical platforms via Image Entertainment. 

Review - 'Caught In The Crossfire' (Breezing Through 50 Cent's Cheetah Vision Film Library)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2012 5:31 PM
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Since it was announced that Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson had launched his own film company 2 or 3 years ago, Cheetah Vision, I've been casually watching to see what kind of work this new venture would yield. Throw in the10-picture, $200 million agreement his company has with George Furla's Hedge Fund Film Partners, and, well, we had to start paying closer attention to the man and his films sooner or later.

'Mighty Jerome' (From 'Nurse.Fighter.Boy' Director) Wins Regional Emmy + Now On DVD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2012 4:50 PM
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A project we first alerted you early last year when it was announced that it would screen at the Hot Docs Festival in Toronto... Nurse.Fighter.Boy director Charles Officer's follow-up to that film, a feature-length documentary titled Mighty Jerome.

Watch 17-Minutes Of 'Stick Fly' Highlighting Condola Rashad's Tony-Nominated Performance

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2012 4:14 PM
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I've been told by a few folks who saw Stick Fly while it was on Broadway, that she was the best thing about it, and she put on quite a show. Maybe that helps explain the fact that the only Tony nomination the play received was for Condola Rashad's performance - a Best Featured Actress nomimation.

Watch Shonda Rhimes Receive GLAAD Media Award From Kerry Washington + Their Rousing Speeches

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2012 3:52 PM
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During a Saturday celebration, Scandal showrunner Shonda Rhimes took home 2 GLAAD Media Awards for "her contributions to LGBT visibility" - a special recognition (the Golden Gate Award), as well as the outstanding drama series award for Grey's Anatomy.

Watch Episode One Of 'Single Ladies' Now + Learn How Denise Vasi Got The Gig

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2012 3:01 PM
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Based on your comments in response to how many of you watched the season premiere of VH1's Single Ladies, and what you all thought of it, there isn't an overwhelmingly one-sided argument in favor of or against the series.

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