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Roger Ross Williams Talks Inspiration, Motivation, Lessons In His Doc 'God Loves Uganda'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2013 10:06 AM
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Are You Ready For The 'Best Funeral Ever' Reality TV Show?

  • By Sergio
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  • January 4, 2013 9:03 AM
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I don't know about you, but I'm getting the queasy feeling that this new TLC reality show is going to be all kinds of ratchet.

Exclusive: Wood Harris Confirmed for 'Sweetwater' Biopic; 2014 Playoffs Target Release Date

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 4, 2013 9:00 AM
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Written and directed by Martin Guigui, award-winning filmmaker who has helmed several shorts and films, along with music themed documentaries about Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton and Sun Ra's, the long-in-gestation screen biopic titled Sweetwater seems to be moving full speed ahead.

Denzel Washington's '2 Guns' Set For Aug. 16 Release

  • By Sergio
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  • January 3, 2013 8:07 PM
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Following up on Tambay's item about the mess invloving the release date for those two Will Packer produced movies in 2014, comes word that Denzel Washington's next film, the action thriller 2 Guns, will be relased by Universal this summer on August 16th.

'No Good Deed' Oddly Pushed To Same Opening Weekend As 'Ride Along' - January 2014

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 7:22 PM
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Martin Lawrence Pairing Up w/ Kelsey Grammer For 'Odd Couple'-Like Comedy Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 6:14 PM
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Interesting pairing. Both are apparently free since Kelsey Grammer's Starz drama Boss was canceled last fall after 2 seasons, and Martin Lawrence's CBS pilot wasn't picked up. But if anyone had told me they'd be getting together to star in a comedy series together, I might have rejected the idea.

Help 'Newlyweeds' Get Ready For Its Sundance Film Festival Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 5:40 PM
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Shaka King's feature film debut, Newlyweeds, will make its worldwide debut at the Sundance Film Festival this month.

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema - Jan/Feb Tour Dates In Philly, Toronto & NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 4:39 PM
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Lionsgate/CodeBlack Will Release 'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain' July 4

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 3:58 PM
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Over a year after the immense success of his Laugh at My Pain, comedian/actor Kevin Hart, currently one of the busiest men in the biz, will see another stand-up comedy movie, titled Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, released by Lionsgate, this summer, July 4, via its partnership with CodeBlack Entertainment.

Watch Stacey Muhammad's 'REDEMPTION, For Colored Boys' Season 1, Episode 1

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 2:46 PM
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It was in March of last year that we featured the trailer for Stacey Muhammad's REDEMPTION, For Colored Boys, which, as Stacey notes, is the first in a series that address the lives and experiences of black men, broadly speaking.

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