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Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenneger, et al... Where Are Carl Weathers, Mr T & Others...?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 8:59 PM
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Sylvester Stallone is obviously back in brusing action hero form, with not only The Expendables, but he has Bullet To The Head coming up next month. And after that he'll be co-starring with his buddy Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Tomb.

Shola Lynch's 'Free Angela & All Political Prisoners' Is 2013 Pan African Film Fest Closing Night Film

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 6:55 PM
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Shola Lynch's Angela Davis documentary, Free Angela & All Political Prisoners. will be the closing night film at this year's Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Watch The Sci-Fi Short Film That Reportedly Has Hollywood Studio Execs Salivating...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 5:25 PM
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This happens about once every 3 months it seems; a short film that's *discovered* on Vimeo or YouTube, goes viral, gets the attention of Hollywoo studio executives, and eventually leading to talk about the potential for a feature film adaptation for the director.

Flashback To 2010 - 'Takers' (Derivative, But Passable, Mostly Entertaining, PG-13 Heist Flick)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 4:56 PM
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I watched this over the weekend, while revisiting previous Rainforest Films productions, as the company continues to build upon past successes, with even more successful films (see Think Like A Man last year. Also, 2014 should be a big year for the company).

Screening Of Oscar Micheaux's Pioneering 'Within Our Gates' In Chicago In Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • January 28, 2013 4:40 PM
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Oscar Micheaux's groundbreaking 1919 silent feature film, Within Our Gates, will have a rare screening in Chicago at the Music Box Theater, on Saturday Feb. 9 at 12 Noon.

One Village Entertainment Will Take You Inside The Black Mafia Family On February 5

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 4:22 PM
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A feature documentary we previously alerted you to will be released on DVD, after limited theatrical screenings, on February 5th, via Image Entertainment and One Village Entertainment.

Phase 4 Acquires Sundance Dramedy 'Milkshake' (Al Jolson Descendant Strives To Be Black)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 4:03 PM
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The second Sundance Film Festival pick-up for Phase 4 Films that we've announced.

Chiwetel Ejiofor's BBC Mini-Series 'Dancing On The Edge' Gets Premiere Date, New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 3:38 PM
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The BBC/ITV collaborative effort that is Dancing On The Edge, is one we've been following since it was first announced in 2011. 

Sundance 2013 Review: 'God Loves Uganda'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 3:00 PM
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ESPN Films Announces New '30 for 30' Films: 'Survive & Advance,' On '82-'83 NC State Wolfpack

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 28, 2013 2:41 PM
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ESPN has certainly found a gem with its 30 for 30 series of films. So, I expect to see more and more films from the franchise.

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