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Weekend B.O. March 22-24 (And The Mystery That Is Tina Fey)

  • By Sergio
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  • March 24, 2013 12:33 PM
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No surprise, The Croods took the number one slot this week, which is good news for DreamWorks, which hasn’t had much box office success with their animated films lately, such as their disappointing Rise of the Guardians.

Tony Ducret's Short Film 'I Can Smoke?' To Play At 2013 Soho International Film Festival

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 24, 2013 11:19 AM
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Written and directed by filmmaker Tony Ducret, Can I Smoke? stars Scott Casper and MADtv alum Erica Ash.

Michael Jai White Is Double-Barreled In First Look At 'Codename: Falcon'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2013 1:59 PM
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Hollywood has never fully realized his potential as an action hero, so it's always good to see Michael Jai White in movies that highlight what he does best - kick arse!

Watch: 'The End Of Eating Everything' An Animated Short By Wangechi Mutu w/ Santigold

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2013 11:33 AM
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It's actually only a 3-minute excerpt from the 8-minute short work of animation titled The End Of Eating Everything, the first of its kind by artist Wangechi Mutu, whose name has come up a few times on this site over the years. She's not a filmmaker specifically, but she has done some work that I'd consider cinematic (like this one).

BET Continues To Dominate Primetime w/ 'Real Husbands' & 'Second Generation Wayans' Finales

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 9:46 PM
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Trailer: CodeBlack-Produced 'Why We Laugh: Funny Women' (Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Wayans, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 8:53 PM
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Narrated by Joan Rivers, the film premiered last night, Thursday, March 21 at 8/7c, on Showtime. If you missed it, you'll be glad to know that it'll next air tomorrow (or is it tonight), Saturday, March 23, at 12 am ET/PT on SHO 2. It's also available on Showtime Anytime (which is a free service, if you're already a Showtime subscriber).The film sheds light on the legacy of the female comedian and the dedication, courage and passion required to be successful in the male-dominated stand-up comedy business.Nearly 30 of the industry's top funny women participated in the project, sharing personal perspectives and experiences including familiar names like Whoopi Goldberg, Kym Whitley, Kim Wayans, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood, and many others of all skin colors.
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Watch The First Teaser Trailer For 'Riddick' (All 21 Seconds Of It)

  • By Sergio
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  • March 22, 2013 7:22 PM
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Here's your first look of some actual footage, as opposed to a still here and there, from the sci-fi/actioner Riddick, the third collaboration involving the character from Vin Diesel and writer/director David Twohy. The only problem is that you don't to see much.

Scripted Feature Film On The Life Of Iconic Afro-Cuban Entertainer - La Lupe - In The Works...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 7:03 PM
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A film based on the life of Cuban-American pop singer Lupe Yoli, otherwise known as La Lupe, is in the works, with actress Lauren Veléz - whom you might know from Dexter, as well as New York Undercover, back in the day - starring and producing.

15 African Diaspora-Interest Films That May Premiere At The Cannes Film Festival - Part 3

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 5:37 PM
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Continuing on with the rest of the list... if you missed the start of the series on Wednesday, read part 1 HERE for the first 5 films on my list - including Twelve Years A Slave, Grisgris, Half Of A Yellow Sun, a tie between Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom and The Butler, and finally Belle; and read part 2 HERE for the second five - including Nina, All Is By My Side, Faire L’Amour, White Elephants, A Congo Trilogy, and Soleils.

Cinema Management Group Takes International Rights To 'Go For Sisters' + New Poster, Stills

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 3:03 PM
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