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Opening Weekend Box Office Results For 'An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty'

  • By Courtney
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  • April 29, 2013 11:43 AM
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In specialty box office, Terence Nance's feature film debut, An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty, opened with solid numbers for a film with no stars, and a tiny marketing budget, playing on just 2 screens, both in New York.

Should Tyler Perry Worry About The New Pinewood Studios Opening In Atlanta?

  • By Sergio
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  • April 29, 2013 11:31 AM
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  • 13 Comments
You know, every time we say, enough with Tyler Perry, on this site, and that it's time to finally move on, something comes up which brings him back into the conversation again. DAMN HIM!

The Mainstream Media's Coverage Of Crowdfunding Campaigns & *Unknown* Projects

  • By Courtney
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  • April 29, 2013 11:12 AM
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  • 9 Comments
Following up on last week's post about Zach Braff following in the footsteps of the Veronica Mars filmmakers, by launching a Kickstarter campaign for his next film, Wish I Was Here.

Coming Soon: 'Africa's Next Top Model'

  • By Courtney
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  • April 29, 2013 10:35 AM
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  • 21 Comments
An African version of Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model is coming to South Africa, and it'll be titled Africa's Next Top Model, with Nigerian supermodel Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi filling in the Tyra Banks role as host, producer and mentor to the models.The new reality competition spin-off will start filming in Cape Town in August for pay-TV broadcaster M-Net, and will later this year on M-Net's AfricaMagic channels.The show will be produced by Gavin Wratten - the man behind South Africa's version of American Idol, called Idols.
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About That Popular 'Black Films Don't Sell Overseas' Industry Belief... Reality, Or Just Laziness?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2013 10:07 PM
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  • 43 Comments
I tried posting this as a comment in Sergio's box office post, in response to the ongoing debate about black American films and international box office, but the comment module wouldn't let me do so. So I'm just publishing it as a post of its own, further fleshing out, and adding to what I was initially going to post as a comment.

Steve Spielberg's 'Obama' Starring Daniel Day Lewis (Video)

  • By Courtney
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  • April 28, 2013 6:19 PM
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  • 6 Comments
Steve Spielberg's 'Obama' Starring Daniel Day Lewis (Video)
More: TV Videos

Weekend B.O. April 26-28 (The U.S. Is Not The Center Of The B.O. Universe)

  • By Sergio
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  • April 28, 2013 12:32 PM
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  • 22 Comments
Though Pain and Gain was the No 1, it’s not the most important box office news this weekend.

Must Watch Trailer For Short Film Headed To Cannes - 'Black Girls Code' (You'll Love It)

  • By Sergio
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  • April 27, 2013 1:13 PM
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  • 12 Comments
Must Watch Trailer For Short Film Headed To Cannes - 'Black Girls Code' (You'll Love It)

L.A. Rebellion Chicago Screening of 'My Brother's Wedding' With Filmmaker Charles Burnett, Thursday May 2

  • By Sergio
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  • April 27, 2013 10:42 AM
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The third showing in the Chicago screening of the L.A. Rebellion touring film series will continue on Thursday May 2 with a screening of Charles Burnett’s 1983 film My Brother’s Wedding.

Tribeca 2013: Tough Life Lessons For Lenny Cooke In New Clip From Documentary + Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 26, 2013 6:06 PM
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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is exec-producing Lenny Cooke's feature documentary about the former basketball phenom called Lenny Cooke.

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