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PBS' POV Summer Series Will Include 'Herman's House' (Imprisoned Panther Collabs On Art Project)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 1:40 PM
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Now in its 26th season, a new year of PBS' POV documentary film series kicks off on Monday, June 24, with a slate of films that explores a range of stories from African American funeral traditions, international immigration, solitary confinement, love and adolescence in today's America and more.

You Don't Have A Problem With This Cheerios Commercial Do You?

  • By Sergio
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  • May 30, 2013 1:23 PM
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So as Bugs Bunny once said: “What kind of deviltry I can do next?”

Columbia To Release '20 Feet From Stardom: Music From The Motion Picture' 6/18 (Track List)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 1:09 PM
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'After Earth' Is On Track To Become Will Smith's Worst-Reviewed Film Ever

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 12:31 PM
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Reviews in thus far have been decidedly negative, as After Earth seems positioned to become Will Smith's worst-rated feature film ever, currently at a low 12% on movie review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, with 67 reviews in (59 of them pan it). Unless there's a sudden remarkable reversal of this negative trend, the movie will officially top 1999's Wild Wild West as the worst-reviewed Will Smith movie of all time. Wild Wild West received a 21% rating.

'How Far Would You Go For A Friend?' - New Poster For Drama/Thriller 'Go For Sisters'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 11:50 AM
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2 New Clips From 'Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic' Ahead Of Showtime Premiere Tomorrow

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 11:19 AM
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Strange that this debuts tomorrow on Showtime, but there doesn't seem to be a lot of press leading up to it. Unless I've just missed all of it.

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun On 'Grisgris' And His Original Film Noir/Crime Drama Idea For It

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 10:58 AM
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The only African contender in the running for this year's Palme d'Or, at the Cannes Film Festival, Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, is hoping his film latest work, Grigris, will impress international audiences and help fly the flag for African, if not Chadian cinema.

Call For Entries - 9th Crossroads Co-production Forum

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 10:43 AM
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The 9th Crossroads Co-production Forum has announced a call for entries for its next event, scheduled to take place during the 54th Thessaloniki International Film Festival in November 2013.

Lots Of New Footage In 'They Die By Dawn' Music Video From Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 30, 2013 10:18 AM
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Some new footage contained within a new music video for They Die By Dawn, a western featuring black cowboys, conceived and directed by Jeymes Samuel of The Bullitts (a collaborative group of artists - both music and film - headed by Samuel).

Kickstarter Campaign For Sci-Fi Short Film 'Transporter' w/ Taimak

  • By Sergio
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  • May 30, 2013 10:08 AM
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So are you like me, and have been wondering what Taimak has been up to lately?

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