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First Full Poster For Tyler Perry's 'Madea's Witness Protection' (New Look... New Madea)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 4:01 PM
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Watch: New Controversial Music Video From Erykah Badu (w/ The Flaming Lips) NSFW

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 3:12 PM
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Remember the conversation starter that was her Windows Seat music video in 2010? Well, wait till you get a load of this :)

This Week In Black Television: Summertime Shows... And Of Course, 'The Game'

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • June 1, 2012 1:42 PM
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The bulk of this week’s column focuses on what television shows with Black talent that you should be watching this summer, when you’re not out at rooftop parties, BBQ’s, picnics, outdoor concerts and the like, as well as other shows that are just too good to miss.   Yet since it has its season finale this coming Tuesday I’d be remiss if I didn’t review this past week’s episode of The Game.

They Shoot Black Movies... Don't They? (The Realization Of A Hustlerz Ambition)

  • By Barry Michael Cooper
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  • June 1, 2012 1:41 PM
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At the dawn of the Black Hollywood Renaissance of the '90s, the sodality of filmmakers like Spike Lee, F. Gary Gray, The Hudlin Brothers, Bill Duke, Stan Lathan, John Singleton, The Hughes Brothers, George Jackson, Doug McHenry, Mario Van Peebles, Robert Townsend, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Kevin Hooks, Fred "Fab Five Freddy" Braithwaite, Charles Stone III, Nelson George and this writer, to name a few, felt like the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
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Watch Previews Of 'Tia & Tamera' Season 2 Debut + New Series Pick-up 'Chicagolicious'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 12:57 PM
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On June 11, Style Networks's highest rated series Tia & Tamera (that's right, highest rated) will return for its second season at 8/7c.

Rihanna & Kevin Hart Confirmed For Seth Rogen's 'End Of The World' + On-Set Pics

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 12:24 PM
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In a video clip we posted in late April, James Franco, said he thought Rihanna may have a part in the Seth Rogen end of world comedy titled The End of the World (previously titled The Apocalypse), which will star Franco, Rogen, as well as Jonah Hill, Aziz Ansari and Craig Robinson; each of them will be playing themselves. In the movie, while all the above names are attending a party at James Franco's house, along with many other celebrities, the apocalypse begins.

Watch - Blaxploitation-Inspired Comedy Short 'Afro Thunda'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 11:36 AM
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What can I say... It's Friday... 

Thandie Newton Says She's Working On Adaptation Of Novel Set During 1960s Civil Rights Struggle

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 11:12 AM
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About halfway throughnthe below 28-minute video interview with Thandie Newton, on The Ayo Show, uploaded to YouTube about a week ago, Newton is asked whether she'd like to be on the other side of the camera, as a director. 

New In Theaters This Weekend: 'Restless City' Expands To Denver + 'Battlefield America' Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 10:08 AM
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New in theaters this weekend...

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