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Gabourey Sidibe Gets 1 More Season On 'The Big C' As Showtime Renews For 4th

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 10:04 AM
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This is one of those shows that I watched 2 or 3 episodes of, when it debuted, and never returned. I just wasn't immediately sucked in.

Watch: Full 'Skyfall' Trailer Looks Just Like A 21st Century James Bond Movie

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 9:32 AM
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Bah-humbug! I'm probably in the minority when I say that the all-new new James Bond just hasn't quite grown on me. I prefer the old-school 007 - the Sean Connery and Roger Moore years specifically. 

Disney Junior TV 'Doc McStuffins' Is A Hit For The Network

  • By Sergio
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  • July 31, 2012 9:06 AM
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We try, as best we can, to cover everything involving black images in the media. But of course we're only human and some things will slip by us. And since we're all adults here it's not that surprising that only now did we find out about the hit TV show Doc McSnuffins

Vivica Fox's Birthday Is Today; Celebrate By Revisiting One Of Her Earliest Films: 'Booty Call'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 10:25 PM
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On Vivica Fox's 48th birthday, a look at one of her earliest films; no, not Set It Off, as you might expect (it's a bit too easy, and an obvious a choice); but rather the film she made right after that, 1997's Booty Call.

Watch Now: 1976 Cuban Film 'The Last Supper', A Compelling, Dark Tale Based on True Story

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 30, 2012 9:39 PM
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A must-see and recommended watch, I’ve embedded the film in full (with subtitles) below. The film is also available on Netflix, although not streaming.
More: Watch Now

Trailer For Doc On Snoop Dogg's Reggae, Rastafari Reincarnation, Conversion (Debuting At Toronto)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 8:53 PM
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Watching the press conference below, I'm still not entirely certain whether this is just a gimmick, or something else entirely.

Tonight On HBO: Bethann Hardison, Beverly Johnson In 'About Face: Supermodels Then And Now'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 8:12 PM
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For those with HBO, tune in tonight at 9pm to watch director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' Sundance 2012 documentary, About Face: Supermodels Then And Now, which features some of the most famous supermodels of all time, including the legendary Bethann Hardison (above-left; one of the first Black models for giants like Calvin Klein, and Oscar de La Renta, who helped guide the careers of future supermodels like Tyson Beckford, Iman and Naomi Campbell and is the first Black editor-at-large for Vogue Italia online); also featured in the documentary are former supermodels Beverly Johnson, Jerry Hall, Christie Brinkley and others.

'Kinyarwanda' Producer's Directorial Debut Updates: Cast Additions (Sharon Leal, Others) + On-Set Pics

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 7:05 PM
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'Fast & Furious 6' Officially Begins Principal Photography; What We Know So Far...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 6:04 PM
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It's 2am & just got up for the 1st day of FF6. Always love the calm & silence of the night b4 going on set. Let's go shoot a f@#kin' movie!

'Rush Hour 4' Is Happening; Chris Tucker, Jackie Chan Returning In 'Something New' Says Producer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 4:55 PM
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This has been rumored to be in the works since Rush Hour 3 in 2007, and with studios currently seemingly infected by a terrible strain of the "remake/sequel/prequel" virus, I'm not at all surprised that it's a go!

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