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Spike Lee Edits Footage of Black Man's Death at Hands of Staten Island Police w/ Radio Raheem Scene from 'Do The Right Thing'

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  • July 21, 2014 3:20 PM
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Point made?
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Watch Trailer For Spike Lee-Directed Katt Williams HBO Comedy Special + Debut Date

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  • July 21, 2014 2:33 PM
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Katt Williams will return to HBO for his second stand-up comedy special on the network, now set for an August 16 at 10 PM debut on HBO.

Idris Elba in Talks Play Merlin-Like Character in Warner Bros. "King Arthur" Project

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  • July 21, 2014 1:50 PM
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In Arthurian legend, Merlin, in short, is King Arthur's adviser, a prophet, bard and a magician.
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On-Set Photos From Don Cheadle's 'Miles Ahead' (Now Filming in Cincinnati After Successful Crowdfunding Campaign)

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  • July 21, 2014 1:15 PM
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In the script, co-written by Cheadle, Davis recruits reporter Dave Brill (McGregor) to retrieve a recording stolen from the musician's home.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Joins Cast of 'Sons of Anarchy" Final Season

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  • July 21, 2014 12:39 PM
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Season 7 of "Sons of Anarchy" returns to the network on September 9, at 10pm.

John Ridley Joins Shonda Rhimes at ABC, Inking an Extended Development Deal w/ the Network

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  • July 21, 2014 11:59 AM
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"He's an extraordinary showrunner," ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee said during his announcement of the deal last week.

South Africa's National Film & Video Foundation Launches Emerging Black Filmmakers Fund

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  • July 21, 2014 11:29 AM
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EBFF will support filmmakers to create feature films that are directed and produced by black South Africans.
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Zendaya Coleman Explains Her Departure From the Aaliyah Biopic (Video)

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  • July 21, 2014 10:59 AM
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She has since been replaced by Alexandra Shipp in the role, news that Wendy Williams (who has signed up to executive produce the film) announced last week.

Watch Trailer For the Quirky, Funny Short Film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

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  • July 21, 2014 10:29 AM
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Watch the trailer for the Robert Altman-like oddball and humorous short film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

Review: 'The Purge: Anarchy' Has Little New to Say, But It's More Intense & Tactile Than its Predecessor

  • By Dylan Green
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  • July 21, 2014 10:16 AM
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It could never decide whether it wanted to be a straight horror film, a family drama, or a thriller and fell just below all three.

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