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'Spook Who Sat By The Door,' 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Among 25 Films On 2012 National Film Registry List

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 19, 2012 10:14 AM
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The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 motion pictures that have been selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.

Wunmi Mosaku & Eriq Ebouaney Co-Star In Paris-Set Jean Reno Cop Series 'Jo'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 19, 2012 8:58 AM
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It was widely reported a few months ago that Fox International Channels had acquired first run pay-TV rights to the new Jean Reno-led French police series, Jo.  What wasn't widely reported is that British actress Wunmi Mosaku and French actor Eriq Ebouaney co-star in the series.

'Riddick' Set For Late Summer Release

  • By Sergio
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  • December 19, 2012 8:45 AM
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All the previous announcements were that the latest installment of the Riddick film series starring Vin Diesel, and once again written and directed by David Twohy, to be called simply Riddick, would come out sometime during the first quarter of 2013.

Rare Screening Of Silent Race Film 'The Flying Ace' In Chicago In Jan.

  • By Sergio
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  • December 18, 2012 11:39 PM
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Though we like to think so, we're not perfect at S & A, and one thing we have been remiss in discussing in any detail, are the all important black films made from the silent era to the late 1940's.

Watch 1st Promo For New VH1 Series 'Black Ink Crew' (On Black-Owned Harlem Tattoo Shop)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 7:34 PM
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In August, the network revealed its new season lineup of shows, introducing a slate of original programs that reflect the interests of what it called its "adultster" audience - "adults who are balancing new responsibilities with their desires to stay current with what’s happening in music and pop culture."

HBO Is Adapting Lydia Diamond's Broadway Play 'Stick Fly' For The Screen (Alicia Keys Producing)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 7:13 PM
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Interesting...

Sundance 2013 Preview: First Trailer For Roger Ross Williams' 'God Loves Uganda' Surfaces

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 6:47 PM
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'Black Portraiture[s]: The Black Body In The West' (January 17 - 20, 2013 In Paris, France)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 6:04 PM
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Deborah Willis, Awam Amkpa, Manthia Diawara, Lydie Diakhaté, Cheryl Finley, Thelma Golden, Anne-Christine Taylor-Descola, Anna Laban, Christine Barthe, Jean-Paul Colleyn, Caroline Montel-Glénisson, and Raissa Lahcine are just a few of the international scholars who'll be present for this conference that I wish I could attend.

Watch Full Pilot Episode Of NBC's Mid-Season Drama, 'Deception' (Meagan Good, Laz Alonso Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 5:33 PM
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I only just found out that it NBC had put the pilot episode online, so I haven't watched it yet, meaning, no commentary from me (at least not within this post).

Interview: Noel Clarke Talks To S&A About 'Storage 24,' Entering US Market, UK's Black Talent Drain, 'Bad Boys' UK & More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 5:01 PM
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Maybe one of the hardest working showmen in the UK right now, Brit renaissance man (director, writer, actor, producer, playwright) Noel Clarke, who we've given a lot of pixels to on this site since it was started in 2009, is certainly one really busy fellow, doing just about everything it seems.

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