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PAFF 2013 Review - Psycho Thriller 'Vipaka' Aims To Thrill But Underwhelms

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  • February 8, 2013 10:17 AM
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Directed by French/Lebanese director Philippe Caland (Boxing Helena), the psychological thriller Vipaka was the opening night film at the Pan African Film Festival in LA last night.

Slamdance 2013 Review: Psycho Thriller 'Vipaka' Aims To Thrill But Underwhelms

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  • January 20, 2013 4:14 PM
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Directed by French/Lebanese director Philippe Caland (Boxing Helena), the psychological thriller Vipaka had its premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival today.

Forest Whitaker Contemplates A Body Bag w/ A Body In It, In First-Look Image From 'Vipaka'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2012 2:51 PM
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Starz Cancels 'Boss' After 2 Seasons

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 20, 2012 1:26 PM
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The Starz network has canceled Kelsey Grammer's political drama Boss, after just 2 seasons on the air, despite all the critical acclaim.

Watch Film Clip From 'Refinding Vera Stark' Based On Lynn Nottage's Play

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2012 3:44 PM
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Pulitzer Prize award winning playwright Lynn Nottage's (Ruined) play, By The Way Meet Vera Stark, about a fictional black actress working as a maid to a fading white Hollywood actress, was a critical and box office Off Broadway smash. 

Confirmed! Sanaa Lathan Will Star In Poker Drama 'All In' From 'The Wire,' 'Homicide' Writer

  • By Courtney
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  • September 8, 2012 12:13 PM
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First, recapping what Tambay wrote about this 3 days ago:

Sanaa Lathan Prepping Poker Drama 'All In' To Star & Produce From 'The Wire,' 'Homicide' Writer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2012 11:28 AM
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File this one under "unconfirmed" for now; although my sources haven't let me down so far, so I'm sharing what I've got on the project.

Sanaa Lathan Talks About Plans For A 'Best Man' Sequel

  • By Sergio
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  • August 17, 2012 10:20 AM
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I know a lot of people have been begging for one. Why, I honestly don't know. Was the first one THAT great? I barely remember a damn thing about it. But nevertheless, there are people anxiously waiting for a followup.

Watch Trailer For Season 2 Of 'Boss' (Sanaa Lathan, T.I. Join Cast; Rotimi, James V. Meredith Return)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 31, 2012 6:24 PM
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I guess I should start watching Boss with season 2 set to premiere on Friday, August 17, on Starz; a few black actors of note on this show, as the below trailer for the upcoming new season shows, including the divine Sanaa Lathan, who joined the cast of the Golden Globe-winning drama series earlier this year (star Kelsey Grammer won the Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama).