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The Curious Case Of Shermika Moffitt

  • By Tanya Steele
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  • October 24, 2012 1:34 PM
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Mohamed Bouazizi will, one day, be known throughout the world as a Hero. He sparked the 'Arab Spring'. A street vendor, tired of being harassed and humiliated by an "official", set himself on fire to protest the injustice he and his fellow citizens were experiencing. If only he were alive to see that he changed the world.

The Winner Of The 'Guess Opening Weekend Box Office For 'Alex Cross' Prize Is...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 9:53 AM
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Before I make the annoucement, a reminder of what the rules were... 

Held Over For 1 More Week Due To Popular Demand: Watch 'Soft Focus' (S&A Challenge Winner)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 2:45 PM
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That's right! You've got another week to watch if you haven't yet, or want to see it again.

Watch Poignant 'The Strangely Normal' (Short Film From 'Grey's Anatomy' Newbie Jerrika Hinton)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 1:50 PM
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Jerrika Hinton joined the cast of this season's Grey's Anatomy, playing new intern Stephanie, in what will be a recurring role during the series' 9th season on ABC.

In Defense Of Tyler Perry's 'Alex Cross,' A Critique Of The Source Material (The Real Culprit)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 10:10 AM
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Given this weekend's lackluster box office results for Tyler Perry's entry into action-hero movie territory, I thought I'd revisit this 2010 entry I posted on the old S&A site, which broke down James Patterson's I, Alex Cross, the novel that, at the time, we believed would be the source material for the film that opened on Friday.

Watch The Touching Short Film - 'Portrait of A Projectionist'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2012 6:16 PM
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I love film. I really mean film. Film stock. The look of film. The feel of film. The way it looks when it's projected on the big screen. I realize all that is going very soon, forever, and it makes me genuinely sad.

Guess Opening Weekend Box Office For 'Alex Cross', Win $50 Amazon Gift Certificate

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 19, 2012 1:10 PM
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  • 41 Comments
I should've done this early in the week, but forgot to do so. Better late than never; however, you have a lot less time to post your responses, since the film opens today.

An Inquiry Into The Plight Of The Black Actor... Insight Potentially Ahead

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 18, 2012 7:48 PM
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  • 73 Comments
An Inquiry Into The Plight Of The Black Actor... Insight Potentially Ahead

Watch Award-Winning Short Film 'Germany In Black & White' (On Interracial Coupling & Prejudice)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 18, 2012 1:09 PM
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H/T to the Afro-Europe blog for the film, which I'll post without comment; I want to first read what you guys think about it, after you watch it. 

More Web Series Production Wisdom From The Front-lines...

  • By Phill Branch
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  • October 16, 2012 11:34 AM
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I didn’t move to Los Angeles to produce a web series. Hell, web series didn’t exist and the internet had just moved past the novelty stage when I began my career.