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Trailer Watch For New Indie Feature 'Lady Luck'

  • By Sergio
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  • April 15, 2013 10:53 PM
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Here's your first look at the trailer for the just-completed indie feature film Lady Luck, which has an unusual credit... to its credit.

Sony/Screen Gems Pushes Release Date For 'No Good Deed' To April 2014

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 6:38 PM
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This was actually one of the films on my list of 2013 anticipated releases; but, announced it January, its release date was pushed from October 18, 2013, to January 17, 2014.

'The Black Count' Wins 2013 Pulitzer Prize For Biography. Maybe We'll Get A Film Adaptation Now...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 5:11 PM
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I'm very pleased to see The Black Count win the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in the Biography section.You'll recall that I featured the novel last month, plugging it as source material for a potential big screen adaptation. I don't expect the Pulitzer win to do much to encourage any studio to option the book, but you never know.

Justin Simien & Lena Waithe ('Dear White People') Strike Again w/ 'Twenties'

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • April 15, 2013 3:22 PM
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Craig Robinson Is Buried In The Sand In Final Poster For 'Peeples'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 2:52 PM
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Here's the final poster for Tina Gordon Chism's Peeples which stars Craig Robinson, David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington, S. Epatha Merkerson, Melvin Van Peebles, Diahann Carroll, and Kali Hawk.

First Footage + Broadcast Premiere Date Set For 'Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 2:30 PM
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What has been dubbed a definitive documentary on the man's life, the upcoming Richard Pryor feature documentary, directed by Marina Zenovich (known mostly for directing the multiple award-winning 2008 documentary Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired), will make its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this month - on Tuesday, April 23rd.And soon after that, it'll head to the Showtime network, making its broadcast TV debut.Per press release from Showtime... in Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic, George Lopez, Bob Newhart, Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. and others recount the culture-defining influence of one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds.The new Showtime-produced documentary has been set to premier on the network on Friday, May 31st at 9pm ET/PT. Richard Pryor's widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, is a producer of the film, and she's the one who calls it a definitive documentary.Director Marina Zenovich was given access to estate photos and other materials, and many of Pryor's friends and family opened up for the project, which will focus on Pryor's transformation from successful but mild stand-up comedian to successful but dangerous social critic.

First Full Trailer For Sylvain White's French Macabre Thriller 'Mark Of The Angels'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 1:15 PM
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Australia's 1st Aboriginal Comedy Feature Film - 'Stone Bros' - Now On iTunes For US Audiences

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 12:45 PM
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Described as Australia's answer to Harold and Kumar, as well as Cheech And Chong, and also Australia's first indigenous comedy feature film, Stone Bros stars Aboriginal actors Luke Carroll and Leon Burchill, and is directed by Richard J Frankland.

Raoul Peck On 'Fatal Assistance' (Motivations/Inspiration, Reception, International Aid, More...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 12:09 PM
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Nollywood Drama 'Blood And Henna' Tackles 1996 Pfizer Drug Testing Scandal In Nigeria

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2013 11:30 AM
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In a story that's reminiscent of the Tuskegee syphilis experiment here in the USA; in short, several Nigerian families lost children during a 1996 Pfizer trial of an experimental meningitis drug.