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Danai Gurira Breaks Down Michonne's Character Progression From Intro To Present...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2013 2:57 PM
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If you're a fan of the comic books that the TV series is based on, I'm sure you've realized by now that the show's producers aren't sticking closely to the source material, and are pretty much making their own way, taking creative liberties with the original work.

Zoe Saldana Has Phaser Set To Kill In New Uhura 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Character Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 13, 2013 1:35 PM
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Here's a new character from the upcoming Star Trek Into Darkness featuring Zoe Saldana as Uhura.

Teaser Trailer For Ya'Ke Smith's 'Wolf' Follow-up - 'Heaven' - Surfaces...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2013 8:31 PM
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His critically-lauded feature film debut, Wolf, continues to travel, collecting even more acclaim, and winning over new fans for the director, Ya'Ke Smith, who hasn't wasted anytime getting to work on his follow-up project, a new drama titled Heaven.

Jay-Z's 'Open Letter' Is Met With '21 Jumpstreet' Director's Own Critical 'Open Letter'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2013 7:09 PM
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I'm sure most of you have been following the Jay-Z/Beyoncé/Cuba trip fiasco, so I won't bother with a rehash.

New Web Series Reclaims Birthright Of Queer Black Visionaries: 'Truth.Be.Told.' (Fundraising)

  • By Sergio
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  • April 12, 2013 5:41 PM
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As I’ve said before, we get quite a number of requests from filmmakers and producers about various crowdfunding campaigns for their various projects; but now and then, something comes along that's intriguing and unique, and worthy of a highlight.

New Doc About Teens & Violence, Made By Teens, Premieres In Harlem This Month

  • By Sergio
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  • April 12, 2013 4:37 PM
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Perhaps no documentary film is more prescient today than the new documentary short, Triggering Wounds, which deals with the crisis of teen violence in New York.

Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah Boards Feature Doc On Lenny Cooke As Producer (Tribeca Debut)

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  • April 12, 2013 3:14 PM
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Julie Dash And Ava DuVernay Speak About Roger Ebert At Last Night's Tribute

  • By Sergio
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  • April 12, 2013 2:02 PM
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Last night a celebration of the life and career of film critic and writer Roger Ebert took place at the Chicago Theater, downtown Chicago, and, needless to say, it wasn’t a sober affair. It was instead one of humor, love and tribute to a man who loved movies, his wife Chaz and the joy of life itself.

Website, Teaser Trailer Launch For Award-Winning Fantasy/Coming Of Age Drama 'Deluge'

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  • April 12, 2013 1:47 PM
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The website and teaser for Deluge, a film we’ve profiled during its indiegogo campaign, was released online this week at www.delugethefilm.com and https://vimeo.com/63639045. The teaser is embedded below.

10-Minute Extended Trailer For Riveting Nigeria-Set Feature Doc 'The Supreme Price'

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  • April 12, 2013 1:21 PM
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Here's your first look at a documentary project we've been tracking for over a year now, titled The Supreme Price - a USA/Nigeria production currently, in post, from director Joanna Lipper, about the pro-democracy movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles.