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Charl Brown Rounds Out Starring Cast Of 'Motown: The Musical' - Cast As Smokey Robinson

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  • December 10, 2012 3:49 PM
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Slamdance 2013 - First Look Image At Neil Drumming's 'Big Words' Starring Dorian Missick

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  • December 10, 2012 3:02 PM
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Jean-Pierre Bekolo On His Satirical Sci-Fi Lesbian Vampire Film 'Les Saignantes' ('The Bleeders')

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  • December 10, 2012 2:28 PM
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I actually saw this film here in NYC about 4 years ago... other than the soundtrack, which I really dug, the film initially didn't really hook me.

First Trailer For 'After Earth' Arrives (Starring Will & Jaden Smith)

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  • December 10, 2012 1:06 PM
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Hmm... I don't know folks. It may be too early to say, so I'll wait for a first full trailer that shows much more footage, hoping it'll impress me far more than this teaser does.

'Oversimplification of Her Beauty' Acquired By Cinema Guild; Jay-Z Signs Up As Exec Producer

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  • December 10, 2012 12:43 PM
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Winner of the Gotham award for Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You - Terence Nance's An Oversimplification of Her Beauty - will continue to claim that title, because, while it's now been acquired by a distribution company, the deal is specifically for US non-theatrical distribution (as in strictly home video/digital/VOD).

Watch Doc 'Breaking The Taboo' (On USA's Failed War On Drugs) Narrated by Morgan Freeman

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  • December 10, 2012 12:01 PM
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Courtesy of Sundog Pictures, a Morgan Freeman-narrated feature documentary titled Breaking the Taboo, which follows The Global Commission on Drug Policy on a mission to break the political taboo over the United States-led War on Drugs and expose what it calls the "biggest failure of global policy in the last 40 years."

Grand Finale – Shadow & Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 10, 2012 11:43 AM
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We close out the inaugural season of the Shadow and Act Digital Filmmaker Showcase with a Grand Finale round that starts today.  In this finale, the winners of the previous 5 qualifying rounds (see photo above) will compete for a $4,000 cash prize.     You will have from today until Friday December 21, 2012 to vote for any of the final 5.     The finalists and their films are:   · James Bland – Cocoa Love (Round 1 winner):  A young couple's relationship is tested when a funeral for their dog turns into a misadventure of mayhem, secrets and surprises. Watch and vote for it here. (http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/cocoa_love)

Kevin Hart Tapped By Warner Bros To Play 'Streetwise Guy' Opposite Will Ferrell In 'Get Hard'

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  • December 10, 2012 11:10 AM
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More: Kevin Hart

New Trailer & Poster for Indie Drama 'The Magic City' (Jenifer Lewis, Jamie Hector, Keith David)

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  • December 10, 2012 10:47 AM
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Weekend Catchup - What You Might Have Missed & May Want To Know & Discuss

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  • December 10, 2012 10:15 AM
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Figured I'd start Mondays, from now on, with a list of things that happened over the weekend that we didn't write about here, and are worth a mention.