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Provocative Drama 'Leave To Remain' Follows Trials & Triumphs Of Young Asylum Seekers In The UK

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  • November 23, 2012 1:34 PM
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From the director Bruce Goodison (Our War, My Murder) comes a new film titled Leave to Remain, which is described as a provocative coming of age drama about young people cut loose from society because they live in the UK as asylum seekers.

Watch Trailer For UK Spoof Of Cult Classic Comedy 'Friday,' w/ Nigeria/Brit Twist - Titled 'Friday UK'

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  • November 23, 2012 12:39 PM
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While Ice Cube and Chris Tucker work out details on what will be the 4th movie in the Friday franchise, here's a trailer for a UK-produced spoof of the hit original cult classic, titled, what else, Friday UK.

Watch Brit 'Underground' Drama 'The Trap' (Film Made For *Nothing,* Released Online For Free, Goes Viral)

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  • November 23, 2012 12:00 PM
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I was just alerted to Brit filmmakers Arnold Jorge & Steven Lepardo, and their 48-minute drama titled The Trap, which they released online primarily, in mid-October, for free! 

Gabourey Sidibe Attached To Gregg Araki's Indie Drama 'White Bird In A Blizzard'

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  • November 23, 2012 11:11 AM
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Gabourey Sidibe joins Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Shiloh Fernandez, and Christopher Meloni in Gregg Araki's next feature, a drama titled White Bird In A Blizzard.

Denzel Washington Talks Taking a 90% Pay-Cut To Do 'Flight,' Concerns In Playing An Unattractive Character, More...

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  • November 23, 2012 10:55 AM
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Just thought I'd point you to this AwardsLine (Deadline) Oscar interview with Denzel Washington, about his critically-lauded current movie Flight, which Washington is likely going to be receive an Oscar nomination for.

Connor Cruise Goes To War In Clip From 'Red Dawn' - The 'Red Scare' Revisited

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  • November 23, 2012 10:32 AM
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We really haven't given him, or this film any coverage; it's about time we did, don't you think?

What Happened To Wendy Williams' Biopic, You Ask? The 'Queen Of Media' Answers The Question...

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  • November 21, 2012 8:08 PM
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It was about 2 weeks ago when Sergio asked that very question - What happened to Queen of Media (that's the film's title)? The $3 million movie loosely-based on Wendy's Got the Heat (a best-selling autobiography by Wendy Williams, detailing her rise to fame - drug addiction, divorce, miscarriages, infidelity, and more) which starred Robin Givens in the title role, and was directed by Furqaan Clover and Richard S. Miller.

'Francophone African Women Filmmakers: 40 Years of Cinema (1972-2012)' At Quai Branly Museum, Paris

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  • November 21, 2012 7:09 PM
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Information for our readers in Paris, France, courtesy of the African Women In Cinema blog...

Nia Long Will Play The Last Single Mom In Tyler Perry's 'Single Mom's Club'

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  • November 21, 2012 4:20 PM
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Watch First Trailer For Action-Thriller 'Snitch' (Dwayne Johnson, Michael K. Williams, Benjamin Bratt)

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  • November 21, 2012 3:37 PM
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