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Image Entertainment Picks Up USA Rights To Laurence Fishburne's Sci-Fi Thriller 'The Colony'

  • By Courtney
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  • February 8, 2013 3:07 PM
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Indiana University’s Black Film Center/Archive Presents Jean Rouch Retrospective (Starts Sat.)

  • By Courtney
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  • February 8, 2013 2:33 PM
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Zoe Saldana Apparently Did All Her Own Singing For Nina Simone Movie...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 8, 2013 2:10 PM
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Sifting through my newsfeed as I do daily, I came across this piece of exlusive news on E! Online, that I obviously thought was worth sharing. Chatting with co-star David Oyelowo a few days ago (he plays Clifton Henderson in the film), here's the segment:

Danny Glover Joins Kathy Bates In 'The Great Gilly Hopkins' Adaptation; Shoots Spring

  • By Courtney
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  • February 8, 2013 1:23 PM
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Danny Glover will join Kathy Bates and Avy Kaufman in Picturehouse' adaptation of The Great Gilly Hopkins, with Stephen Herek (101 Dalmatians) directing.

Dame Shirley Bassey To Make Special Appearance At The Oscars - Her First Ever!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 8, 2013 12:22 PM
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It makes sense, since this year's Oscars will pay tribute to 50 years of James Bond films; Shirley Bassey recorded theme songs for 3 of them - Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever and Moonraker.

Viola Davis Says Her Maid Playing Days Are Over

  • By Sergio
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  • February 8, 2013 11:09 AM
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In a recent interview this week on CNN, promoting her new film Beautiful Creatures (out next Friday), actress Viola Davis said that, while playing a maid in The Help was great, she has no intention of ever playing a maid again.

Watch Great-Looking Trailer For Kibwe Tavares' Sundance 2013 Magical Short Film 'Jonah'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 8, 2013 10:58 AM
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I missed this completely when I scrubbed the Sundance Film Festival 2013 selections list last month; I don't know how, since the filmmaker who has been written about a few times on this blog.

'Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution' (Historical Fashion Showdown) On VOD Feb 12

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 8, 2013 10:32 AM
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It's been announced that the documentary from Coffee Bluff Pictures titled Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution, about the legendary 1973 fashion showdown between the French and Americans, fittingly nicknamed the “Battle of Versailles,"will become available on almost all home video platforms (iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, VOD and DVD) on February 12.

There's 'Greatness' In Brand New Poster For Jackie Robinson Biopic '42'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2013 9:16 PM
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WB set an official release date of April 12, 2013 for 42, its Jackie Robinson biopic that Brian Helgeland directed for Legendary Pictures.

Watch Nigerian Musical Short 'Yoruba E Ronu' Directed By Tunde Kelani

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 7, 2013 7:19 PM
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Check out this Yoruba musical short film directed by Tunde Kelani (a name that has come up a lot on this blog lately, in part because he's developing his next feature - an adaptation of a novel titled Dazzling Mirage).