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Marque Richardson Joins Cast Of Amazon Studios' Musical Comedy Pilot 'Browsers'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 25, 2013 10:47 AM
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In case you haven't heard... Amazon.com, the online retailer, is in the content creation space now; actually, they've been at it for a little bit, creating Amazon Studios in 2010, for that purpose.

Northwestern U Screening 'Native Son' w/ Richard Wright In Feb (A Magnificent Failure You Must See)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 24, 2013 7:23 PM
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I first wrote about this 1951 film version of Richard Wright's classic and incendiary novel Native Son, with Wright himself as the lead, over a year and half ago, thinking that I would never have to write about it again.

Sudanese Civil War Refugees Will Be Center Of A Feature Wooing Reese Witherspoon To Star

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 5:39 PM
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Refugees of the Second Sudanese Civil War will be front and center in a new feature film project that is currently wooing Reese Witherspoon to star.

'They're White. You're Black. This Is Basketball' - Terrence Howard Dispenses Wisdom In 5-minute 'Movie 43 Clip'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 4:21 PM
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The Entire Starring Cast Of 'The Best Man' Is Returning For The Sequel + Hints At The Plot

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 3:28 PM
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Officially confirming what we already know, Universal Pictures issued a press release today annoucing that The Best Man 2 is definitely happening, with a November 15, 2013 release date planned; so it should e going into production shortly, if it hasn't already.

First Run Will Release Inspiring Doc 'You Don’t Need Feet to Dance' In Theaters In March

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 3:16 PM
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From director Alan Govenar comes a feature documentary titled You Don’t Need Feet to Dance, which tells the life story of Sidiki Conde, born in 1961, in Guinea, West Africa, who, at age fourteen, was left almost completely paralyzed by polio.

Maysles Institute Announces Junior Filmmakers Program For Winter/Spring 2013 (NYC)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 2:45 PM
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For those of you in New York... email from the Maysles Institute which may be of some interest...

Image Entertainment Releasing Noel Clarke's Sports Drama 'Fast Girls' On DVD/Digital

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 2:30 PM
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A British drama we've covered quite a bit on this blog, is coming to DVD and Digital Download next month...

'I Felt Like I Directed The Film In Handcuffs And A Muzzle' - Lee Daniels On 'The Butler'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 12:44 PM
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Trailer, Poster For South African Interracial Rom-com 'Fanie Fourie’s Lobola'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 24, 2013 11:45 AM
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The short story goes... What happens when an Afrikaans guy and a Zulu girl fall in love and have to navigate their way through the complicated process of lobola?