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Checking In On Barry Jenkins... 4 Feature Projects In Development, $50,000 Grant & Staying Busy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2013 12:24 PM
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Long time readers of this site, since its creation in 2009, will know that Barry Jenkins is one of our favorite filmmakers; we've plugged and pushed just about every project with his name attached - those we've been aware of anyway - and continuously, anxiously wait for the next, whether it be a short or a feature; although, to be frank, we're most looking forward to seeing another feature film from the talented young man, since his first feature, Medicine For Melancholy, debuted over 4 years ago.

African American 2012 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Film Critic Wesley Morris Leaving Boston Globe

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2013 11:26 AM
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New year... new beginnings for 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner, Wesley Morris - film critic for The Boston Globe, where he worked for a decade.

Watch Engrossing, Informative Feature Doc 'Poor Us: An Animated History'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2013 10:35 AM
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I dug this... the first thing I watched this morning.

Exclusive: Wood Harris Confirmed for 'Sweetwater' Biopic; 2014 Playoffs Target Release Date

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 4, 2013 9:00 AM
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Written and directed by Martin Guigui, award-winning filmmaker who has helmed several shorts and films, along with music themed documentaries about Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton and Sun Ra's, the long-in-gestation screen biopic titled Sweetwater seems to be moving full speed ahead.

Denzel Washington's '2 Guns' Set For Aug. 16 Release

  • By Sergio
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  • January 3, 2013 8:07 PM
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Following up on Tambay's item about the mess invloving the release date for those two Will Packer produced movies in 2014, comes word that Denzel Washington's next film, the action thriller 2 Guns, will be relased by Universal this summer on August 16th.

'No Good Deed' Oddly Pushed To Same Opening Weekend As 'Ride Along' - January 2014

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 7:22 PM
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Help 'Newlyweeds' Get Ready For Its Sundance Film Festival Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 5:40 PM
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Shaka King's feature film debut, Newlyweeds, will make its worldwide debut at the Sundance Film Festival this month.

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema - Jan/Feb Tour Dates In Philly, Toronto & NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 4:39 PM
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Lionsgate/CodeBlack Will Release 'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain' July 4

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 3:58 PM
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Over a year after the immense success of his Laugh at My Pain, comedian/actor Kevin Hart, currently one of the busiest men in the biz, will see another stand-up comedy movie, titled Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, released by Lionsgate, this summer, July 4, via its partnership with CodeBlack Entertainment.

Jamaican Cinema’s 2011 Highest Grossing Film 'Ghett’a Life' On DVD/VOD In North America In 2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2013 1:54 PM
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Jamaica’s highest grossing box office hit Ghett'A Life which enjoyed a 26-screen UK theatrical release in 2012, will be released on DVD and VOD in North America in 2013.