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Denzel Washington Is Only The 4th Black Actor To Top Annual Quigley Top Money-Making List

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 31, 2012 11:35 AM
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The crucial stuff from the press release I received:

Donna Summer Was Born Today... And Tasha Smith Wants To Play Her In A Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 31, 2012 10:40 AM
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Today in history, December 31, 1948, singer/song writer, Donna Summer (born LaDonna Adrian Gaines), dubbed the queen of disco in the 1970s, was born in Boston, MA.

David Talbert To Write And Direct Indie Feature 'Preacher's Son'

  • By Sergio
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  • December 29, 2012 8:24 PM
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Even though he's currently deep in post-production with his latest film, the rom-com Baggage Claim, with Paula Patton, Djimon Hounsou, Taye Diggs and Derek Luke, writer/director David Talbert (First Sunday) already has his next film project all set.

Watch Test Footage From The Eddie Murphy 'Hong Kong Phooey' Project That Almost Happened

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2012 1:08 PM
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The short story goes... in August 2011, Eddie Murphy teamed up with director Alex Zamm (Tooth Fairy 2, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2) to make a live-action version of the classic cartoon Hong Kong Phooey.

The Top 10 Most Pirated Movies Of 2012...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2012 12:08 PM
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Is That Alicia Keys/Lena Horne Project Finally Happening?

  • By Sergio
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  • December 28, 2012 10:40 AM
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Well, one thing's for sure, if it does, it'll be NOWHERE as controversial as that Zoe Saldana/Nina Simone film coming out next year.

Watch Common Handle A Tense Situation In New Clip From 'LUV' (Opens January 18)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2012 10:35 AM
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Sheldon Candis' feature film debut, LUV, which made its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in the dramatic competition section, stars Common and Michael Rainey Jr.

Denzel Washington Returning To Broadway In 'A Raisin In The Sun' Revival? No 'Othello'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 28, 2012 10:16 AM
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Things that make you go hmm... this doesn't make a lot of sense to me, if it's true. 

Will Tarantino's Next Project Be A WWII Film Following Vengeful Black Troops Who Go 'Apesh*t'?

  • By Sergio
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  • December 27, 2012 7:47 PM
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Yes folks. It's definitely Quentin Tarantino week here on S & A, but then again, who else has the most talked about and discusssed film at the moment? 

Acclaimed Feature Doc 'The Waiting Room' Returns To NYC For 1-Week Run

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2012 11:03 AM
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A medical drama served up non-scripted style - it's called The Waiting Room, an ITVS-funded, character-driven, cinema verité doc that, thanks to unprecendented access, takes the viewer inside the doors of an ER at an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients - I'm sure many of you can relate.