Shadow and Act

YouTube Channel Rankings; What Are You Watching? Do You Have One?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 11:48 AM
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Is YouTube the new cable TV? Well, no. But it's an analogy I like.

New On DVD/Blu-ray: Anthony Mackie Hunts, Madea Protects, Derek Luke Seeks + Blood Diamonds

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 11:10 AM
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First, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

'Iron Fist' Extras: Watch Blacksmith Character Trailer + 'Baddest Man Alive' Music Video

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 10:30 AM
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As Sergio noted, this film has gotten lots of coverage here on S&A; and all I can say is that, it had better be good!!

'Iron Man 3' Trailer Promises A Grimmer, Weightier Movie

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 9:14 AM
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It feels more like Christopher Nolan's Iron Man 3, taking a seemingly grimmer, grounded, grown-up tone than previous Iron Man movies, which, while entertaining, at times felt cartoonish (to me anyway).

Editor's Note: Facebook Fans Who Aren't Seeing Our Posts - 4 Options To Consider & Switch To

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 23, 2012 8:41 AM
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I continue to receive emails and messages on Facebook from readers telling me that they haven't been seeing our Facebook posts.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Will Release 3rd Novel - Titled 'Americanah' - In May 2013 (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 7:50 PM
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It's not necessarily cinema-related, but the author is someone whose name and work have been mentioned several times here on S&A (including her now very famous and influential TED talk - The Danger of a Single Story - which many of us continue to quote from in conversations about black/African cinema).

Preview: 'Agents of Change' Docu Charts the Struggle for Black Studies on College Campuses

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • October 22, 2012 6:09 PM
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From Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, Agents of Change is a feature length documentary that tells the story of "the intersection of race, culture, and the American university."

Issa Rae Productions Presents 'The Michelle Obama Diaries'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • October 22, 2012 6:07 PM
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Here's the latest in the ever-expanding pool of online content from the Awkward Black Girl. 

Exclusive: Andy Mundy-Castle ('The Fade') Teaming w/ 'Full Monty' Producer For Supernatural Thriller

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 6:05 PM
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Newly-Formed Black Hollywood Collaborative Looks to Harness the Power of the Black Film Community

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • October 22, 2012 5:52 PM
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Last week SAGIndie National Director Darrien Gipson, AFI Fest Director Jacqueline Lyanga, and Blackhouse Foundation Chair Brickson Diamond hosted an intimate event to unite influential black filmmakers, festival programmers, studio executives, agents, managers, and others in a way that will hopefully get more movies made.