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Trailer For That Other 'Kill Osama Bin Laden' Movie, 'Seal Team Six'; Xzibit Co-Stars

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2012 2:06 PM
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Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty has been getting all the attention, but The Weinstein Company has its own 'kill bin Laden' movie, titled Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama bin Laden, which dramatizes the hunt and death of Osama bin Laden.

Watch David Oyelowo Dance w/ Tom Cruise In New Trailer For 'Jack Reacher'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2012 1:38 PM
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Fresh off the success of one of last summer's strongest flicks, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, British thespian David Oyelowo joined Tom Cruise in the thriller that was at the time titled One Shot, but is now called Jack Reacher. 

'In Living Color' Writer Turned Director - Kim Bass - Helming Western w/ Jeremy Sumpter Starring

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2012 1:02 PM
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I'd say there are more than a few black filmmakers working consistently, and simultaneously within, and outside the studio system, that most of us (myself included) aren't aware of. There could be any number of reasons for that, which I won't go into here; but I'd say that Kim Bass falls under that category.
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Lee Daniels In Talks To Direct Janis Joplin Biopic With Amy Adams Starring

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2012 11:25 AM
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Another potential project for Lee Daniels' future slate; as we've already reported, over the last 2 to 3 years, since Precious, Daniels’ name has been attached to quite a few projects – Selma, Miss Saigon, Iced, Anna In The Tropics, The Butler, and, most recently, The Paperboy, which is in theaters, and not exactly lighting the box office on fire, or drawing lots of critical acclaim. It's Daniels in Shadowboxer mode - in retrograde.

Preview Feature Doc 'The Fade' (3 Continents, 4 Barbers, 7 Days, 1 Cut... Not Just Any Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2012 10:50 AM
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Call it Barbershop, unscripted. This looks good. I'd like to check it out! 

RZA Contemplating 'One Spoon Of Chocolate' (Period Piece Spanning 1960s Through 1970s)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 17, 2012 10:27 AM
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His The Man With The Iron Fists, opens on November 2, so, naturally RZA's doing the press tour thing.

Filmmakers Of Controversial Mockumentary 'Snow On Tha Bluff' Casting For New Film Project

  • By Sergio
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  • October 17, 2012 1:32 AM
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One of the most controversial and discussed films on S & A has defintely been the raw mockumenatry (or is it a documentary? - there's still a difference of opinion) movie Snow On Tha Bluff. You can search S & A to find the various items we've posted about it, and numerous comments it has received.

IndieGoGo Campaign For 'Very Smart Brothers - The Series'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 17, 2012 1:04 AM
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O.K. I admit that I've heard of the website Very Smart Brothers (HERE), and as hard as I'd like the believe that there's only ONE black website (that being..ahem...S & A)  I have to confess that there others out there as well...

'The Paperboy' Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD In Jan.

  • By Sergio
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  • October 17, 2012 12:31 AM
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Wait, didn't this just come out? And they're already announcing its DVD release, which means the writing is on the wall for this one, and it's time to move on.

On To The Next One For Tyler Perry; Prepping Dramedy 'Single Mom's Club' To Shoot Next Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 16, 2012 8:37 PM
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The Tyler Perry high-speed rail continues to power ahead, full steam. Just try to stop it... that is, if you think you can!