Shadow and Act

New York City Subpoenas 'The Central Park Five' Because Of Lawsuit

  • By Sergio
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  • October 3, 2012 8:43 AM
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Ken Burn's latest documentary, The Central Park Five, directed with his daughter and son-in-law, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, and is currently making the film festival circuit rounds, including Toronto and the Chicago International Film Festival this month, is still causing waves.

Did You Know: Noel Clarke Was Cut From 'Ghost Rider' + Not Sure He'll Be Seen In 'Star Trek 2'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 9:21 PM
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The proverbial cutting room floor, fodder for DVD and Blu-ray extras. I haven't seen Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (released last year) and certainly haven't touched the DVD or Blu-ray to know what special features/extras each contains.

Opening Cities, Theaters Revealed For USA Theatrical Run Of Ozwald Boateng Doc 'A Man's Story'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 7:14 PM
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We now have official USA theatrical opening cities and theater locations for A Man's Story, the highly-anticipated Ozwald Boateng documentary we first alerted you way back in 2010, when it's released in the USA on November 2nd.

Andrew Dosunmu's Enchanting 'Restless City' Is Now Available As A VOD/iTunes Rental

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 6:51 PM
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AFFRM's third theatrical release - Andrew Dosunmu's enchanting acclaimed feature film debut, Restless City - is now available for rent via VOD, starting today, October 2.

Rutina Wesley Circling 2 Features: A Drama ('Last Weekend') & A Thriller ('Angry Little Gods')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 5:55 PM
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A double-shot of True Blood's Rutina Wesley in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...

The DC Sniper Attacks, 10 Years Later & The Upcoming Isaiah Washington Film Adaptation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 5:03 PM
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The Washington Post remembers the so-called Beltway (Washington D.C. area) sniper attacks, which begun exactly 10 years ago today, October 2, 2002.

Untold Story Of Activist, Political Prisoner, Founder Of Pan Africanist Congress, Robert Sobukwe

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 3:48 PM
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Titled Sobukwe: A Great Soul, the 2012 100-minute film is directed by Mickey Madoda Dubeis, and tells the story of philosopher, activist and political prisoner, the late Robert Sobukwe, asking why there isn't a single surviving archive of a man who was once... "one of the most watched, most recorded, most vocal, most feared, most revered, most visionary - the most popular political prisoner in the world before Nelson Mandela?"

Exciting Cinema Of The America's Program Lineup At 48th Chicago International Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 2:47 PM
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I'll return to highlight specific titles; some we've already profiled and are tracking, like the Colombian coming-of-age drama La Playa DC, from director Juan Andres Arango.

Trailer For Picturesque, Evocative Drama On Religious Tolerance 'Walking At Dawn'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 1:59 PM
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Here's the trailer for a 20-minute short film titled, Walking At Dawn, from writer/director Onyinye Egenti. 

Award-Winning Drama 'Blues for Willadean' (Octavia Spencer Co-Stars) Opens In LA This Friday

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2012 11:10 AM
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One of the many feature films on Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer's upcoming slate of films, is the film adaptation of Del Shores’ 2003 critically-acclaimed, award-winning play titled The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, which our theater world readers will likely be familiar with.