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RZA Is Making An 'Iron Fist' Animated Short w/ 'Afro Samurai' Creator, Ahead Of Feature Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 29, 2012 11:12 AM
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The rapper turned actor/director's feature film directorial debut, and one of the projects that made it on my fall 2012 list of films to see, The Man With The Iron Fists, will see a USA theatrical release on November 2.

Deadline Imminent For Pan African Film Festival Call For Submissions (Last Call)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 28, 2012 7:17 PM
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I attended the festival for the very first time this year, and was overwhelmed by the number of films screened; truly one of the largest black film festivals in the world, in terms of volume alone. It was also where films from the likes of comedies like Think Like A Man, to historical dramas like Toussaint L'Ouverture, and several other notable titles, made their USA (and in some cases world) premieres.

Darrell Roodt's 'Little One' Is South Africa's Entry For Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 28, 2012 6:06 PM
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New In Theaters This Weekend - Viola Davis, Cee-Lo Green & Emergency Rooms Unscripted

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 28, 2012 12:06 PM
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I saw Won't Back Down last week, and found it quite dull and uninteresting, despite all the controversy the subject matter has attracted from teachers unions. All that noise may even help the film at the box office, as audiences might be motivated to go see for themselves, what all the hoopla is about.

'Storage 24' With Noel Clarke Coming Out On Blu-Ray In The U.K.

  • By Sergio
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  • September 28, 2012 11:57 AM
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Noel Clarke must be the hardest working unknown in the film business. In the last 2 to 3 years the guy has been on a rabid tear either acting, writing, producing and directing films with no let up. And he has another four projects already in post-production

Watch Episode 3 Of New Web Series DR0NE

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 27, 2012 9:34 PM
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Episode 3 of the new sci-fi web series, DR0NE, which stars Lance Reddick and Kenneth Choi is available.

Catch Naomie Harris in 'Skyfall' A Day Early

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 27, 2012 8:57 PM
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For those who just can't wait to see Naomie Harris kick some ass in the new James Bond Flick Skyfall . . . you're in luck!

Additional Casting For Scary Movie 5

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • September 27, 2012 8:29 PM
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Images of Real Housewife of Atlanta Sheree Whitfield have surfaced on the set of Scary Movie 5.  How large her role and the particulars are yet unknown.  The internet is a buzz that it will be some type of fight with Big Ang of Mob Wives but this is Scary Movie 5 so anything is possible.

'Akwantu' (On History Of Jamaican Maroons) Opening Jamaica 50th Film Showcase At TIFF Bell

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 27, 2012 5:37 PM
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A film we've been following the progress of for about a year now, since our initial September 2011 post, will be the opening day film at the Jamaica 50th Film Showcase at TIFF Bell Lightbox, on Sunday, October 7, 2012.

Irish Film Institute Presents Season Of West African Cinema (Sembène, Mambéty, Cissé & More)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 27, 2012 5:00 PM
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For our readers in Dublin, Ireland (and I know there are a few, because I've received emails from some, and also seen the site's stats).