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Chicken & Egg Pictures Announces $220,000 In New Grants To Women Directors

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2012 3:33 PM
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Amongst last year's grantees were a handful of projects we've been following since then - Buddha of Africa (a working title), a South Africa/Malawi production, and  The Supreme Price - a USA/Nigeria production; there were 2 or 3 others as I recall.

Brit Urban Home Invasion Thriller 'Cherry Tree Lane' Getting USA Release In January

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2012 3:10 PM
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Since Robert Johnson's RLJ Entertainment completed its acquisitions of Image Entertainment and Acorn Media, creating RLJ Entertainment Inc., I've received a steady stream of emails from the newly-formed comapny announcing the releases of new films to the home video (DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, digital) market; or, in this specific case, films that were released in other countries but never saw USA distribution.

Tonight: Cast Of 'Allegiance' (Including Bow Wow) At Apple Store SoHo (NYC) In Actors Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2012 1:30 PM
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Carl Franklin's 'Bless Me Ultima' Will Get National Theatrical Release After All

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2012 12:59 PM
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On the heels of my post yesterday, revealing the film's trailer, as well as news that it's currently playing only in New Mexico, we were just alerted to some new piece of info, which was great to read.

Author Jason Mott's Debut 'High Concept' Novel 'The Returned' Heading To ABC, Thanks To Brad Pitt

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2012 12:31 PM
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Nice catch by "Jug" who alerted me to this yesterday, otherwise I probably wouldn't have caught it.

Now On DVD: Paterson Joseph, Adjoa Andoh In RSC's 'Julius Caesar'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 13, 2012 11:51 AM
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It was over a year ago that we first told you about the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Julius Caesar that was to feature a cast made up primarily of actors-of-color, set in an "African state".

First Full Trailer For Victoria Mahoney's Lauded Drama 'Yelling To The Sky' (Zoe Kravitz Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 12, 2012 9:50 PM
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'Today We Are Canceling The Apocalypse' - Trailer For 'Pacific Rim' Surfaces

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 12, 2012 7:25 PM
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That blasted Inception sound (I don't know what else to call it), seems to be in every other big-budget spectale these days. Thanks Christopher Nolan.

Team Behind 'Little Miss Sunshine' Tapped To Helm Film Based On Huey Newton's Flight To Cuba

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 12, 2012 6:27 PM
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Interesting choices here to write and direct this film.

Critically-Acclaimed Guadeloupean Drama 'Elza' Held Over For 2 More Dates This Week In NY

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 12, 2012 5:58 PM
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If you live in NYC, I cannot encourage you enough to go check out this film before it leaves!