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Trailer Watch - Forest Whitaker In Hardcore Action Flick 'The Last Stand'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 16, 2012 10:58 PM
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NOW we're talking! Here's the just-released trailer for the upcoming hardcore action flick, The Last Stand, marking the return to the screen, in a lead role, for Arnold Schwarzenegger, doing what he knows best: knocking heads and creating mayhem.

Marianne Jean-Baptiste Joins Samuel L. Jackson, Michael K. Williams In 'Robocop' Reboot

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 9:09 PM
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The cast of the upcoming Robocop reboot gets even blacker!

Nina Simone's Daughter Finally Speaks: 'Project Is Unauthorized; Simone Estate Not Consulted'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 8:40 PM
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Well, here it is... as I mentioned in my post earlier this morning, Nina Simone's daughter, Simone (born Lisa Celeste Stroud) posted a comment on Facebook yesterday, saying that she would share her thoughts on the film project centered on her mother's life, that Zoe Saldana is attached to star in, along with David Oyelowo.

Michael Ealy's Christian-Themed Drama 'Unconditional' Gets Trailer, Poster (In Theaters Sept)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 8:19 PM
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Cast This: Hugh, Selema Masekela Father/Son Scripted Feature Moving Forward w/ Paul Haggis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 7:50 PM
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Interesting.

Preview 'Oblivion' (Based On Real-Life Legal Case That Outlawed Marriage Abductions In Ethiopia)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 6:44 PM
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Written and directed by Zeresenay Mehari, the arresting story for Oblivion, a feature length scripted film, is based on a true story about the legal-precedent-setting court case that outlawed the practice of abduction for marriage in Ethiopia – also referred to as "Telefa."

Axe Of Vengeance: Ghanaian Film Posters And Film Viewing Culture

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 6:01 PM
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Long-time readers of S&A will remember our online showcase of these locally-made, hand-crafted Ghanaian movie posters advertising Hollywood, Nollywood, Bollywood, martial arts and home-grown action movies and dramas in the country.

Preview 'Dreams Don't Die' (Doc About A Grown Man w/ A Kid's Dream Who Refuses To Give Up)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 2:41 PM
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Recipient of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts fellowship, director John Ryan Johnson's upcoming feature documentary Dreams Don't Die follows Antoine Hood II, a US Air Force Captain, who works a desk job by day, and pursues his childhood dream of playing professional basketball in the NBA.

Preview 'The Walls Of Dakar' (How Graffiti Culture Warned Of A Coming Insurgency In Senegal)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 2:03 PM
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Contained within the graffiti on the walls of the city of Dakar, are artistic expressions of dissent by artists from varied backgrounds. Labeled rebels, these artists inspired and influenced a collective realization that, after some time, culminated in an uprising of the people.

Preview 'Mr Pip' (At Time Of War, Girl Survives Via Connection w/ Fictional Dickens Character)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 16, 2012 1:40 PM
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Living under the shadow of the Papa New Guinean civil war, a young girl forms a unique bond with an eccentric schoolteacher, over their shared love for Charles Dickens' Great Expectations.