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Chicago - See 'Cloud Atlas' 1 Week Before Opening As Chicago International Film Fest Centerpiece

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 12:16 PM
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Congratulations residents of the Windy City! You'll get to see the highly-anticipated work from the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer - Cloud Atlas - a full week before it officially opens in theaters.

Spend 90 Minutes In Conversation w/ Viola Davis, Live, In Person, On October 6, In NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 11:11 AM
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The New Yorker Festival kicks off the weekend of October 5 through 7, and in addition to what will be the USA premiere of the hotly-anticipated Cloud Atlas (with the filmmakers present for a conversation following the screening), there will also be this, which I definitely plan to attend:

'Fire With Fire' With Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson And Rosario Dawson Coming Out On DVD Nov. 6th

  • By Sergio
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  • September 11, 2012 10:40 AM
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The suspense/action thriller Fire with Fire toplined by Bruce Willis, Josh Duhamel, Rosario Dawson, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Vincent D'Onofrio, is set to be released on standard and Blu-ray DVD on Nov. 6th, from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 10:38 AM
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Kickstarter Statistics - Read This Before Launching Your Next Film Fundraising Campaign

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 9:36 PM
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I'm not sure if it's widely-known that Kickstarter has a stats page right on its website. It's not something that they seem to want to broadcast, because, unless you're intently looking for the page on Kickstarter's site, you wouldn't immediately notice the single tiny, tiny link at the bottom of each page, that reads "STATS."

Finally - Movement On 'Y: The Last Man' Adaptation; So Who Should Play Agent 355? Kent King?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 6:50 PM
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A big screen adaptation of this popular graphic novel has been "in the works" since 2008 when I first wrote about it on my old blog, although little progress has been made since then, so it's anyone's guess whether it'll eventually happen.

A3C Hip Hop Festival - Looking For Short Film Submissions (No Entry Fee!)

  • By Charles Judson
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  • September 10, 2012 5:42 PM
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We (WonderRoot and the Atlanta Film Festival) are proud to add A3C Film Festival to the list of content and events in association with the A3C Hip-Hop Festival.

Offers Out To Kevin Hart, Terence Howard To Join Paula Patton In 'Baggage Claim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 3:42 PM
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Kevin Hart and Terence Howard just might be joining the cast of playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, for Fox Searchlight, based on his best-selling debut novel about a flight attendant with thirty days and thirty thousand miles to find a husband.

Dorian Missick Attached To Star In Jason Gilmore's 'All The Children Are Insane'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 3:08 PM
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Thespian Dorian Missick is attached to writer/director Jason Gilmore's forthcoming feature film, All The Children Are Insane - a project that's currently a Juntobox Films finalist (Juntobox, you should recall, is a new initiaive co-founded by Forest Whitaker, that gives independent filmmakers the opportunity for their films to be financed, produced and distributed, with support and mentorship from industry professionals, including Forest Whitaker. 

30-Day Fundraiser For Feature Film Based On Black & Sexy TV Web Series 'The Couple'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 2:19 PM
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If you missed our announcement of this, or just need to revisit the details, here's a quick recap: