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Nicki Micheaux Starrer "Narcocorrido" 1 Of 10 Films Selected As Winners Of 39th Annual Student Academy Awards

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2012 2:23 PM
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Ten students from nine U.S. colleges and universities have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.

George Tillman's "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete" Starts Shooting In July

  • By Sergio
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  • May 15, 2012 10:33 AM
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Director George Tillman's (Men of Honor, Notorious, Faster) independently made project The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, will begin shooting this summer, in July, in New York City, for an 2013 release.

Megalyn Echikunwoke, Amaury Nolasco Join Cast Of 5th Die Hard Movie - "A Good Day to Die Hard"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 9:02 PM
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Whether you want one or not, you should know that another film (the 5th) in the Die Hard franchise is in development; actually, it's beyond "in development;" Principal photography is already underway in Europe, with a February 12, 2013 release scheduled.

Brand New Trailer For "Battlefield America" (From The Team Behind "You Got Served")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 5:16 PM
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Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones, and Lynn Whitfield star in this junior You Got Served product from director C. Brian, which is expected in theaters on June 1.

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje On Making A Film Of His Extraordinary Life Story (A Kind Of Black Oliver Twist)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 3:17 PM
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Watch Idris Elba In Action As "Janek" In New Clip From "Prometheus" (What Can We Expect From This?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 2:36 PM
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I already said previously that I think the marketing for this flick has been a tad too much. You'd think the film was opening this weekend; nope - we still have almost a month to go, which means, another 3+ weeks of more photos, behind-the-scenes featurettes, clips, 7th, 8th, and 9th trailers, poster art, etc.

South Africa: Local Movies Need More Black Audiences For Industry To Continue Growing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 1:23 PM
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Continuing to highlight similarities in *struggles* across the Diaspora; in essence, those predominantly Black American/Hollywood-centered matters we discuss/debate often here on S&A, are also sources of concern in other parts of the Diaspora.

Lance Reddick's Suspense Thriller "St. Sebastian" Heading To Cannes With "For Sale" Sign

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 12:43 PM
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I think I speak for the rest of the S&A crew when I say that we're fans of Lance Reddick's work; most will likely remember him from his role in HBO's hit series The Wire, or maybe most recently, from Fringe.

New In Theaters This Week: Samuel L Jackson, Ruth Negga Neo-Noir Thriller "The Samaritan"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 10:30 AM
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Last fall, IFC Films acquired stateside rights to this Samuel L. Jackson starrer - the David Weaver-directed Neo Noir thriller titled The Samaritan, which co-stars Ethiopian-Irish actress Ruth Negga and Brit Tom Wilkinson.

"Alex Cross" Behind-The-Scenes Footage + Stunt Coordinator Talks Epic "Brutal & Realistic" Fight Scenes

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 10:00 AM
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With its release date just about 5 months away, a little bird tells me that we should expect to see the first teaser/trailer for Tyler Perry's Alex Cross any day now. Ohhh goody! :)