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Everyone's Gone Mad In First Full Trailer For Lee Daniels' Polarizing 'The Paperboy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 3:10 PM
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A veteran industry writer recently told me that he's thinking of penning an essay comparing Lee Daniels to Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Food for thought... I'm looking forward to reading that piece.

Watch Ving Rhames Kill Some Bad Guys In Clip & Trailer For 'Soldiers Of Fortune' (Opens Friday)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 2:12 PM
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Ving Rhames joins Christian Slater, Sean Bean, Dominic Monaghan, Colm Meaney, Freddy Rodriguez, and James Cromwell, in this actioner titled Soldiers Of Fortune, which will see a combo nationwide theatrical and video-on-demand release this Friday, August 3, 2012, in the USA.

Ridley Scott's YouTube Short Contest Picks 10 finalists; 2 Diaspora Films Make The Cut. Watch Them

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 12:49 PM
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In January, YouTube announced a new film competition in partnership with Ridley Scott and the Venice Film Festival. 

Kickstarter Campaign For 'El Sistema USA!' Documentary

  • By Sergio
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  • August 1, 2012 11:56 AM
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No need to tell you that there are a lot of Kickstarter campaigns for films nowadays, but, once in whilem there's one for a project that is too special and worthwhile to ignore.

Steve Harvey Done With Stand-Up; Final Show Tomorrow; Focusing On Empire-Building

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 11:12 AM
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Well, he HAS been at it for over a quarter of a century, and with the immense success he's enjoying in other areas - books, radio, TV, film, and probably more, it makes sense.

'Beast Of The Southern Wild's' Quvenzhané Wallis Joins '12 Years A Slave' + Set Pic Of Northup Family

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 9:45 AM
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UPDATE: Thanks to reader DCM, we can now confirm that the actress in the photo is Kelsey Scott, who's had parts in a number of TV shows like Greys Anatomy, Criminal Minds, The Young And The Restless, Days Of Our Lives; she's also a writer and director.

Lee Daniels, Hugh Jackman Teaming To Tackle MLK Assassination Conspiracy Theories In 'Orders To Kill'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 9:57 PM
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This is interesting... So Lee Daniels apparently couldn't get his original MLK project off the ground (titled Selma, which had David Oyelowo starring), and has switched gears, still staying on the MLK course, but this time teaming with Hugh Jackman (who was also attached to Selma), to take on Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in a new film that will reportedly explore an "unconventional view of King's murder."

TD Jakes' 'Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On The 7th Day' On DVD/VOD September 4

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 31, 2012 7:24 PM
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Directed by Neema Barnette, the second film in Pastor TD Jakes' Woman Thou Art Loosed! series sub-titled On The Seventh Day, stars Blair Underwood, Sharon Leal, Nicole Beharie, and Pam Grier.

Indie Thriller 'Changing The Game' (Tony Todd, Sean Riggs) On DVD August 28

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 31, 2012 6:36 PM
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Rel Dowdell's 2nd feature film, Changing The Game, which stars Tony Todd (Candyman,  24, The Event); Sean Riggs (Stomp the Yard), actor/rapper Kirk “Sticky Fingaz” Jones (A Day in the Life, Blade: The Series, Law & Order, NCIS: LA) and Irma P. Hall (Soul Food) is heading to DVD on August 28. The film had a limited theatrical release back in May of this year.

Viola Davis Looks Fierce In These Set Photos From 'The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 5:32 PM
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