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"The French Connection" - A Film Series About "The Other France" Presented By ADIFF

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 12:42 PM
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For a full lineup of all the films scheduled to screen in the series, click HERE - including documentaries on Frantz Fanon, Sotigui Kouyate, and Josefine Baker. 

In Theaters This Weekend: Will Smith Bets On "Black" + Omar Sy Is One Of The "Intouchables"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 11:01 AM
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Men In Black 3 opens today in the USA, in case you've had your head buried in the sand all week. I've seen it, and I'm guessing Sergio has as well. 

RZA Finally Talks "The Man With The Iron Fist," Says It's Officially Done w/ Test Screenings Happening

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 25, 2012 10:12 AM
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"Soul Food Junkies," "Oversimplification" Come to Oakland Innovation Film Lab, June 18-21

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • May 25, 2012 9:11 AM
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Film fans in The Bay will get a chance to see a few films we've discussed regularly on this site, including Byron Hurt's Soul Food Junkies and Terence Nance's An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, at Oakland Innovation Film Lab next month.

Exclusive: Omar Sy Talks Race and Representation in Hit French Comedy "The Intouchables"

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • May 25, 2012 8:08 AM
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We chatted briefly with actor Omar Sy about the film that has seemed to stir racial controversy as well as win international acclaim, French comedy The Intouchables.  Set for U.S. release today, May 25, the movie has already become one of the highest grossing French films of all time, but has nevertheless been criticized for its handling of its interracial leads.

Pics From "Grown Ups 2" Set (Shaquille O'Neal Gives You A Reason To Want To See It... Maybe)

  • By Courtney
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  • May 24, 2012 6:23 PM
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The first film was totally destroyed by critics, with 90% of them trashing it; but that didn't stop it from raking in over $160 million in box office domestically, and over $270 million worldwide.

Kevin Hart In Talks To Join Kevin James In Sony's Buddy Action/Comedy "Valet Guys"

  • By Courtney
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  • May 24, 2012 2:57 PM
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His Think Like A Man fortunes continue to rise; star Kevin Hart is in talks to join Kevin James in an buddy-action/comedy Valet Guys, for Sony Pictures.

Red-Band Trailer For "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" Shows Anthony Mackie In Action

  • By Courtney
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  • May 24, 2012 2:26 PM
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A new red-band trailer for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has turned up on the web and we've got it for you below; not only does this show you far more the kind of blood and guts you'd expect in any vampire movie, as an extra treat, we finally get a much better look at Anthony Mackie (co-starring with Benjamin Walker) in action.

Cannes 2012: Lee Daniels Is Trying To Keep "The Butler" PG13; Listen To Full "The Paperboy" Press Conference

  • By Courtney
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  • May 24, 2012 2:03 PM
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As Lee Daniels' The Paperboy, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival today, continues to divide audiences who were present for the screening, I thought you might like to listen to the full press conference the cast and crew of the film held immediately after today's morning premiere.

Public Enemy Will Release Two New Albums This Year To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

  • By Courtney
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  • May 24, 2012 1:41 PM
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It's not film news but I figured some of you are still fans and would like to know this if you don't already.