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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Will Hunt Monsters In "Monster Hunter’s Survival Guide"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 18, 2011 5:20 PM
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Yeah... so... about what I said regarding Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson taking a little bit of a break from movies, given that, between how much we've seen of him in the last year, and how much we will see of him in the next; a total of about 10 films...

Trailer For Police Corruption Drama "Rampart" Surfaces (Ice Cube Co-Stars As A Good Cop)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 18, 2011 4:06 PM
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A Toronto International Film Festival selection this year, anticipation for it was high, however, since it screened at the festival (its debut) reviews have been mixed.
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“Dreams Of A Life” (An Investigation Into The Mysterious Life & Death Of Joyce Vincent) Gets A Full Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 18, 2011 2:57 PM
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Carol Morley's critically-acclaimed docudrama Dreams of a Life, which stars Zawe Ashton, is already scheduled for an initial limited December 16th release in London, playing at 7 theaters (including 1 in Sheffield and another in Manchester), and will expand to several more cinemas through March 2012, though only in the UK; good news for our readers across the pond; the rest of us will have to wait and hope that the film travels.
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Help Byron Hurt's "Soul Food Junkies" Documentary Reach Completion (Fundraising)

  • By Jasmin
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  • November 18, 2011 1:17 PM
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Back in April we posted the trailer for Soul Food Junkies, a forthcoming PBS documentary examining the culinary traditions of soul food and its relevance to black cultural identity.

Promo For Season 2 of Idris Elba's "Luther" Wins "Best Drama Promo" Promax Award. Watch It!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 18, 2011 12:41 PM
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A little background...
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Uganda: "Bouncing Cats" B-Boy Documentary Will Make TV Premiere Tomorrow, Saturday Nov 19

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 18, 2011 12:27 PM
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The award-winning documentary, Bouncing Cats, will make it's official, US television debut on The Documentary Channel tomorrow night, November 19, 2011 at 8pm/est, and again at 11pm/est.

Official Poster For "Think Like A Man"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 18, 2011 12:13 PM
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Ok, so we posted this a few weeks back, after one of the actors (I believe it was Meagan Good) posted it on Twitter; I guess she wasn't supposed to do that because, some time after, I received one of those cease-and-desist notices, and, of course, complied and removed the post.

Theatre: Alicia Keys' "Stick Fly" Opens; Thandie Newton's "Death And The Maiden" Closes

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 18, 2011 11:48 AM
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Some theatre news of note on productions we've covered on S&A...
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WHAT? Another "Gerard Butler Shooting Up Africans" Movie In The Works?

  • By Sergio
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  • November 18, 2011 11:33 AM
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I mean really... AGAIN? No one saw Machine Gun Preacher with Gerard Butler as a born again former drug dealer, passing out Bibles and bullets among his poor starving African flock. It came and went in a week at the theaters. So who would do another one? Director Ridley Scott, that's who; he's reportedly signed on to produce and direct a film with Butler, about a failed coup against the president of Equatorial Guinea.

Filmmaker John Akomfrah Awarded Routes Laureates Award

  • By Sergio
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  • November 18, 2011 10:04 AM
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The European Culural Foundation of the Netherlands has unanimously voted to award Ghanaian/British filmmaker John Akomfrah with their 4th Routes Princess Margriet Award of 25,000 Euros.