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A Must See In Theaters This Week: Rashaad Ernesto Green's Acclaimed Drama "Gun Hill Road"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 5, 2011 1:37 AM
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So maybe a fantastical tale about CG apes gone wild isn't really your thing, and you'd prefer something with more of a neo-realist touch; then I've definitely got what you need :)

Watch Zoe Kravitz In Trailer For Prep School comedy "Beware The Gonzo" + Official Release Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 7:24 AM
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The film, a teen comedy, is titled Beware The Gonzo, and is written and directed by Bryan Gobuloff (screenwriter for The Basketball Diaries).

"Wuthering Heights" Adaptation w/ 1st Black Heathcliff Gets UK Release Date + Official Synopsis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 2:54 AM
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For our many readers across the pond...

"The Black Power Mixtape" Gets Official Theatrical Release Date!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2011 10:44 AM
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Goran Hugo Olsson’s acclaimed documentary, The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and was later acquired for distribution by Sundance Selects, now has an official theatrical release date.

"Attack The Block" Expanding To 6 More Cities & You Get To Pick The 6th

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2011 10:29 AM
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You've seen the numbers for its opening weekend, and it's likely thanks in part to those figures that Sony is expanding the "Inner City versus Outer Space" hit movie, Attack The Block, to more cities.

John Akomfrah's "The Nine Muses" Gets Limited Theatrical Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2011 5:17 AM
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The Nine Muses, the latest offering from award-winning Ghanaian-born Brit director, John Akomfrah's, will get a 1 week theatrical run here in New York City at the theaters at the Museum Of Modern Art.

In Theaters This Week - Rashaad Ernesto Green's Acclaimed Drama "Gun Hill Road"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2011 3:52 AM
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Shadow And Act 2011/2012 Black Filmmaker To Watch, Rashaad Ernesto Green's feature film debut Gun Hill Road - a film we've been talking about for about a year now, will finally make its stateside theatrical debut this weekend, when it opens on Friday in select cities.

New In Theaters - Skip "Cowboys And Aliens;" See "Attack The Block" Instead

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2011 9:07 AM
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The title says all you need to know; 2 movies with "alien attack" themes amongst the films opening this weekend. 1 is ridiculously expensive but sucks; the other cost a fraction of what the first one cost, and is a better film.

Upcoming Screenings In New York And Chicago For "The Interrupters"

  • By Sergio
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  • July 22, 2011 3:11 AM
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Director Steve James' (Hoop Dreams, Stevie) remarkable new documentary The Interrupters, about the efforts by volunteers of the non-violence organization Cease Fire, to combat street violence in Chicago, will be shown in New York and Chicago starting in late July and August.

Award Winning Nigerian Film "Anchor Baby" Gets A UK Theatrical Release

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • July 21, 2011 9:18 AM
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We previously told you how this award winning film was traveling the festival circuit with great success and now, Anchor Baby, will be released in the UK on September 2. The film will be screened at select Odeon theaters.