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Robert Townsend's Web Series-Turned-Feature-Film "Diary Of A Single Mom" To Be Released On DVD This Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 3, 2012 11:51 AM
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Image Entertainment and One Village Entertainment will release Robert Townsend's Diary of a Single Mom (first broadcast on TV One) on DVD on January 10, 2012.
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New On DVD Today - Naomie Harris & Oliver Litondo In "The First Grader"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 27, 2011 2:28 PM
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The First Grader, a Kenyan film we've written about a few times already on this site, and which received a limited theatrical release in the USA in May via National Geographic, grossing a healthy $332,000, is now available for sale and rent on DVD.
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New On DVD: Zoe Saldana In "Colombiana"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 19, 2011 11:24 AM
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Just in time for Christmas, the Olivier Megaton-directed action thriller Colombiana, which stars Zoe Saldana and Lenny James, will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD tomorrow.

New On DVD: "The Black Power Mixtape 1967 - 1975"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 13, 2011 12:39 PM
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Swedish director Goran Hugo Olsson's revealing documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967 - 1975 was released on DVD today.
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"Mama I Want To Sing" Coming Out On DVD In February

  • By Sergio
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  • December 9, 2011 1:44 PM
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I completely forgot there was film version made based on the long running "urban" play Mama I Want to Sing.
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New On DVD: Oliver Schmitz's Touching Drama "Life, Above All" To Be Released In U.S. On 12/06

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 5, 2011 9:00 AM
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Despite its heavy subject matter and the melancholy this film is sure to evoke from anyone with a heart who views it, Oliver Schmitz's Life, Above All is not a film to be missed by anyone who calls oneself a lover of film.   You can (and should) add this DVD to your collection when it's released this Tuesday.
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New On DVD: 15th Anniversary Edition Of Neil Gaiman AND Lenny Henry's "Neverwhere"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 1, 2011 12:42 PM
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Despite the fact that it is usually credited exclusively as a Neil Gaiman-created project, BBC2's 1996 sci-fi mini-series Neverwhere was actually co-created with British funnyman Lenny Henry.  The 15th Anniversary Edition DVD of Neverwhere was released in November.

"The Mortician" With Method Man Coming Out On DVD In Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • November 29, 2011 5:52 PM
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If I'm correct, it's been a few months since we've heard anything about the suspense thriller/horror/drama film The Mortician, starring Method Man, in the creepy lead role, along with Edward Furlong, Dash Mihok, and Wendell Pierce.
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On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD This Week - "The Weird World of Blowfly" (The Original Dirty Rapper)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 16, 2011 3:42 PM
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He's known as the original dirty rapper! Blowfly - the stage name for Clarence Reid, who wrote songs for several hit R&B groups in the 1960s and '70s. But he also recorded albums as Blowfly, his alter-ego usually seen in an ostentatious superhero costume, known especially for his x-rated raunchy raps, starting with a track called Rapp Dirty released in 1965.

New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD This Week - "13," "The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry," "A Good Man"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 9, 2011 1:22 PM
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All films we've covered on S&A; first 13, a remake of the 2006 French film of the same name - a minimalist, black and white, atmospheric, tense thriller that I enjoyed, the feature film debut for Géla Babluani, the young French filmmaker of the original, who also wrote and directed this remake, which I hear is terrible; at least, so says one of its stars, Mickey Rourke.
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