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'Detropia' Among 13 Indies Now Available via Sundance Institute's Artist Services (VOD)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2013 4:15 PM
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'Iron Sky' Now Streaming On Netflix (When The 1st Black Astronaut Met Some Moon Nazis...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2013 1:47 PM
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I first profiled this sci-fi action/comedy film, and one of its stars, about 2 years ago; it's been a long journey for it, as the filmmakers have been working on it piece by piece, according to however much funding they had for each during each stage of the process. Such is the the way of indie filmmaking.
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Feature Doc 'Pay It No Mind: The Life & Times of Marsha P. Johnson' Released Online. Watch It

  • By Courtney
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  • December 26, 2012 7:33 PM
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Directed by Michael Kasino and Richard Morrison, Pay It No Mind - The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson is a feature-length documentary that focuses on revolutionary trans-activist, Marsha "Pay it No Mind" Johnson - a Stonewall instigator, Andy Warhol model, drag queen, sex worker, starving actress, and Saint.
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Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' Now Available On Netflix Streaming

  • By Courtney
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  • December 21, 2012 12:12 PM
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If you didn't get to see it when it was in a limited theatrical release, and are interested, you should know that Spike Lee's Red Hook Summer is now streaming on Netflix, via Image Entertainment’s One Village label. It was released today.

Kunle Afolayan's Award-Winning Drama/Thriller 'The Figurine' Now Available Online For FREE

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 20, 2012 1:37 PM
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5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries For You To Watch This Week (12/17/12)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 18, 2012 1:11 PM
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  • 7 Comments
A feature I started about 3 months ago, but I've been slacking on (give me some slack!), and haven't posted any entries on since October. 

VOD Review - '1/2 Revolution' (A Gripping Documentation Of The Egyptian Revolution)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 2, 2012 6:26 PM
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It's not been released on DVD or Blu-ray yet; but it's available on VOD platforms like iTunes, where I learned interested viewers can now both rent it ($4.99 in HD) or buy it ($19.99 also in HD).

5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries This Week For You To Watch This Weekend (11/2)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 2, 2012 4:44 PM
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Ty Hodges/Omar Epps' Musical Drama "You, Me & The Circus" on VOD This Fall (Trailer)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 19, 2012 5:20 PM
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I’m surprised we haven’t talked much about this film/musical. We posted a teaser back in February of last year, and since then, it has screened at UrbanWorld Film Fest and a few other venues.
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Watch Samuel L. Jackson in Trailer For Suspense Thriller "Meeting Evil" (On VOD May 4th)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 10, 2012 8:59 AM
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This is the first time hearing of this project. Meeting Evil, directed by Chris Fisher and adapted from the Thomas Berger noir-thriller novel by the same name. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson as a mysterious stranger named Richie, who takes a family man, played by Luke Wilson, on a "murder-fueled ride."