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New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD: Julie Taymor's "The Tempest" (Djimon Hounsou As *Deformed Beast*) + Review

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2011 6:23 AM
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It took almost a year for this to finally make its way to home video - Julie Taymor's modern retelling of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, which stars Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Djimon Hounsou, Alan Cumming, Chris Cooper, David Straitharn, amongst others.

"Pumzi" Director Wanuri Kahiu Talks Female Lead Characters & Telling *Our* Own Stories

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2011 12:00 PM
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A reminder that Focus Features' Africa First short films are currently available to "watch instantly" on Netflix. So if you have a Netflix account, as I know a lot of you do, you really should check out this compilation of short films by up and coming African filmmakers - one of them being a sci-fi short titled Pumzi, from Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu.

50 Cent/Bruce Willis/Ryan Phillippe Heist Film "Setup" Gets Red-Band Trailer & Official Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 5, 2011 4:18 AM
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A red-band trailer, and official release date for that 50 Cent/Bruce Willis pairing that I know you all have been waiting anxiously for, titled Set Up, are now public.

Cannes Jury Prize Winner "A Screaming Man" Released On DVD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2011 3:42 AM
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Chadian auteur Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Cannes Grand Jury Prize-winning film, Un homme qui crie (A Screaming Man), which was picked up for North American distribution by Film Movement last fall, has finally made its way to DVD land (released yesterday), after enjoying a limited theatrical run earlier this year.

Danny Glover Drama “The Harimaya Bridge” Gets VOD Release

  • By Jasmin
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  • August 2, 2011 5:11 AM
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We recently reported that The Harimaya Bridge, written and directed by Aaron Woolfolk and co-starring Danny Glover, will be released on DVD/Blu-ray on October 18th.
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Black Surfer Documentary "Whitewash" Narrated By Ben Harper, Black Thought Gets Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2011 7:00 AM
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Narrated by Ben Harper and Tariq "Black Thought" of The Roots, the 75-minuted documentary film Whitewash will be available on DVD and VOD on October 4, 2011.

Watch Trailer for "Boys of Summer": Now on VOD

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 29, 2011 9:06 AM
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Tribeca and ESPN Films documentary Boys of Summer, directed by Keith Aumont, stars Vernon Isabella and the Curaçao All-Star Team. The documentary film won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2010 NY International Latino Film Festival last summer.

"Fast Five" Gets Blu-ray/DVD Release Date, Price; Pre-Order Starting Today

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2011 2:40 AM
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It's raked in over $600 million in worldwide box office since its April release. Nice chunk of change! You can guarantee that another one will be made.

Brian White Comedy "Politics of Love" Receives VOD Premiere Date

  • By Jasmin
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  • July 6, 2011 7:51 AM
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In April, we reported that Codeblack Entertainment had acquired domestic distribution rights to Politics of Love, a romantic comedy starring Brian White and Mallika Sherawat as young campaigners on opposite sides of the 2008 Obama-McCain U.S. presidential race.
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"Mooz-lum" DVD Giveaway Contest. Winner Of Final Round Announced!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 16, 2011 1:17 AM
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And the winner of the 5th and FINAL S&A Mooz-lum DVD Giveaway contest is... Emmanuel Akitobi! Congrats Emmanuel! Send me an email at the same address you submitted your trivia answer to, with your mailing address, so that I can forward to the Mooz-lum marketing team to get you your DVD! By the way, as for the answer to the trivia question, if you guessed anywhere between 23% and 26%, I accepted it.