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"Video Girl" Starring Meagan Good, Ruby Dee On DVD and Blu Ray This Week

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 14, 2011 7:37 AM
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Video Girl, written by Datari Turner and directed by Ty Hodges, has been released on DVD on Blu Ray this week. The film also premiered in BET last week on Tuesday, Oct 4th. The project, produced by lead actress Meagan Good, had been in the works for several years before coming into fruition and released in May of this year.

Watch Now: Noel Clarke Discusses Prison Drama "Screwed" (New on DVD/Blu Ray)

  • By Jasmin
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  • October 10, 2011 2:11 AM
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Based on Ronnie Thompson’s autobiographical account of his time as a prison officer, Screwed is an intense and violent portrayal of life behind bars.

Trailer for Lionsgate’s Holiday Release of "A Madea Christmas": On Blu-Ray and DVD Nov. 22nd

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 5, 2011 10:35 AM
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Helleur!

"The Help" Gets A DVD/Blu-ray/VOD Release Date After Impressive Box Office Run

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 4:50 AM
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Seems like it's been awhile since our last post on The Help - quite possibly 2011's most polarizing movie, and not just here on S&A.

New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD: "Fast Five," "Submarine," "African Cats," "Jackie Brown"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2011 1:49 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.

Guess What Samuel L. Jackson's Favorite Ringtone Is?

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • September 30, 2011 4:46 AM
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In case you've been wondering, in the clip below Samuel L. Jackson reveals his special cellphone ringtone taken from the 1994 hit film Pulp Fiction which he co-stars in.
More: On Blu-Ray

All 7 Seasons Of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" Coming To HD In 2012 ("Make It So")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 28, 2011 9:00 AM
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LOS ANGELES – September 28, 2011 – The beloved series STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION® will be transferred to high-definition for the first time ever and released on Blu-ray™, it was announced today by Ken Ross, Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Home Entertainment. All 178 episodes from seven seasons will be transferred to true high-definition 1080p for release on Blu-ray and eventual runs on television and digital platforms both domestically and internationally.

New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD Today - "Viva Riva!"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 27, 2011 10:35 AM
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In my review of Djo Tunda Wa Munga's crime drama, Viva Riva!, I highlighted the film's audacious depictions of the kind of orchestrated sexuality and violence rarely seen in African cinema (specifically cinema of the DRC - the Democratic Republic Of The Congo, where such scenes are taboo); a kind of "fuck-you" to the status quo in a country that hadn't seen a feature film produced in over 2 decades.

After Just 1 Week In Release "Star Wars" Becomes All-Time Bestselling Title In Blu-ray History!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 23, 2011 1:40 AM
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When news of any new Star Wars tinkering by George Lucas is released, many cry and plead with George to put the film to permanent rest, and move on to something new and original.
More: On Blu-Ray, FYI

New On DVD/Blu-ray - Russ Parr's Ensemble Romcom "35 And Ticking"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 15, 2011 5:00 AM
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I missed this in my weekly "New On DVD" segment... Russ Parr’s 35 And Ticking, the ensemble romantic comedy starring Nicole Ari Parker, Tamala Jones, Kevin Hart, Keith Robinson, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Meagan Good, Mike Epps and Clifton Powell.