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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.

Michael Jai White Talks "Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown"; New On DVD/Blu-ray This Week

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2011 3:57 AM
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It's now available on DVD, UNRATED (released yesterday September 13th, by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment).

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.

Trailer For Doc "Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon" + Official Release Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 8, 2011 7:44 AM
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In case you haven't already heard, a new feature documentary on the life and death of Michael Jackson has been in development and is now close to its actual release date.... on DVD & Blu-ray.

"Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest" To Be Out On DVD/Blu-ray In October

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 2, 2011 7:47 AM
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That was fast... though, maybe not, in a time when the time window between the end of a film's theatrical run and DVD/VOD release continues to shuffle.

Al Pacino Thanks Rappers For Keeping "Scarface" Alive

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 25, 2011 2:48 AM
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I recall Sergio's post earlier this year, announcing that the film was coming to Blu-ray, in which he touched on this, calling the film "the modern black urban male ultimate macho fantasy," in reference to the fact that it's so well loved and appreciated by brothas in hip-hop.

New On DVD/Blu-ray - "Jumping The Broom" & "Battle Of Algiers"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2011 8:58 AM
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Family/wedding dramedy Jumping The Broom hits the home video market (DVD & Blu-ray) today, so, if you didn't catch it in theaters, you can give it a go as a rental or purchase.

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.

"I Will Follow" on DVD August 23rd! Pre-order on Amazon

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 1, 2011 10:25 AM
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Ava DuVernay's critically acclaimed first narrative feature film, I Will Follow, gets a DVD release on the 23rd of this month. The film has been covered substantially at S&A.

"Viva Riva!" Coming To DVD & Blu-ray Next Month!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2011 3:39 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.