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Djimon Hounsou, Action Hero? First Trailer For “Elephant White” + Official Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 22, 2011 1:40 AM
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Wrote about this flick last fall… an action/thriller film called Elephant White, starring Djimon Hounsou and Kevin Bacon.
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Watch First Trailer For British Prison Drama "Screwed" Starring Noel Clarke

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 21, 2011 9:56 AM
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He’s maybe the UK’s busiest black filmmaker/actor/producer, and few of us on this side of the pond actually know about him (you UK folks can correct me if I’m wrong about him being “the busiest”… Or is it Idris Elba’s crown to wear now?)
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Watch First Trailer For Global Documentary Experiment "Life In A Day"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 21, 2011 8:45 AM
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Here's the trailer for a project that was announced back in July last year, 2010, and that we've been covering since; It’s called Life In A Day, produced by Sir Ridley Scott, and directed Kevin Macdonald in what they called a historic global experiment to create the world’s largest user-generated feature film: a documentary, shot in a single day, by YOU.
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Brit Filmmaker Richard Ayoade's "Submarine" Gets A Trailer For The USA Crowd

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 21, 2011 7:21 AM
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I first profiled Richard Ayoade in June 2009, as a member of a small group of UK Stars of Tomorrow – the next generation of young British actors and filmmakers set to wow global audiences, based on their “impressive” recent past performances.
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Preview/Trailer For "Fear of A Black Republican" (Where Are All The Black Republicans)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 21, 2011 3:19 AM
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Check out this preview trailer for an upcoming independent documentary feature film directed by Kevin J. Williams, titled Fear of A Black Republican, which asks why there aren't many Black Republicans, and how that fact influences/affects the current 2-party political system in the USA.
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Watch Trailer For "The Anderson Monarchs" Documentary

  • By Sergio
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  • April 19, 2011 4:59 AM
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Below is a preview trailer for the still-in-the-works documentary, titled, The Anderson Monarchs which is about an "an all-girls soccer team competing, living, and thriving in an at-risk urban neighborhood in Philadelphia".

Trailer For “The Help” Arrives! (Plus New Stills)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 19, 2011 2:26 AM
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Well, here it is... the first trailer for DreamWorks’ adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s novel, The Help, which stars Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer and several others.
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SyFy Picks Up "Age Of The Dragons" For July USA Debut (Danny Glover As Ahab In Moby Dick Retelling)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 19, 2011 1:33 AM
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It's that time of the year when TV stations preview their upcoming season slates; I'll be attending BET's showcase this Wednesday, here in New York, so, you'll get my first-hand reactions to whatever is thrown at me.