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Meet Brazil's Denzel Washington & The Country's 1st Telenovela Black Male Lead

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2011 12:32 PM
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S&A reader Franz, who's been keeping me informed with some of the goings on in Brazil film and TV lately, tells me that Lazaro Ramos is the Denzel Washington of Brazil and his wife Tais Araujo is the country's Halle Berry. Oh, by the way, they are married... and just had a baby!

Watch "Saturn Rising" By Garry Bowden (Short Shouts)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2011 6:43 AM
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Picking up where I last left off in this effort... first, a quick recap...
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Watch First 5 Minutes Of "Brooklyn Boheme" - Feature By Nelson George & Diane Paragas

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2011 5:01 AM
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Here are the first 5 minutes of a feature-length documentary film co-directed by Nelson George and Diane Paragas, titled, Brooklyn Boheme.

Taraji P. Henson & Cedric The Entertainer Talk Their Roles In "Larry Crowne" (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 19, 2011 11:40 AM
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The film is out July 1st.

Watch P. Diddy Chase Down And Intimidate A Baddie I Clip From "Hawaii Five-0"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2011 4:03 AM
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I've never watched a single episode, but the show was renewed for a second season, so obviously, some people are watching.

Samuel L. Jackson's Little-Known Career As A Sportscaster In The 1970s (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 17, 2011 2:05 AM
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My parting shot for the day... :)

Watch "Luther" Season 2 Episode 1 Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 16, 2011 6:45 AM
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This was inevitable... :)

The Black Hollywood Experience: Our History Our Future - Part 3 (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 16, 2011 3:36 AM
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I posted parts 1 and 2 last week (HERE if you missed them). Apparently the folks at SAG are taking their time getting the entire recording uploaded, so here's part 3. Look out for parts 4, 5 and probably 6.
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A Look At John Akomfrah's Documentary On Afrofuturism "The Last Angel of History"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 13, 2011 1:59 AM
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I've yet to see this Afrofuturist documentary from British-Ghanaian filmmaker, John Akomfrah; and after watching the snippet below, I really want to.

"Writing in Color" With "Justified" Exec Producer, Writer & Co-Star (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2011 3:39 AM
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Justified exec producer Graham Yost, writer/co-producer Wendy Calhoun, actress/series regular Erica Tazel talk with WGA, West Committee of Black Writers chair David Wyatt about writing characters of color, and more. Any of you watch the series?
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