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    Codeblack Ent. Announces 7-Picture Deal w/ NY Times Bestselling Author Mary “HoneyB” Morrison

    I'm not familiar with Mary “HoneyB” Morrison or her works - specifically the Soulmates Dissipate series mentioned here. Anyone read any of them? If so, clue the rest of us in on what to expect is contained within the pages; or should I take a wild guess? :)

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    'Gossip Girl' Chace Crawford Joins 'What To Expect When You're Expecting'

    'Children's Hospital' & 'Human Giant' Star Rob Huebel Also JoinsOh no, it's happening again. This writer fell down the weirdly compelling rabbit hole of casting on "New Year's Eve" and that same feeling of obsession is now creeping for "What To Expect When You're Expecting." Somehow random cast ense...

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    Oprah Names Herself CEO Of OWN

    In a move to make herself more "hands on" and involved with her rating challenged cable network, Oprah Winfrey announced today that she will become the permanent CEO and chief creative officer of OWN.

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    Watch: Trailer For 'The Interrupters' The New Documentary From The Director Of 'Hoop Dreams'

    It has been over 15 years since Steve James delivered his beautiful and heartbreaking documentary, "Hoop Dreams." A powerful look at the lives of two high school boys who are working on making it to the NBA, James' sensitive film didn't just focus on the journey of his subjects but also opened the lens to the impact their goals had on their families and on the community as a whole. The film initially flew under the radar but was tirelessly championed by Siskel & Ebert and it has since earned the rightfully deserved status of one of the best documentaries of all time. Since then, James has directed a handful of films -- the narrative feature "...

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    Is Sarah Palin doc director Stephen Bannon the Right's answer to Michael Moore?

    Is Sarah Palin doc director Stephen Bannon the Right's answer to Michael Moore?

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    Exclusive: RFI & Black Women's Entertainment Network Announce Finalists In $10K Web Series Contest

    A contest we alerted you to back in April, and have been following since - the Rockstone Foundation (RFI) and Black Women's Entertainment Network (BWE) Web Series Writing Contest, which promises a guaranteed production deal of up to $10,000, and an air date on the Black Women's Entertainment Network...

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    Antonio Banderas, Steve Coogan, Deborah Ann Woll, Elliott Gould & Chris Messina Join 'He Loves Me'

    'The Daily Show' Correspondent Aasif Mandvi Also Circling A RoleIt says something about directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, that half a decade since they rocked the indie movie world with "Little Miss Sunshine," that they are able to assemble the kind of cast they have lined up for "He Loves Me." Written by actress Zoe Kazan, the project is a meta-strange sounding road-trip film that centers on Calvin (Paul Dano) a young novelist who achieves success early in his career but begins to face struggles. As the young protagonist follows the advice of writing the woman he thinks will love him in a bid to overcome his writer’s block, he end...

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    Hollywood Feminist of the Day: Emma Watson

    I saw the final Harry Potter film last night and there is one moment where you see Emma Watson in a scenes from the first film and it makes you remember how young all these actors were when they took on the roles. Watson has grown up before our eyes through 8 films and from her recent comments, it ...

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    New Poster For Jonathan Levine's '50/50' Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Seth Rogen

    The term "dramedy" gets thrown around fairly loosely these days but one film we're expecting to really push the boundaries of the genre union is the upcoming story of a man's fight against cancer, masterminded by dynamic comedy duo of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.

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