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    Watch Now: Feature Doc 'The Black Kungfu Experience' (On Kungfu’s Black Pioneers & Heroes)

    About the film, which we've previously highlighted...

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    Watch: 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Trailer Carves Up More Mediocrity

    With the soothing strains of Mark Lanegan's "The Beast In Me" playing, the trailer for "Texas Chainsaw 3D" opens with a young woman in sexy lingerie just casually changing her clothes in the backseat of a van. Well, you gotta hand it to the marketing gurus at Millenium Entertainment -- they sure kno...

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    7th Annual British Urban Film Festival Reveals 2012 Lineup & Schedule

    I'll return with individual profiles of films on the festival's scheduled; in the meantime, feel free to sort through the list yourselves in the below press release.

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    Watch: Goth Jessica Chastain Gets The Creeps In Trailer For 'Mama' Produced By Guillermo Del Toro

    So, Jessica Chastain dyeing her dazzing red locks black? Yeah, we're gonna have to get used to that, but it's all part of the goth look she's put together for the Guillermo del Toro-produced horror "Mama." And the first trailer is here to send a tingle up your spine.

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    You Can Hunt Bin Laden Too! 'Zero Dark Thirty' Maps Coming For 'Medal Of Honor: Warfighter'

    Well, this seems kind of....crass? Given the sensitive nature of the geopolitical sphere at the moment, turning an already potentially controverisal movie into a multiplayer, virtually high-fiving your bros online video game seems a bit flippant. But, given the limited tie-in opportunities for Kathr...

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    Watch: Al Pacino, Christopher Walken & Alan Arkin Do Drugs, Drive Fast Cars In 'Stand Up Guys' Trailer

    If "The Expendables 2" didn't meet your fill of Old Guys Doing Things, then let us recycle an old joke and introduce you to the Depends-ables (GET IT?). Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin are up to no good in the first trailer for "Stand Up Guys," which once again finds some elderly dudes ...

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    'Unspeakable' Stage Play With Isaiah Washington Not Happening (...For Now)

    Back in July, I reported that Isaiah Washington would be co-starring and playing multiple roles in the new play Unspeakable, a "dramatic fantasia" on the life and a career of comedy legend Richard Pyror.

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    Anthony Mackie Confirmed To Play Falcon In 'Captain America' Sequel

    Well.. even though there hasn't been an official announcement of this, I guess we can go ahead and say that Anthony Mackie is no longer "in talks" to play Falcon in the Captain America sequel; in the below interview with MTV, star Chris Evans pretty much confirms that Mackie is de...

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    Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil's Being Mary Jane Will Open Urbanworld Film Festival and Air on BET

    Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil’s, Being Mary Jane, is opening the 16th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival.

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    Watch Intriguing Trailer For The Short Film 'Zincgraff'

    We're always on the lookout for anything unusual and "out of the box" in regards to black cinema, and this certainly fits the bill.

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