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    Jamaican "Against-The-Odds" Boxing Drama "Ghett’a Life" (Produced By Lennox lewis) Opens In UK Theaters This Weekend

    In a recent post about Warrior I think it was, I made a remark about getting tired of seeing inspirational dramas about white fighters (whether boxers, wrestlers, MMA, etc); films that seem to have become fashionable again in Hollywood in the last 4 or 5 years - 2 of them have been Oscar conten...

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    Mario Van Peebles and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Drama "All Things Fall Apart" To Air On BET This Saturday Night

    Right on the heels of its inclusion on Tambay's Black Cinema *Hot List* Revisited post, we've learned that the Mario Van Peebles directed All Things Fall Apart, starring Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, will air on BET, Dec. 3 @ 9:30PM.

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    Roger Ebert Announces That "At the Movies" Will Go On Hiatus

    Last week, Indiewire reported that the"Ebert Presents At the Movies," the PBS film review show launched by Roger Ebert earlier this year, faced a few promising options to help salvage it from financial trouble. While those possibilities haven't necessarily gone away, Ebert and his wife...

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    Critics Petition For 'Margaret' Awards Season Screeners, But How About A Director's Cut Instead?

    We're right in the thick of the awards season, which means Academy folks and critics are keeping UPS and FedEx workers busy as For Your Consideration screeners for pretty much every movie that was made in 2011 are shipped in the hopes they will earn some critical love (yes, even "Tower Heis...

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    'The Full Monty' Director Peter Cattaneo To Deliver 'Bridget Jones's Baby'

    Everyone's favorite hapless and insecure Londoner is back, and this time, she's bringing a baby. Yes, the third installment in the adventures of Bridget Jones is gearing up, and it now has a title that says it all: "Bridget Jones's Baby." And moreover, it has a director.

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    Julia Roberts Will Finally Get A Real Job In 'Second Act'

    Do North American audiences care about Julia Roberts anymore? The last time Roberts starred in a movie that cracked $100 million dollars domestic that wasn't a franchise or cameo appearance was over 10 years ago in "Erin Brokovich." Yes, "Eat Pray Love" did solid business, bu...

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    Watch: Full New Trailer For 'John Carter' Brings A Bigger Bang To The Red Planet

    While the first teaser trailer for Disney's very, very expensive "John Carter" was all atmosphere and mystery, with a release date fast approaching a $300 million price tag to justify, a brand new trailer has landed today at IGN and it's certainly ditching any pretense of being tho...

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    So... Sundance Didn't Select Your Film; We'd Like To Get To Know You. Introduce Yourself & Your Work

    I did this each of the last 2 years, and I figured I'd make it an annual thing; especially as awareness of S&A continues to broaden. There were no takers when I posted this in 2010 and 2009, but maybe someone (or some people) will bite in 2011... or maybe not.

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