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    Watch Trailer For 'The Love Section' With Mekhi Phifer, Brian Hooks, Tangi Miller, Kellita Smith

    You'll recognize a lot of the names and faces in this trailer for the upcoming feature film The Love Section, which is described as "a feel good romantic dramedy" slated for a fall 2012 release; I'm just not sure any of that will matter, after you watch the below trailer embed...

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    'Rango' Collaborators Jim Byrkit & Alex Manugian Hired To Write Long-Developing 'Fraggle Rock' Movie

    After years spent in development purgatory (everyone from Ahmet Zappa to "Hoodwinked" writer/director Cory Edwards have worked on the project, from as far back as 2006), it finally looks like the "Fraggle Rock" movie, based on the beloved Jim Henson series, will make it to the big screen. Last year ...

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    Drafthouse Films To Unleash Forgotten Kung-Fu Film 'Miami Connection' Back in Theaters for 25th Anniversary

    Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to the long forgotten '80s martial arts action film "Miami Connection," directed by 9th degree black belt philosopher Grandmaster Y.K. Kim. The film was initially released theatrically back in 1987 but failed to catch on with audience...

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    Mark Wahlberg Out, Adam Sandler In For Will Ferrell's Football Comedy 'Three Mississippi'

    We've long lamented the evolution of Adam Sandler from the guy who made us laugh with stupid-funny stuff like "Billy Madison" and "Happy Gilmore" to the guy who basically gets paid vacations in dreck like "Just Go With It" and "Grown Ups." But every now and then, Sandler will lift his pudgy frame of...

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    Moussa Touré’s Acclaimed Immigrant Survival Tale 'La Pirogue' Gets An Official Poster + Clips

    A film that's high on my to-see list, assuming it comes my way this year, or soon thereafter; screening in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival, Senegalese filmmaker Moussa Touré’s La Pirogue (The Pirogue), left Canne...

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    'Red Tails" Tops The DVD Sales List

    Red Tails wasn't the burst-out box office hit as was hoped for, but it's doing extremely well on the home media front.

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    Mekhi Phifer Talks Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee As Influence In New Clip From Doc In Development

    When I first profiled this doc and its fundraiser, it was one of the most *liked* posts that week, and was shared countless times on Facebook, retweeted on Twitter, talked about, etc; and yet, despite ALL THAT excitement over it, and the idea of it actually becoming a completed reality, the cam...

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    Boxing Comedy 'Grudge Match' With Sylvester Stallone & Robert De Niro Surfaces Again, Aiming For 2013 Shoot

    2012 has already delivered one big-budget movie based on the classic Grimm Brothers' fairy tale "Snow White." Earlier this spring arrived Tarsem's fizzy, Bollywood-ish "Mirror Mirror," which saw Julia Roberts vamping it up as the evil queen, surrounded by the most cheesily phony-looking sets this si...

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    Hold Onto Your Mullets, A Discography Of New Pics From 'Rock Of Ages' Turn It To 11

    If you still have Def Leppard’s Pyromania album on heavy rotation and prefer Jefferson Starship to Jefferson Airplane, then there’s a pretty good chance you’re excited for the upcoming musical adaptation, “Rock Of Ages.” An ode to the days of hair metal and tight leathe...

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    What It Means To Be Black - Acclaimed Feature Doc 'Colour Me' Now Available On DVD

    It's been traveling the film festival circuit for about a year now, and it's been almost a year since we profiled it.

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