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    Christoph Waltz Talks Working With Roman Polanski & Playing The "Smuggest Character Ever" In 'Carnage'

    Although Christoph Waltz has been working as an actor since the early 1980’s, he was relatively unknown to American audiences before his Academy Award-winning performance as Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglorious Basterds.” Waltz’s elevated status catapulted him ...

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    Exclusive: Zawe Ashton Talks "Dreams Of A Life", Industry Struggles In The U.K., Opportunities In The U.S., And Her Plans To Make It All Work

    By now, S&A readers should be more than a little familiar with actress Zawe Ashton, and the numerous projects she's been a part of that have been highlighted on this site.  Just yesterday, Tambay provided us with 2 new clips from Ashton's upcoming film Dreams Of A Life, directed by ...

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    Steve McQueen Talks Casting A Black Woman As Love Interest In "Shame"

    Via his program, The Treatment, our man Elvis Mitchell dug into Steve McQueen's mighty brain on all things Shame, his latest work, currently in theaters; the conversation is about 30 minutes long, and is worth listening to in full.

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    Watch: Kim Wayans Talks "Pariah," Taking On Dramatic Roles, What She's Been Up To Since "In Living Color," And More...

    Video number 2 from my time with the Pariah cast and crew last week on the film's NYC press day... this one features Kim Wayans, who was a lot of fun to chat with.

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    A Black Film Festival Undressed - A Conversation w/ African Diaspora International Film Fest Co-Founder Diarah N'daw-Spech

    Another new content feature I've long intended to incorporate into the site are profiles of black film festivals and the people at the top who run them. I think it's crucial that we get to know these men and women behind these yearly events, who invest quite a lot of time, energy, and o...

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    Colin Firth Says That The Filmmakers Struggled To Cut 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Down From Three-And-A-Half Hours

    Colin Firth Says That The Filmmakers Struggled To Cut 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Down From Three-And-A-Half Hours

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    Watch: 10 Questions With The Star Of "Pariah" Adepero Oduye

    Pariah press day in New York City was last week, and, in the rush of it all, I was able to chat with some of its starring cast (Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans and Pernell Walker), its director (Dee Rees), and producer (Nekisa Cooper).

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    Watch Video Clip: Taraji P. Henson Explains The Importance Of "Sisterly Love" Among Black Women

    The one thing I really love about Taraji P. Henson is that, no matter what, she will always speak her mind...some say too much.  Oh well, you can't please everybody.

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    Questions For "Pariah" Cast And Crew...???

    Hey folks - I'll be chatting with the cast and crew of Pariah tomorrow morning - specifically, writer/director Dee Rees, and stars Adepero Oduye and Kim Wayans.

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    "The Strange Thing About The Johnsons" Director Ari Aster Talks To Shadow & Act About His Provocative & Controversial Short Film

    A little over a week ago, Shadow and Act introduced many readers to a short film that had the internet abuzz with all types of mixed emotions.  It seemed that most who viewed director Ari Aster's The Strange Thing About The Johnsons had a strong reaction to it, and a personal opinion regard...

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