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    Tony Todd Will Make Directorial Debut With Supernatural Thriller "Catalytic"

    Candyman himself, Tony Todd, currently co-starring in the recently-released Final Destination 5, will be stepping behind the camera for the first time, to write and direct a supernatural thriller titled Catalytic.

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    It's Official! Josh Brolin Will Star In Spike Lee's "Oldboy" Adaptation

    Last month, he was reportedly at the top of the short list of actors in contention for the role; today, it's been confirmed that Josh Brolin will indeed headline Spike Lee's US adaptation of Oldboy, the Japanese manga made popular by Park Chan-wook's 2003 award-winning film.

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    Focus Features Planning To Push "Pariah" Into 2012 Oscar Race; What Are Its Chances?

    I suspected as much, given how late in the year Focus Features plans to release the film, despite its Sundance Film Festival debut in January, 8 months ago. And it's obviously definitely a good look for the film (Pariah), its director (Dee Rees) and star (Adepero Oduye).

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    Is An Art-Form Racist Or Is The Person Who Uses An Art-Form To Communicate A Racist Idea Racist?

    The Realist Tendency in African-American Film Aesthetics: Part two (CLICK HERE for Part one)

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    Tyler Perry Begins National Tour With New Play Examining Class; Movie Adaptation Next?

    I just received notice that Tyler Perry will go on a national tour this fall with a new play he wrote and will direct titled The Haves and The Have Nots. He doesn't act in this one though; strictly a behind the stage effort this time.

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    Al Pacino Thanks Rappers For Keeping "Scarface" Alive

    I recall Sergio's post earlier this year, announcing that the film was coming to Blu-ray, in which he touched on this, calling the film "the modern black urban male ultimate macho fantasy," in reference to the fact that it's so well loved and appreciated by brothas in hip-hop.

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    Release Of Forgotten 1972 Aretha Franklin Documentary By Sydney Pollack, To Be Blocked

    Aretha Franklin's 1972 album Amazing Grace was her best-selling album. Some even say it's the greatest gospel album ever recorded.

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    James Patterson Loves What He's Seen So Far Of "I, Alex Cross" Footage ("Brought Tears To My Eyes")

    Just making my way back again from the set of the Alex Cross movie, and I'm feeling pretty up-beat about it. Tyler is great. He's going to blow everybody's minds. And Ed Burns is irrepressible, a real talent.

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    Preview & Trailer For Dutch Immigrant Dramedy "Swooni"

    On the heels of my entry yesterday on another refugee drama set in an European country (Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre, which I'll be seeing in about a month)... Cineuropa describes Swooni as follows:

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    "He was as fragile and as flawed as anyone," Samuel L. Jackson Talks MLK Jr. in 'The Mountaintop'

    “The King I am showing just came in from delivering the ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech,” says Jackson. The reverend is very tired, and the only other actor onstage is Jackson’s longtime friend Angela Bassett, who plays Camae, a hotel employee delivering room service who stays to talk. “He’s t...

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