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83rd Academy Awards Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced today by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2009 Oscar winner Mo’Nique. Sherak and Mo’Nique, who won an Academy Award  for her supporting performance in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,” announced the nominees in …

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Angélique Kidjo nominated for an NAACP Image Award

Afrobeat diva, Angélique Kidjo, has been nominated for the 42nd NAACP Image Award under the ‘Best World Music Album’ category for her ‘Oyo’ album. One of the continent’s most internationally celebrated female artists; Kidjo previously won an Image Award for album “Djin Djin” at the 39th Image Awards in 2008. Announced …

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje explains his intense role in “faster”

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is every bit the perfectionist. An intense actor, familiar with fans of the television show “Lost” and the HBO drama “Oz”, he always brings compassion to his characters. With upcoming projects such as “The Thing” and “The Killer Elite,” he talks to Samantha Ofole-Prince about his current heist …

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Donald Faison faces off with extraterrestrials in “Skyline”

Donald Faison has a fascination for sci-fi flicks, so it’s no surprise the 36-year old actor jumped at the opportunity to fight extraterrestrials in the independent thriller “Skyline”.   “Ever since I was a kid that was all I really wanted to do. I am a huge fan of Star Wars, …

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Harry’s back on the big screen: A final two part installment of Harry Potter releases in theaters November 19

Based on the wildly popular children’s books filled with humor, fun and mischief, Harry Potter is a character from a fantasy book written by British author J. K. Rowling, which was first published in 1997. Since then, Rowling’s books have spanned a successful franchise of six movies, and the release of …

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Simply Devine: Actress Loretta Devine is the lady in green in “For Colored Girls”

A five-time NAACP Image Award winner, veteran actress Loretta Devine plays a nurse in Tyler Perry’s latest venture “For Colored Girls,” which is based on Ntozake Shange’s stage play titled “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf”. Unlike the original play, which featured several women …

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Feet of Destiny starring Hakeem Kae Kazim, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Emeka Ike

MARYLAND – The fusion between Hollywood and Nollywood was further manifested as witnessed during the recent filming of “Feet Of Destiny” a movie produced by Nigerian born Martin Gbados. THE MOVIE IS ABOUT THE JOURNEY OF A YOUNG AFRICAN SOCCER PLAYER; JAY JAY OKOCHA TO EUROPE IN PURSUIT OF HIS …

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2010 DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

DALLAS, TX, April 16, 2010 – At the first “Dallas Film Society Honors” presented by the Gail L. and Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation awards event in the four-year history of the DALLAS International Film Festival, Ryan Piers Williams’ THE DRY LAND was announced as the winner of the unrestricted $25,000 …

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