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2009-01-29 12:51:00

"THE BET HONORS," Premiere of "A RAISIN IN THE SUN" and a Compelling Nelson Mandela Documentary Are All Featured in February NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BET and BET J will commemorate Black History Month with a stunning lineup of gospel specials, provocative black films and compelling original programming that highlights the astounding accomplishments of African Americans who have paved the way in music, film, and entertainment. (Logo:...

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2009-01-22 21:17:55

One million copies of Tyler Perry's The Family that Preys have been sold in the United States and Canada since its release on DVD last week, Lionsgate said. The brisk sales helped the family drama -- starring Perry, Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan, Rockmond Dunbar, KaDee Strickland, Cole Hauser, Taraji P. Henson and Robin Givens -- debut at No. 1 spot on the North American DVD chart, the company said. Tyler Perry is truly one of the most original and successful voices in the...

2008-09-15 09:00:33

By Roger Moore The Orlando Sentinel TYLER PERRY'S THE FAMILY THAT PREYS -- ** -- Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan, Kathy Bates; rated PG-13 (vulgarity, violence); Carmike Ritz; Century South Salt Lake; Cinemark Jordan Landing; Megaplex District With his best cast ever, topped by Oscar winner Kathy Bates and the great Alfre Woodard, and his most cinematically polished production to date, "Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys" shows grand advances in the filmmaking education of...

2008-09-08 06:00:14

By Anonymous DVDS Tuesday: When a successful career woman (Tina Fey) learns she can't have a baby, she hires an unsophisticated working woman (Amy Poehler) to be her surrogate in the odd-couple comedy "Baby Mama." A U.S. teen (Michael Angarano) obsessed with Hong Kong cinema is transported to ancient China where he teams with heroes (Jackie Chan, Jet Li) to battle evil in "The Forbidden Kingdom." CDS Tuesday: It's a big day for Bay Area musicians. Metallica reportedly returns to its...

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2008-07-16 09:00:00

A "Family Guy" spinoff show featuring the character of Cleveland Brown is mixing up its voice cast, ethnically speaking. Mike Henry, who is white, will continue to provide the voice for Cleveland on Fox's new animated series. Joining Henry will be black actors Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Kevin Michael Richardson, the network announced this week. Fox programming chief Kevin Reilly said the casting wasn't provoked by ribbing the network has taken for a black role voiced by a white actor....

2008-07-14 18:00:25

SANAA LATHAN, NIA LONG MOVE TO 'CLEVELAND' Fox's "Family Guy" spinoff "The Cleveland Show" has filled out its cast, adding a voice-over pro and a couple of fairly well-known actresses to its roster. Sanaa Lathan ("A Raisin in the Sun,""Nip/Tuck"), Nia Long ("Big Shots,""Are We Done Yet?") and Kevin Michael Richardson ("Knights of Prosperity") have all signed on to the cast, the network announced Monday at its TCA press tour session. They join Mike Henry, who has voiced Cleveland Brown on...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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