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Monkey Business (Part 3: July)
2 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.


Talk to Me
28 Nov 2007 // 2:59 PM

Vibrant, exuberant, colorful and irresistibly alive, Talk to Me is a celebration of a lifestyle as much as a life -- the thumping funk, soul and R&B of the late '60s, early '70s.

Talk To Me (2007)
12 Jul 2007 // 9:21 PM

Part biopic, part portrait of an era, Talk to Me presents an ongoing dilemma -- what does it mean to be "black enough" and how does "talk" shape the question and answers?


My 'Black Nativity' Mea Culpa
25 Nov 2013 // 4:00 AM

This is a movie that makes no attempt at inclusion. It's almost like science fiction, functioning within a realm almost completely devoid of any frame of reference except the one its creating.


Don Cheadle keeps it real in 'Talk to Me'
26 Jul 2007 // 9:49 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Don Cheadle doesn't want to punch a reporter. But he may need to punch a reporter. "I need to do something," the

Don Cheadle gets the word out about 'Talk to Me'
12 Jul 2007 // 11:50 PM

“You do what you are able to do,” says Cheadle. “That’s my responsibility as a human. But as an actor, you know, I don’t always want to represent all that is good and noble. Sometimes you just want to, you know, get down a little bit.”

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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