December 2001
Week of Dec 7th thru Dec 14th

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Latest Features Additions:
Sultry Sounds For You
A rising star shining bright and whose light precedes her.

by Humam Abdulmalik

So You Want to Be An Assistant Director? : Roger Bobb Has Some Advice
Over the past five years, Roger Bobb has become one of the hardest working , most sought after First Assistant Directors in the independent film community. He has worked on over 30 feature films and television shows.

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

BET. Black. Entertainment. Television. Boy, ain't that a big sloppy mess. I honestly have nothing to really add to all the criticism and scorn that have been heaped on the channel in the last couple of years..

by Vincent Williams

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone grossed $93.5 million in its opening weekend and appeared on 8,200 screens.

Intro by Scott D. Southard

Q & A with Brian Evans : Writer, producer, and director of "Cold Feet"
Brian Evans had a dream of making a film. His only obstacle was that he had little help. Fueled by the power of his strong conviction, he made "Cold Feet" on his own.

Interviewed by Wilson Morales

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Latest Review Additions:
Ocean's Eleven
The 2001 version of “Ocean’s Eleven” is considerably more coherent than the original 1960’s brat pack flick with Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr., and the presence of Cheadle and Mac gives “Ocean’s Eleven” a splash of flava that rejuvenates a sometimes sluggish plot.

Reviewed by Roslyn Bradford

Ruby's Buckets of Blood
In “Ruby’s Bucket of Blood,” Angela Bassett gives a strong performance as Ruby Delacroix, a woman longing for happiness that brings devastating results.

Reviewed by Wilson Morales

Black Knight
Putting a brother in this setting was definitely a spark in the right direction. This is the first time we’ve seen medieval England with an African-American twist.

Reviewed by Wilson Morales

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Latest Addition:
Don Cheadle
This man can act. This man is a star. This man is a thespian. This man will win an Oscar – someday. This man is Don Cheadle.

by Shelby J. Jones, Editor

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