07-18-2018  10:00 am      •     
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Dave Chappelle could be holding Hollywood's comedy endurance record if he'd only been able to hold something else.
The comic, who famously walked away from a $50 million deal four years ago to continue his Comedy Central cable TV show, was on stage at the Laugh Factory on Sunday, seemingly on his way to setting the club's endurance record for continuous standup comedy.


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Burglars Clarence James Darby (Christian Stolte) and Rupert Ames (Josh Stewart) both broke into the suburban Philadelphia home of Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) and forced him to sit and watch helplessly while they brutally murdered his wife (Brooke Mills) and daughter (Ksenia Hulayev).


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One week ago, Oct. 16, marked the 14th anniversary of the historic Million Man March when nearly two million men descended upon Washington, D.C., at the call of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan.


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A documentary filmmaker in Los Angeles has won a court date to lay out her case that comedian Chris Rock ripped off her documentary in producing his new film, "Good Hair," and that Rock's film should not be released until a copyright complaint on the issue is settled by a jury.

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Best horror flick of 2009 so far arriving on DVD.


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On Friday, Oct. 16, local filmmaker Thomas Coulter will premier a documentary about Oregon's experience with the Ku Klux Klan. The film is part of the Astoria International Film Festival, organized by African American filmmaker Ron Craig, running at Astoria's Liberty Theater from Oct. 16 to 18...

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A Los Angeles-based documentary filmmaker filed an injunction this week to stop the release of Chris Rock's new film about hair, claiming copyright infringement.


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Mysterious Overdoses at Center of Intriguing Prep School Caper


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Survivors Seek Sanctuary in Amusement Park in Gory Horror Comedy


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It's hard to know what to expect when you hear "Chris Rock," "documentary" and "good hair" used together within a film synopsis. But the actor/comedian/filmmaker/producer takes an idea inspired by his little girl and transforms her insecurity into a film that is as eye-opening as it is compelling.

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