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    Watch: Full Length Filmmaker Docs On John Cassavetes & Sam Fuller

    It’s Friday and a long holiday weekend is just around the corner. Why not start it off right with a couple of cool documentaries on a couple of cool directors? After all, the new season “Arrested Development” doesn’t come until Sunday, so you've got some time.

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    Tim Robbins & Will Forte Replace Dennis Quaid & Ty Burrell In 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'The Switch'

    Hey, remember “The Switch”? That Elmore Leonard adaptation, which is a prequel to “Jackie Brown”? Writer/director Dan Schechter is attached to it. Does any of that ring a bell? Well, if you do remember and have been looking forward to this, rest assured, it’s still happ...

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    China Lion to Release Adrien Brody-Tim Robbins World War II Epic 'Back to 1942'

    "Aftershock" distributor China Lion Film Distribution has picked up the Feng Xiaogang epic "Back to 1942" for a limited theatrical release in the U.S. and Canada Nov. 30. The film, which stars Adrien Brody and Tim Robbins, opens in Mainland China the same day.

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    It's About Tim: Writer-Director-Actor Tim Robbins' 5 Most Distinctive Indie Roles

    This week, news broke that Tim Robbins would be returning to the director's chair for "Man Under," a dysfunctional family comedy that will mark his first theatrical feature as a director since "Cradle Will Rock" in 1999. Along with Michelle Pfeiffer and Chloe Moretz...

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    First Look Images & Trailer For 'Back To 1942' Starring Adrien Brody & Tim Robbins

    Well, it's certainly....earnest. Boasting a dramatic historical event, handsome production design and a couple of Hollywood stars to boot, Feng Xiogang ("Aftershock," "The Banquet") will be hoping to wow the crowds when "Back to 1942" screens at the upcoming Rome Film Festival.

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    5 Great Election Movies To Get You Through Voting Day

    As you've probably noticed unless you just this minute slipped out of a coma (and if that's the case, stop reading this and go call your loved ones), it's election day. Four years on from the election of the first African-American commander-in-chief, President Barack Obama is squaring off at the bal...

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    Tim Robbins To Direct 'City Of Lies,' First Feature Film Since 1999

    In the 1990s, the already well regarded actor Tim Robbins, kick started a directorial career that was not only promising, but was met with the great acclaim. Starting with the 1992 political parody "Bob Roberts," three years later Robbins followed it with the excellent death row drama &quo...

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    First Look: Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim Robbins In Sex-Addiction Comedy-Drama ‘Thanks For Sharing'

    All it takes is one little film to bust down a taboo, and so it's seemingly been done with Steve McQueen's "Shame." The critically-acclaimed drama was a rare picture to tackle the question of sex addiction, and while it hasn't quite opened the floodgates, it's made it easier for other filmmakers to ...

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    Review: 'Green Lantern' Is A Tale Of Good Versus Evil For Dummies

    Why are superhero and comic book movies so popular? It may be the comfort of believing there is a clear distinction between “good” and “bad” people, that “good” isn’t such an abstract notion within one’s identity and bad, in itself, is an unchanging, sometimes unstoppable force. There is poetry in t...

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    Tim Robbins Joins Mark Ruffalo In Sex Addiction Comedy 'Thanks For Sharing'

    Considering that the majority of his best-known roles are in the somewhat-serious likes of "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Mystic River," it's easy to forget that Tim Robbins is a prodigious comic talent. At the start of his career, he appeared mostly in comedies, both good ones ("The Sure Thing," "...

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