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    The Films Of Nicolas Cage: A Retrospective

    Yes, the career of Nicolas Cage has taken what one can argue is a serious nosedive in recent years. His frightening hairline has become the butt of endless jokes, his personal life is always a mess (he named his son Kal-El after Superman and he's on his third wife), and his take-a-paycheck career ch...

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    Review: Chris Eska's Meditative, Slow-Burn Civil War Drama 'The Retrieval'

    Chris Eska’s beautifully made Civil War drama “The Retrieval,” which opens at Film Forum April 2, is a quietly stirring journey into America’s ravaged heartland of 1864. It follows three black men, two fully grown and one barely on the cusp of adolescence, as they walk North and navigate the complex...

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    Review of Freida Mock's Anita: The Story of a Hero

    Director Freida Mock does justice to a woman who stood up for the truth.

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    Shifting The Conversation On Black Cinema Towards The Love Of Film & Away From Box Office

    Shifting The Conversation On Black Cinema Towards The Love Of Film & Away From Box Office

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    George Tillman Jr Eyeing Fox's Adaptation Of Nicholas Sparks Novel 'The Longest Ride'

    George Tillman Jr Eyeing Fox's Adaptation Of Nicholas Sparks Novel 'The Longest Ride'

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    New Photos & Poster Of 'Godzilla'; Gareth Edwards Reveals How He Got The Gig

    If you read our 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2014 feature, and you should, you’ll know that the only tentpoles that made it into the top 25 were Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" from director Matt Reeves and the new “Godzilla” by filmmaker Gareth Edwards. Edwards...

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    A Second Look At STARZ's 50 Cent-Produced Drama 'Power' Starring Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton

    A Second Look At STARZ's 50 Cent-Produced Drama 'Power' Starring Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Marvel Expands Its Universe, Geraldine Ferraro Gets a Doc and 'Adventure Time' Closes Out Its Season

    Marvel, Showtime, HBO, and Cartoon Network all offer some quality viewings this week in the wide world of TV.

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    Review: Big Oil & 'Big Men' Collide In Brad Pitt-Produced Documentary About African Oil

    While "Big Men" opens with quotes about greed from economist Milton Friedman and the film "Treasure Of The Sierra Madre," it's a line of dialogue from another movie struck me watching Rachel Boynton's documentary: "There's a whole ocean of oil under our feet! No one can get at it except for me!" Tho...

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    A Pastry-Covered Hammer: Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel"

    Critics praise the beautiful surface of Wes Anderson's latest, but miss the steel beneath it.

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    10 Films We Want To See At New Directors/New Films

    Here are the best films from emerging talents that we've seen from this year's lineup.

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    Women Comprise Majority of WGA's 2014 Writer Access Project Honorees

    The Writer Access Project discovers and awards mid-level writers from one of five diversity categories, including women.

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    Watch: Jonathan Glazer Keeps It Alien In 20-Minute Talk About 'Under The Skin,' Mica Levi Discusses Score

    We know we've been posting a lot about "Under The Skin," but not only is it one of the most unique moviegoing experiences you'll have this year, it's damn good, and it will leave you with a lot to unpack once it's over. So any time with director Jonathan Glazer talking about the movie, is time well ...

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    FX Orders Billy Crystal Comedy Pilot 'The Comedians' to Series

    Billy Crystal will be returning to television for the FX comedy helmed by Larry Charles.

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    SXSW: How TV is the Real Competition for Indie Film

    Indiewire spoke with marketing executives, writers, and stars about why it matters to have their shows in the festival.

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    'Otelo Burning' Director Sara Blecher Talks Next Project Johannesburg-Set 'Andani And The Mechanic'

    'Otelo Burning' Director Sara Blecher Talks Next Project Johannesburg-Set 'Andani And The Mechanic'

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Terry Gilliam On Technology, Sony Bets on Virtual Reality and More

    Terry Gilliam shares his thoughts about technology, Netflix gets Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin for their latest original series and more tech news for filmmakers and film fans.

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    This Documentary Executive Produced By Brad Pitt is Struggling at the Box Office. Here's Why.

    "Big Men" should have been one of the year's biggest documentaries. What went wrong?

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    Watch: 4 Deleted Scenes From ‘American Hustle’ Including More Blazing Jennifer Lawrence Karaoke

    For all the dumb “American Hustle” vs. “Wolf Of Wall Street” bickering by critics (which prompted New York Times doyen A.O Scott to scold folks on Twitter,) what did it land both films? Zero Oscars. For David O. Russell’s film, being nominated for 10 Academy Awards and receiving none must have hurt....

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    REVIEW: Why 'Unicorns' Fest Discovery Leah Meyerhoff Is One to Watch

    One of the finds at this year's SXSW Film Festival was Leah Meyerhoff's directorial debut "I Believe in Unicorns," now simply titled "Unicorns," about the aftermath of a 16-year-old girl's first sexual experience, and the velocity of teenage love. Fresh off its Austin premiere, the film played the S...

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