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    Thoughts On Lifetime's Black Cinema Premiere Weekend? ('Carlina White Story' & 'Steel Magnolias')

    Soooo... as noted in a post on Friday, it was a black cinema weekend on the Lifetime channel here in the USA, with 2 original films making their world premieres, headlining the network's Saturday and Sunday primetime schedule: the ripped from the headlines drama Abducted: The Carl...

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    Recap: 'Boardwalk Empire' Continues To Spin Its Wheels With 'Blue Bell Boy'

    In retrospect, perhaps we’ve been too generous about the slow pace of “Boardwalk Empire” season three. After all, even one of our comrades at IndieWIRE, Anne Thompson, said she was dismayed at HBO’s decision to renew the show for a fourth season considering the molasses like rhythm of season three s...

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    Watch: 'The Sopranos' Creator David Chase Makes the Move to the Big Screen With 'Not Fade Away' Trailer (VIDEO)

    "The Sopranos" creator David Chase's feature-film debut, "Not Fade Away," failed to impress the majority of critics upon its unveiling last week at the still-ongoing New York Film Festival. Now that the trailer has been released we're starting to see why. A coming-of...

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    Martin Scorsese Producing Bahman Ghobadi's Next New York-Set Next Film, '60 Seconds Of Us'

    While Kurdish director Bahman Ghobadi has practiced rather unconventional narratives and aesthetics, starting from his 2000 debut “A Time For Drunken Horses” through to his 2009 look into underground Persian rock, “No One Knows About Persian Cats,” his films have nonetheless ...

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Room 237,' Rodney Ascher's Look Into Obsession & 'The Shining'

    Representing a labyrinthine nightmare both in terms of subject matter and also fair rights usage, Rodney Ascher's documentary “Room 237” delves into “The Shining” and Stanley Kubrick's themes and meanings like never before. Using source material from Mario Bava films ...

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    Watch: Operatic and Moody Trailer for Rob Zombie's Return to Form, 'The Lords of Salem' (VIDEO)

    Rob Zombie impressed many (ourselves included) with his grisly and demented sophomore effort, "The Devil's Rejects," only to betray many admirers of that film with his tepid stab at the "Halloween" franchise. After helming the 2009 sequel to that reboot, new film "The Lo...

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    Emily Blunt & Ruth Wilson Rumored For Ms. Marvel Role In 'The Avengers 2'

    Despite the fact that “The Avengers 2” doesn’t even have a script and that Marvel hasn’t completely nailed down their Phase 2 plans yet, there are already rumors about the new characters that would appear in the film, and even about who will play them. So grab some salt and t...

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    Watch The Mayor of Reykjavik Fete Dario Argento

    This past weekend in Reykjavik, the mayor of Iceland's capital city Jón Gnarr (on the left in the above photo) handed legendary genre filmmaker Dario Argento the Reykjavik International Film Festival's honorary Golden Puffin award at a ceremony at City Hall. While that may seem like a...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    'Treme' Season 3, Ep. 3: The Corruption Question

    A good cop and a not so good cop come into a coffee shop. The girl behind the counter happens to be the daughter of a defense lawyer, re-introduces herself to the good cop, and tells him his order is on the house. Do you call that corruption?

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    Celebrating Jim Tully—In Hollywood

    Several months ago I reviewed the revelatory biography 'Jim Tully: American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler' by Mark Dawidziak and Paul Bauer, who spent years researching the life of this celebrated—but now curiously forgotten—author and Hollywood figure. This coming week the authors are comi...

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