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    Review: 'Collaborator' Milks That Old New York-Intellectual-In-LA-Suburb Conflict

    Playwright Robert Longfellow, the lead character in “Collaborator,” is a familiar New York intellectual struggling to produce honest work. Despite notably lucrative side gigs as a Hollywood screenwriter for hire, he hasn’t lived up to what the (fake) Times loudly boasted as a once-hypothetical “the ...

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    LA Kid Brothers Make Super Hero Film About Taking Back Their Neighborhoods (Screenings)

    For you folks in LA who are free next week Thursday (July 12th) from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, and are curious, or just want to support the movement; besides, you never know - these two young men could be the future Hughes Brothers (or Will Packer and Rob Hardy, even though they aren't brothers, but...

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    New Images For Xavier Dolan's 'Laurence Anyways,' Is Someone Going To Pick Up This Movie?

    With the Cannes Film Festival now come and gone, and most of the major/buzzworthy movies acquiring some kind of stateside distribution (including Leos Carax's difficult and genuinely WTF "Holy Motors"), what's the deal with Xavier Dolan's "Laurence Anyways"?

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    Watch Richard Ayoade, Rocky Carroll In Never-Aired USA Pilot Episode Of Brit Series ''The IT Crowd'

    Some backstory on this... A USA version of the successful British sitcom The IT Crowd was almost aired by NBC in 2007. It starred Richard Ayoade (who also starred in the original Brit version), Joel McHale, Jessica St. Clair, and Rocky Carroll.

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    Watch: Lifetime Remakes 'Steel Magnolias' With an African-American Cast

    Lifetime's remade 1989 weeper "Steel Magnolias" with an all-African-American cast, with Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott, Adepero Oduye and Condola Rashad in the parts first played by Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis,...

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    Our Karlovy Vary Film Fest Reviewer Experiences A Personal Epiphany At Mark Cousins’ ‘What Is This Film Called Love’

    Ok, this is going to be a tricky one. Celebrating its international premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, having only screened before at the festival in Edinburgh, the new film from Mark Cousins had on us such a completely subjective and personal level that it all but defies atte...

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    Why Tina Fey Should Probably Never Attempt To Rap Again... (Funny Or Something Else?)

    Fans of 30 Rock will know about her rap performances under the pseudonym Lemonem; but this time she comes HARD, freestyling on Real Estate, a track from Community star and former 30 Rock writer Donald Glover's rap alter ego, Childish Gambino, which you can find on the mixtape Chidish releas...

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    'Prometheus' Blu-ray Will Contain 15 Minutes Of Deleted/Alternate Scenes Among Plethora Of Extras

    Tyler Perry and lots of other people didn't like "Prometheus." Some other people did. And between the two there have been a lot of conversation about Ridley Scott's return to sci-fi and quasi "Alien" prequel about what it all means and where it could possible go from here...

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    Race Traitors: White Filmmakers Who Make Black Films

    One of the hazards of provoking thought is that you can often provoke ignorance, just as when you give a less than glowing commentary upon the idols of sycophants (Spike Lee or Tyler Perry) you can often run the risk of being the target of abusive ad hominem criticism; that is, criticism that s...

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    VODetails: '2 Days in New York'

    Is the sequel to "2 Days in Paris" (this time co-starring Chris Rock) worthy of your VODollars?

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