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    Steven Barnes' 'Zulu Heart' & Other Sci-fi, Fantasy Novels About Black People In Need Of Film Adaptations

    Almost on the heels of Andre Seewood's thoughtful and informative Freeing (Black) Science Fiction From The Chains Of Race piece (read it HERE), I thought I'd revisit a topic we've tackled before - novels by and about people of African descent that you'd like to see adapted for t...

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    Javier Bardem Is Apparently From 'The Matrix' In New Poster For 'Skyfall' Plus Behind-The-Scenes Photos

    James Bond is fifty years old this year, though he doesn't show his age one bit, as the franchise is faster and fresher than ever. And with a new movie just a couple of months away, more and more bits and pieces from "Skyfall" are starting to arrive, making us both excited and...concer...

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    Exclusive: Two Clips From The Ashley Hinshaw & James Franco-Starring Porn World Film 'About Cherry'

    Where does using your sexuality to make money end and pornography begin? Can a young woman make it in the adult film industry and come out unscathed, and are the sacrifices in your personal life worth it for the potential wealth and fast track to a better social status? Those are some of the questio...

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    Shadow & Act One On One w/ Derek Luke On His Work In 'Sparkle' & Upcoming Projects

    Shadow & Act One On One w/ Derek Luke On His Work In 'Sparkle' & Upcoming Projects

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    Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind The Candelabra' Will Feature Marvin Hamlisch's Final Score

    While "Role Models" might be the unlikeliest place to find a reference to the late Marvin Hamlisch, it speaks to the songwriter/composer/arranger's reach and admirability that his name could be dropped into a bawdy R-rated comedy. And while that reference likely flew over the heads of most who were watching that movie, cinephiles know that Hamlisch's passing this week is a great loss. The man was behind the music for some of the most important films of the last few decades, including, yes, "The Sting," but also "Sophie's Choice," "Ordinary People," "The Spy Who Loved Me," "Same Time Next Year" and more. But it seems Hamlisch has one more gift...

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    Vulture's Meryl Streep Matrix

    Couldn't pass up sharing this. Created by the folks at Vulture. Don't forget to go out and support Hope Springs this weekend.

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    Out This Week: 6 Capsule Reviews of New Indie Releases

    Reviews from various Indiewire contributors highlight the various independent releases opening this week in both select cities and around the country.

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    'Bullhead' Director Michael R. Roskam Teams with Michael Mann to Sell a Pilot Script to HBO

    Now here's a promising trio: Michael R. Roskam, the Belgian filmmaker whose "Bullhead" was last year's wild card foreign language Oscar nominee, Michael Mann and "Breaking Bad" executive producer Mark Johnson have sold a pilot script to HBO, reports Deadline.

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    '2 Days in New York' Writer/Director/Star Julie Delpy Tells Us Why She's Not Crazy, Despite What Ethan Hawke Says

    As anyone who's seen any of Julie Delpy's brazen and brainy turns in films like "Before Sunrise" and "Three Colors: White" can probably guess, the French beauty doesn't make for a boring interview.

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    As Academy Searches For 2013 Oscar Host, A Look At Blacks Who've Hosted & Blacks Who Could Host

    Earlier this week, it was announced that Jimmy Fallon had been approached by the Academy to host the Oscars next year - a possibility that excited many, especially if you witnessed his energetic and hilarious 2010 Emmys host performance, which reportedly increased viewership by over 200,000 fro...

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