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    Sexism Watch: Another Movie List Leaves Off Women

    So tired of reading these lists that don't include any women.  This time it is AMC's film site which offers up a list of the 50 top directors of all time.

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    Review: 'A Burning Hot Summer' Is A Thundering Bore That Verges On Self-Parody

    There are certain cliches associated with European cinema -- they're not necessarily always accurate but they do exist. Ask a layman -- a well educated, smart, nice person who might not be quite as subtitle-happy as you or I -- what they imagine they might see in, say, an average French film, and a ...

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    Watch: Music Video For 1st Single From 'Sparkle' Soundtrack Feat. Starring Cast

    The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on August 17, but before that, on July 31, Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be available for purchase from RCA Records.

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    Hollywood's Obsession With Peter Pan Continues As 'The League Of Pan' Heads To TV

    Perhaps it has something to do with being young forever -- a familiar quest for many in Hollywood -- that resonates so clearly with executives, but it seems they can't get enough of Peter Pan. Earlier this year, the Channing Tatum-produced "Neverland" landed "Warrior" helmer ...

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    Personal Reflections on Nora Ephron

    When I heard that Nora Ephron passed away I sent an email out to a bunch of people in the business asking them to send me their thoughts. Some knew her, most didn't, but still loved her.

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    'Crash' Writer Bobby Moresco To Direct Thriller 'The Harbor'; Also Remaking Japanese Noir 'Intimidation'

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and though we haven't read it, we're going to assume that JP O'Donnell's "Deadly Codes" isn't exactly a literary masterwork. But clearly, "Crash" writer Bobby Moresco has seen something movie-worthy in the material...

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    Magic Johnson’s New ASPiRE TV Network Goes Live ('Different Starts Now')

    Well... it actually went live last night, Wednesday, June 27th at 8PM, with inaugural distribution partners Comcast and Time Warner Cable, available in approximately seven million homes and in 16 of the top 25 African American markets including New York City, Atlanta, Chicago and Washington, DC...

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    Review: A Well-Constructed 'People Like Us' Is Marred By Its Sentimental Mawkishness

    Alex Kurtzman’s new film, “People Like Us,” shares the technical prowess of these films, employing supreme sound and visual techniques to create subjectivity. However, an increasingly rote storyline and adherence to syrupy-sweet romantic comedy tropes leaves a murky aftertaste: a schmaltzy tearjerke...

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    Why Indie Film Isn't Like the Porn Industry: The Top 5 Fallacies

    Parallels between the porn industry and indie film are widespread on the Internet; the story makes for easy link-bait, and there are several points of contact that appear obvious. Recently, on the Raindance website, for instance, an article called "Porn: 6 Lessons from Filmmakers" has d...

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