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    'The Oranges' Star Alia Shawkat Discusses Her Time Spent on 'Arrested Development' and the Possibility of Shaving Her Head Someday

    This isn’t Alia Shawkat’s first rodeo. Best known for her role as Maeby Fünke on Fox’s Emmy award winning "Arrested Development," Shawkat has been acting in both television and film since she was in her pre-teens. More recently, Shawkat starred in the indie comedy "Cedar Rapids" opposite Ed Helms an...

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    5 African Filmmakers Awarded $10,000 Through Focus Features' Africa First Program

    Focus Features officially announced the five winners for its 2012 Africa First Program, an initiative launched in 2008 that is dedicated to providing financial assistance for upcoming African filmmakers. Each filmmaker will be awarded $10,000 to be used for funding their films' pre-production, produ...

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    Andrea Arnold Talks 'Wuthering Heights': Chaos, Class, Race, Gender & Women Directors

    Although Andrea Arnold had sworn never to film a period piece based on a novel, directing "Wuthering Heights" was about remembering what she felt when she first read Emily Bronte's classic: upset about Heathcliff. That was the hook. Her first interest "was to tell his story," she says.

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    Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela, Fiery Talk About Abolishing Slavery In New 'Lincoln' Trailer

    Many of you weren't too impressed with the first trailer, based on the comments you left; well, how about this one, which aired during tonight's presidential debate?

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    Watch: Presidential Debate Presents Fiery, Much More Promising Extended TV Spot For 'Lincoln'

    Now, this is more like it. While the DreamWorks marketing team continues to try to get a handle on how to present Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" (memo: those live tech talks on faded social networks aren't working), they definitely nailed it with this new extended TV spot (which is e...

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    Watch: Operatic & Eerie Teaser Trailer For Rob Zombie's 'Lords Of Salem'

    While the horror genre has never been healthier, oddly enough, there are few distinct voices in the genre. But one person who has firmly left his imprint is filmmaker and musician Rob Zombie. Since arriving on the scene in 2003 with "House Of 1000 Corpses," over the next (near) decade, Zom...

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    Film Africa, London's Largest Annual African Film Festival, Returns November 1 To 11

    This is just a tease, not the full lineup.

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    Jack Black & Richard Linklater May Collaborate Again On A Bowling Movie; 'Before Midnight' Looking At An Early 2013 Festival Premiere

    Screeners have gone out and filmmaker Richard Linklater ("Dazed & Confused") and Jack Black are already campaigning for their surprise indie hit "Bernie," which hit theaters earlier this year and collected a cool $9.2 million with its widest release being 332 theaters. A big player on VOD as well, "...

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    ESPN 30 For 30 Feature Doc 'Broke' Now Available On iTunes (Athletes & Their Money Problems)

    From ESPN Films comes a feature-length documentary that aims to provide insight into why 60 percent of NBA players, and 78 percent of NFL players go broke (hence the title) within five years of retirement.

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    3rd 'Black Girls Rock!' On BET In November; Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina King Returning To Host

    BET Networks and Beverly Bond reunite to 'Shine the Spotlight on Black Girls Who Rock' for a 3rd televised event; this year's tributes include: Dionne Warwick, Kerry Washington, Susan Taylor, Alicia Keys and Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters.

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