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    Tribeca Review: 'Queen: Days Of Our Lives' Is A Good Overview Of The Classic Band's Career

    Compared to other mega-selling bands like say, The Beatles, the story behind Queen is not quite as widely known. Formed in London in the early ‘70s, the band was responsible for a slew of hits over the two decades or so, traversing genres from rock to opera to disco sometimes within the same song, b...

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    Tony Nominations: Good for Female Directors, Horrible for Female Writers

    Last June after a season where not a single female playwright was produced on Broadway it was announced that there would be at least five women with plays in the just ended 2011-2012 season.  Four of the expected plays opened: The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, Stick Fly by Lydia R. Diamond, Relat...

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    Court Rules On "Tintin In Congo" Suit Claiming It "Commercializes Racial Superiority"

    Remember this case we told you about last fall... as I noted back then, if the court ruled in his favor, this could certainly open a Pandora's Box, as suggested by the attorney for the defendants.

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    Sharlto Copley Will Lead 'Apollo 18' Helmer Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego's 'Open Grave'

    Neill Blomkamp's "District 9" and "Elysium," Joe Carnahan's "The A-Team," the sci-fi epic "Europa" and Spike Lee's "Oldboy" remake. South African thesp Sharlto Copley -- who has or will feature in all those mentioned projects -- hasn't exactly done small scope features has he?

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    Abigail Spencer To Climb 'Kilimanjaro' With Brian Geraghty; Steve Coogan Lends His Voice For 'Despicable Me 2'

    It seems we hear more about rising talent Abigail Spencer than we actually see of her onscreen but, as fans of "Mad Men" may attest to, she's certainly someone to keep an eye out for. In the near future, the actress will feature in Curtis Hanson's surfing drama "Of Men And Mav...

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    Watch: BBC Drama "My Murder", Starring John Boyega

    Tambay first told us about the BBC's based-on-real-life drama, My Murder, which stars John Boyega, in March.

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    Dana Verde Talks To S&A About Challenges Of Shopping Her 1st Feature, Being Afro-Latina, Unifying Diaspora & More!

    Filmmaker Dana Verde has left her home in Brooklyn, NY to shop her very first feature in L.A., where she has been for the past few months. The Brooklyn-set rom-com, to be titled Jump-off, follows a commitment phobic man coming to terms with his issues of emotional unavailability, which stem fro...

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    Harvey Keitel Takes A Holiday, Joins Australia Set Lifetime Movie 'Fatal Honeymoon'

    Yes, Harvey Keitel is starring in a Lifetime movie -- that's what we've come to. Although, in this case, we don't blame him for taking a trip to enjoy the warm weather of the Gold Coast, Australia.

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    VIDEO ESSAY: FAREWELL, MY LOVELY, The Last Philip Marlowe Movie

    For decades, the detective Phillip Marlowe has been iconic character in American cinema. But who is Phillip Marlowe? What exactly makes Phillip Marlowe, and what if he couldn’t be Marlowe anymore?

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    Riley Keough To Lead Jim Mickle's Remake Of Mexican Cannibalism Horror Pic 'We Are What We Are'

    Other than when the supernatural is involved, cannibalism isn't a subject regularly explored on screen but it was the basis for the story behind Mexican director Jorge Michel Grau's acclaimed 2010 Cannes entry "Somo Lo Que Hay" (translated as "We Are What We Are"). The fi...

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