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    Venice Review: 'Blondie' A Promising Swedish Family Drama That Gets Less Interesting As It Goes On

    For millennia now, the idea of three sisters has been a potent one in myth and literature. From the Fates of Greek legend to the witches in “Macbeth” to Olya, Masha and Marina in Chekov’s play, the theme recurs across civilizations, with mountain ranges and rivers named some variation on ‘three sist...

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    RIP Michael Clarke Duncan

    Oh my goodness.

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    Ethiopian-Irish Actress Ruth Negga Believes Her Heritage Is Negatively Affecting Her Career

    The Irish Sun is reporting that Ethiopian-Irish actress Ruth Negga (Misfits, Love/Hate) believes her heritage has prevented her from success in Hollywood.

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    New York City-based production company A24 announced today that it has acquired the rights to Roman Coppola's "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III."

    New York City-based production company A24 has acquired the rights to Roman Coppola's "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III," starring Charlie Sheen. A24 will release the film in the U.S. in February 2013, with FilmBuff handling domestic digital distribution.

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    Why Clint Eastwood's 'Empty Chair' Skit Was Not Funny

    The inevitable apology happens before weighing in on race, this time: "I love Clint Eastwood." "I love his movies." "He's a good guy." You won't hear me say that. I dug 'Mystic River'. His Westerns are etched into my memory (to the point where I wou...

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    Watch New Clip From Andrea Arnold's 'Wuthering Heights' (w/ 1st Black Heathcliff)

    It's been about a year since it made its world premiere at the Venice FIlm Festival in 2011; since then, it's been released almost all over Europe and parts of Asia, and will finally see a USA release this fall, courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories, which picked up North American distr...

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    VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Olivier Assayas's SOMETHING IN THE AIR

    A revolution might not be a dinner party, but its aftermath presents similar problems: someone has to clean up, someone else arrives tragically late, and someone who wasn’t there at all may still want to hold their own the next day.

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    "Obama's America" Loses Box Office Momentum; But Watch Out for Rightwing Nonfiction Wave

    The rightwing agit-prop doc "2016: Obama's America," a movie so full of conjecture and hole-y logic it makes a Michael Moore movie look like the phone book, has finally reached its box-office peak over the Labor Day Weekend, declining 14% in ticket sales from the previous week's...

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    Watch: New Clip Debuts From 'Great Expectations' With Ralph Fiennes & Jeremy Irvine

    Tackling an adaptation of a 150-year-old Charles Dickens novel, especially one that has already been brought to the screen at least a dozen times in various forms, is a daunting task indeed. What do you change? What do you freshen up? Well, if you're Mike Newell, who directed a new adaptation, the a...

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    7th Annual Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival Unveils Lineup - 120 Films From 30 Countries

    Over the next couple of weeks, we will be going through the film festival's lineup to highlight individual films, so watch out for those posts. Some of them should be familiar, since we've written about them before; but, from a quick glance, I can say that there are several that we have...

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