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    Watch: Tom Cruise Sings Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead Or Alive" In New 'Rock Of Ages' Trailer

    Love or fame? That's the big question a mustaciohed Paul Giamatti poses to newcomer Diego Boneta in "Rock Of Ages," Adam Shankman's big hairspray filled '80s musical. And based on that sentence, you should already know if your down with this movie or not, without having to watc...

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    Anchor Bay Films Acquires Snoop Dogg/Wiz Khalifa Stoner Comedy "Mac and Devin Go to High School"

    My last post on this, in February, included an announcement made at the then ongoing European Film Market in Berlin, as indie film distributor Revolver announced its upcoming 2012 slate of films, which included a comedy feature starring Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, titled High School.

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    Jamaa Fanaka, Leading LA Rebellion Film Movement Filmmaker, Dies At 69

    Mourning the loss of my cinematic brother, Jamaa Fanaka who passed away yesterday. He is one of the LA Rebellion filmmakers - the only student to ever have made 3 feature films at UCLA and to also make money from them. He was a good soul, he will be missed, but earns his "secular immortali...

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    Catch a Free Screening of Laurens Grant's Jesse Owens Doc Next Week in New York

    In anticipation of the film's May 1 broadcast premiere on PBS, New Yorkers will have a chance to see the new feature length documentary Jesse Owens at a special free screening next Wednesday at Harlem Stage.

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    Watch: Miles Fisher Returns For 'Pinkberry' Followup 'Staff Meeting: The Movie' With Charlize Theron, Shawn Levy & Max Landis

    Do you remember "Pinkberry: The Movie"? No? Well, you can watch it below, but it was a viral video made a couple years back featuring Miles Fisher as a powerful executive at the agency WME imploring his employees to come up with the next wave movie idea. The result? That's right, a mov...

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    Official Synopsis + Pics of ABC's "Devious Maids" (Judy Reyes, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Ana Ortiz)

    I found an official long description of the upcoming Eva Longoria exec-produced ABC pilot Devious Maids, helmed by Desperate Housewives director Marc Cherry. I have no further comments on this subject; enough was said in THIS previous post.

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    Terri J. Vaughn, Jacob Latimore, Dondre Whitfield Headline New BET Series "Young Man On Campus"

    BET continues its push towards more original scripted series with Young Man On Campus, a comedy pilot starring Jacob Latimore as a 15-year-old college prodigy and, as the title states, the youngest man on a college campus, who shares a dorm room with his basketball star cousin Marco.

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    Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Taking On Remake Of Carl Reiner's 'Summer School'

    Fresh off his Razzie triumph, Adam Sandler continues to show the taste that makes him such a venerated cinematic hero.

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    Review Round-Up: Whit Stillman's 'Damsels in Distress'

    Surprisingly, writer-director Whit Stillman's low-budget HD relationship comedy "Damsels in Distress" has earned 81% on the Tomatometer since its debut at Toronto, where the "Metropolitan" and "Barcelona" director earned some nostalgic kudos due to his thirteen-year absence from the big screen. His ...

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    Be Afraid: Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes Reportedly Circling The 'Halloween' Franchise

    Perhaps this isn't too much of a surprise. It was only a few weeks ago that The Weinstein Company (the parent branch of Dimension Films) took "Halloween 3D" off the calendar (it was slated for October 26th). With no confirmed cast or director, it simply wasn't going to happen. And ...

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