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    Vote for Project of the Week! Will It Be 'Stripped,' 'Veteran,' 'White People' or 'Cheer'?

    Vote below for this week's Project of the Week. The winning filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and will become a candidate for Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with an as-yet-to-be-announced industry consultation.

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    New Trailer for 'Total Recall' Lands; Colin Farrell Making A Comeback?

    Len Wiseman's "Total Recall" lands August 3 with Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale (Wiseman's wife and "Underworld" star), Jessica Biel, Bill Nighy and Bryan Cranston. When comparing the new trailer to the 1990 original with Arnold Schwarzenegger (here) the visuals are quite impressive.

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    5 Directors Who Could Helm Marvel's 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Movie

    After much speculation, it seems that we now know the identity of Marvel's secret film that's been long targeted for a May 2014 release. And it's not "Ant-Man," or "Black Panther," or "Runaways," or "Doctor Strange." It's "Guardians Of The Galaxy," the cosmic adventure that was a favorite in the 197...

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    Movie Lovers We Love: Lawrence Kaufman Wants Hollywood and Indies to Embrace 3D Filmmaking

    In our corner of the movie universe, people (for example, Roger Ebert) often grumble about the coming onslaught of 3D films in our theaters.  You'll also see many of the same people dismissing the phenomenon because of its bulky glasses and higher ticket prices celebrating the stunning visu...

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    This Week In Black Television: Illusion of Inclusion? The State of Black Television

    With all the updates to the Fall TV season and the long reviews of summertime shows, my recent columns have all been comprised mostly of lists.  This week I change things up a bit by delving into a repeated topic of discussion in this S&A feature: What is Black television? Should Black...

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    Notes On Working Towards A Fanboy/Girl Culture In Black Indie Cinema Part 2: Media Coverage

    I was going to call this something else entirely, but the more I thought about it, the more I felt it fit nicely into the "Notes On Working Towards A Fanboy/Girl Culture In Black Indie Cinema" series that myself and Charles Judson have both addressed in separate posts. 

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    Exclusive: SXSW Award-Winning Doc 'Her Master's Voice' Acquired By Virgil Films & Entertainment

    Over the past little while, we've seen a couple of documentaries come along that shed light onto some intriguing avenues of the entertainment world, such as "Paul Williams: Still Alive," about the '70s personality/songwriter/multitasker, and "Being Elmo," which focused on...

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    Moscow Junket Diary Two: Unraveling the Russian Film Industry, from Putin and Mikhalkov to Threat of Censorship

    Trying to get a handle on the Russian film industry is like unwinding Winston Churchill's "riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"; you never seem to figure it out. There's much money, and various power players, led by the president himself, Vladimir Putin.

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    Trailer Watch: UK Phenomenon 'The Inbetweeners' to Charm Americans with Pussay Patrol

    Check out the trailer for "The Inbetweeners," a 2011 UK box office smash being plugged as the "British answer to 'American Pie.'" So, it's British pie? Certainly a nice crashcourse in dirty slang from across the pond...

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    Watch: New Clips For Fernando Meirelles' Relationship Drama '360' Starring Jude Law & Rachel Weisz

    Infidelity, heartbreak, sex and more unspool and reverberate in Fernando Meirelles' "360," an ensemble drama looking at men and women and how they love. With the movie now available on VOD, a couple of clips have landed online to give you a sneak peek at what you can expect.

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