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    'Community' Does a Dead-On 'Law & Order' Parody

    The parody episodes of "Community" have consistently been among the series' best because they showcase Dan Harmon and co.'s insanely obsessive eye for detail. The universe of the show is elastic enough to go from the relative realism of season two's Jay Chandrasekhar-directed "Mixology Certification...

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    Richard Linklater and Jack Black On the Real-Life Story Behind 'Bernie'

    "Bernie" marks Richard Linklater's reunion with his "School of Rock" star Jack Black, but it's in no way a retread of their earlier collaboration. It's a whole other beast.

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    Henry Simmons Joins Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson In "No Good Deed"

    Henry Simmons has joined the growing cast of producer Will Packer's thriller, No Good Deed, which stars Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson, currently already in production in Atlanta, GA.

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    So, 'Chronicle' Director Josh Trank Is Working On A 'Fantastic Four' Reboot After All; 'Chronicle 2' Moving Forward

    Tom Rothman has been dropping truth bombs all over CinemaCon. Already dishing out morsels about a possible New Mutants movie and revealing that, by hook or by crook, it will be Ridley Scott's version of "Prometheus" we see at the multiplex on June 8th, he delivered another interesting ...

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    Tribeca Announces TAA Creative Promise Winners

    The winners for the Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Awards were announced last night. Winners included Jeff Barnaby's "Rhymes for Young Ghouls," while Yoruba Richen's "The New Black" took home the prize for documentary. Each project received $10,000, as well as an or...

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    Review: 'Payback' A Dense Dissection Of Debt Based On The Musings Of Margaret Atwood

    What is the essence of debt, and what is debt that doesn't have a money solution? Canadian essayist, novelist, activist, and general "ist" Margaret Atwood pontificates on the complex nature of this kind of liability in "Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth," a non-fiction book and the spring-...

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    Kevin Feige Says 'Iron Man 3' Will Be The "Antidote" To 'The Avengers'; Says Tony Stark Could Be Replaced Bond Style In Future Movies

    With "The Avengers" currently flying high on unbelievable buzz and critical praise, it seems the game plan for Marvel and Kevin Feige is to do the complete opposite of everything in Joss Whedon's movie for "Iron Man 3." Wait, what?

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    Nollywood Starlet Genevieve Nnaji Joins Cast Of "Half Of A Yellow Sun" Film Adaptation

    If I recall correctly, her name was one of the few mentioned in our post alerting you to the petition that called for the recasting of the role Thandie Newton has been selected to play in the film adaptation; well, she won't be replacing Thandie Newton, however, Genevieve Nnaji (m...

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    'Safe' Director Boaz Yakin On Fight Choreography, 'Batman Beyond,' And How Hard It Is To Make A Movie In The Current Climate

    Few directors have had careers as varied (and, quite frankly, bizarre) as Boaz Yakin's. He started out working on screenplays for big action movies like the Dolph Lundgren "Punisher" and Clint Eastwood's "The Rookie," before segueing into more personal material as a writer/director (1994's "Fresh," ...

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    Watch: Trailer For Judd Apatow's 'This Is 40' Starring 'Knocked Up' Duo Paul Rudd & Leslie Mann

    This is 38? Middle age comes crashing down hard in "This Is 40," the sort-of-sequel to "Knocked Up," and the first trailer is here to give us a taste of Judd Apatow's latest turn behind the camera, one that finds him once again stretching into dramatic territory while stil...

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