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    Separating Art From Gossip: Mel Gibson in "The Beaver" On DVD

    There's celebrity and then there's art, which means you don't have to be a Mel Gibson apologist to appreciate his stunning performance in The Beaver. (Public opinion might be swinging back his way, but that's a different conversation.)

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Gender Watch: Circumstance's Love Under Assault; Sisters in Hollywood

    Maryam Keshavarz's Sundance dramatic audience award-winner Circumstance will hit theaters this weekend via Roadside Attractions and Participant. It's one of those movies where the story of getting it made is as compelling as the film itself. The lesbian romance deals with Iran's underground youth culture, teenage girls who adore loud music and each other, and drug use. Filming in Iran wasn't an option, and shooting in Beirut had its own hurdles. Producer Karin Chien tells the NYT that it was the most challenging shoot in her career: "“The political terrain was constantly shifting while we were there,..We went in thinking that explicit sexuali...

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Love and Risk in Iran: Circumstance Written and Directed by Maryam Keshavarz

    Here is a piece I wrote on Circumstance written and directed by Maryam Keshavarz for the Human Right Campaign's Equality Magazine, for their Summer 2011 Issue.

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    Photos from the Set of "Dreams Of A Life" - The Mysterious Life & Death of Joyce Vincent

    When Tambay originally posted on this film back in May, relatively little was known about the production or the woman on which it is based. We recently came across still photos from the production, courtesy of production designer Chris Richmond.

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  • The Playlist
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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For Luc Besson's Drama 'The Lady' Starring Michelle Yeoh

    So, Luc Besson has directed a political drama. We're not kidding. The hugely successful producer behind action fare like “The Transporter,” “Taken,” and “District 13” and the director of “The Fifth Element” and “The Professional” has gone ahead and made a movie about Burmese pro-democracy politician...

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    Live Podcast Today! The Cast Of "Dreams" (Terri Vaughn, Tommy Ford, Angie Stone, Syesha Mercado)

    Although the S&A crew won't "officially" return to our podcast show until September, we decided to do a couple of special shows for you since we miss you that much! Today (Tuesday), at 8pm/est, we'll be joined by the cast of the new film Dreams.Terri Vaughn, Tommy Ford, Syesha Mercado, Dennis "LA" ...

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  • The Playlist
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    John le Carré Makes A Cameo In 'Tinker Tailor Solider Spy'

    The anticipation for "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" was building long before any of the exciting trailers for the film had arrived, and the reason is pretty clear. With "Let The Right One In" director Tomas Alfredson tackling John le Carré's classic novel with an insanely great cast that includes Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciaran Hinds, Mark Strong, Svetlana Khodchenko, Toby Jones, John Hurt, Stephen Graham and Kathy Burke, how is it possible not to be anticipating the film? With its Venice premiere just around the corner, and U.K. release following shortly thereafter, it looks like the man whose novel served a...

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    DVD Review - "I Will Follow" (A Deeply Personal, Reflective Chamber Drama) + Interviews Galore!

    It's out on DVD today, so I'm reposting my early review of the film... (we're giving 5 copies away, so you should be watching for contest posts).

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    "POM Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold" is Not the Greatest

    "POM Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold" is Not the Greatest

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    Daphne Rubin-Vega & Wood Harris Round Out Starring Cast Of "Streetcar Named Desire" Revival

    Hot off the presses... from my inbox:

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