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    Ryan Reynolds Comedy 'Waiting....' To Become Half Hour Sitcom

    So, for the thirty-seven of you who might actually care, the 2005 Ryan Reynolds comedy "Waiting...." is being turned into half-hour television show by Comedy Central.

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    FNC '10 Reviews: 'The Strange Case Of Angelica,' 'La Quattro Volte' & 'Music From The Big House'

    The Fesitval Du Nouveau Cinema recently hit Montreal theaters providing a sample of films that have already done the Cannes/Venice/TIFF run as well a handful of world and Canadian premieres. While we didn't have time to catch as much as we would have liked, the festival allowed us to fill up a few s...

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    David Lynch's Top Five Films for AFI Fest 2010

    AFI Fest 2010's Guest Director, David Lynch, has chosen five films for his special sidebar program. Lynch graduated from AFI in 1970, and his first feature film, which was made while he was a Fellow at AFI's Center for Advanced Film Studies, Eraserhead, will also be screened. Lynch's five (fabulous,...

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    A Tribute to Fellini's La Dolce Vita

    The fifth Rome International Film Festival (October 28 to November 5) will mount a 50th anniversary tribute on October 30 to Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita with the premiere of the film's new digital restoration at the Sala Petrassi of the Auditorium Parco della Musica. The Film Foundation and Guc...

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    Confirmed: Jean-Luc Godard Has Better Things To Do, Won't Attend Ceremony For Honorary Oscar

    Not so much of a surprise. The Academy has officially confirmed that Jean-Luc Godard won't be attending the Governors Award to accept his honorary Oscar, capping off a particularly tragi-comic tale.

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    LA Film Critics To Honor Actor-Writer-Director Paul Mazursky

    Bravo to the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for honoring actor-writer-director Paul Mazursky (nominated for four Oscars, for An Unmarried Woman, Harry and Tonto, Enemies: A Love Story, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice) with their 2010 Career Achievement Award. It's hard to argue when LAFCA president ...

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    The Man Who Could Not Be Mayor

    Like Toronto, my hometown of Trenton, Ontario is also having their municipal elections. You actually may have all of a sudden heard of Trenton since its been making international news as of late for being the center of one of the most horrific crimes in recent Canadian history. Even so, I highly doubt you've heard of Claude'or Roland du-Lude, who is the only person running against incumbent mayor John Williams in today's election. du-Lude has run in every municipal election since 1991, rarely getting more than 100 votes. He also - for the first 17 years of my life - lived across the street from me. Unapologetically French with a gigantic mo...

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    Robert Downey Jr. To Bail On Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity'?

    Last we heard, Sandra Bullock had signed on to join Alfonso Cuaron's ailing sci-fi thriller "Gravity," but now doubts are being raised about whether or not long-attached co-star Robert Downey Jr., will stay on board the film.

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    Video Watch: Johnny Depp Visits London School as Jack Sparrow

    During filming of Rob Marshall's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides in London, Johnny Depp recently left the set in order to help out a kid seeking info from Jack Sparrow, reports Lindsay Reiser:Beatrice Delap, 9, a student from the southeast London area, wrote to actor Johnny Depp asking f...

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    Roadside Attractions Picks Up 'Hemingway's Garden Of Eden,' Trailer Arrives

    Gathering dust for nearly two years before Roadside Attractions picked it up, we didn't have much expectations for John Irvin's (best known for directing the Brit TV mini-series version of "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy") "Hemingway's Garden Of Eden." We just didn't think it would look this terrible...

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