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    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton On Board For Screen Adaptation of Ngozi Adichie's "Half Of A Yellow Sun"

    Screen Daily is reporting that actress Thandie Newton has signed on to co-star in the upcoming Nigeria-set screen adaptation of author Ngozi Adichie’s novel Half Of A Yellow Sun.

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Are You My Mother and Who’s Your Daddy?

    Hollywood has not been quiet on the third-party reproduction front. Movies such as Baby Mamma, The Back-Up Plan, The Switch and The Kids are All Right, highlight the silly and light-hearted approach to modern day family building.

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  • The Playlist
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    First Look At 'Kill List' Director Ben Wheatley's 'Sightseers'

    While Ben Wheatley’s grim and disturbing “Kill List” isn't exactly an awards season kind of movie (though it did earn some nods from the British Independent Film Awards) this low-key British thriller has propelled the director onto many cinephile lists of rising directors to wa...

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    Project of the Day: A Housekeeper Struggles to Rebuild Her Life

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.  

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    Watch: Trailer For Upcoming BBC Crime Series "Inside Men", Starring Ashley Walters

    Premiering Thursday, February 02 @9PM on BBC1, Inside Men is a 4-part series that focuses on four men connected to one bank, who must decide if they are willing to take a risk that could either leave them set for life, or doing life sentences.

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    SUNDANCE REVIEW | 'For A Good Time Call...' Is a Phone-Sex Fantasy for Young Adults

    SUNDANCE REVIEW | 'For A Good Time Call...' Is a Phone-Sex Fantasy for Young Adults

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Focus Acquires Raunchy Comedy 'For a Good Time, Call...'

    Focus Features made its first buy at Sundance today, paying some $2 million to beat out rival bidders to acquire worldwide rights to first-time director Jamie Travis's "For a Good Time, Call..." The film, which had its world premiere this week in Park City, is a timely comedy about two young women ...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Oscar Talk Post-Nominations: 'Hugo' vs. "The Artist,' Snubs and Surprises, Predictions

    In this week's Oscar Talk podcast, I go over Tuesday's nominations with In Contention's Kris Tapley and Guy Lodge.

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    Oscar Nominations Bring Surprises in Animation and VFX: 'Cars 2,' 'Tintin,' and Superheroes Snubbed

    Well, we heard it was coming -- and, sure enough -- the animation branch rejected Pixar's "Cars 2" and Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin" in favor of two hand-drawn European indies: "A Cat in Paris" from France and "Chico & Rita" fr...

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    VIDEO: The Existential Noir of Michelangelo Antonioni

    VIDEO: The Existential Noir of Michelangelo Antonioni

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