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    The End of An Era: Judy McGrath Exits as MTV CEO

    Judy McGrath has been with MTV practically since its inception, and yesterday, after 30 years she abruptly resigned as the chairwoman and chief executive of MTV Networks. I can't remember a time when McGrath didn't set the tone at MTV which in turn set the tone for two generations of pop culture an...

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  • The Playlist
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    Review: 'Daydream Nation' Is An Emo, Teenage Angst Mixtape & An Insufferable Afterschool Special

    Featuring a dreamy indie-rock soundtrack that quickly turns sour, a sense of disenfranchised teenage romanticism that curdles under its own emo, twee-ness and some occasionally charming performances and admittedly clever quips, the indie film, “Daydream Nation” can’t hide the fact that it is absolutely callow -- riddled with vapid coming-of-age cliches expressed first and foremost by a rather painful voice-over and endless slo-motion music-video montages. Directed and written by Canadian filmmaker Michael Goldbach (co-writer of Don McKellar’s "Childstar"), the tedious and cloying picture reads and sounds like the diary of a deluded and guilel...

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  • The Playlist
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    'Seventh Heaven' Dad Stephen Collins Joins 'Three Stooges'

    After a couple months of rumor and speculation, The Farrelly Brothers are casting hard on their long-gestating dream project "The Three Stooges" and have added another interesting choice to the film.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    In 1995, Tupac Shakur Wrote A Screenplay; In 2011, It's Been Acquired For Production

    Hmm... very interesting... I'm very well aware that he was multi-talented, but I had no idea Tupac Shakur wrote a screenplay; the only one he ever penned. And, the rights to that screenplay have been acquired by a production team planning to make a filmed version of it.

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  • The Playlist
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    Review: 'Something Borrowed' Is Something Truly Awful

    From its empty soul to its poorly framed shots ready for pan-and-scan conversion, “Something Borrowed” seems primed to play on Saturday afternoons on E!, sandwiched between reruns of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and “Bridalplasty.” Based on the chick-lit hit of the same name by Emily Giffin, th...

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  • Leonard Maltin
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    Remembering Jackie Cooper

    I feel as if I’ve known Jackie Cooper my whole life. Like many baby boomers, I grew up on a daily diet of The Little Rascals (originally known as Our Gang) on television, and also watched reruns of his 1950s TV series The People’s Choice, which I liked because it featured a dog named Cleo who “talke...

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  • Caryn James
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    Tina Fey Hosts This Week's SNL

    Soon, Tina Fey will have to slow down long enough to give birth, but until then she's wildly busy. Last night she was a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, appearing with Amy Poehler in a very funny Jersey Shore satire callled Jersey Floor, (watch it here) along with plugging her bestselling book...

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Gloria Reuben One Of Several Actors Offered Roles In Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln Film

    Casting for Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln film continues to fill out, with the most recent announcement including Gloria Reuben as one of a handful of actors offered roles in the project, although, at least in her case, what part exactly she'll play hasn't been revealed.

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  • The Playlist
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    Universal On Verge Of Putting Ron Howard's Epic 'The Dark Tower' Project Into Turnaround

    Update: Deadline reports that pre-production has now been put on hiatus and the proposed September start date has been scrapped as Universal works to try and bring down the budget.

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  • The Playlist
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    Intense Promo Art For 'Haywire' Lands A Solid Punch

    Update: Images removed by request.

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