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    5 Recent Movie Superheroes Who Are Good Role Models for Boys

    It's no big secret that modern cinema corrupts the minds of youth more than it did in the past. At least, that's been a general consensus as films have, with each subsequent generation, seemingly become more violent, sexual, cynical and otherwise "immoral" to the puritanical parental types out there. The latest (continued?) concern is with superhero movies, according to a Telegraph article that surprisingly avoids mentioning "Kick-Ass." UMass professor Dr. Sharon Lamb spoke out about the genre's dangers at the recent Convention of the American Psychological Association, claiming current superhero characters are bad role models for young boys....

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    IndiePix Takes "Delilah" For U.S.

    IndiePix has announced that it has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to Warwick Thornton's Australian love story "Samson & Delilah." The film was the winner of the Camera d'Or at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, and was Australia's selection for the foreign-language film category at last year's A...

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    maltin on movies: A Town Called Panic

    A Town Called Panic | Leonard Maltin | Maltin on Movies | Movie TrailersCheck out the wackiest animated feature I've ever seen—now available on DVD.

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    maltin on movies: Mother

    Mother | Leonard Maltin | Maltin on Movies | Movie TrailersOne of the year’s best films is a multi-layered whodunit from Korea—and it’s available now on DVD.

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    Girl with Dragon Tattoo Signs Mara as Salander, Craig as Blomkvist

    All the Lisbeth Salander casting rumors just bit the dust. David Fincher has closed the deal to star his The Social Network discovery Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in the English-language version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, written by Steve Zaillian and produced by Scott Rudin for Sony. Sh...

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    Winners of Locarno With Contacts - Update Sales Agent for Winter Vacation

    Locarno is already over with its winners announced. Chinese director Li Hongqi took home the Pardo d’oro, or Golden Leopard, for his film, Han Jia (Winter Vacation), closing out the 63rd Locarno Film Festival. Winter Vacation NOW HAS AN international sales agent: Nantes based French sales agent/ th...

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    Gibson Crashes Car in Malibu, Unharmed

    This news story about Mel Gibson crashing his Maserati into a Malibu cliffside Sunday night makes sure to say that alcohol wasn't involved. Gibson was unhurt. The car was smashed. I'm sorry, but driving alone into a hillside is not a good sign.

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    ScreenSingapore Sets Date for Inaugural Event

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