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    Waging War Against Texting in Theaters and 10 Other Things I Learned at CinemaCon

    The latest salvo in an ongoing war against texting in theaters started at a CinemaCon panel I moderated in Las Vegas with Sony vice-chairman Jeff Blake, Regal Entertainment CEO Amy Miles, "Fast & Furious" producer Neal Moritz, IMAX president Greg Foster and Alamo Drafthouse chief Tim League.

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    2 Academy Award Winners Be Damned, 50 Cent Ruins Movies: Trailer For 'Freelancers' With Robert De Niro & Forest Whitaker

    50 Cent is a financial titan. The rapper has expanded his brand into sneakers, books, body spray, condoms, vitamin water, energy drinks and, of course, film production via his Cheetah Vision production company. And that's what we're here to talk about. You see, while 50 Cent likes to make mo...

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    In Theaters: 'Snow White And The Huntsman,' 'Piranha 3DD,' 'A Cat In Paris' & More

    Another Memorial Day weekend come and gone, and here we are: summer has begun. Temperatures are rising all over the place, and you might have trouble finding comfort, let alone sleeping, with all the humidity. You could make like the olden days and take to the air-conditioned cinema houses to beat t...

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    James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Paul Rudd, Rihanna & More Freak Out In Set Pics From 'The End Of The World'

    You want to know how far the branches of the Judd Apatow tree go? Just look at the cast of "The End Of The World." Not only does it feature pretty much the regular Apatow players including Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Paul Rudd, Jay Baruchel and Jason Segel, it also features frien...

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    Review: 'Cellmates' An Unpleasant Racial Dramedy Featuring A Fading Tom Sizemore

    Movies can deliver a powerful message by humanizing what many consider to be the dregs of society, casting a light on what demons drive the darkness and bigotry in their heart. It’s the meaning of great art, finding humanity in the least-likely places. “Cellmates,” which is not great art, centers on...

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    A.O. Scott and David Carr Critique Criticism

    "Criticism is its own thing, it's own taste. And people who want it, people who are masochistic and insecure, those are my people, that's my constituency. People who need their lives ruined. I'm here for you."

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    Wes Anderson Reveals Animated 'Moonrise Kingdom' Short Film To Premiere Online Next Week

    While the joys of "Moonrise Kingdom" are still reserved for those that managed to see it at the Cannes Film Festival or in the handful of cities it opened in last weekend, it looks like there will be even more to enjoy from Wes Anderson's forthcoming film.

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    Morgan Freeman Is 75 Years Old Today... Your Most Memorable Morgan Freeman Moments?

    Happy birthday Morgan Freeman! 75 big ones, and counting. A career that's lasted nearly 50 years! 5 Oscar nominations and 1 win later, here you are sir!

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    Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic 'Dirty White Boy' Will Feature The Wu-Tang Clan Playing Themselves

    Music biopics come and go, but this spring minds were blown when the always awesome Michael K. Williams was cast as Ol' Dirty Bastard in the film "Dirty White Boy." Of course, any movie involving ODB has to include the Wu-Tang Clan, and the idea of trying to find actors to fill those r...

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    Review: 'Sexual Chronicles Of A French Family' Deals Less With Wandering Minds & More With Wandering Hands

    The opening shot of “Sexual Chronicles Of A French Family” is handheld footage of a young girl in class, her eyes darting back and forth as we hear a teacher discuss the day’s lesson. She briefly looks into the shaking camera before slipping her hand underneath her skirt. She wears no undergarment, ...

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