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    First Official Poster For Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great And Powerful'

    The Internet movie blogosphere hit a pretty embarrassing low a few weeks back when a terribly scanned black-and-white "first look" image of James Franco in "Oz: The Great And Powerful" started making the rounds. It was, at best, equivalent to the quality of a shaky cell phone pic...

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    First Image Of A Bald, Gun-Wielding Matt Damon In Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium'

    While Neill Blomkamp and his team have done a fantastic job of keeping pretty much everything about his upcoming sci-fi flick "Elysium" under wraps, the time for show and tell is soon arriving. Sony recently confirmed the film will be part of their one and a half hour presentation at Comic...

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    Critical Consensus: Anthony Kaufman and Peter Rainer on Steven Soderbergh, Oliver Stone and Today's Auteur Theory

    Editor’s note: Critical Consensus is a biweekly feature in which two critics from Indiewire’s Criticwire network discuss new releases with Indiewire’s chief film critic, Eric Kohn. Here, Indiewire contributor and ReelPolitik blogger Anthony Kaufman joins Christian Science Monito...

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    Project of the Day: The World's First Vengeance Documentary

    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. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

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    Exclusive: French Caribbean Talent Stana Roumillac Talks 'Elza' & U.S. Crossover Dreams

    French actress Stana Roumillac commanded the big screen in her leading feature film debut Elza. The 2011 French-Goudalupean production screened at the American Black Film Festival a little over a week ago (see my review of the superbly acted, touching tale HERE).

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    Armond White's Publication Mistakes Fake White Twitter Feed For Real McCoy

    Odds are good that if you have Rotten Tomatoes as one of your bookmarks, you’re familiar with the work of Armond White, the longtime film critic who’s gained a certain amount of notoriety for his against-the-grain tendencies.

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    Gone Fishing

    See you next week

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    Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back in the Water, Celebrate July 4th With Vintage 'Jaws' Reviews

    How did critics react to the all-time classic blockbuster when it first opened in 1975? Let's find out.

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    47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Day Two: Cannes Winner 'Beyond the Hills,' Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis' & More

    Okay, after the debacle of sleeping soundly through the opening night film (and not, as is traditional in film festivals, in one’s seat at the theater*), I’m out the door bright and early. I’m headed to the Grand Hotel Pupp to catch a 10 a.m. screening of Christian Mintu’s Cannes-awarded "Beyond th...

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    JULY 4th PINUPS

    Once again, let us thank those Hollywood studio publicists who kept their contract starlets busy posing for silly holiday-themed photos in the 1920s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. If not for them we couldn’t enjoy a timely gallery like this one, which screams of patriotic fervor. (OK, maybe not&hellip...

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