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    Captain Planet Film In Development At Cartoon Network

    With a TV series, toys, comics and video games already developed out of media mogul Ted Turner's brainchild, Captain Planet, the do-gooder environmentalist superhero is finally getting the big screen treatment. So for the millions who have been waiting in agony for a Captain Planet movie, today is y...

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    White Audiences/Black Films And Other Tiresome Tales Of Ignorance & Myopia...

    "Movie producers are often reluctant to cast more than a few minority actors in otherwise race-neutral movies for fear that the White audience will largely avoid such films. Two experiments were conducted to test the idea that the racial makeup of a cast could influence White audiences' selective ex...

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    Cameron Crowe Says 'We Bought A Zoo' Soundtrack Won't Necessarily Feature Neil Young Or Eddie Vedder

    But Does Confirm It Will Likely Be Heavy On One Or Two ArtistsOne down, two to go. It's been a helluva busy year for director Cameron Crowe. He's already delivered one film, his Elton John documentary "The Union" and with five and a half months to go before the end of 2011, he will deliver two more movies. First, his long in the works Pearl Jam documentary "Pearl Jam Twenty" will premiere at the Venice Film Festival before hitting the "American Masters" series on PBS in October that will be followed by a DVD release. And then, just in time for the holidays, the director will drop his first feature film in six years, the dramedy "We Bought A Z...

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    Watch: Director Alrick Brown Reacts To Selection Of His Debut "Kinyarwanda" For AFFRM Release #2

    As already announced, Alrick Brown's 2011 Sundance award-winner Kinyarwanda will be the 2nd film to be distributed theatrically via AFFRM (the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement). In the just-released video clip below, director Brown reacts to the news.

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    Review: 'World On A Wire' Is A Long Lost Rainer Werner Fassbinder Oddity Worthy Of Reconsideration

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s “World on a Wire,” a once-thought-lost, nearly-four-hour-long sci-fi epic about the nature of reality and the ways in which we lose ourselves in that potentially futile quest, was made way back in 1973 and for that reason alone, it’s hard not to goggle in awe at how ahead ...

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    Naomie Harris Signs On For South African Drama "A Green And Quiet River"

    Managing to keep herself busy, in the face of recent claims of the lack of employment in the UK for black British actors, Naomie Harris is attached to star in the French production of a drama titled A Green And Quiet River, alongside Peter Sarsgaard, Ciaran Hinds, and others, with Alain Choquart dir...

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    Blake Masters To Rewrite 'Colossus' Remake for Universal; Ron Howard & Will Smith Presumably Move On

    Whether it be the success of the insipid "Transformers" franchise, or perhaps Hollywood just has a crippling artificial intelligence neurosis, there are a whole lot of movies about robots going wild on their way to cinemas. From "King of Kong" director Seth Gordon's proposed "WarGames" remake to Ste...

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    "Everyday Sushine: The Story of Fishbone" Gets Theatrical Release Dates!

    Profiled on the old S&A site in April this year, when it was revealed that it would screen at the Atlanta Film Festival, Everyday Sushine: The Story of Fishbone will receive an official theatrical release this fall, courtesy of Pale Griot Films, opening in New York City, on October 7th, at ReRun The...

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    indieWIRE's Online Video of the Day: Spike Jonze & the Beastie Boys & Santigold, Oh My!

    Every day, indieWIRE scours the internet looking for an online video we think our audience will appreciate. From artistic videos making their rounds on Vimeo and YouTube to online tutorials, we’re committed to making sure filmmakers, industry, and fans find the online videos that most suit them.

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    Watch: Breathtaking, Ass-Kicking Teaser Trailer For Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmasters'

    While we finally got "The Dark Knight Rises" official teaser trailer earlier today and with spots for "The Avengers" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" due this week, it looks like Wong Kar-Wai has come out of nowhere and kicked all kinds of superhero ass.

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