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    "The Black Power Mixtape" Gets Official Theatrical Release Date!

    Goran Hugo Olsson’s acclaimed documentary, The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and was later acquired for distribution by Sundance Selects, now has an official theatrical release date.

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    AFTER MATH: STAYING ALIVE, GREASE 2, and the calculus of the Sequel

    By Sarah BuntingPress Play Contributor

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    Principal Photography On Spike's "Red Hook Summer" Complete + Pic

    "HALLELUJAH and can I get an AMEN? We have just wrapped The Principal Photography of The New Spike Lee Joint RED HOOK SUMMER. We at 40 Acres are committed to building upon our Body of Work. I send you all a deep and sincere heartfelt Thanks for your Love, Support, Prayers and Blessings from Wayback ...

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    Watch: Clip From Marvel Short Film 'The Consultant' Scored By DJ Paul Oakenfold For Some Reason

    Have you been staying up nights, stricken by anxiety at the seeming lack of continuity between "The Incredible Hulk" and "Iron Man 2"? Did Tony Stark's cameo leave you with more questions than answers? Well prepare to finally get a full night's rest as on September 13th, all those nagging concerns w...

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    Souleymane Sy Savane Joins Cast Of Indie Relationship Drama "Keep The Lights On"

    Ivorian thespian Souleymane Sy Savane of Goodbye Solo fame (and the upcoming Machine Gun Preacher)will co-star in the indie drama Keep The Lights On for writer/director Ira Sachs.

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    Toronto Sees More Doubles: Two Films Each for Weisz, Hoffman, Olsen, Rogen, Shannon, Chastain

    Six more actors (here are the first five) are working double time at the Toronto Film Festival this year: Rachel Weisz (360, The Deep Blue Sea), Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Ides of March, Moneyball), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene, Peace, Love & Misunderstanding), Seth Rogen (50/50, Take ...

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    Russell Brand Offered Male Lead In Diablo Cody's Directorial Debut 'Lamb Of God'

    'Rock Of Ages' Co-Star Julianne Hough A Contender For LeadThe screen career of Russell Brand has been an interesting thing to follow so far. The stand-up comedian broke out as a highlight of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," and spun off the same character to a lesser, but still fair degree of success in...

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    Zack Snyder Decides To Direct Afghan War Drama 'The Last Photograph' Himself

    Afghan war? Drama? Zack Snyder? Admittedly, something in there doesn't make sense but believe it or not, the man behind "300," "Watchmen" and "Sucker Punch" came up with an idea for just such a movie and with his regular collaborator Kurt Johnstad penning the script, they've had it in development fo...

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    Documentary Classics: "The Last Waltz" is a Perfectly Overproduced Concert Film of Its Time

    Back in February I got in a Twitter argument with another film critic while defending "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never." This person stated that if I (or anyone else) can't tell the difference between "Never Say Never" and "The Last Waltz," I am unfit to write. I replied that I can tell the difference, but the truth was I had never seen "Waltz" and couldn't genuinely claim more than a basic understanding of what he was getting at. Now that I've finally watched the 1978 concert film, which is considered by many to be one of the best docs of its kind, I can agree to some very clear distinctions, but mostly in their purpose. For one thing, the Bi...

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    Chris Evans Might Take A Trip To 'Motor City' With Albert Hughes

    So let's clear up a bit of confusion. Yesterday it was reported that Mark Wahlberg was bailing on David O. Russell's "The Silver Linings Playbook" due to a scheduling conflict that Deadline speculated might be Allen Hughes' "Broken City." That still may be the case, but another Hughes brother is pre...

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