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    Watch Now: New Clip from Mario Van Peebles' "We the Party"

    In anticipation of the film's April 6th theater opening, a new clip has been released from We the Party, the new teen comedy by Mario Van Peebles.

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    'On The Road,' 'Cosmopolis' & 'Cogan's Trade' Appear Headed To Cannes, So Who Else Will Walk The Red Carpet?

    If you've kept up with us since we dropped our intial Cannes Film Festival piece back in February, a lot has changed and the field is becoming narrower and more clear in terms of what films and filmmakers are headed to the south of France. It requires a bit of moving puzzle pieces, and putting t...

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    Rosario Dawson Teaming w/ "Walking Dead" Producer To Bring "Occult Crimes Taskforce" To A&E

    Probably hoping to reap similar rewards AMC's The Walking Dead, Rosario Dawson is teaming with the producer of that hit zombie series, Gale Anne Hurd, to bring her graphic novel to A&E.

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    Media Watch: Industry Heavyweights Talk 'The New Disruptors: Content, Devices and Distribution'

    "We are in the future and the future is now," said producer Paula Wagner in her intro to Loyola Marymount University School of Film & Television's annual Steed Symposium, which mounted a heavyweight industry panel to talk "The New Disruptors: Content, Devices and Distribution."

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    OWN Doc "Tent City, USA" Gets Official Release Date (Homeless Citizens Run For Office)

    The OWN original documentary which we first told you about 2 weeks ago, will premiere on the network on Thursday April 5 from 9PM - 11PM EST/PST.

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    5 Ways to Juice Up J.J. Abrams' 'Alcatraz' (If It's Renewed for Another Season)

    "Alcatraz" closed out its 13-episode season this week with a two-hour finale, the ratings for which were actually lower than the week before. Not a great sign for the Fox freshman drama, which hasn't yet been renewed, though fans are trying to rally behind it.

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    High Fidelity: Why Fans Demanding Faithfulness To Their Favorite Source Material Is Damaging Movies

    Let's face it, we see more adaptations than original material in movie theaters. And that's not something new: adapting from plays or novels (and now, other movies and TV shows and video games and board games and action figures) is as old as cinema itself. But what has changed, or at least become mo...

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    AMC is Developing a Football Drama, With Tommy Lee Jones in Talks to Direct Pilot

    For those of us in need of something to fill the football-and-weeping niche vacated by the much-missed "Friday Night Lights," AMC is developing a period football drama entitled "The Real All Americans" that looks like it could totally hit the spot.

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    Brooklyn Girl Film Festival begins tomorrow; includes 'Color of Beauty' and 'UnRapped'

    Beginning tomorrow March 29th through March 31st is the first annual Brooklyn Girl Film Festival.  Their mission: To showcase the work of women filmmakers from around the globe.  Whether their work is a serious documentary or a lighthearted comedy, Brooklyn Girl Film Festival seeks to...

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    Review: 'Bully' Shifts Blame & Pities The Victims Without Offering Real Solutions To The Problem Of Bullying

    At one point in "Bully," a new documentary about the complex problem of bullying in American high schools, a mother of a bullied high schooler confesses that she feels like both she and her husband have failed their son Alex. He is constantly picked on when he rides the bus to school every...

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