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    Small Screen | "Kunstler" on POV, "Kevorkian" on HBO, Kiorastami on Criterion and More Home Releases

    "William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe" (criticWIRE rating: B-), the profile of the controversial lawyer who made a career out of high-profile unpopular clients, kicks off POV's summer series tonight, June 22 on PBS. The film's directors, Kunstler's daughters, Emily and Sarah, told iW's Eugen...

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    REVIEW | Living in the Present: "The Imperialists are Still Alive"

    Records of post-9/11 Middle Eastern life have been virtually absent in Western cinema for obvious, if deplorable, reasons. Zeina Durra mercifully comes to the rescue with a sharp contemporary yarn sporting an appropriately alarming title: "The Imperialists Are Still Alive!" The first-time director's...

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    Variety: Ogilvie & Freccero Start CrowdStarter

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    Our Daily ISA (International Sales Agent) in Moscow: Corsan

    Singularity, an Indian-Belgian co-production directed by Palm d'or winner Roland Joffe, presented at Moscow Business Square. Watch for more on India and the BRIC nations in the next blog.

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    secret's out: Art & Copy

    Art & Copy | Leonard Maltin | Leonard Maltin's Secret's Out | Movie TrailersAn excellent--and unsung--documentary now available on DVD.

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    REVIEW | The Toxic Avenger: Josh Fox's "GasLand"

    This review was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. "GasLand" premieres on HBO Monday, June 21st.

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    Helen Mirren Poses Nude for New York Magazine

    While she isn't Lindsay Lohan, Helen Mirren's bikini shot below got plenty of play, and now she's posing nude in a bathtub--on the stump for Love Ranch, directed by her husband Taylor Hackford. It's a far cry from The Queen.

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    Review Roundup: "GasLand"

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    James Franco: Everywhere

    Actor James Franco seems to be everywhere these days. He's starring in serious dramas (Howl) and goofy comedies (Date Night), directing a Saturday Night Live doc and a Cannes short, making art (he has an upcoming New York solo show of photos, drawings and videos) and falling asleep during class at Columbia's MFA program in creative writing (he's prepping a children's book). While Franco, 32, is not the first actor to pursue artistic outlets other than on-screen performing, his choices do reflect a certain self-aware humor and intelligence. After all, he plays an unpredictable painter named "Franco" on General Hospital who seduces a girl at MO...

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    Black Listed Screenplay Finds Producer

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