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    Eat This Film! # 1: Fast Food Nation

    Reverse Shot and New York food magazine Edible Manhattan's monthly summer screening series at 92YTribeca, "Eat This Film!," begins this Wednesday June 9 and runs through September 15. This series will highlight a unique selection of timely and timeless international features and documentaries that l...

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    The Sex and the City Aftermath -- Misogyny Unleashed

    No matter whether or not you liked or even saw Sex and the City 2 what you can't have missed is the cultural conversation that film has caused in all quarters. We've been talking about women aging onscreen, we've been talking about women's rights in the Middle East, we've been talking about menopau...

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    Career Watch: Prince of Persia Setback for Rising Star Gyllenhaal

    No question that summer disappointment Prince of Persia marks a rare setback for Jake Gyllenhaal. Critics assailed his attempt to carry a Jerry Bruckheimer sword-and-sandal action tentpole, but the actor remains on Hollywood's list of go-to rising stars. Here's a taste of my latest Inside Movies Car...

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    PBC: Top Producers Dish on Lousy Filmmaking Present, Death of Drama and Cable Future

    Amid the general doom and gloom for studios and indies alike, at this weekend's Produced By Conference, producers Mark Gordon, Marshall Herskovitz, Richard Zanuck, Larry Gordon, and Mark Johnson marked some cautious upbeat notes, reports Amy Dawes:

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    Bullock Reunites with Reynolds on Action Comedy Most Wanted

    Sandra Bullock knows what she's doing. Tired of all the crazy tabloid crap, she's moving the conversation on to kissing Scarlett Johansson on MTV and possibly co-starring with her husband Ryan Reynolds on a new comedy, Most Wanted. Looks like she's following my career advice and getting back to work...

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    Same-Sex Kissing, Jamie Bell for Spider-Man? Kutcher's Katalyst, Swank Gets Toothy for Carpenter

    -Rumors are swarming that Billy Elliot's Jamie Bell is Sony's choice for Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot. The young Brit is already the face of Tintin in Sony's Spielberg directed/Jackson produced CGI The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, which comes out December 2011. Could Bell reall...

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    Cambodia Doc Faces Ban and Political Obstruction

    Cambodia has banned American director Bradley Cox's doc "Who Killed Chea Vichea?" which had its European fest debut at IDFA and most recently played at the Cannes Independent Film Festival. The film investigates the 2004 assassination of that Southeast Asian country's most prominent union leaders, C...

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    MTV Movie Awards: Bullock Should Have Kissed Betty White, Eclipse Clip, Cruise and JLo Dance

    As I've said, most awards shows are about people promoting themselves. Wouldn't it be a great idea to get the three stars to intro the Twilight: Eclipse video? (It's below, along with clips from the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The Last Airbender, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.) Let's hav...

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