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    Ken Jeong Gets Expanded Role In 'The Hangover Part 3,' But Will It Make For A Better Finale?

    After the post-"Old School" stumbles ("School For Scoundrels" being the most egregious), it was nice to see Todd Phillips land back on his feet in a big way with "The Hangover" and to a lesser degree, the caustic but still enjoyable "Due Date." "The Hango...

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    15 of 27 Sundance Institute Grants Go To Women

    The Sundance Institute recently announced their 27 recipients for development, production and audience engagement grants. Of the 27 grant recipients, 15 of the projects are led by women or include women on their teams.

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    Watch: '+JULIANI' (Short Doc On Kenyan Hip-Hop Icon's Journey - Inspiration, Passion, Music)

    Studio Ang presents +JULIANI, a 30-minute documentary directed by Bobb Muchiri, featuring Kenyan hip-hop icon Juliani.

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    Recap: 'Louie' Has A Brief Encounter In Miami In A Gentle, Slight Episode

    "Louie" does something that really no other comedy show on TV would, or could do -- it's not afraid to not be funny. While loosely fitting into the half-hour sitcom format, Louis C.K.'s long since thrown off those shackles, both formally and in terms of the need to actually make you laugh. After all...

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    Watch 'Frankenweenie' Takes It Back To The Days Of Classic Monsters With New Trailer & Comic-Con Poster

    It’s hard to instill a great deal of faith in director Tim Burton after a string of films that has included the unneeded revisionist fairy tale “Alice In Wonderland,” along with the recent disappointment that was his update of the television series “Dark Shadows.” While 'Shadows' started promising e...

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    Union Square - directed by Nancy Savoca, written by Nancy Savoca and Mary Tobler

    A set of sisters in crisis are on display in Nancy Savoca's long awaited return - Union Square. Mira Sorvino plays Lucy, a hot mess of a woman who seems bizarrely out of control for an adult. She's one of those characters that when you see her first on screen you cringe -- she wears complete...

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    New In USA Theaters - 'The Obama Effect,' 'Family Portrait In Black & White,' 'Ballplayer: Pelotero'

    First... it's titled The Obama Effect, directed by Charles S. Dutton (he also stars it by the way), and co-stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Katt Williams, Megan Good, Wesley Jonathan and Glynn Turman.

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    New Image From Disney's 'Wreck-It Ralph'; Skrillex Contributing Music To The Film

    In case it wasn't fully apparent, electronic musicians have quickly been accepted as music composers for film. With Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross already winning Oscars, and with acts like Daft Punk, Chemical Brothers and M83 taking on film composition gigs, it seems both directors and studios a...

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    Watch: Juicy 'Dexter' Season Seven Preview Showcases Deb's Reaction to Dexter's Secret

    "You... snapped?" Showtime's put up a two-minute sneak peek from the upcoming seventh season of "Dexter" (which starts Sunday, September 30 at 9pm), and it's a juicy one taking up right where the finale left off, with Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) walking in on Dexter (Michael...

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