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    Exclusive: Poster For Darkly Comic & Dramatic 'Nancy, Please' Premiering This Month At The Tribeca Film Festival

    In a couple of weeks, the red carpet will roll out and lights will be dimmed for the Tribeca Film Festival, and a host of films will be unspooling for the first time in front of an audience. And one of the films hoping to earn attention from audiences will be Andrew Semans' dark, comic psychodra...

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    Ti West Will Scare You Next With 'Bedbugs'

    Sometimes the scariest things happen closest to home, and for a brief moment in the pop culture sphere, bedbugs were the horreur du jour. The subject of countless new stories, cable exposés and more, it seems everyone was worried about bedbugs, and where you might get them: Exterminators enjo...

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    Trailer Premiere For Noel Clarke's Sci-Fi Horror "Storage 24"

    First profiled on this site last May, Brit renaissance man (director, writer, actor, producer, playwright, and who knows what else), Noel Clarke's sci-fi horror movie that he's been super-secretive about titled Storage 24 now has a trailer, which Clarke himself tweeted about moment...

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #17: 'Turn Off the Lights' Director Ivana Mladenovic

    Ivana Mladenovic was born in Serbia, but has spent the last six years living in Romania. However, Mladenovic says she does not notice any major differences between the two countries. But she believes this perception sets her apart from others.

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    On The Rise 2012: 5 Screenwriters To Keep An Eye On In The Next Few Years

    Unlike in theater or television, writers generally get the short end of the stick in the movie business. When a film doesn't work, the script is blamed, when it does work, the director gets credit. Writers get fired, rehired, fired again, rewritten and screwed out of credit. But that's not to say th...

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    A Movie Review Show With Pretensions

    A new movie review show -- on YouTube -- looks to revitalize the classic crosstalk format.

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    The Wait Grows Shorter For 'Twelve Years a Slave' As Steve McQueen Project Negotiates Final Financier

    Two distinguished directors have both been hard at work putting together their Louisiana-based period films about slavery, and now the one least likely to have an Ennio Morricone sample, Steve McQueen's “Twelve Years a Slave,” appears to finally be ready to roll.

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    Naturi Naughton Workshopping Tupac Musical + Co-Stars w/ Kimberly Elise In Indie Drama "Highland Park"

    A film based on the late rapper/actor's life is still in Limbo (Antoine Fuqua was to direct it, and even began the casting process last spring, but nothing came from that, and Fuqua left the project; John Singleton then was said to have taken over for Fuqua, but then he left the project as ...

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    Why 'Littlerock' Tops This Week's 5 Blu-ray/DVD Picks

    This week on Blu-ray/DVD: An award-winning breakout from the 2010 festival circuit; a revealing portrait of the iconic Charlotte Rampling; one of the most controversial films to play at last year's Cannes Film Festival; the biopic that won Meryl Streep her third Oscar; and the latest from Werner...

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    Gemma Arterton In Talks to Play Struggling Actress, Psychopath in '2LDK'-Inspired 'The Wright Girls'

    British actress Gemma Arterton is probably still best-known for her big-budget studio fare, with “Prince of Persia” and “Clash of the Titans” both simply relegating her to love interest roles, but as recent negotiations have begun to bring the actress back to her dark genre b...

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