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    Watch: Nike Football Ad Directed By Mark Romanek & Edited By Academy Award Winner Kirk Baxter

    While Mark Romanek's next directorial effort "Cinderella" continues to develop, he's been busy keeping his skills honed in the commercial world. Last year he directed that pretty weird Kia ad with the dancing hamsters, but he's back with something a bit more his flavor and has ...

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    S&A "Scandal" Talk-Back Session #1 (3 More Episodes Until Season Ends & Sh*t Just Got Real)

    I considered starting this earlier in the series, but, to be frank, after watching episode 1, as I expressed in my post stating some concerns I had for the show, I wasn't quite sure of how it would evolve and progress over the next several episodes.

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    Tribeca Review: 'Knife Fight' Is Political Mud-Slinging For Dummies

    For those of you who felt “Ides Of March” was entirely too cerebral and challenging, here comes the dunderheaded “Knife Fight.” A political satire that treads no new ground, this name-heavy comedy wastes an engaging central performance by Rob Lowe, who is completely game to play all sides of the pol...

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    Nick Nolte Wants His Money Back In 'Bitterroot'

    You need someone to play vulnerable and grizzled? Call up Nick Nolte. At 71, the actor's voice has never been more gravelly, nor his face more worn and he's been using it to great effect. He was outstanding in last year's unfairly slept-on "Warrior" and in many ways, he was emo...

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    Peter Jackson Says To Wait Until You See 'The Hobbit' In Full Before Judging The Results Of 48fps Filmmaking

    It seems that this week, everyone suddenly became an expert on 48fps (frames-per-second) filmmaking. In case you're still playing catch up, 48fps doubles the 24fps standard that has been used throughout cinema history in order to provide a smoother, crisper and more "realistic" image. ...

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    Henry Selick Is Back: Nearing Finish Line On His Disney/Pixar Feature & Will Direct Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Graveyard Book’

    In 2010 it was announced that Henry Selick, the beloved director of “Nightmare Before Christmas,” had left Laika Studios, the Portland, Oregon-based animation studio run by Nike co-founder and chairman Phil Knight. Knight had hired Selick back in 2002 to help transition the studio from Will Vinton S...

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    Hammer Films Scares Up The Rights To The Winchester Mystery House For Horror Flick

    Recently reborn horror studio Hammer Films has developed a taste for haunted houses: after last February’s “The Woman in Black," they have optioned the rights for a film on the Winchester Mystery House, located in San Jose, California. Imagination Design Works and Nine/8 Entertainme...

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    This Week on Criticwire: Ongoing Festival Momentum and the Right to Fight S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Debates don't get solved in a day. One side of a particular argument doesn't suddenly become "right" at the expense of the other. That's the essence of many topics discussed on the blog this week, as we survey in This Week on Criticwire.

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    Tribeca Review: 'Una Noche' A Funny, Bawdy, Hopeful Debut Picture From Lucy Mulloy

    There’s a youthful energy running through “Una Noche” that threatens to overwhelm, from its sun-kissed first image to its final moments on the sands of the beach. Alive and vibrant, Lucy Mulloy’s often bawdy first feature is narrated by Lila, a blossoming teenage girl confused by her sexuality, alie...

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    New Yorkers, Go Get Yourself a Free Diet Coke!

    Alright so, yes, Diet Coke is sponsoring the Lost Boys coverage of Tribeca so it's hard to appear objective in this suggestion, but: Starting today there's a Diet Coke sampling truck handing out free bottles somewhere in Manhattan.

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