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    R.I.P. Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012)

    "Hiya! I'm sure you kids know me best as Sergeant Fatso Judson in 'From Here to Eternity,' " Ernest Borgnine once quipped on a memorable guest turn on "The Simpsons." But he was that and so much more. An Oscar-winning actor who delivered a number of memorable film rol...

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    German Film Studio Sets Up Low Budget Label, Seeks Indie Projects w/ $1 Million Budgets To Back

    German Film Studio Sets Up Low Budget Label, Seeks Indie Projects w/ $1 Million Budgets To Back

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    Award-Winning Director Of 'Hoop Dreams' & 'The Interrupters' Tackling Global Food System Next

    He directed 2 of the most reverred documentaries made in the last 20 years (you'll likely find both of them on many lists of top documentaries of all time - 1994's Hoop Dreams and 2011's The Interrupters), and now director Steve James will continue his exploration of class, economic...

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    Michael Fassbender To Star In & Produce Film Version Of 'Assassin's Creed' Video Game

    The history of the video game movie has not been a glorious one. With most games being fairly heavily derivative of movies in the first place, potential adaptations have struggled to become distinctive, and low-calibre talent has generally been involved to date, bastardizing games (e.g. "Super Mario...

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    Review: Conspiracies Of The Heart, Ballot Box & Office Swirl In Wildly Uneven 'The Newsroom'

    For those who have barely tolerated the (at times) strident idealism of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom," the opening the season's third episode "The 112th Congress" may severely test your patience. The show opens with a clip of the (now former) National Coordinator for Counterterrorism for the FBI Ric...

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    THE NEWSROOM RECAP 3: THE 112TH CONGRESS

    As much as I believe Aaron Sorkin is, to some extent, correct about the brokenness of our news system, as I’ve watched "The Newsroom," I’m finding myself increasingly sympathetic with the people he’s angry at, the ones who knuckle under to commercial pressure and the terms of their contracts as Will...

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    'The Newsroom' Episode 3 Review and Recap: The Morning After 'The 112th Congress,' a Silent Waiting Game Erupts

    In a canny bit of Sorkin script engineering, the "News Night" team tackles Tea Party politics for six straight months with nary a peep from the 44th floor. But as with Jane Fonda's silent lioness Leona Lansing, a period of quiet comes before the roar.

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    Watch: 13-Minute 'The Dark Knight Rises' Featurette (Interviews, Clips, Behind-The-Scenes Footage)

    And if you're not already psyched to see this movie, and/or you haven't tired from the marketing blitz, how about this newly-released 14-minute featurette which includes lots of interviews with the cast, behind the scenes footage, and clips from the film itself, which will be out s...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Beasts,' 'Moonrise' and 'Rome' Provide Post-Holiday Fireworks

    As most specialized distributors shunned new post-holiday openings, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" showed new strength in its second week, as several already successful films broadened well, led by "Moonrise Kingdom" and "To Rome With Love."

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