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    Omar Sy Addresses Charges Of "Uncle Tom Racism" In Hit French Comedy "Intouchables" (Stateside Debut 5/25)

    I haven't read many stateside interviews with Monsieur Omar Sy yet, even though he's been here, since the film that catapulted him into international notoriety, Intouchables, recently screened in New York and Los Angeles, with The Weinstein Company planning to release it here in the USA...

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    'The Help' Director Tate Taylor To Helm Big Screen Redo Of Brit Miniseries 'The Jury'

    Typically when your most recent film racks up a couple of Oscar nominations and an outstanding box office take, studios have their hands out practically begging you to bring your dream project to their doorsteps. Helmer Tate Taylor hasn’t exactly followed that path after his success with 2011&...

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    Amos Vogel, Founder of the New York Film Festival and Cinema 16, Dies at 91

    The promotional materials for Cinema 16, the groundbreaking film society founded in 1947 by Amos Vogel, advertised Films You Cannot See Elsewhere. But for Vogel, who died peacefully Tuesday at the age of 91 in the apartment off Washington Square Park where he had lived since the fifties, assembling ...

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    In Her Own Words: Aimee Lagos Shares One of Her Favorite Scenes From '96 Minutes'

    "96 Minutes" is on it’s face a story about a carjacking gone horribly wrong, but at it’s core it’s an exploration of four young characters – all very different on the outside and from completely different walks of life, yet whom are all struggling with many of the same issues emotionally that face s...

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    Notes From Tribeca's Women's Filmmaker Brunch

    Since only women were allowed to attend, Indiewire TV Editor Alison Willmore graciously attended the Women's Filmmaker Brunch on behalf The Lost Boys. Though we clearly need a few lost girls soon.

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    5 Things You May Not Know About 'The Third Man'

    Thirty-six years ago today, on April 25th, 1976, filmmaker Carol Reed passed away. One of the greatest directors ever to come out of the U.K, Reed started out as an actor, but gained fame as a writer-director in the late 1930s and 1940s, thanks to films like "Night Train To Munich," and the outstand...

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    Tyler James William Stars In Disney Feature Inspired By "Cyrano de Bergerac" (From Writer Of "Barbershop")

    Tyler James Williams (Everybody Hates Chris), recording artist Coco Jones, and Trevor Jackson (Eureka) star in the Disney Channel Original Movie Let It Shine, described as a music-driven story for kids and families, premiering Friday, June 15th, at 8pm ET/PT.

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    Project of the Day: 'The Cover-Up' For the Crime He Didn't Commit

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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    'Sons of Anarchy' Creator Kurt Sutter Takes on Gangs Again in a New Unscripted Series

    "Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter is keeping to territory he knows well in his first foray into unscripted television. He's the executive producer and host of the Discovery Channel's new six-part unscripted series "Outlaw Empires," which starts Monday, May 1...

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    Stephen King's 'The Eyes of the Dragon' Being Developed as a Syfy Series

    With HBO's "Game of Thrones" demonstrating there's a formidable market for high fantasy, the Syfy channel is looking to get in the game with an adaptation of Stephen King's 1987 "The Eyes of the Dragon." One of the prolific author's non-horror ventures, ...

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