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    New 60-Second TV Spot For 'Django Unchained' Gives Us More Kerry Washington, Sam Jackson

    I didn't get to watch the BET Awards show last night, but, based on my Twitter feed, the impression I got from many of you who I follow who were watching, was that the film was being solemnly sold as Roots for this generation, during its segment.

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Media Alert: Op-ed in Washington Post

    In case you haven't seen my tweets and Facebook posts from the weekend, I had an op-ed piece in the Washington Post yesterday.

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    Indiewire Alert

    Hey folks. Indiewire was effected by the storm outage in Virginia this past weekend.

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    THE NEWSROOM RECAP 2: NEWSROOM 2.0

    For Aaron Sorkin’s characters, doing your job and falling in love are often inseparable processes.

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    FALLING SKIES RECAP 3: YOUNG BLOODS

    This week's Falling Skies gave us some very earned emotional release. Like almost every episode, the action sequences were kick-ass, but the heart of the episode this week was in its emotional moments. While some of the set-up leading into the key dramatic sequences was schmaltzy, and some ...

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    TRUE BLOOD RECAP 4: WE'LL MEET AGAIN

    Alan Ball’s a believer. Now on his last season as the major domo of "True Blood," he continues to see no reason at all why Big Themes and literary stuff can’t coexist with camp, bodice ripper romance, Hammer gore camp and a Ken-Russell-esque free-for-all approach to fantastic filmmaking.

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    Wanna See Mike Tyson's Odd Polish Energy Drink Commercials?

    It's obvious that Mike Tyson has gone through a major image change. Once one of the most dangerous and feared men of them all, he's now seen more as comic relief.

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    Spike Lee Is TCM's Guest Programmer This Thursday July 5th

    Anyone who regularly watches the Turner Classic Movie cable channel (and if not, why aren't you?) knows that every week on a special night, they like to have some celebrity (usually an actor, director, film critic or writer) as the guest programmer, to choose and discuss the films for ...

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    'The Newsroom' Episode 2 Review and Recap: 'News Night 2.0,' One Strange Step for Womankind

    Best laid plans go awry as the newsroom staffers attempt an upgraded show, and as "The Newsroom" writer Aaron Sorkin gives us female characters with some serious mood swings.

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