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    '1991: The Year Punk Broke' Getting 20th Anniversary DVD Release This Fall

    If you were a teenager in the early '90s making your way through the punk and indie music of the decade, there was a good chance you had a copy of "1991: The Year Punk Broke" on your shelf. Directed by Dave Markey, the project was simply a documentary of Sonic Youth's European tour but the whole fil...

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    Watch Episode 2 Of New “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” Web Series Starring Michael Jai White

    Here's episode 2 of the highly-anticipated Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series that was commissioned by Warner Bros. Jax (Michael Jai White), Striker (Tamoh Pennikett), Sonya Blade (Jeri Ryan) and Kano (Darren Shahlavi) all feature. If you missed episode 1, watched by more than 5 million people, see it...

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    Crackle steps it up with new app

    Crackle steps it up with new app

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    Michael Peña To Partner Up With Jake Gyllenhaal In Cop Thriller 'End Of Watch'

    Michael Peña is one of those great character actors whose always just short of finding the project to break him into larger roles. He's been slogging it out in films like "World Trade Center," "Observe and Report," "Lions For Lambs," "The Lucky Ones," "My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done," "Shooter" -- all stuff that was probably great on paper but just didn't translate onto the big screen. Even this year, he's appeared in "World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles" -- savaged by critics -- and "The Lincoln Lawyer," mostly noted for not being terrible and being the rare movie in which Matthew McConaughey keeps his shirt on. He's got a few more movies ...

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    Advance Screening Of "The First Grader" In Chicago With Star Naomie Harris Present

    We have profiled the UK film The First Grader several times previously on this site; it's being released theatrically in the U.S. next month.

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    Comedian Kevin Hart Cast In Steve Harvey’s “Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man”

    Well ladies and gentlemen, we’ve already informed you HERE of the upcoming film Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man based on Steve Harvey‘s best selling book being produced by Rainforest Films (Takers, Obsessed and Stomp The Yard).

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    At the Full Frame Festival, Archives Are the Future

    Documentary cinema tends to balance the past and present. A few months after Charles Ferguson's “Inside Job” received the Academy Award for best documentary, the 2011 edition of the Full Frame Documentary Festival presented a strong program that drew heavily on themes of poverty, struggle and injust...

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    First Look At Christian Bale In 'Nanjing Heroes'; New Look At Mystique In 'X-Men: First Class'

    Before he suits up for his third and last time as Batman in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," Christian Bale headed halfway around the world to do something quite different, starring in Zhang Yimou's (”Hero,” “Raise the Red Lantern”) mega-budgeted historical epic "Nanjing Heroes."

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    Tim Roth Planning A Return To Directing With 'Turning Stones,' Wants Sam Rockwell For The Lead

    In the admittedly tiny sub-genre of harrowing-late-1990s-domestic-dramas-starring-Ray-Winstone-and-directed-by-well-respected-British-character-actors-who-have-yet-to-make-a-second-film, Gary Oldman's "Nil By Mouth" just has the edge -- underrated to this day, the film showed an assured hand from Oldman, and has two towering performances, by Winstone and Kathy Burke, the latter of whom picked up Best Actress at Cannes in 1997. But that's not to undervalue Tim Roth's "The War Zone," an adaptation of Alexander Stuart's novel examining incest and sexual abuse in a Devonshire family -- it's incredibly powerful stuff, and it's a shame that Roth ha...

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    Joshua Jackson Joins Rebecca Hall & Bruce Willis In Stephen Frears' Gambling Pic 'Lay The Favorite'

    Speaking of "Fringe," the show's biggest name, former "Dawson's Creek" star Joshua Jackson, looks to be using his summer hiatus from the show productively. The actor's been something of a fixture on screens for almost two decades now, and is currently doing his best-ever work on the J.J. Abrams-prod...

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