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    Ryan Gosling Narrates Trailer for '#ReGeneration' - Our Generation is Apathetic, In Crisis, Not OK (Video)

    With Ryan Gosling's name attached, "#ReGeneration" will reach farther than most documentaries. One of several of the film's producers, Gosling narrates the Phillip Montgomery documentary about disaffected youth and political apathy and how it has contributed to the Occupy Wall Stre...

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    Casting Watch: Rockwell, Macy & Wright for 'Single Shot'; Fonda as Reagan; Lange in for 'Therese Raquin'

    "A Single Shot" (not to be confused with Christopher McQuarrie's "One Shot") has had many actors come and go, but has finally kicked off production in Vancouver with Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Jeffrey Wright and Jason Isaacs joining director David M. Rosenthal...

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    The Complete Lineup for the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival

    The San Francisco International Film Festival, in its 55th year, announced the lineup for its April 19 - May 3 fest. SFIFF55 will feature 174 films, representing 45 countries and welcoming sine 225 filmmakers and industry guests. Among the films are 72 narrative features, 69 shorts, 33 documentaries...

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    The Connection Between Big Opening Weekends and Good Reviews

    Investigating the claim that critics can positively impact a movie's opening weekend grosses.

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    Thumbs & Hairbrushes: Watch The New Red Band Trailer For 'American Reunion'

    The class of '99 returns next week in "American Reunion" and advance word we're hearing is...not terrible. People we thought would thoroughly hate the film have come back with more positive feedback than we expected, and it seems the good vibes of the marketing campaign can be foun...

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    Aretha Franklin Biopic Put on Hold

    After all the hubub over casting - Halle Berry, Jennifer Hudson, Nia Long, Kerry Washington - it looks like Aretha Franklin's life story may not make it to the big screen any time soon.

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    When Is Everything Going To Get Back To Normal? Taking A Look At The Upcoming Season Of 'Mad Men'

    After an unendurable 17 month hiatus, “Mad Men” returned Sunday night with an epic 2 hour season premiere and its biggest ratings ever. If you have somehow shielded yourself from the buzz, the 4 time Emmy-winning Best Drama takes a look at the lives of employees of an advertising agency in New York ...

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    Hard 'Luck': Why HBO's Horseracing Drama is Still Worth Seeking Out

    Watching the outstanding season (and series) finale of "Luck," which went out quietly on Sunday night while the country turned its attention to "Mad Men," it was hard not wonder if the show would have found more of a following if the rest of it had been like its ending.

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    AFFRM Re-Launches Website with New Content and Features

    The African American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) has announced the revamp and re-launch of its website, AFFRM.com.

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    I Heart Fiona Apple

    This was making the Facebook rounds today and its just too heartwarming not to share... In 2000, a 16-year-old Fiona Apple fan asked her to write a letter for his high school's gay-straight alliance. She did:

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