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    Aasha Davis Stars In The Hilarious Workplace Web Series 'the Unwritten Rules'

    I'm a little late to the party on this, but . . . if you've ever been "one of the few" in your office/workplace, then you must watch Aasha Davis (Pariah) in the first three episodes of the web series, the Unwritten Rules, based on series creator Kim Williams' book 40 Hours and ...

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    Dirty Looks: On Location Proves There Are Never Enough (Queer) Film and Video Festivals in New York

    Many large metropoles attract hundreds of film festivals. Cities like New York City and Toronto are inundated with film festivals. Surely some of these festivals are less than exciting; many exist simply to provide a venue for those films that can't find another venue.

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    Academy Announces Summer Long 'Last 70mm Film Festival'

    As the film industry prepares to say good-bye--despite the efforts of celluloid holdout Christoher Nolan-- not only to Kodak but to film stock itself, the Academy is celebrating 70mm films all summer long with "The Last 70mm Film Festival." It will kick off at its Samuel Goldwyn Theater in...

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    Academy Hires Jasmine Madatian To Supervise Publicity

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is bringing in publicity veteran Jasmine Madatian to replace Leslie Unger, who oversaw the massive media coverage of the Oscars until her resignation last November. What you need in that job is a powerfully organized and experienced traffic cop. Mad...

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    Sam Mendes To Direct 'Charlie & The Chocolate Factory' Stage Musical, Opens In London June 2013

    Roald Dahl’s books have all slowly but surely been adapted (in some form or another) over the years. On the big screen, the most recent attempt to adapt Dahl’s work was Wes Anderson’s (in this writer’s opinion) abominable attempt to turn one of the author’s finest child...

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    Ciné Institute - A Film School Grows In Haiti And Is Seeking Faculty For 2012-13 Year

    Ciné Institute provides Haitian youth with film education, training and production support that began as a film festival in Jacmel.

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    No Budget Film School Returns This August

    Mark Stolaroff's nuts-and-bolts No Budget Film School class, "The Art & Science of No-Budget Filmmaking," is returning August 4-5 at Los Angeles' Raleigh Studios.

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    Bryan Cranston Says a 'Breaking Bad' Movie Sequel Is “Not Far-Fetched,” Plus Teaser Photos For The Show's Fifth Season

    For four seasons straight, creator Vince Gilligan has overseen a near-perfect narrative of suspense and drama in “Breaking Bad,” and it has all been in service of showing Walter White through his inevitable path to darkness. As the series enters its fifth season next month, viewers are r...

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    Happy Birthday, Gena Rowlands!

    Today is the 82nd birthday of one of the greatest motion picture actresses, if not THE greatest. Her Eminence Gena Rowlands was never a movie star. Her widest-known success as an actress will probably be "The Notebook." I'd never dis that movie, because I really do love it, but let'...

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    Immersed in Movies: Turbulent Behind-the-Scenes Yields Pixar's 'Brave' New Scottish World

    "Brave" is far from the disappointment expressed in some early reviews. It's not only the much ballyhooed breakthrough as Pixar's first female-centric movie but also the most lush-looking work yet from the animation powerhouse. It's a powerful mother-daughter crucible set in medieval Scotland but wi...

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