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    Small Screen | Lee, Lumet, and "Zidane" and "Kunstler" Biodocs Come Home

    Two films from some of the world's most prominent living directors debut today on the Criterion Collection. Ang Lee's "Ride with the Devil" package will include commentaries from Lee and screenwriter, James Schamus, and others who worked on the film. On DVD Talk, Thomas Spurlin says, "[Lee's] depi...

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    Please Give Nicole Holofcener More Money

    Please Give, writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s thoughtful, well-observed portrait of neurotic, flawed New Yorkers, stars her alter-ego Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt as husband and wife, and Rebecca Hall and a bronzed Amanda Peet as sisters caring for their aging grandmother (Ann Morgan Guilber...

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    Talking Treme: Ep. Three

    Tim Appelo and I are riffing on each episode of David Simon's HBO series Treme, which brought me to tears during Ep. 3:

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    The Kennedys at the Movies: from Martin Sheen to Matt Damon

    We can't seem to get enough of the Kennedys.

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    The Most Hilarious Judge Judy Case Ever?

    The Most Hilarious Judge Judy Case Ever?

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    Classic Film Fest: An Abundance Of Riches

    With a triumphant screening of the newly-restored Fritz Lang epic Metropolis at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, the TCM Classic Film Festival came to a close last night. From the cheers of the crowd—not only for the film, and an extraordinary performance by the three-man Alloy Orchestra, but for TCM host...

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    Playboy's Hefner Donates $900,000 to Rescue Hollywood Sign

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Monday that Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has plunked down $900,000 to help to preserve 138-acres of land surrounding the landmark Hollywood sign, which the governator calls a "symbol of dreams and a symbol of opportunity and hope," reports the LAT:

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    Girl with Dragon Tattoo Heads Toward Mulligan and Pitt?

    Word from England has Carey Mulligan ardently seeking to play the role of Lisbeth Salander in the upcoming David Fincher remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo written by Steve Zaillian. Note: Zaillian has not handed in his script, and no final casting is imminent. "Nothing is real," warns produc...

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    "Cairo" In New York: Clarkson, Siddiq and Nadda Talk "Time" at Tribeca

    "I'd been to Cairo when I was sixteen and just fell in love with it," "Cairo Time" director Ruba Nadda said during a conversation about the film at the Apple Store SoHo this weekend. "I'd always promised myself that I'd come back and tell a story or make a movie there. And I knew I could try and ca...

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    cannes countdown | catherine denueve, 2007

    cannes countdown | catherine denueve, 2007

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