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    Also Opening In Limited Release This Weekend - Tragedy-To-Triumph Drama "Life, Love, Soul"

    Ok so actually, make that 8 "black films" opening in USA theaters this month alone; that HAS to be a record! I'm researching, but it takes time, having to go back each month over the last few decades; If there has been a month with more than 8 "black films" opening in US...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Clint Eastwood and His Iconic Side View Profile

    The craggy complexion. The stately ovate chin. Those thin lips deceptively wrapped around that charming smile. That perfect nose. Those clear greenish-brown eyes. That squint.

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    "The Movie Made Me Think," And Other Nonsensical Sayings...

    Alright, look... am I the only one who gets annoyed when someone encourages me to go see a movie because "it'll make you think," or when it's suggested that I should "leave my brain at the door," before entering the theatre to see a particular movie?

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    Tim Roth To Head Cannes' Un Certain Regard Jury

    Tim Roth will be the president of the Un Certain Regard jury at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, it was announced today.

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    Scoot McNairy Joins New Lynn Shelton Pic 'Touchy Feely' With Ellen Page And Rosemarie DeWitt & Gus Van Sant's 'Promised Land'

    A new Lynn Shelton movie appears to be brewing out of nowhere, while the latest from Gus Van Sant and Matt Damon has added an actor, and at the center of it all is rising "Monsters" star Scoot McNairy.

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #21: 'The Revisionaries' Director Scott Thurman

    Religion is often tied into multiple aspects of American life and education is no exception. Especially in a state like Texas. Director Scott Thurman's film, "The Revisionaries," explores how religion and politics, for better or worse, are often tied together in determining the curriculum in that ...

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    Review - Haitian Djinn Carrénard's Guerrilla Triptych "Donoma" Is A Delightful Discovery

    Aaaaah...! There are some films that draw you in from the first frame. The type of film where you sit still, rapt, in no rush for a snack break not out of fear of missing something but fear of leaving the world you've been pulled into, one you dare not leave.

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    Robert Kirkman Develops Own Comic Property 'Thief Of Thieves' With AMC For Series

    With everyone from frat boys to soccer moms clearing their Sunday nights to watch “The Walking Dead," AMC is clearly enjoying their investment in creator/writer Robert Kirkman's zombie hit, and are now seeking to continue that success with an adaptation of another Kirkman comic proper...

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    Lionsgate Completes International Overhaul Before Cannes

    As we reported, post January's merger with Summit, Lionsgate has reorganized its international team in the wake of two departing executives. As expected, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairman Patrick Wachsberger will lead the international group at the Cannes market.

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    Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'Damsels in Distress'

    Prepare to luxuriate (in) another weird movie ad pull quote.

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