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    Acclaimed Doc "Family Affair" To Make TV Debut On OWN Documentary Club In March

    Family Affair, written and produced by Chico David Colvard, tells the story of how the filmmaker – at the age of 10 – shot his older sister in the leg, and how that random, accidental occurrence shattered his family, because, believing she would die from her injuries, his 9-year old...

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    Review: 'Safe House' Is An Intense, But All-Too Familiar Thriller That Doesn't Offer Much Of Anything New

    Featuring a conventional, by-the-numbers dynamic and story, but a crackling, intense momentum and execution, the Denzel Washington-led CIA thriller "Safe House" splits the difference between comfortably traditional and genuinely thrilling, leaving for an entertaining, but frequently overly...

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    Oscar Watch: Directors Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis Talk Animated Short "Wild Life"

    Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis's Oscar-nominated animated short "Wild Life" is anything but conventional. Set in 1909, it follows a young Brit who travels to the great adventurous unknown that is Canada, eager to make a life for himself as a rancher. Once he arrives, however, he finds his rarefied ...

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    "If a Tree Falls" Director Marshall Curry on His Second Oscar Nomination, What He Looks for in a Subject and What Keeps Hollywood Interested in Remaking Docs

    Since his debut in 2005 with "Street Fight," documentary filmmaker Marshall Curry has remained one of the most acclaimed nonfiction directors working today. That first film, about the 2002 Newark mayoral race, went on to receive many major festival awards before snagging nominations for an...

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    Go Digital Buys 'Unraveled,' a Doc on White Collar Fraudster Marc Dreier

    "Unraveled," a documentary about philanthropist and attorney Marc Dreier-- who was disgraced after orchestrating a massive fraud, only days before Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme was uncovered -- will be distributed by Go Digital in the US.

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    New Look At Kristen Stewart In 'Snow White And The Huntsman' Plus More Pics From 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

    Okay, rinse out your eyeballs, because the images keep coming for some of the more wordy movie titles of the summer. So here we go.

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    Which Doc Short Will Win the Oscar? Bet On Lucy Walker.

    As usual, the Oscar nominees for Best Documentary Short Subject mainly involve issues of immediate social and political value, with one curious exception: "God is Greater than Elvis," Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson's portrait of former actress Dolores Hart's transition from acc...

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    Oscar-Nominee 'In Darkness' is a Grimy Alternative to 'Schindler's List'

    The Holocaust genre tends to invite reductive terms, so on that basis Polish director Anieszka Holland's survival drama "In Darkness" is a grimier alternative to "Schindler's List." While following the plight of WWII-era Jews hiding out in a sewer system, it takes the foc...

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    Will a Super Bowl Spot Bring the Second Coming of David Gordon Green?

    Madonna was the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, but a car-company commercial that didn't seem to sell cars was the headliner. Chrysler's two-minute spot, "Halftime in America," captured the zeitgeist in nanoseconds, with 4 million YouTube views in its first 36 hours online.

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    Jason Bourne Is Back (Well, Not Really) - 1st Trailer For "The Bourne Legacy" Arrives!

    Jason Bourne has returned... ok well, not really. He's name is in the film's title, but so is the word "legacy." So what we have here is essentially post-Jason Bourne.

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