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    Is FX Developing a Female 'Dexter'?

    According to Deadline, FX is developing an adaptation of Chelsea Cain's trilogy of thrillers "Heartsick," "Sweetheart" and "Evil At Heart." The mystery series follows the disturbing relationship between a painkiller-addicted Portland detective named Archie Sheridan ...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Burton versus Bava

    Just as people ultimately judge a book by its cover, many of us are quick to judge a film by its trailer. When I was asked to set my sights on Tim Burton's upcoming "Dark Shadows," a movie based on the cult TV show of the late 1960s, as my next entry point for Criterion Consideration, I immediately...

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    Ryan Murphy & His Leading Ladies Recreate Scenes From 'Repulsion,' 'Carrie,' 'The Birds' & Other Horror Classics

    Magazines doing photo spreads recreating scenes from iconic movies is nothing new. Vanity Fair seems to do it a couple times a year, and it was at the tail end of 2011 when the New York Times Magazine got in on the act enlisting a wealth of stars for a big awards season shoot that included, among ot...

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    "Think Like A Man" On Its Way To Becoming Rainforest Films' Highest Grossing Title To Date

    So I finally saw Think Like A Man over the weekend and you might be surprised to know that I actually enjoyed it for the most part; it's cute, entertaining, knows what it is, and doesn't try to be anything more; light and frothy with humor and some drama, and moves along briskly en...

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    Hollywood Feminist Couple of the Day: Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs

    The singing and acting couple (did you know they met while performing in the original company of Rent?) have started A Broader Way Foundation which created a camp for girls focusing on the creative arts and leadership development. Last year they took 31 girls from underserved neighborhoods in the N...

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    Watch: Jon Hamm Freestyles About 'Taxi' With Reggie Watts

    IFC's upcoming Scott Aukerman series "Comedy Bang! Bang!" seems to be about as far from your typical talk show as you can get while still technically keeping to the format. To see just how far, check out the video below from "Reggie Makes Music," a web series of outtakes...

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    Watch: Chris Crocker Begs 'Leave Britney Alone!' in Trailer for 'Me at the Zoo'

    Days before its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, HBO bought television rights to Chris Moukarbel and Valerie Veatch's "Me at the Zoo," a film about Internet celebrity told through the story of Chris Crocker. The film will debut on HBO on June 25, 2012.

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Alfred Hitchcock's Masterpiece 'Vertigo'

    Voting is currently underway on the Sight & Sound poll for the greatest film ever made, which takes place every ten years, and is generally seen as one of the most definitive of such polls. And one film that's near-certain to place in the top ten, given that it's been there in every poll since 1982 ...

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    Project of the Day: Urban Gardening in 'Growing Cities'

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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    Jonathan Daniel Brown, Kellan Lutz & Nina Dobrev Team For 'Kid Cannabis'; Sean Bean Leading 'Devil's Peak' Trilogy & More

    "Project X" star Jonathan Daniel Brown, Kellan Lutz and Nina Dobrev are set to star in John Stockwell's "Kid Cannabis," a rags-to-riches drug tale based on a 2005 Rolling Stone article that follows an impoverished, depressed high school dropout who quickly finds himself ...

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