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    Chiwetel Ejiofor's BBC Noir Thriller "The Shadow Line" Gets TV & DVD Release Dates

    That new Chiwetel Ejiofor BBC serial noir thriller centered on a murder of a drug baron now has an official TV debut as well as a DVD release date.

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    Mark Ruffalo Talks His Next Directorial Effort 'My Monster' & How He Temporarily Quit Acting

    "But what I really want to do is direct," is a common sentiment among actors and producers, but it's few who have the stones (or the opportunity) to follow through and go behind the camera. However, for Mark Ruffalo it was a natural next step borne out of a project he had been shepherding for years. "Sympathy For Delicious" made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010 and will make it's way to theaters this weekend but it took a decade to get here. Ruffalo first got the script -- about a paralyzed DJ who discovers he has the power of faith healing -- from actor/writer Christopher Thornton ten years ago and in the ensuing time, worked ...

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    Tribeca Review: 'The High Cost Of Living' Can't Afford A Better Plot

    Just how out of touch are some filmmakers? There's a small trend of plots in which the main character commits a truly horrible crime of violent nature (which may even go as far as murder), usually by mistake, and their ultimate next move is to spy on the victim, befriend them, and pretend like nothing ever happened. This premise isn't just borderline offensive (a character tricking their victim for some weird personal catharsis? A writer composing such an artificial scenario just to tug viciously at our hearts?), its banality and self-righteousness basically paints the writer/director as someone who has never had anything remotely similar hap...

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    Watch: It All Ends With The Trailer For 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2'

    The Harry Potter phenomenon ends this summer but for fans worldwide, this final entry in the series, "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2" will be like Christmas arriving six months early.

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    New Research: Females Are of Lesser Value Than Males

    New research from Stacy Smith and Marc Choueiti of USC's Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism has tracked women on screen and behind the scenes in the top 100 grossing films of 2008.

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    Dwayne Johnson Taking Over For Terrence Howard In Charley Pride Biopic?

    Hmm... the short story goes... back in 2006, it was announced that Terrence Howard would reteam with his Hustle And Flow director, Craig Brewer, to produce a film based on the life of one of the few successful black country music stars, Charley Pride, with Howard in the title role.

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    New 'Breaking Dawn' Pics Reveal Edward & Bella Like Having Eggs After Sex

    "Breaking Dawn" marks a momentous occasion in the "Twilight" series because after so many movies of brooding looks, Edward and Bella are finally going to take it off and get it on. DAYUM.

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    New Pics From 'One Day,' 'Transformers 3,' 'Intruders' With Clive Owen & 'Three Musketeers'

    First we had some posters, now some pics -- we're starting things off slowly this morning -- so sit back with a cup of coffee and drink it in.

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    WTF: Justin Bieber & Mark Wahlberg To Star In Gritty Street Basketball Drama

    What is the deal with Justin Bieber? Seriously. Listen, we get that we're not the demographic for this kid, but we'd understand the hoopla around him if there was some kind of talent or charisma. Obviously, he appeals to the tweenage set who scream and mob city streets just catch a glimpse of that s...

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    Kristen Wiig & Anna Faris In The Mix For Female Lead In Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator'

    Gillian Jacobs Also In Contention; Jason Mantzoukas In Negotiations For Sidekick RoleWith Sacha Baron Cohen's next new character comedy "The Dictator" due into theaters a year from now, guess they better get around to casting it right? Well, a trio of very funny ladies are leading the pack to star o...

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