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    Los Angeles Film Fest Reveals Full Lineup; Will Close With A Lap Dance

    Film Independent's Los Angeles Film Festival is finalizing its full lineup. From June 14-24, the 18th annual festival will showcase nearly 200 features, shorts and music videos representing over 30 countries at its LA Live venue. Opening the fest is Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love,&quo...

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    Dinosaurs Will Attack Los Angeles In New Project Brewing at Warner Bros.

    If any writers out there are feeling eager to dust off that old studio pitch -- the one you last gained hope in when “Ouija” was announced -- it might just be time for a revival, because today Warner Bros. has added a gallon of kerosene to the argument that they'll take anything nowa...

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    Not Marching? Celebrate May Day with These 10 Labor Docs for International Workers' Day

    The documentary community has helped the labor movement gain attention over the years, with some periods seeing more labor sympathy than others. Here's 10 documentaries we suggest you consider watching as part of your International Workers' Day education.

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    Watch 13-Minute Fan-Made Film Adaptation Of Dwayne McDuffie's "Static"

    Based On the adventures of the late Dwayne McDuffie’s co-created teen hero with the electromagnetic powers, Static, aka Virgil Hawkins.

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    Tom Cruise To Star In 'Van Helsing,' Will Co-Produce With Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci

    Universal wants to be in the Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci business, and why wouldn't they? The writing pair are one of the hottest hires around town, having lent their pens to two "Transformers" movies, "Star Trek" and its upcoming sequel, and they were just hired by Sony t...

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    Great Looking Lineup For 2012 Women of African Descent Film Festival!

    The 2012 installment of the Women of African Descent Film Festival is right around the corner - a one-day film festival that takes place on May 5, right here in Brooklyn, NY.

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    Why Live Performance Could Save the Experimental Documentary

    This twist on the bio-doc genre is not just a film, but a performance, with narration from Green and music from the band Yo La Tengo. Perhaps most importantly: Both May 1 live shows are sold out.

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    Rick Springfield Heads To Hot Docs For 'An Affair of the Heart'

    Thirty-one years after "Jessie's Girl" made him an 1980s pop culture icon, Rick Springfield can still rouse a crowd. On Sunday night in Toronto, Sylvia Caminer's Springfield-centric doc "An Affair of the Heart" made its international premiere after winning awards at US fe...

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    Tribeca Takes So Yong Kim's 'For Ellen,' with Paul Dano, Jon Heder & Jena Malone

    Writer-director So Yong Kim’s "For Ellen," which premiered at Sundance, goes to Tribeca Film for North American distribution. The film opens September 5 at NYC's Film Forum, followed by a limited theatrical and VOD release. Paul Dano plays a rock star who unknowingly gives away c...

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    'Magic Mike' To Close Los Angeles Film Festival; Full Lineup Announced

    The 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. Live, has announced its Closing Night selection and its US and international selections. LAFF's 18th edition will run from June 14 through June 24.

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