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    HBO To Screen Many Docs by Women This Summer

    HBO announced their summer documentary lineup and there are many great looking women directed films -- two from Liz Garbus -- and others including one about Gloria Steinem directed by men. The 11 week series begins June 6.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Common Will Play An Ex-Con Uncle Whose Past Life Of Crime Catches Up To Him In "L.U.V."

    Just received a press release announcing Common's attachment to an independent feature film titled L.U.V., which centers on a day in the life of William “Woody” Watson (played by newcomer Michael Rainey Jr), a shy and timid 13-year old in search of a family and a better life, who looks to his Uncle ...

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    Gabrielle Union, Phylicia Rashad, Brian White, Rebecca Romijn Join Tyler Perry's "Good Deeds"

    We somehow missed this yesterday... and we aren't alone it seems.

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Treatment" Directors Steven Schardt and Sean Nelson

    Leonard and Nelson have been friends for ages. Leonard is the charismatic, underachieving, but obsessive screenwriter looking for a fast track to success, and Nelson is his self-deprecating and accommodating writing partner who always has a few bucks to spare. As both confront a mid-30s reality check and a pile of unsuccessful screenplays, Leonard convinces Nelson to back his stint at a glitzy LA rehab clinic so he can pitch their new movie deal to mega-star Gregg D. As the half-baked plan twists and turns, and Leonard's ambition and selfishness spin out of control, the writing duo's friendship cries for an overdue dose of reality. [Synopsis ...

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  • The Playlist
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    Robert Zemeckis Hopes To Take 'Flight' With Film That Doesn't Require Motion Capture (We Hope)

    Denzel Washington Loosely Attached To ProjectUpdate: THR reveals that Denzel Washington is "loosely attached" to star.

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    TRIBECA REVIEW | "The Union" Sounds Great. But It's Not a Good Movie.

    In "The Union," Cameron Crowe's documentary about the studio recording sessions for the 2010 album of the same name, musicians Elton John and Leon Russell sound great together. That's about the highest compliment you can give this sloppy, meandering portrait of two first-rate ...

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Preview/Trailer For "Fear of A Black Republican" (Where Are All The Black Republicans)

    Check out this preview trailer for an upcoming independent documentary feature film directed by Kevin J. Williams, titled Fear of A Black Republican, which asks why there aren't many Black Republicans, and how that fact influences/affects the current 2-party political system in the USA.

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  • The Playlist
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    Watch: The Full Beastie Boys Short Film 'Fight For Your Right Revisited'

    Okay, so we got our broadcast time zones mixed up, but the Beastie Boys star-studded short film debuted late last night on Comedy Central and as expected, it has leaked to the web.

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    Denzel Washington Circling Druggie Pilot Actioner "Flight" With Robert Zemeckis Directing

    Denzel Washington is reportedly "loosely attached" to star in an action drama titled Flight, to be directed by Robert Zemeckis (in negotiations), from a screenplay written by John Gatins (who was once attached to direct).

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    If You Missed It... Listen To The Shadow & Act Livecast Season 2, Episode 3

    If you missed tonight's episode, you can listen to the entire hour now, via the player below. Cynthia hosted this episode, and she was joined by Sergio, Monique and Stephanie, and they discussed the following topics:

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