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    Family Film Time: 'Stretch Armstrong' & 'Ringling Brothers' Get Writers

    Ever wonder what happened to that “Stretch Armstrong” movie that was tossed from Universal in their great purge of 2011? Well, Relativity picked it up, dropped the long attached Taylor Lautner and set it up with an April 11, 2014 release date. And now it's time to get a script.

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    Female Reviewer Gets Attacked for Avengers Review

    While I am not usually that interested in boycentric blockbusters, I am very into seeing The Avengers.  I want to see how an open feminist man like Joss Whedon makes a big budget Hollywood film.  Will the women be more than window dressing?   Too bad The Avengers only has one female l...

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    Watch - Storyboard P: The Beatles Freestyle

    It's hump day... here's a short profile of Storyboard P, a legendary street dancer and Dance Battle champion from Brooklyn, shot and edited by Cinque Northern for his MuseBK brand - a Brooklyn based, Brooklyn inspired series of films.

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    SFIFF: Richard Linklater Talks Making 'Bernie,' Bringing True Stories To Life & The Films He Has Brewing In The Background

    Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” is hitting New York and Los Angeles theaters later this week and we caught up with him at the San Francisco International Film Festival to talk about the film.

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    Justin Lin To Direct Big-Screen Adaptation Of David Henry Hwang's Play 'Chinglish'

    Whether or not you're a fan of the "Fast and the Furious" franchise, director Justin Lin has been becoming more and more steadied and confident since taking the keys to the franchise with 2006's "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift." Still, opportunities outside of said franchise have ultimately f...

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    I Heart "Take This Waltz"

    After debuting at the Toronto Film Festival last fall, Sarah Polley's "Take This Waltz" had its US premiere at Tribeca this Sunday.  Highly anticipated after Polley's acclaimed directorial debut "Away From Her," the film was intially met with a considerably more mixe...

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    Omar Sy Addresses Charges Of "Uncle Tom Racism" In Hit French Comedy "Intouchables" (Stateside Debut 5/25)

    I haven't read many stateside interviews with Monsieur Omar Sy yet, even though he's been here, since the film that catapulted him into international notoriety, Intouchables, recently screened in New York and Los Angeles, with The Weinstein Company planning to release it here in the USA...

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    'The Help' Director Tate Taylor To Helm Big Screen Redo Of Brit Miniseries 'The Jury'

    Typically when your most recent film racks up a couple of Oscar nominations and an outstanding box office take, studios have their hands out practically begging you to bring your dream project to their doorsteps. Helmer Tate Taylor hasn’t exactly followed that path after his success with 2011&...

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    Amos Vogel, Founder of the New York Film Festival and Cinema 16, Dies at 91

    The promotional materials for Cinema 16, the groundbreaking film society founded in 1947 by Amos Vogel, advertised Films You Cannot See Elsewhere. But for Vogel, who died peacefully Tuesday at the age of 91 in the apartment off Washington Square Park where he had lived since the fifties, assembling ...

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    In Her Own Words: Aimee Lagos Shares One of Her Favorite Scenes From '96 Minutes'

    "96 Minutes" is on it’s face a story about a carjacking gone horribly wrong, but at it’s core it’s an exploration of four young characters – all very different on the outside and from completely different walks of life, yet whom are all struggling with many of the same issues emotionally that face s...

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