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    Watch Good-Looking Trailer For Afro-Colombian Cannes 2012 Coming Of Age Entry "La Playa D.C."

    A film we totally missed in our Cannes 2012 coverage, and certainly deserved our attention...

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    Silver Docs 2012: The Women

    The 10th edition of AFI Silver Docs Festival will take place in Washington DC from June 18-24.  It will open with Ramona Diaz' crowd pleaser DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’: EVERYMAN’S JOURNEY.  If you like docs this seems like a great place to go.  Info here.

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    Director Carl Franklin to Helm Corrupt Cop Drama 'City Of Night'

    Most recently plying his wares on TV shows such as Starz's “Magic City” and HBO's “The Pacific,” director Carl Franklin has decided to step back into the cinematic arena where he got his start, nine years after he directed the Denzel Washington actioner “Out of ...

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    Trailer Watch: Anne Hathaway Sings Us Through the First Trailer of Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables"

    The first trailer for Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" adaptation premiered Wednesday morning, giving us a first look and listen to a slew of movie stars in the 19th-century period musical. Although it's just Anne Hathaway singing in this first trailer, we see glimpses of Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, A...

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    First Look: Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling are Back and Battered in "Only God Forgives"

    After last year's brutal "Drive," director Nicolas Winding Refn and star Ryan Gosling joined forces again -- for an even more violent film: "Only God Forgives." Their upcoming feature takes place in the shady world of embezzlement and boxing in Thailand -

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    Review Round-Up and Featurette: Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" Promises Serious Eye-Candy

    Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" premieres in the U.S. on June 8, but after overseas debuts in France, Russia, and England critics have inked their responses and some spoiler-heavy ones at that. The handful of critics who published early reviews agree that the film's visuals are stunning and Ridley Scot...

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    Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg Say 'World's End' Is "Social Sci-Fi" And About "Revolution"; Pegg Says Khan Is Not The Villain In 'Star Trek 2'

    Word that “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” filmmaker Edgar Wright would be reuniting with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to complete their “Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy” with “The World’s End” surprised many of us when the news arrived back at the beginning of Ma...

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    Because You Asked For It... "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" Release Delayed To Give You More Channing Tatum & 3D

    Because You Asked For It... "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" Release Delayed To Give You More Channing Tatum & 3D

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    The Essentials: 5 Great Howard Hawks Films

    We love a chamelonic director here at The Playlist, and Howard Hawks was one of the first, and one of the best. Across a 55-year career that spanned silents and talkies, black-and-white and color, Hawks tackled virtually every genre under the sun, often turning out films that still stand as among th...

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    Watch: Dazzling 2-Minute Behind The Scenes Steadicam Shot From ‘Hugo’

    Although Martin Scorsese’s ode to the wonders of cinema, “Hugo,” was seen as something of a financial failure, there’s no denying the absolute artistry on display in every frame. Scorsese took the medium of 3D and surpassed every other film in its use, while also using the fo...

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