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    Interview: Charles Burnett At KAFFNY Talks Racism, TV Work, And The L.A. Riots

    Cinephiles received a surprise treat when, in 2007, Charles Burnett's debut film "Killer of Sheep" was showcased in theaters and on DVD thirty years after it was created. Taking cues from Italian neo-realism, the movie examined a community of African Americans in L.A. as they lived their day-to-day ...

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    Terrence Malick's 'The Tree Of Life' Confirmed For Cannes?

    Update: Thompson On Hollywood has confirmed with Fox Searchlight that the film is headed to Cannes. Whether or not it plays in competition is yet to be determined, but all signs point to no right now.

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    Jason Schwartzman On Board For Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    It's safe to say at this point that we're looking forward to Wes Anderson's "Moon Rise Kingdom" as much as anything else that's coming out in 2012. The "Rushmore" helmer, one of the most important voices to appear in American film in the last couple of decades, had shown signs of ossifying with the misfires "The Life Aquatic" and "The Darjeeling Limited," and it didn't help that film festivals were suddenly inundated with streams of poor quality Anderson knock-offs. But 2009's animated excursion "Fantastic Mr. Fox" turned out to be the director's best work in years, and early word suggests that he's edging out of his comfort zone for his next...

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    Watch: New Trailer For 'Captain America: The First Avenger' Will Easily Find Recruits

    After various sneak peeks and quick glimpses the first full length trailer for "Captain America: The First Avenger" has dropped and it looks like "X-Men: First Class" has some competition in terms of the best looking comic pic this summer.

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    'King's Speech' Oscar-Winner David Seidler To Pen WWII Pic 'Games Of 1940'

    After waiting to write the "The King's Speech" for almost 28 years, David Seidler was 73 years old when he won his statuette for the original screenplay. He granted the Queen Mother, the widow of King George VI, her wish that he not write the film while she was alive, as it would be too painful for ...

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    Francis Lawrence May Conjure Up Some Magic With A Harry Houdini Pic

    Vampires, zombies, fairy tales....Harry Houdini? Yep, it appears that the famed magician is the latest Hollywood obsession. With Summit pairing up with writer Noah Oppenheim to adapt "The Secret Life Of Houdini" and DreamWorks acquiring the spec script from “Changeling” writer J. Michael Straczynski...

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    Matthew Barney To Be Honored at 54th San Francisco Intnl Film Festival

    The Cremaster cycle director Matthew Barney has been announced as the recipient of the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival's Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award. The multimedia artist will receive the award on Saturday, April 30th before the North American premiere of his latest work,...

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    Watch: Trailer For Mark Ruffalo's 'Sympathy For Delicious' Needlessly Quotes The Rolling Stones

    After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010 to mostly pretty savage reviews, it's been a long road for Mark Ruffalo's directorial debut, but with the star power involved it's a no-brainer that somebody picked it up, though we're not too surprised that it was the relatively downgrade shing...

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    First Look At Old Timey Shia LaBeouf In John Hillcoat's 'The Wettest County'

    At this point, we shouldn't have to explain to you why John Hillcoat's "The Wettest County" is already one of our most anticipated films of next year. We're just glad it's happening at all especially after it fell apart early last year just as lensing was about to begin. And now courtesy of fansite ...

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    Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011

    Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor passed away of congestive heart failure this morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Born in 1932, Taylor was considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden age, while her remarkable beauty and tumultuous personal life (she w...

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