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    HEY! HEY! HEY! The Complete Fat Albert Collection Coming To DVD

    Sorry I couldn't resist that headline, but can you blame me?

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    FilmDistrict Hires Studio-Exec Orr to Run Distribution

    After the departure of indies Bob and Jeanne Berney from FilmDistrict, owner Graham King and CEO Peter Schlessel have been rethinking their distribution operation. Well, now they have added two key execs from the studios, distribution president Jim Orr and ex-DreamWorks marketing head Christine Birc...

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    Trailer: British Rom-Com "The Naked Poet" Seeking Signature Support For UK Theatrical Release

    Written and directed by Jason Barrett, the Vision in Progress British production The Naked Poet, is currently seeking supporters via their website. The film, a romantic comedy about a man named Lazarus caught in a love triangle between his girlfriend and a newfound love, needs a 100,000 signatu...

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    "Bright Road" With Dorothy Dandridge And Harry Belafonte Now On Warner Archive DVD

    I've written about this film before and I figured that it was only a matter of time before it came out on the Warner Home Video DVD-on-demand specialty label Warner Archive and this week it finally did.

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    A Conversation w/ Salim And Mara Brock-Akil At The 2012 ABFF + Festival Dates

    The 2012 film festival beat goes on... it's already mid-April; where did the time go? I feel like I only recently got back from SXSW in Austin, TX, looking forward to relaxing in NYC (where I live) for a few months before jetting off to another festival, which wouldn't be until June, less th...

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    Does the NEA Think Documentaries Are Irrelevant?

    Earlier this week, when it was announced the National Endowment of the Arts was slashing more than a $1 million from funding PBS shows, including major cuts to important (and embattled) documentary programs "Independent Lens" and "P.O.V.," documentary filmmakers were rightly o...

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    Weekend Preview: Roll the Dice At A Crowded Box Office

    It's a crowded weekend at the box office, so we'll try to steer you in the right direction.

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    Dwayne Johnson Will Join A Secret Order Charged w/ Protecting Humanity In "Lore"

    Jeezus! This guy just keeps piling on the projects! From one to the next, with practically no breaks between. I guess you get while the getting's good as the saying goes, right?

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    Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Can't Kill Himself In Full Trailer For Rian Johnson's 'Looper'

    Prosthetics, time-jumping, sci-fi, action...writer/director Rian Johnson certainly has a more than few balls in the air with "Looper" and after some tedious teasers for the trailer the whole magilla has finally be unveiled.

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    Wunmi Mosaku Returns To ITV's "Vera", Cush Jumbo Joins Cast, And Nina Sosanya Guest-Stars

    I won't lie-- the only reason I even watched the first series of ITV's police procedural, Vera, was because of Wunmi Mosaku.

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