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    Full Trailer For The Completely Unnecessary "Spider-Man" Reboot Surfaces

    Completely unnessary IMHO; too soon to *reboot* given how short a period it's been since the last one (the worst in the Sam Raimi series). There are sooooooo many other worthwhile superheroes to make films out of; I don't need another Spidey... not in 2012 anyway... not even in 2015.

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    Here's What Cuba's Animated 'Chico & Rita' Has In Common With Fellow Oscar Nominee 'The Artist'

    With its jubilant, colorfully expressionistic style enlivening an old-fashioned love story, the delightful "Chico & Rita" might not look out of place in a retrospective of classic MGM musicals, save for two details: It's neither American nor live action. Sporting a whopping three d...

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    Watch Now! Aki Kaurismaki's Critically Acclaimed Immigration Dramedy "Le Havre"

    Since it's debut at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, the dramedy film Le Havre is a flick S&A has closely watched.  It's been well received on the festival circuit, receiving numerous award nominations, and now you can watch it free courtesy of Hulu.

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    'Animal Kingdom' Star Ben Mendelsohn & Sophie Lowe Join 'The Grandmothers' With Naomi Watts & Robin Wright

    While his turn as the unstable Pope in "Animal Kingdom" turned heads, Ben Mendelsohn's first couple attempts to conquer Hollywood haven't quite worked out. Last fall he featured in"Killer Elite" and the disastrous Nic Cage/Nicole Kidman vehicle "Trespass." ...

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    Sharon Stone Joins Director Tony Kaye’s Cougar-Like ‘Fatal Attraction’-Esque Sex Thriller ‘Attachment’

    Kooky English director Tony Kaye has been detached and now he's getting attached. Back in January, it was reported that the British director – still perhaps best known for his “American History X” fiasco, and the damaging 2003 Vanity Fair article about befriending and betraying...

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    Oscar Nominees Luncheon - Best Lead & Supporting Actress Contenders Meet the Press: Davis, Williams, Close, Mara & More

    Each of the 2012 Oscar-nominated actresses -- save Meryl Streep and Jessica Chastain -- showed up to meet the press at the annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton on February 6. (Streep did attend the lunch and posed for the group picture.) Questions ranged from Oscar dresses and nipple...

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    Who Sold You at Super Bowl XLVI 2012? Vote for Best TV Spot

    Like many folks on my movie-oriented Twitterfeed, I watched and tweeted the entertainment side of the Super Social Bowl and tuned out the game. And I was disappointed as hell by the super-expensive ($3.5 million per 30 seconds) TV spots created by the Hollywood studios' best and brightest.

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    Annapurna Pictures To Finance John Hillcoat's Cop Drama 'Triple Nine'; Could It Be His Next Film?

    Last week, one of our eagle-eyed writers noticed that the generally secretive Annapurna Pictures website had listed Spike Jonze’s latest film as “in production.” Intrigued, we immediately shot off emails to Annapurna reps (the company itself does not answer questions about its production by phone). ...

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    George Lucas To Be Honored With Prestigious Vanguard Award At 43rd NAACP Image Awards

    No comment on this one from me; but given how much the man (George Lucas) and the film (Red Tails) have been discussed on S&A in recent weeks, I'm sure you folks will have something to say about it, so don't let me stop you :)

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    Which Best Live-Action Short Will Win the Oscar? Read On.

    Which Best Live-Action Short Will Win the Oscar? Read On.

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