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    Black Film exhibit & events at The Cultural Portal: Reclaiming Our Image NOW through June in Houston

    For all you filmmakers and enthusiasts in the Houston area, there is an exciting Black film event happening during the next few months courtesy of Our Image Film and Arts. They are doing an "exhibit" at Project Row Houses (in which art projects are presented in historic shotgun houses...

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    Critics Who Hate 'The Cabin in the Woods' Love to Spoil 'The Cabin in the Woods'

    If you're checking out "Cabin in the Woods" reviews and you're hoping not to be spoiled, you better hope the critic you're reading liked the movie.

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    African Cinema Is In Spotlight As NYC African Film Fest Returns TONIGHT (4/11 to 4/17)

    I remember salivating over last year's eclectic lineup, and I'm certainly looking forward to this year's offerings which include several titles we've covered here on S&A like Andy Okoroafor's Relentless (photo above of the director and star Nneka) and South African noir ...

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    Review: 'The Cabin In The Woods' Is A Smart, Witty Blast For Genre Fans

    Almost no genre (bar perhaps the romantic-comedy) revolves around formula as heavily as the horror film. Obviously there are sub-categories: the haunted-house film, the zombie flick, the vampire movie. But a disproportionate amount of them involves a group of horny teens going to a remote location, ...

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #19: 'Downeast' Directors David Redmon & Ashley Sabin

    David Redmon and Ashley Sabin made their documentary "Downeast" as the first of a four part series. The film follows a year-and-a-half in a small lobstering village that faces tough times because of the economic crisis. They cite Ilisa Barbash's sheep-herding documentary "Sweetgrass" as an influence...

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    Watch: No Subtitles? No Matter! International Trailer for Jacques Audiard's 'Rust & Bone' Is Very Promising

    The first trailer for "Rust & Bone" -- Jacques Audiard's follow-up to "A Prophet" starring Marion Cotillard and "Bullhead" breakout Matthias Schoenaerts -- hit the web today and it's a thing of beauty. The fact that it's in French without subtitles is be...

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    First Look At Uma Thurman As Marilyn Monroe In 'Smash'

    NBC has been pushing hard to make a big hit out of their musical drama "Smash." A soundtrack of the tunes from the show is on the way, it has already been renewed for a second season, and as the first season winds down, a pretty big star has been enlisted to help sweep in ratings.

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    BULLY: The Conversation

    The recent documentary release Bully is an up-close look at 5 families of children who have been the victims of bullying. The film attempts to examine the problem from several different sides. The film has been the subject of much interest and debate since it came out; here, writers Simon Abra...

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #18: 'The Flat' Director Arnon Goldfinger

    Arnon Goldfinger had different expectations for his life than becoming a filmmaker when he was a kid. "We lived in the provincial town of Ramat Gan where I spent most of my youth adjacent to the chess board," said Goldfinger. "It seemed like my professional life would take a more scientific route. I...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Steven Spielberg's Game-Changing 'Jaws'

    You know what’s a fun task? Trying to convince anyone that Steven Spielberg’s 1975 “Jaws” is not an American classic and a nearly flawless film. It’s kind of impossible, and if you were to somehow take this position, you would either be painfully foolhardy, Armond White, or both.

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