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    'Safe House' Director Daniel Espinosa's Drug World Thriller 'Snabba Cash' Finally Hits U.S. Theaters On July 27th

    Topping the North American box office for two weeks in a row with his Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds-starring actioner “Safe House” is providing the film’s Swedish helmer Daniel Espinosa with more clout than ever before, and making the director’s past work of interest al...

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    Discuss: With A New Trailer Arriving, Does 'Brave' Mark The Start Of A New Act For Pixar?

    For a company unaccustomed to anything but bountiful praise and spectacular box office, 2011 must have been a little tough for Pixar. This is a relative term: while "Cars 2" might have had the company's lowest ever admissions domestically (and second lowest gross), it performed well ov...

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    The 2011 Best Picture Oscar Lineup in Terms of Race, Class, Gender and (Subjectively Speaking) Quality

    Yesterday I took on this year's best picture Oscar race, concluding the obvious in its pathetic representation of race, class, gender and (from my own perspective, at least) quality filmmaking. To follow up -- and show in retrospect just how shitty this year's lineup is -- I've done the ...

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    How 'Wanderlust' Illustrates the Problem With Every David Wain Movie

    Like every David Wain movie, "Wanderlust" contains the grain of a good idea that never reaches fruition. A kind of spiritual sequel to "Wet Hot American Summer," the most widely revered entry in the Wain oeuvre, "Wanderlust" follows an unemployed New York couple wh...

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    The 100 Greatest Nicolas Cage Quotes

    A comprehensive masterclass in Nouveau Shamanic™ acting courtesy of the one and only Nicolas Cage:

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    And The Winners Of The "Malcolm X" Blu-ray Giveaway Are...

    First, the answers to the 3 easy questions I posed:

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    Watch: First Video Blog For Latest James Bond Flick 'Skyfall' Arrives, Is Mostly Footage Of Sam Mendes Looking At Things

    Bond is back. Again. With the MGM financial situation sorted, production on the 23rd official film to feature Ian Fleming's super spy, and the third to star Daniel Craig in the role, got underway late last year, but as ever the security around "Skyfall" has been airtight. We know the c...

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    "A Mother's Love" Coming Out On DVD in April

    If you will allow me to digress here for a second, this film answers a question I've had for some time. Whatever happened to Rolonda Watts? Now any of you who watch soap operas will know that she was a regular on the soap Days of Our Lives for 8 years. (I don't so I did't) But I rem...

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    Sundance and SXSW Factual Thriller 'The Imposter' Goes to Indomnia; Reviews

    The Indomina Group has picked up A&E IndieFilms' "The Imposter" for North American distribution. The Sundance entry is also set to play SXSW. Check out the synopsis for the factual thriller below. “Few documentaries are able to draw you in and keep you captivated in the way that 'The Imposter' does,...

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    The Guardian Looking For Applicants For Minority Film Workshop

    The Guardian newspaper in the U.K. is currently looking for applicants for its 2012 Minority Film Workshop which they say will enable them to "explore ways to encourage more producers from minority backgrounds to make films for the Guardian."

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