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    All 7 Seasons Of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" Coming To HD In 2012 ("Make It So")

    LOS ANGELES – September 28, 2011 – The beloved series STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION® will be transferred to high-definition for the first time ever and released on Blu-ray™, it was announced today by Ken Ross, Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Home Entertainment. All 178 episodes ...

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    Exclusive w/ Bill Duke On "Dark Girls" & Black Film Distribution: "It's Chitlin Time" + More...

    "Alchemy is a science and I think all poor people, including black people, have from time to time in difficult situations become alchemists. Alchemy is the science of turning one substance into another. When we were slaves they threw us bones and we turned it into spare ribs. When we were slaves ...

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    Review: Minor-Masterpiece Or Bloated Melodrama? 'Margaret' Could Be The Ultimate Argument Starter

    A Point/Counter-Point Review Of Kenneth Lonergan's Long-Delayed Contentious Drama"Margaret" was a film that split those at The Playlist who saw it right down the middle with some of us hailing it as a near masterpiece, while others had some clear issues with Kenneth Lonergan's long-awaited, sprawlin...

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    Antoine Fuqua 'In Talks' to Direct Submarine Action Thriller "Hunter Killer"

    Antoine Fuqua, who we reported is to direct a feature-length documentary about Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight for Showtime, is in talks to direct Relativity Media's Hunter Killer, which begins production this winter. According to Variety, the film's script, written by John Kolvenbach and A...

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    Laugh, Don't Cry: Chick Flicks Are Sci-Fi Sub-Genre, Female Stereotypes Still Depressing in Media

    The Office actress-writer Mindy Kaling's "Flick Chicks: A guide to women in the movies" in the The New Yorker takes a humorous look at a depressing subject.

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    Dennis Christopher To Play Calvin Candie's Lawyer Leo Moguy In 'Django Unchained'

    This bit of news seems to have been brewing for a bit -- we were recently tipped by a reader that he was in the running for a role -- but now it's all official as Variety reports that Dennis Christopher has joined Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained."

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    Robert Duvall Aims For 'One Shot' With Tom Cruise

    With the thriller "One Shot" gearing up to shoot very soon, the casting rounds continue and more excellent names continue to get added.

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    Watch Trailer for "Los Pasos Dobles" (The Double Steps) San Sebastian Film Fest Winner In Spain

    The Spanish film Los Pasos Dobles (The Double Steps), directed by Isaki Lacuesta from a script by Lacuesta and Isa Campo, was the winner of the Best Film Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain this past Saturday. The film is inspired by the biography of French artist and author Francois A...

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    Melissa McCarthy & Paul Feig Project Titled 'Dumb Jock' & Talks New Project 'Tammy'

    Also Writing Dark Comedy With 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor; Jon Hamm Says He Doubts Kristen Wiig Will Want To Do 'Bridesmaids 2'So just how scorching is the heat on Melissa McCarthy right now after her breakout turn earlier this year in "Bridesmaids"? Well, after taking the statue for Lead Actress In A Comedy Series for "Mike & Molly" (a show wholly undeserving of her talents) at the Emmy's talk pretty much immediately began for an Oscar run for the actress. And while we'll believe it when we see it, that's just an indication of how universally beloved in a span of about four or five months. And Hollywood isn't wasting any time in making s...

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    No Bridesmaids Sequel, Mick Jagger as Big Bad Media Mogul, Free Previews for Footloose

    Almost as soon as runaway comedy Bridesmaids hit theaters this spring, there was talk about a sequel. At the time, director Paul Feig told New York Vulture: "When you get a group that's this deep and this good, it's a crime to not use them again." However, an Entertainment Weekly interview with Jon ...

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