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    TWC's Radius Buys the English-Language Remake of "Pusher"

    The Weinstein Company's Radius-TWC has acquired U.S. distribution rights to an English-language remake of "Pusher," which was the 1996 debut of "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn. Directed by  Luis Prieto, written by Matthew Read and created with Refn's expli...

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    Review: Woody Harrelson Stands Tall Amidst Crumbling LAPD In Riveting 'Rampart'

    "Everything you learned at the Academy is bullshit." That's the sage bit of wisdom Date Rape Dave (Woody Harrelson, and we'll get to his cop moniker in a moment) gives a new trainee in the opening frames of Oren Moverman's "Rampart," a searing and riveting look at a crooked cop's decay amidst the cr...

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    BERLIN REVIEW: Opening Night's 'Farewell My Queen' a Smart, Personal Take on the French Revolution from Benoit Jacquot

    BERLIN REVIEW: Opening Night's 'Farewell My Queen' a Smart, Personal Take on the French Revolution from Benoit Jacquot

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    Help Matthew Cherry And "The Last Fall" Get To SXSW (Fundraising)

    As you probably already know by now, Matthew Cherry's feature film debut The Last Fall will make its worldwide debut at the SXSW Film Festival next month.

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    Short Teaser Watch: Salli Richardson-Whitfield's "Grace" (Woman Tangles w/ Male Stranger in Isolated Cabin- PAFF Premiere )

    The short narrative feature Grace, which marks Salli Richardson-Whitfield's directorial debut, makes its premiere tomorrow Friday 2/10 at the Pan African Film Festival. Grace, about a white woman in an isolated cabin who confronts a black male stranger, is written by Richardson-Whitfield and Ava...

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    Oprah Winfrey Launching Oscar Special w/ Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer As 1st Guests Next Week!

    Oprah Winfrey has announced that she's officially launching her own 2012 Oscar Special (maybe filling the slot left vacant by Babara Wah-Wah), which is scheduled to air next week Wednesday, February 15th, on the OWN network of course, from 9pm to 11pm ET/PT. 

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    Are Young Black Girls Being Excluded From Seeing "Red Tails"?

    It's beginning to look like Red Tails is becoming as controversial as Precious. Who'd thunk it? 

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    Berlin 2012 Preview - Moroccan Heist Drama "Death For Sale"

    Titled Death For Sale, this Moroccan drama premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, and will next screen at the Berlin International Film Festival which gets underway this week in that city; and how I wish I was there ot cover it. Next year :)

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    Thanks To "Overwhelming Popularity & Demand" Broadway Revival Of "Porgy & Bess" Gets 3-Month Extension

    The revival of Porgy & Bess on Broadway is apparently doing incredibly well at the box office, so much that the producers of the show announced today that they will extend the musical's run, which was originally scheduled to end on July 8, to September 30!

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    Osama Bin Laden Returns From The Dead To Lead A Zombie Jihad Against The USA? Why Didn't I Think Of That?

    File this one under "the most ridiculous item of the day" to borrow from Bill O'Reilly... or maybe WTF? would be more appropriate.

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