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    Listen Now: Livecast Interviews w/ "Awkward Black Girl" & Rashaad Ernesto Green ("Gun Hill Road")

    If you missed my interviews with both or either guest... you can listen now below.

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    Review: 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Monkeys Around, Showcases Action Over Nuance

    When blockbuster films deal with conflict that poses a global threat, the question hangs over them: why is humanity worth saving? It’s the drug-film conundrum: 95 minutes of injections and hard-living make a stronger impression than the therapy and lessons of the remaining 10. Why bother presenting ...

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    Cast Your Vote In The "Pariah" Poster Challenge

    Alright, so the deal is as follows: Focus Features needs your help in settling on an official poster for the release of Dee Rees' feature debut, Pariah. 5 different looks have been created (3 of them above, the other 2 below), and you've been asked to vote on which you like best.

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    Warner Sets Oscar Sights: Sets Clint Eastwood's 'J.Edgar' For November 9th

    While Clint Eastwood's period drama/biopic, "J. Edgar," only finished shooting in February, it isn't surprising that Warner Bros. has already dated the film for Oscar season of this year. Eastwood has a reputation for working quickly, on schedule and right on budget, and the studio was already planning a fall release and today, they made their awards season play, slotting the film for November 9th. Leonardo DiCaprio leads the Dustin Lance Black-penned picture as the first director of the F.B.I., and the film should be a player for Warner Bros., who have nothing else in their stable this year aside from Stephen Daldry's "Extremely Loud and Inc...

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    Dee Rees ("Pariah") Signs w/ WME; Hired To Pen Script For Original Thriller Next

    Writer/director of Pariah, Dee Rees has reportedly switched representation, moving from UTA, who initially signed her soon after her film debuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, to WME. No particular reasons were given.

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    First Official Look At Henry Cavill In Action In Zack Snyder's 'Man Of Steel'

    Is That Ryan Reynolds? Who Did His Hair, Vidal Sassoon?So, the cameras have started rolling on Zack Snyder's "Man Of Steel" and to beat the shitty, crappy cell phone camera snaps of obsessive nerds from revealing the "first look" at Supes, Warner Bros. ha (mostly) beaten everyone to the punch by rel...

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    Watch Josh Groban's Unexpectedly Funny Top Ten

    What would it take to make the lethally unhip Josh Groban funny? This thoroughly clever, hilariously–written Top Ten List of Rejected Josh Groban songs. He keeps a straight face and sings his lungs out on creaky standards – God Bless America, Somewhere Over the Rainbow – whose lyrics are twisted to ...

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    Watch: 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ Gets Another Terrific Trailer

    What is there really left to say that we haven't already said about "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy"? Featuring a fantastic cast, with "Let The Right One In" director Tomas Alfredson making his English language debut, each successive look at the film keeps getting better and better, and this newest tr...

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    Watch - Me And My Black Best Friend...

    Good morning! I tell ya, I think someone should create a series of videos similar to this that ridicule all those familiar cinema archetypes we talk about so often... there might be a goldmine there. Thank me later, whoever you are :)

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    Meet The Trickler and Prof. Kvetch: Jon Stewart’s Superheroes of the New Debt Committee (Video)

    The Senate’s new Super Committee apparently has incredible powers to manage that nagging debt problem. Jon Stewart identifies the comics-ready cast, including: Harry Reid, The Senator Drone, with a superpowered bow tie; Chuck Schumer, Prof. Kvetch, “drowning out opponents with his supersonic whine,”...

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