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  • Shadow and Act
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    Preview Meagan Good And RZA In The New Season Of "Californication"

    It wasn't long ago that we informed you that Meagan Good and RZA would be making guest appearances on the popular Showtime series Californication.

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  • Caryn James
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    Herman Cain On Jimmy Kimmel Tonight (Go Jimmy!)

    Remember when Sarah Palin went into that Katie Couric interview expecting softball Mom questions, and came out in tatters? Well, OK “ What papers do you read?” really was a softball question for a vice-presidential candidate, but Palin was in shreds by the end anyway. And tonight, presidential candidate Herman Cain - who has moved from Godfather’s Pizza to The Campaign That Couldn’t Shoot Straight - is scheduled to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live, even while those sexual harassment accusations and murky, non-disclosure settlements are swirling around him. Laugh if you want to, but as Palin discovered, it is a mistake to underestimate your interviewer.

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  • SydneysBuzz
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    AFM and Toronto Rights Roundup

    AFM and Toronto Rights Roundup

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Thoughts On Common In AMC's New Post-Civil War Drama "Hell On Wheels"?

    AMC's post-Civil War drama series titled Hell On Wheels, one of 7 or so Civil War-themed projects (TV and film) currently in development at various studios, premiered last night, Sunday, November 6 at 10/9c on the network. This one co-stars rapper-turned-actor Common, who plays a character named Elam - a freed, bi-racial slave who heads west to find work, while also hoping to find his place in society, as he doesn’t feel that he fits squarely into either the “black world” or the “white world.”

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  • The Playlist
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    Rufus Sewell To Play Samael In 'Paradise Lost'

    Even though he once said, "[I] don't want to play a baddie again," Rufus Sewell seems to have accepted his fate as the go to villain. He's known for playing a string of bad guys in movies ranging from "A Knight's Tale," "Legend Of Zorro" and "The Illusionist" and he's already signed to be one of the main vampire villains in next summer's "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." But now, he's set to literally hang with the devil.

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  • The Playlist
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    Holly Hunter & Peter Mullan Join Jane Campion's 'Top Of The Lake'

    As we're in the thick of the awards season, here's a gentle reminder (as if you already didn't know) that it's not really about "the best" of anything, but mostly about who has the most efficient campaign. If the right people get nominated and win along the way, that's almost a happy accident. But just as often, great, deserving films get overlooked. Let's take Jane Campion's "Bright Star" for example, an utterly gorgeous, affecting, aching film powered by a beautiful turn by Abbie Cornish, breathtaking cinematography and a tone and tenor unlike any film that year. That is received only a paltry Costume Design nomination is a crime, but at least Campion is still solidering on and her next effort sounds absolutely great.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Special Screening of Ghanaian Drama “Ties That Bind” with Kimberly Elise In Toronto on Nov 17

    A film we've covered a couple of times in the past. From the press release:

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  • The Playlist
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    More Class: Brett Ratner Apologizes For Saying “Rehearsal’s For Fags”

    Oh boy, out of the mouths of babes. Or in this case, douches. Barely after escaping headlines about his appearance on "Attack Of The Show" where he confirmed that he "banged" Olivia Munn a few times, forgot who she was and bizarrely got her ethnicity mixed up, Brett Ratner's big mouth has again landed him in some hot water.

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  • SydneysBuzz
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    U.S. Distributors A-Z and What They’re Buying

    This U.S. distributor list is a work in progress which invites comments, latest news, etc.  Please help us with your comments! 

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  • Shadow and Act
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    "West Side Story" And The Puerto Rican Thing

    From TCM's Movie Morlock's blog (a site I highly recommend to all you classic movie geeks):

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    More: Interviews