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    Gary Busey Endorses Donald Trump For Present

    With friends like these...

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  • Spout
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    Tribeca 2011: Delectable Doc "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" Will Make You Crave a Bit More

    When you see “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” make sure you've already staked out the nearest sushi place. It doesn’t matter if you’re really in the mood, or even if you dislike raw fish, you’re going to have a pretty strong craving within five minutes, and by the time the lights go up you’ll be ravenous. Director David Gelb, in his feature debut, treats his subject's cuisine like the art form it truly is, and this pristine documentary is at its strongest when showing us richly photographed shots of pink tuna over rice.

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  • The Playlist
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    5 Reasons Why A 'Party Down' Movie Will Never Happen

    First, don't get it wrong. We absolutely loved every second of "Party Down" during it's all too brief run on Starz. If you haven't seen the show, you have no idea what you're missing. Featuring an amazing ensemble of Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Megan Mullally, Ryan Hansen, Martin Starr and Lizzy Caplan, the show chronicled the travails of an L.A. based catering company made up of actors and writers hoping to make it big, including one who had already had a brief taste of the spotlight. Created and written by John Enbom, Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge, and Paul Rudd the show was both hilarious and tender, perfectly encapsulating just how hard, surreal and sometimes outright absurd it is to be chasing your dream while working a shit job. Scott toplined the show as Henry, an actor who tasted fame thanks to a beer commercial he'd rather never talk about again. His love interest was Caplan's Casey, a comedienne seemingly stuck in endless auditions. Led by their boss Ron, played to gung-ho perfection by Marino, each episode found the crew at a new theme party and allowed the ensemble -- including the airhead pretty boy Kyle (a hilarious Hansen), the geek Roman (Starr) and the rest of the crew to build out their stories. And the while show is now gone and the cast has moved on, movie talk has begun to creep up.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Barry Jenkins Talks Turning Down Multi-Million Dollar Studio Gigs To Work On Pet Projects

    I just read this wonderful, informative 6-page write-up on one of our favorite young, up-and-coming black directors, Mr Barry Jenkins (Medicine For Melancholy) in the Miami New Times Arts section on their website.

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  • The Lost Boys
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    Tim Hetherington's Vanity Fair Portfolio

    Following the horribly tragic news of Tim Hetherington's death in Libya today, pay some respect by spending time looking through his photography portfolio at Vanity Fair. It's stunning.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    "A Screaming Man" ("Un Homme Qui Crie") Coming Out On DVD This Summer

    Anyone who's a regular reader of Shadow And Act knows how we feel about Mahamet-Saleh Haroun's magnificent film A Screaming Man (Un Homme qui crie).

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Tracy, "Please Baby Please" Camilla Johns, Where Are You?

    I was just thinking the other day... whatever happened to Tracy Camilla Johns? Yeah, you're thinking to yourself, What did ever happen to her? The lead in She's Gotta Have It? The film that made Spike Lee...well...Spike. The film that started it all for good...and bad.

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  • The Playlist
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    'Takers' Director Patrick Luessenhop Looking To Chainsaw 'Leatherface 3D'

    In 2011, franchises don't die, they reboot, which is why it shouldn't be a surprise that we have word on movement regarding another entry in the "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" series. In 2009, the rights moved from one shithouse (Platinum Dunes) to another (Twisted Pictures, home to "Saw") and now it appears that a major brand relaunch is afoot. The good folks at Bloody-Disgusting inform us that John Luessenhop is in talks to direct "Leatherface 3D," which sounds less like a major sequel and more like some sort of tacky stage show.

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  • The Playlist
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    Fox Searchlight Pick Up Sundance Breakout 'Sound of My Voice'

    Few rises in recent years have been as meteoric as that of Brit Marling. At the beginning of 2011, she was all but unknown, but by the end of January, she'd emerged as one of the most exciting new talents in independent film, having starred in, co-written and co-produced a pair of sci-fi tinged dramas that also happened to be two of the most widely acclaimed films at Sundance this year, "Another Earth" and "Sound of My Voice."

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Teaser Poster For Halle Berry's "Dark Tide" Surfaces

    I think most of us probably forgot all about this upcoming movie, starring Halle Berry and her current main squeeze, Olivier Martinez, which was shot in South Africa last fall.

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