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    Ralph Fiennes on Directing: "I don’t think you ever know when you’re ready."

    With the action-packed film adaptation of Shakespeare's rarely performed political thriller "Coriolanus," Ralph Fiennes made the leap from two-time Academy Award-nominated actor to rookie director.

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    Interview/Trailer Watch: Mulligan Talks Shame, Tattoos, Nudity, Being Rogers & Astaire with Fassbender, Red Band Trailer

    Carey Mulligan chats with Vulture about everything from nudity in "Shame" to her late night drive with "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn. (He was in a Puma track suit, she was high on "seventeen Red Bulls" when they almost got arrested.) Mulligan begged Steve McQuee...

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    Paul Rudd Talks "Our Idiot Brother," Our DVD Pick of the Week

    In our DVD/Blu-ray pick of the week,"Our Idiot Brother," Paul Rudd's second film directed by his good friend Jesse Peretz (they collaborated on the 2001 comedy "The Chateau"), Rudd plays the nicest guy since Forrest Gump opened up his box of chocolates. Ned is a dim if w...

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    Questions For "Pariah" Cast And Crew...???

    Hey folks - I'll be chatting with the cast and crew of Pariah tomorrow morning - specifically, writer/director Dee Rees, and stars Adepero Oduye and Kim Wayans.

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    Shadow & Act 2011 Black Cinema *Hot List* Revisited... How Did We Do?

    It's not the end of 2011 yet, though we're about a month away... so you can expect all the usual end-of-year summaries, and "best of" lists to start turning up online very soon.

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    Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill Talk Their Moneyball Love Story, Success and Failure, Fave Performances

    The love story of Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill had a perfect start. They first met through a mutual friend - Ed Norton - at a Radiohead concert. Catherine Keener then suggested Hill for "Moneyball" while they were shooting "Cyrus"; after he played Peter Brand at a "Moneyball&quo...

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    The "Queen Hussy" Chronicles w/ Pete Chatmon: Issue VII (Plus Watch Episode 2)

    I hope everybody had a Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Watch: Screenwriters Roundtable On Craft, Collaborating, Awards, Film As Indigenous American Artform, More...

    You've seen the directors and actresses roundtable; now here's the Hollywood Report screenwriters roundtable, featuring several A-list writers whose names are expected to be heard during awards season: Pedro Almodóvar, Dustin Lance Black, Oren Moverman, Eric Roth, Aaron Sorkin, a...

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    TONIGHT - A Livecast Conversation w/ Alrick Brown (Director of "Kinyarwanda") & Star Cassandra Freeman

    Join me live this evening, Monday, November 28th, at 7:30PM EST, on a Shadow And Act Livecast sidebar, as I chat with Kinyarwanda director Alrick Brown (above center), and one of the film's stars, Cassandra Freeman (above left). On the right is actress (she also co-stars in the film) and ex...

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    Will Black Folk Complain If Viola Davis Wins An Oscar?

    So according to industry insiders and Oscar procrastinators, there are three actresses right now who are, for sure, a lock to get an Oscar nomination for Best Actress next year -. Michelle Williams for playing Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn, Meryl Streep for her performance as ...

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