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    VIDEO ESSAY: Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS Timeline

    It’s perplexing to survey the recent surge of excitement from sci-fi movie fans about Ridley Scott. Sure, Scott’s two directorial sci-fi films—"Alien" and "Blade Runner"—set the benchmarks for the sci-fi horror and the sci-fi futuristic thriller, respectively, but Scott hasn’t directed a sci-fi film...

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    VIDEO ESSAYS: The Seventh Art on GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO and SON FRERE

    This month the online video film magazine The Seventh Art has published two video essays on films: one on David Fincher's remake of The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo, and one on Son Frere and depictions of death and dying in cinema.

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    Grace Jones Steals The Show At The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

    I have to confess that it literally ticks me off whenever I hear anyone praising or making a lot of fuss about Lady Gaga, when, in fact, EVERYTHING she does she stole from Grace Jones. And even worse she does it very badly.

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    Watch: 'The Wire: The Musical' with Omar, McNulty, Kima, Stringer Bell & Friends

    Miss watching HBO's "The Wire"? The musical is coming courtesy of Funny or Die:

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    In His Own Words: Stephen Kessler Shares a Scene From 'Paul Williams: Still Alive'

    In the documentary "Paul Williams: Still Alive," filmmaker Stephen Kessler tracks down Academy Award-winning composer (and actor) Paul Williams to find out whatever happened to his idol. The results may surprise you. The film premiered at last year's Toronto International Film Festival and opens in ...

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    Sarah Jessica Parker Hosting Dinner for Obama

    And one grassroots supporter will get a paid trip to NYC and will have dinner with Parker, the President, the First Lady and probably a bunch of other high profile New Yorkers.

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    VIDEO: Sight & Sound Film Poll: Ekkehard Knörer and Michael Baute on UNDER THE BRIDGES

    The fifth video in our ongoing series is the first to involve a film on my own top ten list for the Sight & Sound Film Poll. But I'm not one of the commentators on the video. Nor is film on the top ten list of either of the commentators. But somehow the three of us form "an inclusive whole" (to use ...

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    Watch Trailer For Military Drama/Thriller 'Recalled' (Bow Wow, Malik Yoba)

    Here's the trailer for the upcoming military drama thriller titled Recalled, starring Shad "Bow Wow" Moss, Aidan Quinn, Malik Yoba, Seth Gabel, and a host of others.

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    EXCLUSIVE TRAILER: Military Thriller 'Allegiance' Starring Bow Wow and 'Fringe's' Seth Gabel

    Seth Gabel, Aidan Quinn, Pablo Schreiber, Zachary Booth, Malik Yoba and hip-hop star Bow Wow star in writer-director Michael Connors' military thriller "Allegiance," which will have its world premiere June 8 at the Seattle International Film Festival. With a tagline of "War beg...

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    Watch 17-Minutes Of 'Stick Fly' Highlighting Condola Rashad's Tony-Nominated Performance

    I've been told by a few folks who saw Stick Fly while it was on Broadway, that she was the best thing about it, and she put on quite a show. Maybe that helps explain the fact that the only Tony nomination the play received was for Condola Rashad's performance - a&nbs...

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