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    Yes It's True: Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis Will Topline Musical Reboot 'Annie'

    The rumors that Oscar-nominated best actress Quvenzhane Wallis, 9, would star in a musical reboot of "Annie" are true. Overbrook Entertainment, Marcy Media, director Will Gluck and Sony Pictures Entertainment have confirmed that the diminutive New Orleans star of "Beasts of the Southern Wild" will t...

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    Another Image From 'Riddick' - Diesel On His Throne

    In this week's totally non-essential news, there hasn't hasn't been much coming out about the upcoming third installment of the on-going Riddick sci-fi series, entitled simply Riddick. 

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    Check Out Jack Kirby's Real Artwork For The Fake 'Argo'

    You know that great scene in “Argo," the one towards the end in the airport? Oh, spoilers for "Argo" coming up here, by the way. The scene we’re talking about is probably the most tense in a movie positively brimming with tension, where Scoot McNairy’s character come...

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    'Silver Linings Playbook' Wins Four Independent Spirit Awards, Hunt and Hawkes Win for 'Sessions,' Full List of Winners

    Going in it was Fox Searchlight's scrappy "Beasts of the Southern Wild" vs. Weinstein Co's "Silver Linings Playbook" at the 28th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday at the sunny beach in Santa Monica. The show, which airs at 10 PM on IFC, was hosted by SNL's Andy Samberg, who played well ...

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    Kodi Smit-McPhee Reunites With Matt Reeves For 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    In a season that saw big, expected hits like "Cowboys & Aliens" and "Green Lantern" fumble hard, 20th Century Fox's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" was the surprise summer hit of 2011. Released in early August, many weren't expecting a lot from the film (especially critics) given its motley crew ca...

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    Exclusive: Matthias Schoenaerts Joins 'Animal Rescue' With Tom Hardy & Noomi Rapace

    While he stars in the Oscar-nominated short film "Death Of A Shadow," Matthias Schoenaerts got to celebrate early last night, as he took home the César Award for Best Newcomer for his fantastic performance in Jacques Audiard's "Rust And Bone." No doubt, the actor ...

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    Doc About The Nollywood Film Industry 'True Story Nollywood' Screens in New York Feb. 26

    We all know by now about the prolific Nigerian film industry - better known as Nollywood - which has definitely gotten its fair share of world wide attention, some of it criticism.

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    Predicting the Oscars: Don't Trust Me, Trust Nate Silver

    I was thinking this might be the first year in recent memory when the Oscars actually held some suspense about the winners. Is anything really a lock for Best Picture? What about that wacky Best Directors race, already full of also-rans? Then I read Nate Silver’s thoroughly lucid and comp...

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    'Best Man' Sequel Now Titled 'The Best Man Holiday'

    For those who have been awaiting the Best Man sequel - the film, to be released Nov 15, is now titled The Best Man Holiday, Unversal Pictures recently announced.

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    Paul Robeson Is Coming To Blu-Ray DVD

    Actually this news about this came out a few weeks ago but it was overlooked, even by me I'm ashamed to say, but it is great news for admirers (like me) of the great Paul Robeson.

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