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    Science Goes to the Movies, from 'Frankenweenie' Science Fairs to Science on Screen Grants for Indie Theaters

    Theaters and distributors are figuring out innovative ways to make movies into events, from non-profit cinemas to the mighty Mouse House. Science is the lure for both the burgeoning Science on Screen program and Disney's "Frankenweenie."

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    Will This Filmmaker-Friendly Credit Card Save You From Debt?

    A new credit card, CASHét Card LLC, has been launched jointly by Film Finances, Inc and Fintage House. The basic idea is that the companies will give one percent cash back to film and TV productions every time the card is used. Filmmakers will usually do anything to cut costs. But is CAS...

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    Watch: Snoop Dogg Goes To Jamaica & Finds Jah In Trailer For 'Reincarnated'

    We have to admit, when we first heard that rapper, actor, entrepreneur, film producer and weed ambassador Snoop Dogg had changed his name to Snoop Lion and was planning on releasing a reggae album, we thought it was just another wacky scheme by Calvin Broadus. But we have to admit to being somewhat ...

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    'The Heat' Is On: Demián Bichir, Jessica Chaffin & Jamie Denbo Join Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy Cop Comedy

    It’s may seem strange that Paul Feig, the man behind last summer’s female-centric comedy smash “Bridesmaids,” didn't immediately jump on the first big opportunity that came along in the wake of that film, but that's because he's wisely selected his follow-up project carefully, with the promising cop...

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    Lafayette From 'True Blood' Is MLK In 'The Butler'; It's 'Ten O'Clock' For Rachel Nichols & Luke Wilson Is A 'Million Dollar Man'

    First, “True Blood” fans may feel a tinge of excitement when they read that Bon Temps, Louisiana resident Lafayette Reynolds may be stepping away to the screen for a moment. Beloved “True Blood” actor Nelsan Ellis will be lending his talent to “Precious” director ...

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    New On DVD, Blu-ray, VOD: 'Blade Anime,' 'Le Havre,' 'Falling Overnight,' 'We The Party'

    Harold Perrineau provided the voice of the titular character, the supernatural Daywalker known as Blade, in Marvel's Blade anime series, which premiere on the G4 channel in January, running for successive half-hour episodes every week after its debut.

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    Exclusive: Poster For Road Trip Comedy 'Brooklyn Brothers Beat The Best'

    “We’re going to change the course of human history – like the Wyld Stallyns in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure!” one of the pair of Ryan O'Nan and Micheal Weston says in "Brooklyn Brothers Beat The Best." And it's that spirit that will hopefully c...

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    Watch: Utterly Painful & Unfunny Trailer For 'The Big Wedding' With Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Katherine Heigl & More

    Hollywood is a weird place. While it can be known for being forward-thinking or progressive in its politics, willing to adapt to social changes and put new stories on the big screen, like the Oscar-nominated "The Kids Are All Right" that offers a refreshing and modern look at families, on ...

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    Terrence Howard Will Introduce Federico Fellini To 1950s Jazz Scene In 'Fellini Black and White'

    Terrence Howard has joins William H. Macy, Peter Dinklage, Nina Arianda and Brazilian star Wagner Moura, in Homeland writer, Henry Bromell's Fellini Black and White. 

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    2012 Gucci Award for Women in Cinema Nominees Annnounced

    Famed fashion house, Gucci, has announced the 2012 nominees for the Gucci Award for Women in Cinema. The award, which is for women’s artistic achievement in film, is awarded collaboratively with the Venice International Film Festival. It's a really broad award covering many different area...

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