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    Watch: Curiosity & Retribution In 2 New Clips From 'Django Unchained'

    "Django Unchained” is an insane mess in several ways, showing one of our great filmmakers unfocused and chaotic, attempting racial and political insight while also satiating his own cinephilia. This is the most flat-out entertaining film of 2012. "Django Unchained" might be ...

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    Watch: 3 New Clips & 3 New Featurettes From Judd Apatow's 'This Is 40'

    This Christmas, stepping into middle age isn't going to go smoothly, at least not for Pete and Debbie in Judd Apatow's "This Is 40." The quasi-semi-sidequel-spinoff to "Knocked Up" reunites Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann in their roles, but fast fowards to find them both appro...

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    No Women Directors Included in First Seven Films in 2013 Berlin International Film Festival

    The 63rd annual Berlin International Film Festival has just announced the first six films in their competition line up.  Thus far, it’s not looking good for women. Of the 7 films announced today (one is a special screening), none are directed by women.

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    Watch Jamie Foxx Get Dirty & Cheeky In 2 New Clips From 'Django Unchained'

    No intro necessary; Sergio and I have both seen and reviewed Django Unchained - he loved it (read his review HERE); I didn't love it as much (read my review HERE).

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    Los Angeles Cinefamily's Fantastic Elastic 24-Hour Telethon with Robert Downey Jr., John Hawkes, Nick Offerman & YOU! (Video)

    If you reside in Los Angeles you know that Cinefamily is a cinephile's dream. For the second year, the non-profit theater -- which is devoted to "finding and presenting interesting and unusual programs of exceptional, distinctive, weird and wonderful films"-- is holding its Fantastic Elastic 24-Hour...

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    Chicken & Egg Pictures Announces $220,000 In New Grants To Women Directors

    Amongst last year's grantees were a handful of projects we've been following since then - Buddha of Africa (a working title), a South Africa/Malawi production, and  The Supreme Price - a USA/Nigeria production; there were 2 or 3 others as I recall.

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    Brit Urban Home Invasion Thriller 'Cherry Tree Lane' Getting USA Release In January

    Since Robert Johnson's RLJ Entertainment completed its acquisitions of Image Entertainment and Acorn Media, creating RLJ Entertainment Inc., I've received a steady stream of emails from the newly-formed comapny announcing the releases of new films to the home video (...

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    Ralph Fiennes' Slate Includes Russia Cinema Fund-Backed 'Two Women,' 'Budapest' & Dickens

    The Russian Cinema Fund is co-producing several titles with monies totalling $6.5 million, among them Ralph Fiennes' "The Two Women." The film is an adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's 19th century comedy play "A Month in the Country," about a woman and her-step daughter, both ...

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    Hayao Miyazaki's First Film in 5 Years 'Kaze Tachinu' Coming in 2013

    Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki will release his first feature in five years, "Kaze Tachinu" ("The Wind Has Risen") in 2013. The film centers on the life of Zero fighter designer Jiro Horikoshi, and is inspired by the Tatsuo Hori novel of the same title, and a manga Miyazaki created for the...

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    The Top 12 Political Films of 2012

    As an election year, 2012 was particularly rife with political filmmaking. Capitalizing on the highly energized, contentious race for the White House—and a body politic particularly attuned to issues of economic inequality and foreign instability—Hollywood definitely got into the act:...

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