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    First Trailer For 'Bayou Maharajah' (Black, Gay, One-eyed, Junkie, Piano Genius, James Booker)

    From director Lily Keber comes the feature documentary, Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker which explores the life, times and music of James Booker, the legendary New Orleans performer who Dr. John proclaimed “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever pro...

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    Does The New 6-Second 'Wolverine' Teaser Ruin A Rumored Cameo?

    It's one of those mornings. Super hero spoilers left and right! Oh no, what will you do? While there's no shortage of blogs telling you the second a "Wolverine" trailer will appear weeks in advance, aside from new photos this morning, there haven't been a ton of marketing materials on the Hugh Jackm...

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    Spoilers & Spoilers: Kevin Feige & New International Trailer Threaten To Ruin Your 'Iron Man 3' Experience

    Marvel Studios are usually pretty tight-lipped about spoilers in their movies, but recently they've been lifting the veil. Some fans complained recently that Marvel Chief Kevin Feige was revealing too many spoilers, but apparently the honcho said, these media reveals are not spoilers but "bonuses" (...

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    Docs On Swaziland, Education For The Poor, Income Gap & More Awarded MacArthur Grants

    The MacArthur Foundation, a supporter of independently produced film and video for more than 30 years, announced 9 documentary project grant recipients late last week, who will receive more than $1 million in funding combined.

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    Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman & Eddie Marsan Go For A Stroll In New 'The World's End' Image

    Something must be in the water (maybe it was the approaching Mayan apocalypse, which never happened), because end-of-the-world comedies are very much in vogue in 2013. There's Anna Kendrick and John Francis Daley in "Rapturepalooza," Seth Rogen and co in "The End Of The World," and indie "It's A Dis...

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    Mike Epps Says Marlon Wayans Was To Play Richard Pryor In 'Nina' But Wasn't Up For It

    It's not entirely clear to me here if Mike Epps is just teasing, or if he's being completely serious about some of the things he says here, especially during the latter half of the interview, when he talks about why he doesn't think Marlon Wayans would be a good choice to play Richard Pryor in a fil...

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    Danny Boyle Says He's Done A Chronological Re-Cut Of 'Trance' For DVD, Admits He Treated Ewan McGregor Badly

    For a man with so much to say behind the camera, Danny Boyle is a little less tenacious in front of it, managing to survive Jonathan Ross' ITV talk show this past weekend with a mixture of diplomacy and Olympic anecdotes. On the London 2012 opening ceremony, which (ironically) won him more popular f...

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    'Tula, The Revolt' Will Apparently Skip Festival Play To Premiere In The Netherlands In July

    'Tula, The Revolt' Will Apparently Skip Festival Play To Premiere In The Netherlands In July

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    Weinsteins Pick Awards-Friendly December Date for Kidman-Starrer 'Grace of Monaco,' UPDATED

    UPDATE: The Weinstein Company finally confirmed their acquisition of US distribution rights to Olivier Dahan's "Grace of Monaco," starring Nicole Kidman in the title role. The film is set for an Oscar-friendly December 27 release.

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    'Die Hard' Director John McTiernan Facing Stint In Federal Prison; Brad Bird, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Carnahan Among His Online Supporters

    He might have been responsible for creating three of Hollywood's biggest, still-running franchises (and weathered some of its most notorious bombs), but in nine days, John McTiernan, the big-budget auteur behind "Predator," "Die Hard" and "The Hunt for Red October," will start a year-long stint in f...

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