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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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    Joe Carnahan Exits 'Death Wish,' Studio Wants Bruce Willis To Star

    The remake of "Death Wish" is an interesting prospect, particularly with Joe Carnahan at the helm, who signed up just over a year ago. The original, a distinct B-movie, but one a bit more accomplished than most, still resonates today with its vigilante theme and big guns dispensing justice...

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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Snitch' & 'Dark Skies' To Have A 'Stand Off'

    Oh thank heavens. Finally, it's Academy Awards weekend. On Sunday evening, we'll all tune in to watch a parade of the anoited in sparkly haute couture gowns and even sparklier diamonds hand out golden statues of little nude men. And groan and nod sagely and screech out, "I told you so!" as the winne...

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    2 Sweaty New Pics From 'The Hangover Part III'

    So, "The Hangover Part III" is coming in about three months....where's the trailer? Or the poster? Or even one of those teaser trailers with no actual footage? Given the movie only started shooting last September, we figure Todd Phillips and co. are racing to the finish line, and the s...

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    Watch Extended Behind-The-Scenes Look At Jackie Robinson Biopic '42'

    WB set an official release date of April 12, 2013 for 42, its Jackie Robinson biopic that Brian Helgeland directed for Legendary Pictures.

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    Stringer Bell The Oscar Contender? The Weinstein Company Pick Up 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Starring Idris Elba

    The Oscars are in just over for 48 hours, but man, they feel so yesterday already, amirite? So let's start looking ahead to next year, and one can't ignore the news and start speculating when someone like Harvey Weinstein snaps up a movie about Nelson Mandela.

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