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    Release Date For Sheldon Candis' 'LUV' Pushed To January 2013 (Common, Michael Rainey Jr)

    This was originally scheduled to open in the USA this weekend, November 9; but, as I just found out, it didn't. So I did a little digging, and eventually landed on the film's Facebook page to see a November 7th announcement that its release date is now set for January 18th, 2013.

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    Women to Watch: Halima Ouardiri

    I met the young producer/ writer/ director Halima Ouardiri at TIFF 12 through their mentoring program. Born of a Swiss mother and a Moroccan father in 1977 in Geneva where she spent her childhood and adolescence experiencing various activities such as dressage of horses and close protection of Saudi...

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    New Images Of Jean Valjean, Fantine, Cosette, Marius, The Thénardiers & More From 'Les Miserables'

    We gotta ask...what's going with Éponine? As Universal continues going hard on the marketing campaign for "Les Miserables," Samantha Barks seems conspicuously absent from much of it. Secret weapon or stumbling block? Here's hoping for the former, but unfortunately, she ...

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    Kevin Clash Leaves 'Sesame Street' In Wake Of Sex Abuse Scandal

    In a shocking development, puppeteer Kevin Clash, known as the voice and personality of the popular Sesame Street character Elmo, who was the subject of last year's documentary Being Elmo, has temporarily left the program after accusations of an improper sexual relationship with a 16 year o...

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    'Is It Loaded?' - Watch Kerry Washington Hand Tobey Maguire A Gun In New Clip From 'The Details'

    Before we see her as Broomhilda in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, Kerry Washington will appear with Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Banks, Laura Linney, Anna Friel and Dennis Haysbert in a dark comedy titled The Details - like Django, also a Weinstein Company property, scheduled to be ...

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    New Images Of James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz & Mila Kunis In 'Oz The Great And Powerful'

    It's taken a while, especially given that the film comes out about four months from now, but some proper looks at James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz in Sam Raimi's "Oz The Great And Powerful" are here. And yes, another look at a monkey.

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    J.J. Abrams Also Takes Himself Out Of Directing 'Star Wars 7,' Jon Favreau Curious

    Another day, another "Star Wars: Episode 7" nugget. Word around the sequel has been ranging from speculation to hard news (the latest being that Michael Arndt will be writing the screenplay, and that the movie is now in pre-production). But the biggest question facing fans right now is who...

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    2-Part, 40-film Jean Rouch Retrospective At FIAF & Anthology Film Archives In NYC, 11/7 - 11/27

    2-Part, 40-film Jean Rouch Retrospective At FIAF & Anthology Film Archives In NYC, 11/7 - 11/27

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    First Look & Trailer: Toni Collette, Liev Schreiber, Anthony LaPaglia In P.J. Hogan's 'Mental'

    Australian director P.J. Hogan burst on the international scene in 1994 with the smash indie hit "Muriel's Wedding," which also launched actress Toni Collette's career. In the ensuing years he's directed the Julia Roberts vehicle, "My Best Friend's Wedding," the underseen "Unconditional Love," and 2...

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    1-Week Chicago Theatrical Engagement Of Michel Ocelot's 'Tales Of The Night' - Nov. 23-39

    Courtney most excellently wrote about Michel Ocelot's heralded new animation feature, Tales of the Night. when the film played for a week in New York, back in September (HERE). 

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