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    Oscilloscope Nabs SXSW Documentary '12 O'Clock Boys' -- 'The Wire' Meets Cirque du Soleil

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has picked up North American rights to Lofty Nathan's documentary "12 O'Clock Boys," which recently had its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival. The Boys of the title are an infamous dirt bike gang in Baltimore who take over major city streets with flashy stunts at hig...

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    An S&A Tyler Perry 'Temptation' Contest Giveway - Entry Deadline Is Friday

    An S&A Tyler Perry 'Temptation' Contest Giveway - Entry Deadline Is Friday

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    Prep For Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' With A Handy & Stylish Character Map, Plus First TV Spots For The Film

    If your audience needs to read up beforehand, your movie may be a little over-ambitious. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” however, which stands at sub-200 pages and with a tally of no more than seven principal characters, doesn’t present itself as an obvious adaptive head-scratcher. So a n...

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    Oscilloscope Acquires SXSW Coming Of Age Dirt-Bike Gang Feature Doc '12 O'Clock Boys'

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has picked up and released (or will soon release) several films that we've covered here on S&A in the last year or so - Wuthering Heights, Tchoupitoulas, Mother Of George, Welcome To Pine Hill, and others. All films that tend to be just outside the mainstream, which is...

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    Helen Mirren Stands Up For a Future Full of Women Directors

    On Sunday evening, Helen Mirren who has always been wonderfully outspoken in calling out sexism in Hollywood, used the occasion of being awarded the Legend award from Empire magazine to highlight the lack of women directors in the business.

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    Oscilloscope Rides With SXSW Urban Dirt Bike Doc '12 O'Clock Boys'

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired all North American rights to Lotfy Nathan's debut feature "12 O'Clock Boys," fresh off the documentary's world premiere at SXSW. The film is next slated to screen at the Hot Docs and Full Frame Documentary festivals. O-Scope have yet to announce a release date.

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    In-Depth Look At Tyrese's Path To Celebrity In Doc 'Black Rose That Grew Through Concrete'

    In-Depth Look At Tyrese's Path To Celebrity In Doc 'Black Rose That Grew Through Concrete'

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    Harmony Korine Was Banned From David Letterman For Trying To Steal From Meryl Streep's Purse

    Maybe it's our fault for watching too many late-night talk shows in the late 1990s (to be fair this writer was in his pre-teens, and also on the wrong continent) but we'd never in a million years have thought that Harmony Korine, the one-time enfant terrible of the independent world as the writer of...

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    First Poster For The Other 'Die Hard' In The White House Movie - 'White House Down'

    A first trailer is expected to debut sometime this week; in the meantime, here's the first poster for Roland Emmerich's thriller White House Down, which stars Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum.

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    Tom Hiddleston To Cameo In 'The Muppets...Again!,' But Says He's Not Sure If He's Needed For 'The Avengers 2'

    You know you’ve made it when they offer you a “Muppets” cameo. From John Cleese to John Krasinski; Tina Fey to Ty Burrell, Kermit’s is a team worth pitching for. And the latest to get the Henson seal of approval is Tom Hiddleston, who eagle-eyed fans at the Muppets Henson blog (via Comic Book Movie)...

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