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    As If!: The A.V. Club's Top 50 Films of the 90's has No Women Directors

    The A.V. Club recently published a three-part series listing their top 50 films from the '90s. As expected the likes of Tarantino, Scorsese, Fincher and the Coen Brothers appear, several, multiple times. What was unexpected was the complete lack of women directors, no black directors and very fe...

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    Nompumelelo Tshabalala Is Winner Of South Africa's Next Top Filmmaker 2012 Competition

    Entries for South Africa's Next Top Filmmaker 2012 closed in August, and over 250 entries and more than 70 proposal submissions of proposals later, a winner has been selected by the independent panel of judges, who shortlisted 15 semi-finalists, and eventually 3 finalists, who were selected...

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    Exclusive: New Photos From 'The Sessions' Starring John Hawkes & Helen Hunt

    The journey from the wintry hills of Park City to the red carpet and bright lights of the Dolby Theater is a long one. Few films can manage that mileage, but "The Sessions" looks like one that will go the distance. The based on a true story tale has been earning strong notices since i...

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    Crowdfunding Gets a Major Test Case: David Fincher Wants Your Money for 'The Goon'

    Wow. The straightforward simplicity of crowdfunding appeals even to Oscar-nominated master filmmakers working at the highest levels of the major studio system. The latest example is David Fincher, who has just dipped into the Kickstarter universe in an effort to raise money to push forward the adapt...

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    Hulk Hogan Wants A Role In 'The Expendables 3,' Darren Aronofsky Denies Claim That He Was 'The Wrestler' Before Rourke

    Following a painful divorce from his wife, a sentence of jail time handed down to his son, and the recently-released sex tape, it's grown increasingly harder for a YouTube search of Hulk Hogan to remind people of his glory days as a professional wrestler. His fall from grace has continued firmly...

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    Warner Bros. Gives Green Light To 'Grudge Match' With Robert De Niro And Sly Stallone; Kevin Hart Joins Cast

    Recycling reliable characters and narratives within action films has always been around, but post-“The Expendables” it seems the genre landscape has turned into a hazier smear of franchises and quips. With that film's runaway success apparently signaling a desperate need for familiarity, we learned ...

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    Octavia Spencer Signs w/ Simon & Schuster To Pen 2-Book YA Series 'Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective'

    Octavia Spencer is expanding her name brand, from actress, now to author.

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    Middle of Nowhere Enters The Oscar Conversation

    I've been talking about Middle of Nowhere since I saw it last June at the LA Film Festival.  As I wrote in my piece Could Middle of Nowhere Be a Game Changer? this is a very special movie.  I talked mostly about why this is an important movie, culturally.  Ava Duvernay, the writer...

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    Danny Glover Leads 'Tula, The Revolt' International Cast (Feature On Slave Uprising In Curacao)

    Danny Glover Leads 'Tula, The Revolt' International Cast (Feature On Slave Uprising In Curacao)

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    Watch: James Bond Drops His Famous Introduction In New Clip From 'Skyfall'

    As we noted in our examination of "Skyfall" a few days back, either Sam Mendes and co. are holding a lot back or the movie has one great action setpiece and...not much else? We're hoping for the former because so far, the numerous TV spots and various bits of advertising for the movie ...

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