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    Watch: Jean Valjean Meets The Bishop In New Clip & 2 Featurettes From Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'

    With its release date just days away, a new clip and two featurettes have hit the web for Tom Hooper’s epic adaptation of the hit Broadway musical “Les Misérables.”

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    Reconsidering "Elephant" in the Wake of Newtown

    In 2003, I ranked Gus Van Sant's "Elephant" the best film of the year. I was entralled by its mesmerizing long-take visuals, its unconventional sound design, and its eerie, unsettling position on an American tragedy. And then after last week's shootings in Newtown, I suddenly found...

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    Universal Working On 'Pitch Perfect' Sequel, Rebel Wilson Eyed To Return

    Universal is looking to turn one of their bright spots of the year, the crowd-pleasing sleeper hit “Pitch Perfect,” into a franchise. Movieweb is reporting that the studio is working on a sequel to the Glee-inspired musical comedy and are already reaching out to some of the stars of the ...

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    Watch: Sandra Bullock Puts A Ring On It In Red Band Trailer For 'The Heat' With Melissa McCarthy

    In the span of about five months, audiences are going to see Melissa McCarthy, no holds barred, in three different films: starting this weekend in a memorable appearance in Judd Apatow's "This Is 40," in February in the road trip throwdown "Identity Thief" with Jason Bateman ...

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    Watch: Leonardo DiCaprio Stars In Ambitious & Grand New Trailer For 'The Great Gatsby'

    Bumped off its Oscar-worthy December 2012 release date earlier this year, while things appeared rocky for Baz Luhrmann's almost ludicrously ambitious 3D adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" a few months ago ("3D? For drama??" the conventional thought went), with award s...

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    'Anchorman 2' Scores December 20, 2013 Release Date

    It's been about six years in the making -- or at least it seems like they've been talking about it that long -- but a pipedream comedy is not only finally happening, it now has a concrete release date.

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    Trailer For Short Film 'Text Tone' (Throwing Down The Gauntlet To Chicago Filmmakers)

    Of course there are black independent filmmakers all over the country from coast to coast, including Chicago. In fact Chicago has a long history of black cinema.

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    1st Poster For 'American Promise' (Urgent Conversation On Black Male Achievement In Education)

    Here's the brand-new first official poster from the Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson Sundance Film Festival-bound documentrary American Promise - a 12-year journey that follows their (the filmmakers') son and his best friend, from kindergarten at a pri...

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    President Abdoulaye Wade's Challenge Of Senegal’s Constitution To Be Subject Of Upcoming Doc

    Former president of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade's second term in office saw the his popularity take a beating, as many were upset by the lack of progress in dealing with infrastructure problems in the country as well as rising inflation.

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    Campaign Underway To Get Beyonce To Drop Pepsi Deal

    Following up on Tambay's item last week about Beyonce's $50 million deal with Pepsi, The Washington D.C. based public heath advocacy organization, The Center for Science in the Public Interest, has issued an open letter to Beyonce, asking her to seriously reconsider the deal.

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