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    There Goes The 'Neighborhood Watch' In New Red Band Trailer With Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill & More

    Partly due to the Trayvon Martin case and also because their hands are already full with "Prometheus," which comes out a month before, Fox has been kind of quiet on "Neighborhood Watch." Until now. They've dropped a foul-mouthed and pretty fucking hilarious red band trailer f...

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    Sam Raimi & Some Other Guys Fighting Over Rights To Make 'Evil Dead 4'

    "We're never going to do a sequel," Sam Raimi said in the 2000 book "Evil Dead Companion." But it looks like those words are coming back from the grave to haunt him.

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    R.I.P. Adam Yauch Of Beastie Boys & Oscilloscope Laboratories (1964-2012)

    Truly heartbreaking news to close off the week, as reports have come in from multiple sources, including TMZ, that Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, has passed away at the age of 47. Yauch was a founding member of the seminal hip-hop group, along with Mike Diamond, Adam Horovitz and Michael S...

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    Oscilloscope Founder and Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Has Died at 47

    Beastie Boy member Adam Yauch, who went on to found the independent film distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories, has died today, Rolling Stone has reported. 

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    Happenings This Weekend: NYC Salutes Legendary Caribbean Actress Leonie Forbes w/ Film Retrospective

    If you're like me and you aren't too familiar with Leonie Forbes or her films (or even if you are), here's your chance to get acquainted with her and her works, if you live in NYC on Saturday, May 5; although even if you don't live in NYC, consider yourself informed :)

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    Discuss: Can We Just Wait Until 'Gravity' Is Done Before Deciding If It's A "Game Changing Masterpiece"?

    Test screenings are as old as Hollywood itself, but in this age of instant reactions, that process is even more fraught for filmmakers. Before a movie is even edited or shaped by a director, a test screening can -- for better or worse -- create buzz about a film, even if it's not yet in the form...

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    New Details On "Faire l’amour" ("Making Love") - 2nd Feature From Djinn Carrenard ("Donoma")

    Profiled this Djinn Carrénard's sophomore effort Faire l’amour (or Making Love) late last week, although at the time details were limited. 

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    Watch: Aubrey Plaza Stars In The New Father John Misty Video "Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings"

    For fans of the folk-minded ensemble Fleet Foxes, who put out their second album Helplessness Blues only a year ago, it may have come as a surprise to some when news circulated that the band’s drummer Josh Tillman had parted ways with that group after such success. It looks as if he’s la...

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    Nick Fury Rages Against New York Times Critic A.O. Scott Over Negative 'The Avengers' Review

    "The Avengers" hits theaters in North America today and besides probably breaking box office records, it seems to be the rare summer blockbuster that is loved by pretty much everyone. Critics and fanboys alike have, for the most part, aligned in their praise for Joss Whedon's superhero...

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    Watch: Admiral General Aladeen Says Tune Into the 2012 MTV Movie Awards Or Suffer The Consequences

    Being no stranger to the MTV Movie Awards, Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped a promo for this year’s show as General Aladeen from “The Dictator,” reading off the list of nominees as his busty female body guards watch over him. Cohen was memorably entangled with Eminem during the s...

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