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    Critics Groups Will See 'Django Unchained' Well Before Mid-December Press Junket

    Now that three trailers and a slew of character posters have accumulated, anticipation for Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" is at a high. The press is chomping at the bit for the film's official junket days, announced by the Weinstein Company as December 15 and 16. Weinstein reps assure us tha...

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    Kartemquin Films Starting Development Program For Documentary Filmmakers of Color

    Following up on Courtney's item belew about the Chicago-based Kartemquin Films' upcoming documenatry about Muhammad Ali... Go ahead take a look... I can wait...

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    Michael Jai White Working On Paul Robeson Biopic + Was Offered 'Expendables' But Had Conflicts

    In the below interview, Leslie Carvery caught up with Michael Jai White in Las Vegas, where he was on-hand for a documentary film project he's a part of. 

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    Halle Berry Reiterates Her Strong Desire To Bring Angela Davis' Life Story To The Big Screen

    Halle Berry Reiterates Her Strong Desire To Bring Angela Davis' Life Story To The Big Screen

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    Watch: Trailer For Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut 'Quartet'

    It may have already played at TIFF and the LFF amongst others, but Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut “Quartet” will be hitting theaters on December 28th and now a trailer for the film has arrived online which you can watch below.

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    Watch Preview Of 'City Of God - 10 Years Later'

    One of my absolute favorite films of the past decade is the 2002 Brazilian film, City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund.

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    Do Adults Want a Sequel to 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'?

    Old people are so hot right now. After the success of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," Fox Searchlight is awaiting a treatment for a sequel from original screenwriter Ol Parker.

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    Frank Grillo Confirmed As Villain Crossbones In 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

    One week after the mumurs first hit the interwebs, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" officially has its villain Crossbones, and he'll be played by Frank Grillo. 

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    Nollywood Meets Bollywood In First Co-Production Between Both Industries - 'J.U.D.E.'

    It might be hard to believe that the two largest film industries in the world (Nollywood and Bollywood) collaborated on/co-produced a feature film for the very first time last year - a film that made its world premiere in the spring, earlier this year, in Nigeria.

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    'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' Now Shooting, Jaime King Returns But Jamie Chung Replaces Devon Aoki

    ...and just like that, "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" is now shooting. Production started today on the long awaited followup to the hit 2005 film, and indeed, word has been brewing all year. In the spring, the movie was formally announced, with casting more or less coming together in the f...

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