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    Photo Of An Aged Forest Whitaker As Eugene Allen In Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

    "What moves me most about this man is his quiet nature, grace and unmatched perspective that comes from being in one place -- a very powerful one -- during what was arguably the period in American history that saw the most change."

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    With the Independent Film Scene Set to Lose Arts Engine, Are Non-Profits on the Ropes?

    As of Sunday, Sept. 30, the independent film scene will lose another one of its good guys. The non-profit organization Arts Engine, after operating for a dozen years, has announced that distressing economic realities have led to its decision to disband and set up its various programs at other compat...

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    Watch: 'The Rolling Stones – Charlie Is My Darling' Documentary Trailer; DVD Arrives November 6th

    The Rolling Stones are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, so naturally, goodies are coming out of the vaults. The latest is the legendary but never-before-released documentary "The Rolling Stones – Charlie Is My Darling – Ireland 1965." Produced by Stones’ mana...

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    Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal Court Controversy With Won't Back Down

    When was the last time there was a movie that focused on two women (or more) both over 30 that opened on 2,500 screens?  I count three in the last two years.  Earlier this year there was Joyful Noise starring Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton (which wasn't a big success.)  And last y...

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    Anne Hathaway Doing A One Night Only Concert In New York Plus New TV Spot For 'Les Miserables'

    No matter how "Les Miserables" is received, one thing will be clear by the end of the year -- Anne Hathaway can sing. While there have been hints of her powerful pipes in the past, the Tom Hooper-directed Oscar contender will be the biggest showcase yet, but before that movie hits theaters...

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    First Look At Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum In Roland Emmerich Thriller 'White House Down'

    Here's your first look at Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum, in Roland Emmerich's thriller White House Down, via an on-set report by E!

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    The Cinema Guild Acquires Jem Cohen's 'Museum Hours' for the U.S.

    The Cinema Guild has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Jem Cohen’s “Museum Hours,” which had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival in August. The specialty distributor plans a 2013 theatrical release.

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    "Oh God": John Hawkes & William H. Macy Talk Sex In New Clip From 'The Sessions' Plus New Pics From The Film

    Sex, drama and comedy are familiar ingredients for any number of movies, but those elements have never quite come together as uniquely as they do in "The Sessions." While much of the Oscar talk over at Fox Searchlight has shifted for the time being to "Hitchcock," which recently ...

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    Watch: Lars Von Trier's 1971 Short Film 'En Blomst'

    Next year will bring with it Lars Von Trier's next provocative effort, "The Nymphomaniac," but lest you think it will be one you can enjoy....alone...Stellan Skarsgard puts that notion to rest. "When we call this a porno, it's meant ironically, but irony doesn't work ...

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