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    Is Redo of Reagan-era "Red Dawn" Still Effective Rightwing Propaganda?

    The reviews of the "Red Dawn" remake are in--and like many young 'uns who came of age in the 1980s when the original "Red Dawn" was released, I've been awfully curious about how contemporary political realities might effect the reboot of the rightwing Reagan-era clas...

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    Watch Teaser Trailer For First Ever Scripted Movie About Tupac

    You know, we over here at S & A are, of course, constantly bombarded with requests from filmmakers to post something about their latest film, hoping to get the word out. Sometimes we do, and sometimes we don't.

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    Matthew Cherry's 'The Last Fall' Gets Official Theatrical Playdates, New Trailer

    Announced at the 2012 American Black Film Festival, where the film screened, Matthew Cherry's family drama, The Last Fall, was been acquired by Image Entertainment (which you may recall was acquired by Bob Johnson's RLJ) in a deal that included al...

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    Lee Daniels Says 'The Butler' The Closest He's Come To Doing "Work-For-Hire," Calls It "A Big Compromise"

    If you can say anything about Lee Daniels, it's that he's got a distinct voice. Whether it always works is another topic entirely, but over the course of the three films now -- "Shadowboxer" (which got a great Commentary Of The Damned feature at the AV Club), awards horse "Pre...

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    Penelope Cruz War Drama 'Twice Born' Heads To Entertainment One

    Entertainment One Films has announced that it has acquired the North American distribution rights to "Twice Born" in all media from Wild Bunch.

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    Tom Hiddleston, Viv Albertine From The Slits & More Join Mystery Movie

    Before he was Loki, Tom Hiddleston was just another Brit actor trying to make it and early on he formed a bond with filmmaker Joanna Hogg. He appeared in her 2007 indie "Unrelated," and three years later starred in her sophomore feature "Archipelago." And while the world is now a...

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    Kim Basinger Joins Paul Haggis' 'Third Person'; Plot Details Revealed

    We don't see Kim Basinger up on the big screen all that often anymore. In fact, it was two years ago that she last popped up in the Zac Efron vehicle "Charlie St. Cloud." Before that movie was another two year gap, with 2008 seeing her in three pictures: "The Burning Plain," ...

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    Sylvester Stallone's 'Bullet To The Head' To Make World Premiere At The Rome Film Festival

    How to you get someone to show up to your event? Give them an award. And in the case of the Rome Film Festival, you get a world premiere out of it too. While it may not be a high profile title like the rumored "Django Unchained," for those in Italy looking for a side order of kick ass alon...

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    Watch: 007 Catches A Train (With A Digger) In First Clip From 'Skyfall'

    Even as someone who grew up on bank holiday viewings of the series, it's sometimes hard to get truly enthusiastic about the release of a new Bond movie. We'll always go and see a new 007 adventure, but the longevity of the series, and the relatively formulaic nature of it, means that it's something ...

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    New TV Spot For 'Flight' Promises A Miracle, A Mystery & A Conspiracy

    Word on the street is that this one's a definite contender for Oscar, especially for its star, Denzel Washington. We'll know more next week, after Tambay reports back with his thoughts after he sees it on Sunday.

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