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    Award-Winning Doc 'Doubletime' Coming To DVD, VOD, Digital Download On September 25

    Details in press release below; trailer for film at the bottom of post...

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    Preview - 'Legends of Ska' (Feature Doc On Ska & The Early Years Of Jamaican Music)

    In the spirit of the Buena Vista Social Club, comes Legends of Ska from director General Moses.

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    '30 Minutes Or Less' Gets Dramatic Remake With 'Collar Bomb Heist'

    There was a minor uproar surrounding last year's release of "30 Minutes or Less," a frothy action comedy from "Zombieland" director Ruben Fleischer, about a pizza delivery boy (Jesse Eisenberg) who some thugs kidnapped and forced to rob a bank with an explosive charge wrapped around his chest. If he...

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    Liam Neeson Is Coming For You In Batch Of New Pics From 'Taken 2'

    On the one hand, Bryan Mills had his daughter kidnapped, so you can understand why he would stop at nothing to get her back. On the other hand, if you were the dad of all those dudes who were wasted -- sometimes rather horrifically -- you could see why vengeance might be on the agenda. These are the...

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    'The Artist' Director Michel Hazanavicius Eyes Former Dayton/Faris High-Concept Comedy 'Will'

    Way back in 2010 we wrote about "Will," a clever script by Demetri Martin that was then looking like the follow-up to "Little Miss Sunshine" for directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton. Back then it starred Paul Rudd and Zach Galifianakis as characters living in a world devoid of free-will, with...

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    Werner Herzog To Direct The Killers Concert Webcast

    With lineups that has included so far Terry Gilliam and Arcade Fire, Todd Haynes and My Morning Jacket, David Lynch and Duran Duran, Anton Corbijn and Coldplay and many more, the American Express’ Unstaged concert series hasn't been lacking in inspired pairings. And this may be the best an...

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    Ben Foster Replaces Mark Ruffalo In 'Red Light Winter' With Kirsten Dunst

    It looks like we'll have to wait for our "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind" reunion between Kirsten Dunst and Mark Ruffalo. But for writer/director Adam Rapp, he's likely glad that though he's lost one great actor from his film, an equally great replacement has stepped up.

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    4th Annual Oakland Underground Film Festival Unveils Cutting Edge International, Local Cinema

    I'll return with individual highlights of films that might be of interest to S&A readers - especially those in Oakland, where the festival takes place. For now, here's the press release unveiling this year's lineup. Some of the titles you'll recognize, since we've covere...

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    'Compliance' Director Craig Zobel To Direct Untitled Thriller Pitch For Focus Features

    Variety is reporting that Focus Features, the indie wing of monolithic Universal Pictures that has had a great year so far with sleeper hits in the stop-motion-animated marvel "ParaNorman" and the Wes Anderson romp "Moonrise Kingdom," has just acquired an untitled thriller pitch from "Compliance" di...

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    Trailer - Shola Lynch's Angela Davis Feature, 'Free Angela & All Political Prisoners'

    Toronto International Film Festival director Cameron Bailey revealed in an interview that Will and Jada Pinkett Smith will be attending this year's festival, specifically to present Shola Lynch's Angela Davis documentary, Free ...

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