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    Prop-docs: The Rightwing Media and "When Mitt Romney Came to Town"

    Ever since Fox News arrived on our cultural scene, the rightwing media has cultivated an aesthetics of clumsy propaganda and broad cliched imagery that has spread like a virus among conservative content creators. You can see it in Stephen Bannon's Sarah Palin hagiography "The Undefeated,...

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    Frank Darabont Sets Up Period Crime TV Pilot 'L.A. Noir' At TNT

    It seems fair to say that "The Shawshank Redemption" director Frank Darabont's first foray into television since his movie breakthrough came with mixed success. Despite basically being like every other zombie tale, just slower and more annoying, "The Walking Dead," an adaptat...

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    Lindsay Lohan In Talks To Besmirch Elizabeth Taylor's Memory In Lifetime Biopic

    There are a lot of similarities between the late Elizabeth Taylor, who passed away last year, and faded teen sensation Lindsay Lohan. Both got their start as child actresses before moving into more adult fare. Both had personal lives that proved fodder for the tabloids. Both had legs. Both had arms....

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    Garrett Hedlund Goes 'Inside Llewyn Davis' For The Coen Brothers

    Well, now that he's got some free time on his hands since "Akira" is on hold for the foreseeable future, Garrett Hedlund is gonna sing for his supper.

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    'West Wing' Star Richard Schiff Is Dr. Hamilton In Zack Snyder's 'Man Of Steel'

    With lensing continuing in Vancouver and Chicago on Zack Snyder's "Man Of Steel," one more actor has come aboard, and it may give some creedence to a rumor that has been kicking around. Or not.

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    Release Date For Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words" Gets Shifted Yet Again

    And it still might get shifted again... just release it on DVD I say; stick a fork in it.

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    Watch 7 Minutes Of "Red Tails" Now!

    Less than 2 weeks to go until what I suspect will be one of 2012's most polarizing *black films* (Red Tails), which we've talked enough about on this site that I'm sure everyone's well acquainted with it by now, opens wide across the country, with apparently a lot riding on its succe...

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    New Line Cinema's "Police Academy" Remake Gets A Director

    It's been almost 2 years since this remake/revival/reimagining/re-whatever you want to call it, was first announced.

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    Ruh-Roh: 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Pushed Ten Months To January 2013

    You could have called this one months ago. Paramount's "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" was supposed to be due in theaters on March 2nd, less than two months from now and we'd barely seen a peep from the film, not a trailer, a poster or anything other than this first-look ...

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    Universal Hires Writers For 'Bruce Almighty' Sequel, With Jim Carrey Eyed To Return

    You would have to go back to 2008's "Yes Man" for the last bona fide Jim Carrey hit. Since then he's starred in the underrated "I Love You Phillip Morris" (which nobody saw anyway), that ill-advised version of "A Christmas Carol" (which did good business, but is...

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