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    Tom Hardy Heads To The Stage For "Crazy" Scorsese-Meets-Bollywood Musical 'Harold's Harem'

    As Charles Bronson for Nicolas Winding Refn, Bane for Chris Nolan, a Bondurant brother for John Hillcoat and an MMA fighter for Gavin O'Connor, if there's one thing that defines most of Tom Hardy's roles in his meteoric rise, it's pure masculinity. That doesn't look to be changin...

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    Distributor Gets Political with Release of Healthcare Doc During Election Season

    I wish more film distributors would follow their political leanings with the films they present. When I hear about New York leftwing Jewish indie movie executives releasing the latest Christian agit-prop drama, I always cringe. So I was happy to hear that Roadside Attractions (which has cultivate...

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    LatinoBuzz: Brooklyn or Bust! East WillyB Web Series Seeks to Raise 50K in 50 days

    If there aren’t Nielsen ratings to look to and you can’t add up advertising revenue, how do you determine the success of an independently produced web series? No matter how you measure it, East WillyB is a smash hit. Since it premiered online last year the hilarious ‘gentrification...

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    Robert Downey Jr. Wanted Bill Murray For 'Iron Man' But, Of Course, He Was Impossible To Get In Touch With

    Bill Murray is know for not having an agent, and if you want to get in touch with him, the word is that he's got a 1-800 number where you can leave a message, and if he feels like calling you back, then he will (if you have it, please send it to us, thanks). Thus, every time he stars in a f...

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    Watch Trailer For 'The Love Section' With Mekhi Phifer, Brian Hooks, Tangi Miller, Kellita Smith

    You'll recognize a lot of the names and faces in this trailer for the upcoming feature film The Love Section, which is described as "a feel good romantic dramedy" slated for a fall 2012 release; I'm just not sure any of that will matter, after you watch the below trailer embed...

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    'Rango' Collaborators Jim Byrkit & Alex Manugian Hired To Write Long-Developing 'Fraggle Rock' Movie

    After years spent in development purgatory (everyone from Ahmet Zappa to "Hoodwinked" writer/director Cory Edwards have worked on the project, from as far back as 2006), it finally looks like the "Fraggle Rock" movie, based on the beloved Jim Henson series, will make it to the big screen. Last year ...

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    Drafthouse Films To Unleash Forgotten Kung-Fu Film 'Miami Connection' Back in Theaters for 25th Anniversary

    Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to the long forgotten '80s martial arts action film "Miami Connection," directed by 9th degree black belt philosopher Grandmaster Y.K. Kim. The film was initially released theatrically back in 1987 but failed to catch on with audience...

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    Mark Wahlberg Out, Adam Sandler In For Will Ferrell's Football Comedy 'Three Mississippi'

    We've long lamented the evolution of Adam Sandler from the guy who made us laugh with stupid-funny stuff like "Billy Madison" and "Happy Gilmore" to the guy who basically gets paid vacations in dreck like "Just Go With It" and "Grown Ups." But every now and then, Sandler will lift his pudgy frame of...

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    Moussa Touré’s Acclaimed Immigrant Survival Tale 'La Pirogue' Gets An Official Poster + Clips

    A film that's high on my to-see list, assuming it comes my way this year, or soon thereafter; screening in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival, Senegalese filmmaker Moussa Touré’s La Pirogue (The Pirogue), left Canne...

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    'Red Tails" Tops The DVD Sales List

    Red Tails wasn't the burst-out box office hit as was hoped for, but it's doing extremely well on the home media front.

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