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    Watch 1st Full Subtitled Trailer For Dutch Interracial Love Story "Sonny Boy" + Upcoming USA Screening Info

    Last written about in September, when it was announced that the film would be the Dutch submission in the Best Foreign Language Oscar category...

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    "Fast Five" Tops List of Most Pirated Movies In 2011

    As they did with TV, Torrent Freak has released its annual roundup of the most pirated movies of 2011 (full list below), and guess what made the top of the list?

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    Denzel Washington To Narrate Documentary About Retired NBA Greats From Mount Vernon Area

    I was just reading THIS New York Post article highlighting NBA games that occured over the weekend and came across this sentence buried within it:

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    Special Screening Of "Nothing But A Man" At MoMI (NYC) On January 16th. See It!!!

    Ahhh... how I love this movie; a rare gem of its time, and I'd say still very much is a rarity today, some 47 years after it was initially released. That should not only tell you how good it is, but also how far what we call black cinema has come since then (not much at all).

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    Taylor Lautner Didn't Just Come Out, Despite Fake People Cover Saying Otherwise

    On Monday, the January 7 cover of People Magazine was "leaked" online, promising an exclusive coming out confession by "Twilight" heartthrob Taylor Lautner. There was one small problem with the story, though—it was fake.

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    Morgan Freeman Wants To Play Legendary Lawman Bass Reeves

    Here's some info I stumbled upon recently.  It seems actor Morgan Freeman has attempted, for at least five years now, to get the story of famous lawman Bass Reeves to the big screen.

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    New On DVD Today - Naomie Harris & Oliver Litondo In "The First Grader"

    The First Grader, a Kenyan film we've written about a few times already on this site, and which received a limited theatrical release in the USA in May via National Geographic, grossing a healthy $332,000, is now available for sale and rent on DVD.

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    IN THE WORKS: Depardieu May Be Up to Play Scandal Monger Dominique Strauss-Khan for Ferrara

    Gerard Depardieu, the stolid French star, is reportedly eager to take on the character of mysterious international economist Dominique Strauss-Khan, who found himself mired in a sex scandal with New York hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo.

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    New Photos From Pixar's 'Brave' & Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie'

    After several back-to-back banner years for animation, 2011 turned out to be one of the weakest in memory; Pixar delivered their first stinker with "Cars 2," DreamWorks delivered more of the same with a pair of sequels, and nothing, not even the oddball "Rango" seemed to be enshr...

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    The Best Dog Of The Year Performance: Arthur From 'Beginners'

    The first in a line of many dog performances hit for us in March of this year at SXSW, but there’s been avid debate (for some reason) about which performance deserves some sort of award (or treat).

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