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    New Poster For "Safe House" (Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds)

    And I still don't really care for it (I didn't care for the first official poster either). This poster (nor the first one) would not get me in a theater to see the film, so thank goodness for trailers (I loved the trailer).

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    Time Magazine Blows Up The Box, Votes Ameena Matthews & Khomotso Manyaka As Top 2011 Performances

    From a list penned by Richard Corliss, senior writer for Time magazine, highlighting 2011's best big screen performances, I was absolutely shocked to see these 2 names make the short list of 5 on the women's side: Ameena Matthews and Khomotso Manyaka. 

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    Brit Noel Clarke Has Sights Set On Hollywood With Upcoming Projects

    Brit renaissance man (director, writer, actor, producer, playwright, and who knows what else) Noel Clarke, who we've given a lot of pixels to on this site since it was started in 2009, is one really busy fellow, doing just about everything it seems; and as I noted in a pervious post, I...

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    Martin Scorsese Says He's Considering Making 'Silence' & Frank Sinatra Biopic In 3D

    Despite James Cameron's best intentions, for the most part, the 3D format has primarly been utilized as a cash grab by studios looking to pad out the bottom line in an era when box office receipts appear to be on the decline. However, 2011 marked a bit of a change. At the arthouse, Werner Herzog...

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    Ving Rhames Got $7.7 Million For His Cameo Appearance In "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol"

    Well... that's what the trivia section of the IMDB page for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol says. Not banking solely on IMDB, I did some digging and found a few other sites saying the same thing, but most significantly was this quote from Ving Rhames while on the press tour for Death R...

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    Storyboards From 'The Tree Of Life' Reveal Abandoned Early Life Sequence With Adam, Eve, Cain & Abel, Plus Photos From Missing Scenes In The Film

    It was quite a 2011 for Terrence Malick. Not only did the director return with his long awaited, Palme d'Or winning "The Tree Of Life," he's got four films in various stages of development including the IMAX documentary "Voyage Of Time," the untitled Ben Affleck/Rachel Mc...

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    Don Cheadle Says His Miles Davis Movie Is A "Gangster Pic" Set In 1979

    It was a year ago that we last heard about Don Cheadle’s proposed Miles Davis biopic, but despite a rival Davis biopic, it looks as if the wheels are still in motion for the ambitious actor who still seems ready to tackle the life story of the jazz legend.

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    Best Docs Of ADIFF 2011 Screening Series This Month (The Lineup)

    The basics: Screenings of the Best Docs Of ADIFF 2011, from January 13 - 15, at Teachers college, Columbia Univesity, 525 West 120th Street – Room 263 Macy (take the 1 Train to 116th Street; FREE PARKING on Saturday and Sunday; Picture ID required to enter the building). Tickets are $11 g...

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    'Piranha 3DD' Swims Straight-TO-DVD In The U.K.

    Update: "Piranha 3DD" writer Patrick Melton updated Daily Dead telling them a U.S. theatrical release is still on track, as the movie recently test screened to good results, and Dimension Films have given the film additional funding to spruce up the special effects. You can read his full c...

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    Watch Trailer For "An Ethiopian Love" (Rom-Com Centered On The Lives & Loves Of Ethiopian-Americans)

    I stumbled upon this trailer earlier today for a feature film titled An Ethiopian Love, written and directed by Yonie Solomon, who also stars in it, alongside Helen Gedlu, Augisha Tesfasilase, Sara Gebremedhin, Jonathan Woldaub and Syed Bukhari.

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