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    Heineken & Tribeca Film Institute Establish $20,000 Award For Rising African American Filmmakers

    Needless to say, any opportunity to get a leg up on financing that next project of yours is always appreciated I'm sure. So this should be encouraging to all you filmmakers out there. 

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    Juliette Binoche & Clive Owen In Talks To Star In Fred Schepisi's School-Set Drama 'Words And Pictures'

    In the 1980s and 1990s, Australian director Fred Schepisi was something of a big deal. The 73-year-old filmmaker got his start back in Oz with 1976's "The Devil's Playground," made his U.S. debut with the underrated Western "Barbarosa," and went on to make acclaimed, succ...

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    New On DVD/Blu-ray Today: "Pariah," "Dark Tide," "Crime After Crime"

    3 films that I'm sure need no introduction here on S&A, given how much coverage we've given them over the last 12+ months (the first 2 especially, Dee Rees' Pariah, and Halle Berry's Dark Tide), are now on home video for those of you who haven't seen them yet in the prev...

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    Jackie Robinson Biopic '42,' Phil Lord & Chris Miller's 'Lego' Movie & 'Celeste & Jesse Forever' Get Release Dates

    Want to know when you might be able to see some of the movies that you might be interested in seeing? Yes? That’s good, because we’ve got somewhat of a release date round-up for you.

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    Jason Segel Talks Making 'The Five-Year Engagement, Improvisation & Why He's Not In A Hurry To Direct

    Jason Segel and Nick Stoller first met up on the Judd Apatow college comedy TV series “Undeclared” just over a decade ago. The show was far from the first attempt to tackle the freshman college experience, but it was one of the more fresh and realistic, a warts and all portrayal of the often difficu...

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    Watch Dwayne Johnson Wreak Havoc In New Trailer For "G.I. Joe: Retaliation"

    No intro necessary for this one I'm sure... trailer for one of the 50 movies Dwayne Johnson will appear in over the next 24 months - G.I. Joe: Retaliation - which also stars Channing Tatum, Adrianne Palicki, Byung-hun Lee, Ray Park, Ray Stevenson and Walton Goggins.

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    Michael Jai White Channels Black Dynamite As Ex-Black Panther In "Freaky Deaky"

    Been awhile since I've read/heard anything about this flick.

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    Hugh Grant Really Enjoyed Playing A Futuristic Korean Slave Owner In 'Cloud Atlas'

    One of the biggest cinematic question marks of the year is The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer's "Cloud Atlas." The project, which boasts a starry lineup with each actor playing multiple characters, and a sprawling storyline set across a backdrop that spans hundreds of years, is currently in...

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    Cool: Paul Feig Wrote One Of The High School Scenes For 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

    One of this writer's annual traditions is to take some time out to watch the first, and sadly only, season of "Freaks & Geeks." As fans of the short-lived program know, it was an early stomping ground for the talents of Judd Apatow and Paul Feig, a place where their innate talent t...

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    Watch: New Trailers For 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Look Like The First One, But With More Bald People

    Three years back, Paramount hoped that "G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra" would follow in the footsteps of their other toy-based franchise, "Transformers," and become a giant blockbuster. The film did ok -- $300 million worldwide is nothing to sniff at. But given that the film cost a ...

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