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    Jamie Foxx Will Play President Of The USA In Thriller 'White House Down'

    It's Erykah Badu and Jamie Foxx day here at S&A.

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    'Django Unchained,' Unleashed: New Trailer Inspires Debate About Race and Cinema

    From the very beginning, Quentin Tarantino’s films have drawn heated criticism — for their violence, for their rampant cribbing from other classic filmmakers, for their self-conscious pop culture references. But his treatment of race and unrepentant use of the word “nigger,” ...

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    Watch: First Trailer For "Flight" (Denzel Washington Stars As An Alcoholic, Drug-addicted Hero Pilot)

    Watch: First Trailer For "Flight" (Denzel Washington Stars As An Alcoholic, Drug-addicted Hero Pilot)

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    Documentarian Alex Gibney Gets Infusion from Content Media to Make More Diverse Movies

    Congrats to doc filmmaker Alex Gibney ("Gonzo," "Magic Trip"), who has obtained an infusion of cash from John Schmidt's Content Media, which has acquired half of Jigsaw Productions. Gibney wants to add staff and expand into more areas in film and television, including episodic television and feature...

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    Erykah Badu Lashes Out At Lips' Wayne Coyne; Calls Leak "Tasteless, Meaningless, Shock Motivated Video.”

    Just a few hours ago, Tambay posted an official statement from Wayne Coyne/Flaming Lips about the controversial leaked video 'The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face' featuring Erykah Badu, which has been played over 20,000 times on this site alone; that post has received over 9,000 Faceboo...

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    Watch: First Trailer For Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' Is Here

    Part spaghetti western, part slavery/vengeance pic and all Quentin Tarantino, the first trailer for "Django Unchained" has arrived and it's everything you could ask for and expect from the filmmaker.

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    Watch: Denzel Washington Saves Lives, Loathes Self In Trailer For Robert Zemeckis' 'Flight'

    While most people would be thankful to be alive after surviving a horrific plane crash, in "Flight," the newest drama from Robert Zemeckis (and his first live action film in over a decade), it's just the start of the story about a man who is either very skilled, very lucky or both.

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    'Cloud Atlas' With Halle Berry Gets 'R' Rating And Epic Running Time

    The Wachowski's and Tom Tykwer's sci-fi film Cloud Atlas with Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant and Keith David, which Warners Bros will release on Dec 6, has recieved an "R" rating from the MPAA for "violence, language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use."

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    Jamie Foxx Up For 'White House Down' With Channing Tatum

    There's probably a really clever joke to be made about going from a freed slave in "Django Unchained" to becoming President in "White House Down" but we're tired and we'll let you figure out that one for yourselves. But yes, Jamie Foxx is going to become the leader of...

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    William McDonald Named New Chair of UCLA Department of Film, TV, and Digital Media

    UCLA has appointed cinematographer and professor William McDonald as the new Chair of UCLA Department of Film, TV, and Digital Media (FTVDM). He will start his position on July 1, 2012.

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