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    Abigail Breslin To Tread Darker Paths Opposite Halle Berry In Brad Anderson's 'The Hive'

    It was a quiet 2011 for Abigail Breslin, having lent her voice to “Rango“ and pure name recognition to “New Years Eve,” but recently the young actress has lined up high-profile projects left and right, and we can now add Brad Anderson's “The Hive” to the ...

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    Spike Lee Heading To Brazil To Shoot Doc On Country's Economic Advances On Global Stage; Afro Brazilians Concerned

    Well how about that? Overall, his documentaries have been strong, so I'm looking forward to seeing what develops here.

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    "Cosmopolis": Post 9/11 Allegory or Economic Crash Parable?

    Don DeLillo is my favorite author, and David Cronenberg is one of my favorite filmmakers. The announcement that Cronenberg would lend his "Crash"-like sensibility to the first film adaptation of one of DeLillo's novels -- 2003's "Cosmopolis" -- stirred in me no shortag...

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    Watch: Andy Serkis & Thomas Brodie Sangster Battle Cancer Through Art in 'Death Of A Superhero'

    A devil's bargain to ponder: more mo-cap-free, starring roles for Andy Serkis, but all of them in maudlin teen cancer dramas that make “50/50” seem like the underrated romp it isn't? Okay, okay, the recently released trailer for Ian Fitzgibbon-directed “Death of a Superhero...

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    First Trailer For Mario Van Peebles, Carl Weathers Starrer "American Battleship" Rip-Off - "Battleship"

    Scheduled to be released on home video just before the big screen Battleship will open in theaters... Mario Van Peebles and Carl "Action Jackson" Weathers star in what is essentially a rip-off of the big screen Battleship movie, titled American Battelship. 

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    Terence Davies Talks Post-War England & Life Between the Devil And 'The Deep Blue Sea'

    Terence Davies’ newest film, “The Deep Blue Sea,” takes place, like much of his work, in post-World War II England. In it, Rachel Weisz plays Hester Collyer, a woman who abandons her passionless marriage to a wealthy barrister (Simon Russell Beale) for a torrid affair with a troubl...

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    "Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992" To Premiere Next Week Monday At Brecht Forum NYC

    Previously profiled on S&A, it made its world premiere in the Panorama Documentary section at the Berlin Film Festival in February, and now Dagmar Shultz's Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992 - an untold chapt at theIt was announced today ther (the Berlin years) of the late writ...

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    Noomi Rapace Declared The New Ripley In Empire Plus New Pics, TV Spot & WonderCon Trailer From 'Prometheus'

    Oh “Prometheus,” you’re so close, yet so far away! After the debut of the enigmatically beautiful new trailer that made its way online over the weekend, our excitement couldn’t be more fevered. Fox is looking to capitalize on the newfound buzz for director Ridley Scott’...

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    Sylvain White To Begin Production On Adaptation Of Macabre Thriller "Miserere" In France

    It's been awhile since we last posted anything about Sylvain White; he's one of those few black directors who's been able to navigate the studio system, although, like most of his contemporaries, while his name has been attached to a few projects, not consistently.

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    Martin Campbell Takes Over 'The Dive' From James Cameron

    A while before “John Carter” set Disney’s bank accounts on fire with its financial woes, a comic book adaptation by the name of “Green Lantern” had a similar situation, failing to generate much box office heat in the overcrowded summer of 2011. Much in the way Disney ha...

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