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    Kino Lorber's Alive Mind Cinema Channels "Crazy Wisdom" for N. America

    Kino Lorber label Alive Mind Cinema has picked up North American rights to Johana Demetrakas' doc "Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche." The deal for the film about the legacy of the "bad boy of Buddhism," Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, excludes television...

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    Halle Berry Reveals She Plays A 1930s Jewish Woman & Old Tribal Woman In "Phantasmagorical" 'Cloud Atlas'

    To call "Cloud Atlas" ambitious would be an understatement. The film is based on the complex novel by David Mitchell, and the story follows six plot threads across time—a 19th century notary on a Pacific expedition, a bisexual musician in the 1930s, a female journalist embroiled...

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    So, Bryan Singer's 'The Munsters' Will Apparently Be A Mix Between 'True Blood' & 'Modern Family'

    We're not even sure why they're resurrecting "The Munsters," other than perhaps some executive at NBC heard from this daughter that monsters were cool and dusted off the old TV show, but this thing is happening. And if you though they couldn't make a bad idea sound worse, well,...

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    Occupy Cinema Occupies Wall Street "Charging Bull"

    Long considered off-limits for Occupy Wall Street, the famous charging bull statue in Wall Street has become a symbol of the brutal ways of American Capitalism, and as reconfigured in Adbuster's imagery, a symbol worth reclaiming and co-opting for the OWS movement. Tonight, starting at 6pm,...

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    New Posters & Images From 'The Flowers Of War' Starring Christian Bale

    Pretty much all the Oscar contenders are out of the gate and jockeying for position, but one film that still remains an unknown quantity is Zhang Yimou's "The Flowers of War" starring Christian Bale. The expensive Chinese production that splits the language duties between English and M...

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    Tributing Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof

    New York's Exit Art's Digimovies is hosting tribute screenings in honor of convicted Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof, starting tonight, with the Gotham premiere of Rasoulof's Cannes premiere "Goodbye." I've seen the film, and like Panahi's "...

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    Danny Elfman Out, James Newton Howard In To Score 'The Hunger Games'

    Ah, ye olde "scheduling conflicts," a catch-all excuse usually utilized to cover up more nefarious frictions between creative types, but in the case of "The Hunger Games," it seems to be the real deal.

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    The New Steel (The African American Superhero) Debuts... Maybe We'll Get Another (Better) Movie

    Comic books fans may have something to say about this I'm guessing... from Black Superhero Fan:

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    Watch: 4 Clips & Ton Of New Pics From Angelina Jolie's 'In The Land Of Blood And Honey'

    A love that dare not speak its name, just one of the most horrific wars in recent memory, for Angelina Jolie's directorial debut, she isn't taking the easy way out. "In the Land of Blood and Honey" is making its way to theaters and four clips and a plethora of images from the film have arrived to gi...

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    Gary Oldman Calls 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Director Tomas Alfredson A "True Artist" & Talks Taking On George Smiley

    Take away his instantly recognizable roles in blockbuster franchises like 'Harry Potter' and Christopher Nolan's Batman, and Gary Oldman would still be treasured as a bona fide cinematic icon. Frankly, how could the 53-year-old British actor not be, considering how many iconic characters...

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