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    'Robot & Frank' and 'Valley of Saints' Receive Sundance Sloan Awards

    As part of Sundance and the Sloan Foundation's Science-in-Film Initiative, Jake Schreier's Premieres film "Robot & Frank" and Musa Syeed's World Competition title "Valley of Saints" have both received the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize at the 2012 S...

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    Nice! High Stakes Gambling Drama "High Chicago" To Make USA Debut At Pan African Film Fest

    Glad that this new Canadian-produced feature I previously profiled enthusiastically on S&A (and which was received just as enthusiastically) is finally set to make it USA premiere; and it will do so at the upcoming Pan African Film Festival which begins February 9th.

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    'The Blind Side' Director John Lee Hancock To Direct John Grisham's 'The Partner'

    There was a time (the early '90s) when adapting a John Grisham novel for the big screen was essentially like printing money. The run of "The Firm," "The Pelican Brief," "The Client" and "A Time To Kill" arguably marked the high point of those years, while ...

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    UPDATE: Ava DuVernay's 2012 "Middle Of Nowhere" Jointly Acquired By AFFRM, Participant Media

    AFFRM and Participant Media have teamed up to jointly acquire Ava DuVernay's 2012 Sundance Film Festival selection, Middle Of Nowhere. 

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    New Images of Samuel L. Jackson As 'Nick Fury' In Marvel's "The Avengers", In Theaters This Summer

    Here's some new images of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury in Marvel's super hero action flick The Avengers, due out this summer. 

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    In Theaters: Step Out With The 'Man On A Ledge,' Get Lost In 'The Grey' But Don't Spend 'One For The Money'

    Sundance, #sundance, SUNDANCE! 15 of your friends posted about Sundance! Retweet blah blah SUNDANCE! It's all anyone has on the brain this week. A welcome distraction from the travesty they call the Oscar nominations. Just when you think it's going to be a merry Oscar nominations morning, th...

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    Ava DuVernay's 2012 Sundance Entry "Middle Of Nowhere" Jointly Acquired By AFFRM, Participant Media

    AFFRM and Participant Media have teamed up to jointly acquire Ava DuVernay's 2012 Sundance Film Festival selection, Middle Of Nowhere. 

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    Sarah Jessica Parker To Make Amends For 'Sex And The City,' Takes Role Of Gloria Steinem In 'Lovelace'

    We'll say this; in its first couple of seasons, "Sex and the City" was a breath of fresh air. A witty, bawdy comedy about women in New York City, it initially presented four very complex characters as they navigated their careers and love lives in the big city. But pretty soon they all...

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    Sundance: 'The Words' Star Bradley Cooper Says He Wants To Direct & Talks Working Relationship With Co-Director Brian Klugman

    “The Words” is a film divided between three stories, each one offering a possible reality to a situation that may or may not be the actual story and wrapped up in a tale about an author who steals another writer's work and gains fame. Writer/directors Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal ...

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    Participant and AFFRM Team For Sundance's 'Middle of Nowhere'

    Participant Media and AFFRM ((African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement have teamed to acquire U.S. theatrical rights for "Middle of Nowhere."

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