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    New On DVD/VOD - “Dreams Of A Life” (An Investigation Into The Mysterious Life & Death Of Joyce Vincent)

    Now on DVD (but only for UK audiences - at least at this moment) - Carol Morley's critically-acclaimed docu-drama Dreams of a Life, which stars Zawe Ashton - a British film that we've talked about ad naseam here on S&A, which I reviewed; Emmanuel interviewed its star a little bit ag...

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    Greta Gerwig Says Noah Baumbach's 'The Corrections' Is 'After Hours' Meets 'Hannah And Her Sisters'; Talks Working With Woody Allen On 'To Rome With Love'

    After flirting with the mainstream last year in "No Strings Attached" and "Arthur," indie darling Greta Gerwig is firmly back in her usual territory for the next couple of years: the actress will next star in Tribeca Film Festival entry "Lola Versus," has Woody Allen's "To Rome With Love" following ...

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    Tyler Perry's "Alex Cross" Gets A Rating From The MPAA (Expect Sexual Content & Nudity)

    OMG I'm absolutely shocked! I didn't at all see this coming AT ALL!

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    Make It Stop: New 'Jackass'-Inspired Trailer For 'The Three Stooges' Lands

    It's pretty clear now that Fox has no fucking clue what to do with "The Three Stooges," the passion project by the Farrelly Brothers. The tone certainly suggests a movie for kids, and the studio reached out for middle America by having Larry, Curly and Moe do some shenanigans at the Da...

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    "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema" Hosts Screenings of Seven Contemporary French Films, Adds Interactive Q & As

    Francophile Alert! This year, Unifrance Films is partnering with L.A.'s Laemmle Theatres, New York's Film Society of Lincoln Center, and Emerging Pictures to present "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema." The series sets out to highlight the best of contemporary French film by screening seven films in ov...

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    John Akomrah Given Princess Margriet Award + Details On His Next Film Project "Peripeteia"

    The man probably has a basement full of these awards by now; here's another to add to his stash.

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    Obit: Screenwriter Tonino Guerra, Three-Time Oscar-Nominee, Has Died

    One of cinema's greatest writers, three-time Oscar nominee Tonino Guerra, has died. The poet/screenwriter from Northern Italy had just turned 92 on March 16. Guerra wrote over 100 screenplays, including "L'avventura," "La notte," "L'eclisse," "Red Desert," "Blow-Up," and "Zabriskie Point" for Antoni...

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    Sundance Selects Says 'Gimme The Loot' For SXSW Winner; Wrekin Hill Finds 'The End Of Love' & Oscilloscope Reaches Enlightenment with 'Samsara'

    The SXSW Film Festival has shuttered its doors for another year, and now news reaches us that the winner of this year's Best Narrative Feature award has found a distributor, as did two other festival favorites from Park City and TIFF.

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    Rob Corddry & Leslie Bibb To Star In 'Hell Baby,' The Co-Directorial Debut Of Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant

    Screenwriting duo and comedy mainstays Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon have increasingly become Hollywood's box office saviors, supplying the scripts for both “Night at the Museum” films as well as “The Pacifier,” and their success has allowed them a “one-for-them, one...

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    Pancreatic Cancer Claims Life Of ActNow Foundation Founder Aaron Ingram; Memorial Service This Friday

    Most of you who knew him, whether personally or professionally, and/or the non-profit black film organization he created, likely have already heard the news of his passing on Monday, March 19th, after battling pancreatic cancer for 2 years.

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