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    Christopher Hitchens Obits

    Controversial author and essayist Christopher Hitchens, 62, has finally lost his battle with cancer, which he documented with brio, as was his wont.

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    Trailer: Who Knew 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen' Was So Magical?

    While Lasse Halstrom will always have "My Life As A Dog," "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" and "The Cider House Rules" to his resume, in recent years, his string of increasingly mediocre-to-terrible films have nearly erased any pleasant memories we might have had. So w...

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    French Immigrant Parable "The Invader" To Screen At Palm Springs International Fest + New Footage

    This is one film that I'm really curious about and hope to see sooner than later. Despite S&A reader reactions to it when I first profiled the film (mostly negative if I recall correctly), I'm intrigued by the subject matter, and the fact that reactions from from those I know who ha...

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    A World Without YouTube? Why Film Fans and Filmmakers Should Care About SOPA

    A World Without YouTube? Why Film Fans and Filmmakers Should Care About SOPA

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    Obit: Philadelphia Inquirer Critic Desmond Ryan

    Longtime Philadelphia Inquirer critic Desmond Ryan is dead. He was 68. He had fought carcinoma of the tongue.

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    Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Will Hit Theaters On May 25, 2012 In Limited Release

    Well, we haven't heard much about Wes Anderson's latest in the last little while, but it looks like we're going to get a lot more details on "Moonrise Kingdom" as it's arriving in just about five months.

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    Bringing The Cinema To The People - Ad For mobiCINE (New Distribution Strategy To Fight Piracy In Africa)

    An initiave I profiled much earlier this year, when it was in its infancy, posts its first commercial!

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    Focus Sets 2012 Slate: Films from Wes Anderson, Robert De Niro, Steve Carell & Keira Knightley

    Focus Features has set firm North American opening dates for three features to fill out their 2012 slate, below.

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    Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri Talks Creating Caesar In 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' & Andy Serkis' Oscar Chances

    Although he isn't talked about in the usual dialogue about top ten lists or awards consideration, Joe Letteri is one of the hardest working and most influential people in movies in 2011. As a visual effects supervisor at Peter Jackson's WETA Digital, he had a hand in two of this year's most discusse...

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    Real-Life "I Am Slave" Story In U.S. Has Storybook Ending

    Earlier this year, we told you about the DVD release of domestic-slavery drama I Am Slave, starring versatile British actress Wunmi Mosaku (Moses Jones, Vera. Body Farm).  This week, the LA Times told the story of Shyima Hall, a young Egyptian woman whose own life experience mirrors the one dep...

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