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    Soundtrack Details For Snoop Dogg/Wiz Khalifa Stoner Comedy 'Mac And Devin Go to High School'; Anchor Bay Picks Up Film

    Beginning with “Half Baked” in 1998, and moving on to supporting roles in “The Wash," "Starsky & Hutch" and “Training Day,” hip-hop mogul/herb enthusiast Snoop Dogg has made a second name for himself in film and TV, and news comes today that rapper Wi...

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    Watch: Helena Bonham Carter Stars In Rufus Wainwright's New Video "Out Of The Game"

    This writer is going to use this moment to reveal something he's long kept a secret from many people: I'm a Rufus Wainwright fan. That's right, this cantankerous, snarky writer can't help but get caught up in the musician's larger-than-life pop songs and is probably the only pers...

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    Exclusive Clip: Chuck D Discusses Race, Music & The Importance Of 1978's R&B-Powered 'Stony Island'

    Before he directed smash-hit action films like "The Fugitive," "Under Siege" and "Collateral Damage," director Andrew Davis got his start with something quite different, making his debut with the raw and real 1978 R&B-powered musical drama "Stony Island."

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    Watch: Maggie Grace Gets A Whole New Look From Guy Pearce In 2 New Clips From 'Lockout'

    We’ve long passed the point where Luc Besson’s name attached to a thriller could get us excited, and we suspect that “Lockout” won’t be the film that causes us to reconsider that particular standpoint. Starring Guy Pearce as a wrongly accused convict, and Maggie Grace a...

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    Sundance Institute Announces 8 Projects For 2012 Theatre Lab (Ken Saro-Wiwa Project Makes The Cut)

    News on the march! I'm especially eyeing that adaptation of Africa Kills Her Sun by the late Ken Saro-Wiwa (read all about him HERE). Recall Nigerian filmmaker Jeta Amata chaned the title of his oil exploitation thriller Black Gold to Black November - a reference to the month of activist Sa...

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    Cannes Film Festival Head Thierry Fremaux Confirms Too Good To Be True Lineup Leak Is A Fake

    It seems April Fool's Day tricked a lot more people than usual this year. With stories about James Cameron directing "Prometheus 2" and Daniel Craig skydiving into the London Olympics opening ceremony getting picked up by news organizations as fact from folks ranging from Deadline to t...

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    Emma Thompson To Reprise Role Of Lawyer Gareth Peirce From 'In The Name Of The Father' In New Pic 'The Secret Evidence'

    Back in 1993, Emma Thompson was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of the human rights lawyer Gareth Peirce, alongside Daniel Day-Lewis in Jim Sheridan’s “In the Name of the Father,” ultimately losing out (famously) to an 11-year-old Anna Paquin for “The Piano.” N...

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    Robert Redford's Political Action Cinema; Revisits Watergate and Weather Underground

    Robert Redford is revving up his activist pursuits with a spate of political-minded projects, from "The Company You Keep," his political thriller starring Shia LaBeouf, which could premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, to a new slate of TV projects, including ...

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    Oscilloscope Pick Up LCD Soundsystem Doc 'Shut Up And Play The Hits,' Netflix Buy David Tennant Soccer Drama 'United'

    Few thought that when Beastie Boy Adam Yauch set up distribution label Oscilloscope Laboratories to put out his 2008 directorial debut "Gunning For That #1 Spot," it would turn out to be anything other than a vanity side-project. But in fact, the company has evolved over the past four year...

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    Watch: Phenomenal Time-Lapse Single-Shot Reworking Of Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rear Window'

    Alfred Hitchock seems to hold a certain particular appeal for artists. From Douglas Gordon's "24 Hour Psycho," which sees the director's masterpiece slowed down to a one-day timespan, to a current exhibition themed around the filmmaker at Gallery 1988 in Santa Monica, visual and video artists seem t...

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