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    New Poster For Zhang Yimou's 'The Flowers Of War' Blooms

    The slow Oscar build for Zhang Yimou's "The Flowers Of War" continues. The film was picked up this week by Wrekin Hill who plan to give it an Oscar qualifying run before a wider release next year, but as always, as it has yet to play for the all important critics and Academy folk, it r...

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    Before Buying 'Drive' On BluRay You Might Want To Wait For The "Queen" Edition Nicolas Winding Refn Is Planning

    Although a date has yet to be announced for the home video release of “Drive,” director Nicolas Winding Refn suggests that fans might want to skip the first release of the film on DVD and Blu-ray and wait for a deluxe edition that he’d like to put together in a year or so. Spe...

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    Media Watch: Blogger Romenesko Ditches Media Site Poynter after Attribution Spat

    Jim Romenesko, the high-profile media news blogger, abruptly quit his position with Poynter yesterday, reports the NYT's  Media Decoder.  His unexpected decision to leave came after a disagreement with boss Julie Moos about not using quotations when borrowing from other media sources. ...

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    Buzz Lightyear Shrinks In First Look At 'Toy Story' Short 'Small Fry' Premiering Before 'The Muppets'

    Yes, there is another reason to see "The Muppets" later this month, and it has nothing to do with the return of those felt covered friends to the big screen. While "Toy Story 3" was at least the end of the feature length franchise (for now), it has continued on in the form of sho...

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    Oprah Looking Forward To Return To Acting; Talking To Tyler Perry, Lee Daniels, Jonathan Demme About Potential Roles

    As was recently announced, she's also been chatting with Broadway producers about starring in future stage projects. So yes, expect to see Oprah Winfrey in something sometime soon, whether on stage, or on screen - and I'm not talking about another talk show - now that, as she says, she ...

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    'A Good Man", Documentary On Acclaimed Choreographer Bill T. Jones, Premieres Tonight On PBS

    In sync with its DVD release today, November 11, acclaimed documentary A Good Man, which follows renowned director/choreographer Bill T. Jones (FELA!) as he and his company develop an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial, will make its TV debut tonight, on yo...

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    'Harold & Kumar Christmas' Helmer Todd Strauss-Schulson To Direct WB Comedy 'Family Getaway'

    Some analysts have called “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” a financial disappointment because of its $13.1 million opening weekend. Considering the film cost $20 million to make, it may be a disappointment, but it’s still a success for New Line Cinema and its parent company...

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    Video: Viola Davis Talks Black Actresses Increased Visibility and Multi-Dimensional Characters

    Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, the Award Season Roundtable Part II video below features Viola Davis; who talks about the increased visibility of black actresses in Hollywood, and trying to add dimension to her characters, despite writers and directors who try to "stifle" the personali...

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    Darryl Roberts' "America The Beautiful 2" Opening In More Cities

    Filmmaker Darryl Roberts' new documentary America The Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments, the sequel to his earlier successful 2008 doc in which he took on the plastic surgery and cosmetic industry, is opening in more cities across the country after its sold out runs in N.Y, L.A., New Canaan CT,...

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