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    Rooney Mara Says Terrence Malick's 'Lawless' Won't Shoot Until September; Michael Sheen Reveals Role In Untitled Romance

    While "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" might not have been the box office smash the studio were hoping for (it turns out there's a reason people don't open three-hour-long R-rated thrillers the week before Christmas), there's one person who's done pretty well out of the whole thing: Rooney Mara. On...

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    IN THE WORKS: Genre-Bending 'Cloud Atlas' Adaptation Shows Future Seoul

    It looks like David Mitchell's ambitious, narrative-jumping, multi-era novel "Cloud Atlas" has sparked some equally experimental concept art for its film adaptation.

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    "Anatomy Of A Murder" With Duke Ellington's Score Coming Out On Blu-ray

    Some good news that came out a few weeks ago for anyone who loves great movies, was the announcement that Criterion will be releasing director Otto Preminger's 1960 classic courtroom thriller Anatomy of a Murder with James Stewart, Lee Remick and Ben Gazzara, on blu-ray DVD on Feb. 21.

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    "Porgy & Bess" (1959), "The Negro Soldier" (1944) Among 25 films Inducted Into 2011 National Film Registry

    Otto Preminger's 1959 big screen adaptation of the Gershwin/DuBose Heyward opera Porgy and Bess will rest among the nation’s treasures in the world’s largest archive of film, TV and sound recordings.

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    San Diego Public Library's Friday Talking Pictures Film Series To Screen 4 Spike Lee Joints (FREE & Open To Public)

    Everything you need to know follows in the press release below:

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    Doc "The Girls In The Band" To Make US Premiere At PSIFF In January (Untold Stories Of Women Jazz Instrumentalists)

    And yet another film (the 3rd one) we've highlighted on S&A that'll make screen at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival.

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    Watch 1st Full Subtitled Trailer For Dutch Interracial Love Story "Sonny Boy" + Upcoming USA Screening Info

    Last written about in September, when it was announced that the film would be the Dutch submission in the Best Foreign Language Oscar category...

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    "Fast Five" Tops List of Most Pirated Movies In 2011

    As they did with TV, Torrent Freak has released its annual roundup of the most pirated movies of 2011 (full list below), and guess what made the top of the list?

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    Denzel Washington To Narrate Documentary About Retired NBA Greats From Mount Vernon Area

    I was just reading THIS New York Post article highlighting NBA games that occured over the weekend and came across this sentence buried within it:

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    Special Screening Of "Nothing But A Man" At MoMI (NYC) On January 16th. See It!!!

    Ahhh... how I love this movie; a rare gem of its time, and I'd say still very much is a rarity today, some 47 years after it was initially released. That should not only tell you how good it is, but also how far what we call black cinema has come since then (not much at all).

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