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    "Black Power Mixtape" Rough Trade East In-Store Screening; Plus Q&A With Darcus Howe (Friday, January 20th @ 6:30PM)

    The film has already been released on DVD, but if you're in London and want to see The Black Power Mixtape: 1967 - 1975 on the big screen, you still can. And as an added bonus, you'll also get to be present for a Q&A session with activist and writer Darcus Howe, who garnered internation...

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    Rosie O'Donnell Trashes Critics at National Board of Review Awards Gala

    Among the comedienne's targets were the National Society of Film Critics, Denmark and Woody Allen. Per O'Donnell: "This is one crazy-ass black-tie dinner."

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    'Hugo' Writer John Logan To Adapt Broadway Smash 'Jersey Boys' For GK Films

    For a man whose first big-screen credit came with the Dina Meyer-starring B-movie "Bats," John Logan isn't doing too shabbily. Thanks to script work on "Any Given Sunday" and "Gladiator," he's been one of Hollywood's most in-demand writers for a decade, win...

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    Indie Theaters Left in the Dark by 3-D Boom

    With the releases of 3D documentaries "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" and "Pina," and an increasing number of auteurs considering the format, the question inevitably arises: Can arthouse theaters accomodate the expensive new digital projectors, and if they can't, will they be f...

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    Alexander Payne Says He Has An Actor In Mind For 'Nebraska,' But He Still Needs To Read The Script

    It's been known for a little while now that Alexander Payne will follow up "The Descendants" with a black-and-white road-trip film tentatively titled "Nebraska." At one stage, it was reported that a number of veterans, including the retired Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, his &q...

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    'Chicago' & 'Pirates 4' Director Rob Marshall Planning Big-Screen Version Of Stephen Sondheim's 'Into The Woods'

    While we're not exactly overrun by the things, the last decade has seen a semi-revival of the movie musical. Once Hollywood's biggest genre, the style virtually disappeared from theaters in the 1980s and 1990s, only for the likes of "Moulin Rouge!" to revitalize cinematic singing-a...

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    IN THE WORKS: John Logan Will Adapt 'Jersey Boys' for Big Screen

    Graham King is pacting with "Gangs of New York," "The Aviator" and "Hugo" writer John Logan to adapt the hit musical "Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons" for the screen.

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    Three New Photos From 'Warm Bodies' Begs The Question: Is Nicholas Hoult A Star Yet?

    Every few years, Hollywood annoints a new star. Sometimes it's a Tom Hardy, other times it's a Taylor Kitsch and it can also be a  Jeremy Renner. What these actors all share in common is that they're considered leading men long before they're actually stars: meaning, they're...

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    "To Kill A Mockingbird" 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Collector's Series Blu-ray Pack Coming

    I'm really surprised this isn't already on Blu-ray! My copy should be coming soon.

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    Taraji P. Henson Talks TV Guide's Cover Snub, Career Challenges and Playing Bad Girl In "Think Like A Man"

    Next month's issue of Upscale Magazine features Taraji P. Henson; who opened up about her character's snub on TV's Guide's cover of her new CBS show Person of Interest, her career hopes, and playing the role of the bad girl for the very first time in Think Like A Man, due out in thea...

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