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    Stellan Skarsgård Says He "Won't Get To Fuck" In Lars Von Trier's 'The Nymphomaniac,' But Will Go Full-Frontal

    After nearly thirty years of work in Sweden, with a few small roles in English-speaking films like "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" and "The Hunt For Red October," Stellan Skarsgård really started to turn heads internationally in Lars Von Trier's "Breaking The Waves," as the paraplegic husband of...

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    Dutch Magazine Calls Rihanna "The Ultimate N*gg*b*tch" & Then Says It Was Meant As A Joke

    Oh boy... file this one into that thickening file we labeled "the black experience in Europe."

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    Lionsgate Announces Release Dates For Tina Gordon Chism's "We The Peeples" & Tyler Perry's "Marriage Counselor"

    Well, it's about time we heard something about Tina Gordon Chism's We The Peeples, which stars Craig Robinson, David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington, S. Epatha Merkerson, Melvin Van Peebles, Diahann Carroll, and Kali Hawk, and centers on Robinson's character, a young man enduring the w...

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    Interview: 'Mission: Impossible 4' Director Brad Bird

    Judging by the box office numbers, chances are if you lived somewhere with an IMAX theater, you saw "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," the fourth and arguably the best (at least since Brian De Palma's) film in the long-running, Tom Cruise-led franchise. And the biggest reason why this movie fee...

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    New Images Of Gina Carano, Channing Tatum, Michael Douglas & Michael Angarano In Steven Soderbergh's 'Haywire'

    Traditionally, January is something of a wasteland for the movies; as the last of the awards season pictures roll out, studios tend to use it to dump product that they know won't set the world alight critically or commercially. This year is, for the most part, no exception: dicey prospects like foun...

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    Will NFL Football Players Become The New Saviors Of The Black Film Industry?

    One problem that seems to consistently plague black filmmakers, both industry veterans and newbies alike, is finding financial investors for their creative endeavours.  Of course, this issue isn't exclusive to black filmmakers but when you consider the inherent struggle and bias encountered...

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    Focus World Will Distribute James Franco's 'The Broken Tower' and Liza Johnson's 'Return'

    Focus World, Focus Features' online digital distributor, has announced its slate for early 2012.

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    Tribeca Film Institute Announces 10 Documentaries That Will Share $150,000 in Grants

    Alma Ha'rel and Doug Block are among the filmmakers who will benefit from the 2012 Tribeca Film Institute's Documentary Fund, which distributes $150,000 in grants for 10 documentary projects in various stages of development. Topics include the evolution of love and marriage, Richard Nix...

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    'Darling Companion' Starring Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline Will Open Santa Barbara Film Festival

    The world premiere of "Darling Companion" directed by Lawrence Kasdan ("The Big Chill") and starring Diane Keaton, Kevlin Kline, Dianne Wiest, Richard Jenkins, Sam Shepard, Mark Duplass and Elizabeth Moss, will kick off the 27th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festiv...

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    'Dragon Tattoo' Scribe Steve Zaillian Says He's Considering Directing Remake Of Nacho Vigalondo's 'Time Crimes'

    Steve Zaillian has, over the past couple of decades, become Hollywood's go-to-guy for smart, grown-up dramas. From "Awakenings" and "Schindler's List" to "Moneyball," which, with Aaron Sorkin, has a good chance of winning him his second Oscar, and the imminent "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," a cr...

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