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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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    Werner Herzog Says 'Into The Abyss' Is "Not An Issue Film"

    Werner Herzog Says 'Into The Abyss' Is "Not An Issue Film"

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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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    Watch: Yes, That's A Penis In The First Clip From Guy Maddin's 'Keyhole'

    Well, if anything, Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin is anything but predictable. The filmmaker has been carving out his own little corner in the film world, with movies that play like a hybrid of classic cinema of the past poured through David Lynch's fever dreams and then spun by Maddin into somet...

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    'Traffic' Oscar-Winner Stephen Gaghan Polishes M. Night Shyamalan's Will Smith Vehicle 'One Thousand A.E.'

    Of the many, many problems of the recent output of M. Night Shyamalan, perhaps first among them is that he's simply not as good a writer as he is a director. He handles the early parts of "Signs" with a disciplined tautness worthy of Spielberg, but throws it away on a teeth-grittingly nonsensical 'G...

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    Max Irons Lands Other Male Lead Opposite Saoirse Ronan In Andrew Niccol's 'The Host'

     "In Time" didn't quite provide the comeback that some were hoping for for writer/director Andrew Niccol, who penned "The Truman Show" and directed "Gattaca." Despite playing in the helmer's wheelhouse of big-idea sci-fi, the film was poorly received, ...

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    Gayle King To Join CBS' "The Early Show" As Co-Host

    I've always thought that Gayle King was one of the luckiest persons on the planet.. Someone with no real discernible talent who's rich and famous and who has had a couple of TV shows, and one currently on the Oprah Winfrey Network, only because she's someone's friend. That friend of ...

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