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    The Daily Beast States The Obvious...

    The obvious being that black actresses are having a very hard time finding not just good roles, but, bascially, roles, period. So what else is new???

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    Nicole Kidman Rides With Zac Efron In Pretty Sweet Retro, Paperback Book Style Poster For 'The Paperboy'

    Well, it took him a little while to settle on something, and after flirting with a seemingly endless list of projects, "Precious" director Lee Daniels returns with a bit of a shift in direction with the period thriller "The Paperboy." And if this poster is anything to go by, this...

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    Sci-Fi 'Dramedy' "Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World" Co-Starring Derek Luke In Theaters 4/20/12

    This is a film I've been curious about since it was profiled on the site back in May, when it was about to go into production. Helmed by Lorene Scafaria, Focus Features' apocalyptic comedy-drama Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World opens in theaters on a limited release April 20th,...

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    First Looks At Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wunmi Mosaku, And Angel Coulby In BBC's "Dancing On The Edge"

    It's a project that S&A's Vanessa Martinez and Tambay told us about earlier this year.  But to be honest, I didn't start to really get excited about the upcoming BBC series Dancing On The Edge until I saw these candid on-set pics on-line of Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wunmi Mosaku, and An...

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    FIRST LOOK: Playful Images from Pixar's Brave and Tim Burton's Frankenweenie

    Disney is doling out tantalizing new tidbits (images, trailers, and posters) with practiced restraint to build anticipation for both Pixar's "Brave" (June 22, 2012) and Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie"(October 5, 2012). 

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    Occupy Cinema Will Rescreen Pre-Eviction Film Program at Anthology Film Archives

    Less than twenty-four hours before the Bloomberg ordered the NYPD to vacate Zucotti Park of the Occupy Wall Street protestors, the group Occupy Cinema hosted a screening of films by avant-garde filmmaker Ken Jacobs. The Anthology Film Archives in New York will rescreen that program on January 7. A...

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    "The Loving Story" (On Landmark Civil Rights Case That Overturned Interracial Marriage Ban) To Debut On HBO In Feb 2012

    The film's website says that it'll make its TV debut on HBO during Black History Month next year (2012) on Valentine's Day. 

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    Indiewire's Greatest Hits: The Top 10 News Stories from 2011

    The indie world has been on a wild ride this year. Lars von Trier and Hilary Swank engaged in questionable behavior; Woody Allen and Kevin Hart had huge hits at the indie box office. Below are the top ten most viewed stories on Indiewire this year:

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    Abel Ferrara Lining Up Movie Inspired By Dominique Strasse-Kahn, Gerard Depardieu & Isabelle Adjani Eyed For Roles

    Update: Wild Bunch has clarified the film will not be about Dominique Strasse-Kahn specifically, but more generally about politicians. "Abel Ferrara is currently writing a script about politics, the weakness of today’s politician, who is at the same time all-powerful and lost, misera...

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    John Cassavetes, George Kuchar, Robert Drew and Chick Strand Among Indie Heroes Honored by National Film Registry

    John Cassavetes, George Kuchar, Robert Drew and Chick Strand Among Indie Heroes Honored by National Film Registry

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