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    Netflix Teams Up With the Wachowskis for Their First TV Series 'Sense8'

    Last October we learned that the Wachowski siblings were looking to make their first venture onto the small screen with "Sense8," an hour-long series they developed with showrunner J. Michael Straczynski with the intention of shopping it around to different networks. Further details remained secreti...

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    Cross Post: Cloud Atlas Charts New Territory Between Women and Men With Halle Berry and Hugh Grant

    I was belatedly watching "Cloud Atlas" at my local Cineplex, catching up on movies that I hadn't seen because, thanks to Hurricane Sandy, I no longer had my Manhattan to upstate NY umbilical cord. I hadn't read all the reviews when "Cloud Atlas" premiered in Toronto becau...

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    Cloud Atlas

    Enthralling and frustrating…far-reaching and obtuse…grandiose and gimmicky. 'Cloud Atlas' is all of these and more, and while I was less taken with the film at its conclusion than I was midway through, it offered me a unique moviegoing experience for which I am grateful.

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    Critical Consensus: B. Ruby Rich and Lisa Schwarzbaum on the Identity Politics of 'Cloud Atlas'

    Indiewire's Critical Consensus, in which two critics from IW's Criticwire network debate new releases, this week features film scholar B. Ruby Rich and EW's Lisa Schwarzbaum dissecting one of the most ambitious films of the year and its relation to the coming-out of its transgendered co-creator.

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    Must Watch: Lana Wachowski Speaks About What It Means to Be Transgendered

    What ever happens with Cloud Atlas (which opens this Friday) what Lana Wachowski has done in coming out as a transgendered person will go down as a seminal moment in Hollywood culture.  She is a high profile successful action director talking about being transgendered and gay, in a town where t...

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    The Wachowski Siblings Getting Into TV With Small Screen Project 'Sense8'

    With their sci-fi epic "Cloud Atlas" (co-directed by Tom Tykwer) opening in theaters at the end of this month, Andy and Lana Wachowski are, for their next project, looking at something for smaller screen -- if not necessarily on a smaller scale.

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    'Side By Side': Watch Dunham, Gerwig And Others In Outtakes As Good As The Film

    Side By Side, the terrific, widely-praised documentary with interviews by one of its producers, Keanu Reeves, has been available On Demand for a few weeks and is has just opened in New York – an event that offers your very own counterpart to the movie’s unexpectedly fascinating deba...

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    Trailer Watch: Cloud Atlas - Co-Directed by Lana Wachowski

    The Wachowskis are an incredibly successful writing/directing duo best known for the Matrix Trilogy.  They are also known for the cult classic Bound and for writing V for Vendetta.

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    First Toronto 2012 Lineup News - Women Directors

    Unlike the folks at Cannes, Toronto seems to understand that there are many great women directors, making films that can play at the highest level and this year is no different.

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