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    Paul Schrader Says 'Taxi Driver' Sequel Was The "Dumbest" Idea He Ever Heard

    Paul Schrader, one-time Hollywood screenwriting wunderkind, is back in the news with his new film “The Canyons” (read our review). Back when Martin Scorsese was a a bright young thing sticking it to the studios — this would be in the late '70s — Schrader was the man feeding him the material, writin...

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    HBO Is Developing a Comedy Series With 'Awkward Black Girl' Creator Issa Rae

    Issa Rae, the creator, writer, director and star of hit web series "Awkward Black Girl," is poised between internet celebrity and full-on, mainstream fame. The big question is -- what's the project that will get her from the latter to the former?

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    HBO to Develop Comedy Series Starring Issa Rae

    Issa Rae is teaming up with Larry Wilmore to co-write a comedy series for HBO. Rae is set to star.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: A Larry David HBO Movie, a Sundance Drama and a British Mystery Series

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "True Blood," "The Newsroom," "Low Winter Sun," "Dexter," "Ray Donovan" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Recap: 'The Newsroom,' Season 2, Episode 4 'Unintended Consequences'

    If last week's "Willie Pete" was a narrative pit stop in an already shortened nine-episode season, "The Newsroom" kicked back into full gear on Sunday with "Unintended Consequences." Lawyer Rebecca Halliday (Marcia Gay Harden) returns to continue her deposition of the staff, with Maggie Jordan's (Al...

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    Watch: Jay Z's 10-Minute Short Film/Video 'Picasso Baby' Directed By Mark Romanek

    Inspired by famed performance artist Marina Abramovic, directed by Mark Romanek and an event coordinated through social media...you gotta hand it to Shawn Carter, he knows how to do it right. And the result is "Picasso Baby," the first promo/video/short film from his summer banger Magna Carta Holy G...

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    Watch: Clip From HBO Doc 'Casting By' Illustrates the Importance of the Casting Director

    Finding the right actors to play a part is a task that viewers don't see, but has the invaluable influence and potential to literally make or break a film. In "Casing By," Tom Donahue's new documentary screening as part of the HBO Doc Summer Series, a light is shed on the crucial role of the casting...

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    Casting Directors Take The Spotlight

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the formation of a Casting Directors’ branch, just as HBO is set to debut Tom Donahue’s outstanding documentary "Casting By" on Monday, August 5.

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    Watch: Exclusive Trailer for HBO Doc 'Americans In Bed' Goes Under the Covers to Learn Couples' Bedroom Secrets

    HBO's Summer Series is coming to a close with its final documentary, "Americans in Bed," and that title's no joke. Premiering on Monday, August 12 at 9 ET, director Philippa Robinson asks 10 couples of various ethnicities, religions, class and sexual orientations about their love lives from the comf...

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    Women Directed Documentaries on HBO's Fall Line Up

    HBO announced their Fall 2013 documentary line up and it's ruled by women directed features.

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