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    Peter Jackson Posts First The Hobbit Report, Complete with Maori Ceremony and Andy Serkis in Dots

    Peter Jackson looks happy to be back in Wellywood recreating for The Hobbit many of the same sets from The Lord of the Rings. As the film was about to start shooting, he admits during a Maori opening ceremony, he had thought for a long time that he would not want to return to the world of The Lord o...

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    Trailer Watch: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    Fox presented a Weta Digital livestream event Wednesday with the Rise of the Planet of the Apes (August) VFX master Joe Letteri and Andy Serkis, who plays wily ape Caesar (video below). They also revealed this trailer.

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    Harry Shearer Talks Expose The Big Uneasy, Media Coverage of Katrina, Spike Lee's "Canards"

    The tagline for Harry Shearer's The Big Uneasy, a Katrina doc that digs into the Army Corps of Engineers' role in the post-hurricane New Orleans flood, reads "Natural Disaster? You Don't Know the Half Of It." Shearer is well-known to public radio listeners for his weekly Sunday talkfest Le Show; the...

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    Roger Ebert's TED Talk 2011: Finding His Voice Through The Internet

    This March, Roger Ebert presented at the TED 2011 Conference. Check out his Talk below, in which he tells the courageous story of finding his voice through the internet after battling cancer.

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    Headline In Search of a Story: Franco's Oscar Night Did Not Hurt Your Highness Box Office

    Some online headline-mongering makes me crazy. Basically, the idea is to take a celebrity name and fashion a question around it. In this case, did James Franco's lousy Oscar hosting lead to last weekend's weak opening of Your Highness?

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    Cisco Kills Flip Cam: Boo!

    I am heartbroken that Cisco has decided to kill the Flip Camera, due to restructuring (see release below).

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    Cannes Adds Kung Fu Panda 2, Pirates 4; Allen Controls Opener, Adds Baldwin to Rome Film

    No reviews of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, which does for the City of Light what Manhattan did for New York, will run ahead of its unveiling opening night at Cannes (6 PM Croisette time) on May 11. That means there will be no advance press screening that day. Much like the last Indiana Jones ins...

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    Live from Wellywood: WETA Digital Hosts Rise of the Planet of the Apes Livestream

    Peter Jackson has long been ahead of the curve where doling out info directly to fans is concerned. Thus, live from Wellywood, New Zealand, Jackson's VFX house WETA Digital (The Lord of the Rings, Avatar, District 9, Tintin) will reveal cool stuff from Rise of the Planet of the Apes via Fox's Facebook fan page for James Cameron's Avatar, which has 14.2 million followers. This is basically a maneuver to grab those fans and lure them to also follow this movie via a five-second preview of Rise of the Planet of the Apes (August 5, 2011) on its official Facebook page. What will they see on April 13 at 2:30 PM Pacific time (player is below)? WETA's...

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    Alec Baldwin vs. John Krasinski Argue Yankees vs. Red Sox for New Era Ad

    Check out 30 Rock's Alec Baldwin as he argues baseball with The Office's John Krasinski in this New Era ad:

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    Jeff Buckley Biopic On Its Way: A Selection of His Music and Interview

    Jeff Buckley will get his biopic, and it will come via director Jake Scott (director of Welcome to the Rileys, and many rock music videos, including U2, The Smashing Pumpkins, REM & Radiohead). Michelle Sy and Orian Williams are serving as producers, and Buckley's mother, Mary Guilbert, is executive producing, with financing coming from financier Amy Vaughan King. Buckley was an influential musician and son of folk singer Tim Buckley, though he only released one studio album, Grace (1994), before he tragically died in 1997 when he accidentally drowned in the Wolf River Harbour channel of the Mississippi River. At the time, he had been working...

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