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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member AndrĂ© Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...

    Al Pacino's 'Manglehorn' Gets U.S. Distribution from IFC

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Al Pacino's drama "Manglehorn," two months after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. David Gordon Green directed from a a script by Paul Logan. Holly Hunter, Harmony Korine and...

    Hollywood explores the virtues and evils of social media

    Hollywood explores the virtues and evils of social media
    Film festival news conferences are generally friendly affairs, giving a movie's stars and director the chance to take a public victory lap. But when the cast of Jason Reitman's drama "Men, Women & Children" gathered at the recent Toronto International...

    L.M. Kit Carson, Co-Writer of 'Paris, Texas,' Dies at 73

    Screenwriter, actor and author L.M. Kit Carson, who adapted Wim Wenders' "Paris, Texas" and helped Wes Anderson launch his first film "Bottle Rocket," died Monday after a long illness. He was 73. Palme d'Or winner "Paris, Texas" was created by playwright...