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Forget it Ji, it's Kolkata

"The Bengali Detective" plays HBO On Demand, beginning November 16th. The first thing you need to know about "The Bengali Detective is that Fox Searchlight purchased the remake rights ten months before the general public laid eyes on it. Director…

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An unfashionable belief in the Great Man

"Bill T. Jones: A Good Man," premieres nationally Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on PBS. Check local listings. by Steven Boone Bill T. Jones looks like an epic hero of dance. His cheekbones are as intricately chiseled as…

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The Promised Land Will Be Wheelchair-Accessible

"Lives Worth Living" premieres on the PBS series "Independent Lens" on October 27th at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). For more information, visit the film's PBS website and filmmaker Eric Neudel's website. by Jeff Shannon To be disabled in America, in 2011,…

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Pearl Jam at 20: American Masters? Yes.

"Pearl Jam Twenty" is available On Demand (check your satellite or cable listings) and premieres on the PBS series "American Masters" at 9 p. m. (ET/PT), Oct. 21. It will be released on Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 25. For additional…

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So U2 Wanna Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star

"Killing Bono" available On Demand (through various cable outlets -- check your listings) October 5. In theaters November 4. by Odie Henderson "Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little." -- Gore Vidal I was the only patron at…

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A Master Emerges: Conrad Hall and "The Outer Limits"

• "The Outer Limits" (original series) is available on Netflix (DVD), Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video. • "In Cold Blood" is available on Netflix (DVD and Blu-ray) and Amazon Instant Video. • "Cool Hand Luke" is available on Netflix…

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The enemy of my enemy es mi amigo

"Amigo" is playing in selected theaters, including the Siskel Film Center in Chicago. by Odie Henderson There is something to be said for the economy in John Sayles' movie titles. He gets his point across in five words or less.…