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Supergirl

CBS has released the first photo and details from the February 29th episode of CBS' "Supergirl" in which Kara will come face to face with Laura Vandervoort's villainous Indigo. More importantly the episode finally shows off Superman's Fortress of Solitude which Kara travels to in the hopes of trying to find out how to defeat Indigo. [Source: Cbm]

Master of None

Netflix has renewed comedian Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" for a second season, the decision coming several weeks after creator Ansari said he and cohort Alan Yang were still trying to figure out how a second season would play out.

The first season drew from Ansari's personal experience and stand-up specials, work which took years to craft. 'Master,' which ended up on many best of lists last year, joins Netflix's growing list of original programming which includes other upcoming comedies like "Love," "The Ranch," "Flaked" and "Fuller House". [Source: The Live Feed]

Likely Stories

"Likely Stories,
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DVD Playhouse--august 2010

DVD Playhouse—August 2010

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Allen Gardner

Black Orpheus (Criterion) Winner of the 1959 Best Foreign Film Oscar and that same year’s Palme d’Or at Cannes, Black Orpheus is a modern-day update of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice reset in 20th century Brazil during Carnival in Rio. Director Marcel Camus offers up a visual feast with some of the decade’s most ravishing color cinematography. A classic. Also available on Blu-ray disc. Bonuses: Archival interviews with Camus and actress Marpessa Dawn; Interviews with Brazilian cinema scholar Robert Stam, jazz historian Gary Giddins, and Brazilian author Ruy Castro; Documentary on the film; Trailer. Full screen. Dolby 1.0 mono.

The Last Song (Touchstone) Sentimental adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ (by Sparks and Jeff Van Wie) sentimental novel about a father and daughter attempting to repair their damaged relationship. Greg Kinnear, as the dad in question, comes off best, while tween sensation Miley Cyrus
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Andy Serkis Plays With Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

According to reports from the UK's Pinewood Studios, part of the new Ian Dury biopic, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll was staged at the facility, with upcoming scenes scheduled to be lensed @ Pinewood's 'U-Stage'. Actor Andy "Lord Of The Rings" Serkis plays the lead role of pop singer Dury whose determination, perseverance and wit led to him becoming one of the founders of the British punk/new wave music movement in the 1970's. Dury, who died in 2000, was noted as a singer, songwriter, bandleader and actor who wrote the generational-anthem single Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll. The feature Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll is being produced by Damian "Welcome To Sarajevo" Jones and directed by BAFTA-nominee, Silver Bear recipient Mat "Shock Doctrine" Whitecross, from an original screenplay by Paul Viragh. Financed by Prescience, Aegis, the UK Film Council and Lip Sync, worldwide sales are being handled by Odyssey Entertainment. Joining Serkis in the
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