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Pro-Newt PAC Seeks Revenge Against Romney

Pro-Newt Gingrich Super PAC to air 'King of Bain'

(Newser) - Looks like it's "super-PAC" payback time for Newt Gingrich. A pro-Newt super PAC is planning to air a 27-minute video in South Carolina attacking Mitt Romney as a ruthless corporate raider whose firm put thousands of Americans out of work, NBC News reports. Titled "King of Bain:... More »

Moore Says He Might Be Done With Documentaries

He's working on two screenplays

(Newser) - Michael Moore’s upcoming Capitalism: A Love Story might be his final documentary, he tells the Detroit News. "While I've been making this film, I've been thinking that maybe this will be my last documentary," Moore says. "Or maybe for a while." Instead, the most successful... More »

Cruise in an Eye Patch May Prove Hard Sell in Valkyrie

Shifting release date shows studio's concerns with film

(Newser) - A fear that audiences won't take to Tom Cruise in an eye-patch has kept Valkyrie, about a failed plot by German officers to assassinate Hitler, in United Artists' vaults. Advertising Age reports that studio execs postponed the film’s release multiple times over worries it wouldn’t stand up in... More »

Swing Vote Mostly Falls Short

Political comedy likeable but 'generic'

(Newser) - Swing Vote, the story of a beer-drinking slacker whose vote will decide the presidential election, is “a mainstream, eager-to-please, relatively generic endeavor,” writes Manohla Dargis in the New York Times. At the same time, she notes, it’s “one of the most surprising, politically suggestive movies to... More »

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