<p>Tyler Perry is Madea who is the Real Black Swan.</p>

Tyler Perry is Madea who is the Real Black Swan.

Credit: Lionsgate

Exclusive: Tyler Perry's Madea is the real 'Black Swan'

Move over Jim Carrey, Madea's ready to show her stuff

No one does movie posters better than Lionsgate and after first giving us a "Godmother" version of their new upcoming Tyler Perry comedy "Madea's Big Family," they've taken the no nonsense talking grandmother to the dance floor.  No, not the club dance floor, Lincoln Center's ballet stage!  Debuting exclusively on HitFix, check out Tyler Perry as Madea who we all know is "The Real Black Swan."

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<p>Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg at the LA&nbsp;premiere of &quot;The Fighter.&quot;</p>

Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg at the LA premiere of "The Fighter."

Credit: AP Photo/Matt Sayles

SAG Awards Predictions: 'The Fighter' will come out swinging

Plus: Feinberg says 'Modern Family' and 'Mad Men' on the TV side

After a momentous and very long Saturday night at the Director's Guild Awards, Hollywood will focus its attention to the 17th Annual Screen Actor's Guild Awards Sunday evening.  Unlike the Golden Globes, this union of TV and movie honors actually means something because of the large crossover between both the Television and Motion Picture Academies.  So, in may ways you're looking at a sneak preview for best actor at the Oscar just as much as best actress in a drama series at the Emmys.  

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<p>Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Tom Hooper backstage at the 2011 DGA&nbsp;Awards.</p>

Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Tom Hooper backstage at the 2011 DGA Awards.

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Shocker: 'King's Speech's' Tom Hooper upsets David Fincher for 2011 DGA Award

'King's Speech' now officially the Oscar frontrunner

In a surprise, Tom Hooper has won the 2011 DGA Award for feature film directing for "The King's Speech." Hooper upset expected winner David Fincher ("The Social Network") and Christopher Nolan ("Inception) who were the expected frontrunners for the prize. 

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<p>Felicity Jones in &quot;Like Crazy.&quot;</p>

Felicity Jones in "Like Crazy."

Credit: Paramount Pictures

2011 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners

'Like Crazy' and 'How To Die In Oregon' big winners

The Sundance Institute announced the recipients of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Audience and Grand Jury prizes in a ceremony from Park City, Utah tonight.  As usual, the juries spread the wealth a bit, but the surprises came in the audience awards.

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<p>Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway's memorable moment during the 81st Academy Awards. Will history repeat itself for the 83rd?</p>

Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway's memorable moment during the 81st Academy Awards. Will history repeat itself for the 83rd?

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Is Hugh Jackman's presenting or reuniting with Anne Hathaway for Oscar?

81st Academy Awards host's appearance is just a little too convenient

One of the more memorable moments of the breathtaking 81st Academy Awards was when first time host Hugh Jackman pulled nominee Anne Hathaway out of the audience and the two engaged in a quick, but well choreographed moment in that show's opening number.  In fact, it's clear that sequence  was one reason Hathaway was asked to co-host this year along with James Franco.  Today, the Academy announced that Jackman would return to present at this year's Oscar shindig.

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Watch: Anne Hathaway and James Franco tease a comedic Oscars

Watch: Anne Hathaway and James Franco tease a comedic Oscars

Promo shows an energy we haven't seen in some while

Can James Franco and Anne Hathaway bring glamour and laughs to this year's 83rd Academy Awards?  Judging by this brand new ABC promo, it looks like it.  Of course, the TV spot was created by the network and not show producers Don Misher and Bruce Cohen, but if this is the spirit the duo are going for, this could be an Oscar show for the ages (especially if Franco wins best actor for "127 Hours).

(Or perhaps we're just excited to transition from Sundance back to good ol' awards season.)

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<p>Michael Shannon in &quot;Take Shelter.&quot;</p>

Michael Shannon in "Take Shelter."

Credit: Sony Classics

Sundance Review Roundup: 'Take Shelter,' 'The Details,' 'Homework'

Plus: 'Here,' 'Gun HIll Road,' 'The Convincer' and more

PARK CITY - It's been a hectic week at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and throw in the Oscar nominations and you've got a scenario of a massive backlog of film reactions from Park City in the cue.  With that in mind, here's a rundown of some of the films this pundit has been able to take in since Saturday.  Quick and easy.

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<p>Denis Villenuve, director of &quot;incendies,&quot;&nbsp;talks about his film's nomination for best foreign language film from Park City, Utah on Tuesday, June 25.</p>

Denis Villenuve, director of "incendies," talks about his film's nomination for best foreign language film from Park City, Utah on Tuesday, June 25.

Watch: 'Incendies' director Denis Villeneuve talks about his Oscar nod from Park City

The Canadian filmmaker got little sleep last night

Be honest.  If you found out you'd be nominated for an Academy Award chance are you'd (A) cry your eyes out (B) scream for joy or (C) jump up and down for joy like a little kid.  Well, even though he thought he'd be cool about it, option C was director Denis Villeneuve's reaction.  The Canadian filmmaker earned his first nomination in the best foreign language film category for his riveting drama "Incendies." Luckily for Awards Campaign, Villeneuve was up in Park City, Utah promoting the picture which is screening in the spotlight category (fellow nominee "In A Better World") and took some time to talk about the good news on camera.

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<p>Paul Rudd talks to HitFix about his new comedy &quot;My Idiot Brother.&quot;</p>

Paul Rudd talks to HitFix about his new comedy "My Idiot Brother."

Watch: Paul Rudd embraces his role in 'My Idiot Brother'

The 'Knocked Up' star appears in what could be the biggest Sundance moneymaker this year

"My Idiot Brother" surprised many during its Saturday night premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival by being a bit more heartwarming than the pre-screening buzz had indicated.  After talking to director Jesse Peretz and star Paul Rudd, that shouldn't have come as a surprise.  In fact, the movie turned out to be something of a family and friend affair.

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<p>Danny Boyle, Aron Ralston and James Franco at the London premiere of &quot;127 Hours.&quot;</p>

Danny Boyle, Aron Ralston and James Franco at the London premiere of "127 Hours."

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Danny Boyle reacts to '127 Hours' big Oscar day from across the pond

A banner haul for the 'Slumdog Millionaire' director

Oscar nomination Tuesday is always hectic.  Covering it from snowy Park City, Utah during the Sundance Film Festival makes it even more interesting. Especially when you're playing phone tag with talent.

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