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    Believe It Or Not, Paramount To Revive 'Ripley's' With Eric Roth Rewriting, Jim Carrey Still Onboard

    One film that has been through the ringer time and time again in the past few years is trying its luck once again. Paramount is attempting to give “Ripley's Believe It Or Not” one more shot this time with Academy Award winning screenwriter Eric Roth ("Forrest Gump," "The Insider," "The Curious Case ...

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    Ron Howard Goes Lowbrow with The Dilemma; Early Reviews

    What was Ron Howard thinking? Did this popular A-list Oscar-winning director really want to make a lowbrow comedy that could be summed up in the following tweet from @giteshpandya:9:24pm via WebDilemma: Low on laughs but should sell to fans of formulaic buddy & relationship comedies. Could use some ...

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    W First-Looks The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo's Mara

    W first-looks Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, along with an in-depth interview portrait of David Fincher by Lynn Hirschberg, which not only sets up the biggest new franchise since Twilight but helps the awards campaign for The Social Network: Fincher, who is contr...

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For 'Soul Surfer' The '127 Hours' Of Surf Movies

    Another true story about an avid outdoorsperson who loses their arm doing the thing they love is getting set to hit cinemas. Is this beginning of an official trend? First, James Franco hacked off his harm in "127 Hours" and now AnnaSophia Robb will lose an arm in the forthcoming "Soul Surfer."

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    Seth Rogen Reveals Basic Plot To R-Rated Animated 3D Project 'Sausage Party' Co-Starring Jonah Hill

    At last year's ComicCon, "Superbad," "Pineapple Express" and now "The Green Hornet" co-writer Evan Goldberg revealed to us for the first time a new "top secret" project that he and his cohorts were developing called, "Sausage Party."

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    Review: 'Barney's Version' Is Oscar-Baity Yet Goes Through The Motions

    The following is a reprint of our review that first ran during the Vancouver International Film Festival.

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    Meet the 2011 Sundance Filmmakers | Ice, Bengali, Tyrannosaur & Voice

    For almost two weeks, indieWIRE has published interviews from 2011 Sundance filmmakers in the event's competition and NEXT sections. In addition to the 32 full length profiles (links below), iW is profiling four additional filmmakers Thursday, including Andrew Okpeaha MacLean's "On...

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    Meet the 2011 Sundance Filmmakers | "On the Ice" Director Andrew Okpeaha MacLean

    In the isolated, frozen town of Barrow, Alaska, Iñupiaq teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq have grown up like brothers in a tight-knit community defined as much by ancient traditions as by hip-hop and snowmobiles. Early one morning, on a seal hunt with their friend James, a tussle turns violent, and James i...

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    Meet the 2011 Sundance Filmmakers | "Tyrannosaur" Director Paddy Considine

    Renowned actor Paddy Considine’s first feature behind the camera is a tour de force propelled by the sheer intensity of its performances and storytelling. Joseph (Peter Mullan), a tormented, self-destructive man plagued by violence, finds hope of redemption in Hannah (Olivia Colman), a Christian cha...

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    Watch: What Remains Of Quentin Tarantino's First Film, 'My Best Friend's Birthday'

    This week, the film world got a little bit of a treat as what's left of Quentin Tarantino’s first feature film, “My Best Friend’s Birthday” hit the web. Tarantino started work on the 16mm film in 1984 on a $5000 budget, and shot it over the next four years. The incomplete film (more on that in a sec...

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