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    Abandoned Disney Concept 'The Museum Of The Weird' To Become A Movie Anyway

    Ahmet Zappa In Talks To Pen The ScreenplayDisney loves synergy, and with "The Pirates of the Caribbean" now aiming to top out at six films and with movies based on "The Haunted Mansion" (directed by Guillermo del Toro), "The Magic Kingdom" (directed by Jon Favreau) and possibly even "The Enchanted T...

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    Review: John Cameron Mitchell's Grieving Drama 'Rabbit Hole' Digs Up Deep Emotion

    This review originally ran during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

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    Christian Bale Says He Auditioned For 'Three Kings' But Spike Jonze Got The Part

    'The Fighter' Gang Have A Lively, Must-Watch Discussion On Charlie RoseSaying there was a great interview on Charlie Rose last night is kind of like saying damn, Marion Cotillard looked beautiful last night . No shit, isn't that always the case? The guy keeps knocking 'em out that you almost take fo...

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    Sundance Watch: Vachon, Koffler and Iwashina's Killer Digital and Digital Artists Launch Series

    Killer Films goes digital with a new partnership among producers Christine Vachon and Pam Koffler of Killer Films (Boys Don’t Cry, Far From Heaven) and their former CAA agent, Kevin Iwashina. The trio are jumping into the promising but as yet not remunerative digital content and distribution arena t...

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    Oscar Contenders, First Timers & Africa in Palm Springs Fest Spotlight

    Highlights from the 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival emerged today, with the festival announcing titles competing in its sections spotlighting 12 directors making their narrative feature film debuts as well as ten first time doc filmmakers. The festival is also spotlighting 13 premieres...

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    Exclusive: David O. Russell Talks The Humor, Pathos & Women Of 'The Fighter'

    Long a personal pet project for Mark Wahlberg, "The Fighter" finally kicked into gear once David O. Russell was brought into the director's chair (replacing Darren Aronofsky who exited and went on to make "The Wrestler"). The film was a rugged indie effort, but one that attracted top tier talent inc...

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    Production Watch: Wilde and Bana, Clooney and Bullock, Miller and Huston

    - Olivia Wilde and Eric Bana are in talks to star as outlawed siblings who cross paths with a troubled ex-boxer (Charlie Hunnam) in Kin, slated to shoot in Canada next March. The script comes from Zach Dean (his first feature) and Stefan Ruzowitzky (Anatomy, Anatomy 2, The Counterfeiters) is directing. Wilde, heating up with a stand-out performance in TRON: Legacy, has five titles lined up for 2011; Cowboys & Aliens, comedies Butter and The Change-Up, Now (a sci-fi thriller with Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried and Cillian Murphy) and Civil War pic Cleburne (rumored). Bana is rumored to star in Sheldon Turner's By Virtue Fall, plays opposi...

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    film review—RABBIT HOLE

    A film about a couple trying to get over the loss of their young son is not likely to generate what marketers call a high “want-to-see” factor. But when the story is told with care, honesty, and even moments of humor that reflect the unpredictability—and absurdity—of life, it deserves to be seen.

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    film review—TRON LEGACY

    If you’re old enough to remember seeing Tron when it came out in 1982, you may understand why I wasn’t chomping at the bit to see this much-hyped sequel. Tron was revolutionary in its use of computer graphics to place Jeff Bridges into a videogame environment—and that was definitely cool. But even c...

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