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    Relativity Acquires US Rights to 'Paranoia' with Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, Lucas Till

    Relativity Media has acquired U.S. rights to distribute "Paranoia," a thriller starring Liam Hemsworth ("The Hunger Games"), Oscar-nominee Gary Oldman ("The Dark Knight"), Oscar-nominee Harrison Ford ("Indiana Jones") and Lucas Till ("X-Men: First Class"). Robert Luketic ("21") will direct and begin...

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    CANNES: BiteSize Entertainment Launches With Film About News Corp.'s Rebekah Brooks

    New entertainment venture BiteSize Entertainment announced its launch Friday in Cannes with several feature-film projects, including a movie about embattled News Corp. exec Rebekah Brooks. The company also is developing the Bob Odenkirk-directed dark comedy "Girlfriends Day" and the Willy ...

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    Cannes 2012 - Film London Greenlights London-Set Illegal Immigrant Thriller By Brit-Nigerian Writer

    Catching up on all relevant Cannes Film Festival/Market news this morning as you can tell... finally a day to sift through the deluge of info I've received over the last week.

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    Review: 'Antiviral,' Directing Debut of David Cronenberg Son Brandon, Pays Flimsy Homage to Dad's Work

    Editor's note: A version of this review originally ran during the Cannes Film Festival. "Antiviral" opens this week.

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    Cannes Review: Brandon Does David Proud, 'Antiviral' A Classic Cronenberg Freak Fest

    There is no doubt that no matter what Brandon Cronenberg decided to make as his first movie, the shadow of his father would loom large. So whether it just runs in the family, or if it was a calculated decision to do something audiences would expect from the Cronenberg mantle, full credit to Brandon ...

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    First Look At Ralph Fiennes & Felicity Jones In Charles Dickens Biopic 'The Invisible Woman'

    Having found critical acclaim with his directorial debut "Coriolanus" last year, Ralph Fiennes has been determined not to follow fellow Brit actors Gary Oldman and Tim Roth in letting years pass before he helms another picture. Even before his first picture was in theaters, Fiennes was planning his ...

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    "Kentucky Fried Chicken!" - Every Line of Dialogue Rihanna Says in "Battleship"

    Hah! It's Saturday, so why not... and after you read this, if you haven't already, read my post on director Peter Berg's lengthy explanation on his decision to cast her in the film (despite reservations) HERE.

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    This Week on Criticwire: Cannes Beginnings and Midnight Movies

    Our weekly look at the Criticwire stories of the week include the best of late-night cinema, the latest news in the "Margaret" saga and the beginning of the incoming flood of Cannes coverage.

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    Cannes 2012 - The Weinstein Company Acquires "The Sapphires" (Australia’s Answer To The Supremes)

    Screening out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival is an Australian musical drama titled The Sapphires, which is inspired by the real-life story of a soul singing quartet comprised of 4 Aborigine women (all sisters) who were the heroines of a play in which writer/director Wayne Blair was ...

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    'Grosse Point Blank' Writer D.V. DeVincentis To Pen 'The Night Stalker' For Edgar Wright & Johnny Depp

    One of the more intriguing announcements of the year has been the potential team-up between megastar Johnny Depp and Edgar Wright, the director behind "Shaun of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz" and "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," on "The Night Stalker," a remake of the 1970s Darren McGavin-starring TV movie and...

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