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    Rachel McAdams & Noomi Rapace Go In For A Kiss In First Look At Brian De Palma's 'Passion'

    With cameras rolling this spring on "Passion," Brian De Palma's first feature film in six years, there's no doubt it will be a hot item when it's repped at the Cannes marketplace, and certainly this first official image from the film will get people talking.

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    AFI's Master Class Looks at Art of Collaboration with David O. Russell and Mark Wahlberg

    TCM Presents AFI's Master Class - The Art of Collaboration with David O. Russell and Mark Wahlberg is filmed in front of an audience of AFI fellows studying at the AFI Conservatory. It's the second in AFI's series exploring artistic film collaborations; the first was between Steven Spielberg and Joh...

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    Hot Docs Review: 'Detropia' A Beautiful & Affecting Portrait Of A City In Decline

    "Detropia" is more than just a portrait of a city. The latest film from "Jesus Camp" filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady is ultimately a moving and powerful micro-portrait of a hurting nation.

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    Discuss: Does The R-Rating For 'Prometheus' Mean The Film Is Doomed At The Box Office?

    The hopes and prayers of sci-fi geeks and cinephiles were answered yesterday as news officially came in that Ridley Scott's semi-"Alien" prequel "Prometheus" had landed an R-rating, as all four "Alien" movies did before it. The director had been non-committal about what rating he was shooting for, a...

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    How Do You Say 'Indie' in Portuguese? IndieLisboa Wraps Its 9th Edition

    The 9th edition of the IndieLisboa Film Festival came to a close this weekend in the Portuguese capital. The fest’s top award, the Feature Film Grand Prize of the City of Lisbon, went to Chilean family drama “Thursday Through Sunday” from female director Dominga Sotomayor, while in...

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    Trailer Watch: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Features Sarcasm, Hollywood Fakes, Aerosmith & '70s Hair

    The trailer for Ben Affleck's third film as director, "Argo," has arrived. Based on the true story of the CIA pretending to make a movie in order to rescue diplomats from Tehran following the 1979 Iranian revolution, the film stars Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Kyl...

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    Watch: Trailer For William Friedkin's NC-17 Rated 'Killer Joe' Starring Matthew McConaughey & Emile Hirsch

    While we're not even halfway through the cinematic year, we can pretty much guarantee that few movies will have a finale as brazen, bizarre, absurd and thrilling as William Friedkin's black as coal comedy/thriller "Killer Joe." But then again, there are few movies out there like it...

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    Is André Benjamin The Man To Play Jimi Hendrix? Why/Why Not?

    Let me first make it clear that I'm not being disparaging, or *hating* on the man and/or his abilities... consider this more of an inquiry.

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    Final Box Office: 'Exotic Marigold Hotel' Tops Weekly Chart With Stellar Debut

    Each Tuesday, Indiewire publishes a box office chart that sorts the final weekend numbers of all specialty releases by per-theater average.  Check out the full chart here, but here's some highlights:

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    Exclusive: New Trailer For Todd Solondz's 'Dark Horse' Starring Christopher Walken, Mia Farrow, Selma Blair & More

    Todd Solondz returns this summer with a brand new film, and while it looks like the director behind behind such controversial fare as "Welcome To The Dollhouse," "Happiness" and "Storytelling" is going a bit more mainstream, don't be fooled. Containing his usual wry...

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