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    Christopher Nolan Either Did or Did Not Defend Batman Fans' Abuse of Critics

    At the London premiere of the film, Nolan made some interesting comments about Batman fans. But the question he answered might be even more interesting.

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    Calling All Actors, Writers, Editors, Producers... What's Your Story?

    We tend to focus heavily on filmmakers (directors), neglecting the fact that there are other crucial roles in the filmmaking process that deserve to be given their own platform; and I'm working to do just that.

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    Watch: Jeremy Renner & Rachel Weisz Make A Motorcycle Escape In Clip From 'The Bourne Legacy'

    Bourne is back. Kind of. Well, actually just in title only. While "The Bourne Legacy" may bear the moniker of the character Matt Damon turned into a blockbuster phenomenon across three films, next month Jeremy Renner takes over as man-on-the-run Aaron Cross, with Tony Gilroy -- longtime wr...

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    Here's Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film for 2012

    In an anticipated annual list in the indie world, Filmmaker Magazine unveiled its "25 New Faces of Independent Film" today. The 15th edition of the list include a "new wave of smart science fiction films, and three different sets of curators transitioning to filmmaking," accordin...

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    Watch: Kenyan Filmmaker Hawa Essuman Stays Busy Between Projects Directing Music Videos

    Kenyan filmmaker Hawa Essuman's latest supernatural screenplay titled Djin (set in a sleepy seaside town that is about to be roused by a wind that stirs people’s deepest emotions every forty years) was selected as one of the 36 projects (from 465 ent...

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    New Posters For 'Gangster Squad,' 'The Last Stand,' 'After Earth' & 'The Campaign'

    Set your eyeballs on fun, because a plethora of one sheets have landed in the last few days, so we're just gonna round 'em up here for your perusal.

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    Long Lost Australian Thriller, "Wake in Fright" Acquired by Drafthouse Films For October Release

    Drafthouse Films announced today their North American acquisition of rights to Ted Kotcheff's Australian thriller, "Wake in Fright," a film that has been restored to its original glory since its 1971 Cannes debut. Seen as one of the most influential films for the development of mo...

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    Aussie Classic 'Wake in Fright' Rediscovered & Restored: Drafthouse Acquires for US Release this October

    "Wake in Fright" goes to Drafthouse Films for US theatrical release after many thought it was lost. The thriller is considered a landmark film in the development of modern Australian cinema; it first debuted at Cannes in 1971 where it was nominated for the Palme d'Or. In 2009, guest-curator Martin S...

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    Watch: The Lego Version Of 'The Wire' Just Because...

    I'd usually save this kind of thing for a Friday, but it's a slow news day, so...

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    The Films Of Christopher Nolan: A Retrospective

    We can all agree at this point that a certain sub-set of Christopher Nolan's fans are out of hand, what with the death threats to critics and all. But even if we were one of those who didn't like "The Dark Knight Rises," or indeed the rest of Nolan's output, we suspect that we'd still be glad he exi...

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