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    'The Artist' Star Jean Dujardin Joins Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

    While there was no doubt that Jean Dujardin was the charming story of the awards season last year, capped off by a Best Actor win at the Oscars, his Hollywood prospects seemed doubtful. His command of the English language is limited, but he proved he could deliver with some great comic timing with t...

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    Weekend Preview: Must-Sees Are Shelton's 'Your Sister's Sister' & Art Doc 'Marina Abramovic'

    We'll waste no time on "Rock of Ages" (47% rotten) and "That's My Boy" (14% rotten), focusing instead on the two best films opening this weekend. Contrary to its tepid banner ads, Lynn Shelton's "Your Sister's Sister" is refreshingly simple and authentic...

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    '2 Days In New York' Gets An Official Trailer, Poster, Release Dates (Chris Rock, July Delpy Star)

    Magnolia Pictures acquired release rights to Julie Delpy's dramedy sequel to the absolutely hilarious 2 Days In Paris, titled 2 Days In New York, which she stars in along with Chris Rock - a film we've covered quite a bit, so I'll just skip to the new stuff... th...

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    Watch: Blink-And-You'll-Miss-It Footage From 'Life Of Pi' Plus New Banners From Ang Lee's Film

    If you went to see "Prometheus" in 3D over the past week, you might have received a little bit of a treat. With Oscar already in their eyes, 20th Century Fox has begun the long marketing road for Ang Lee's "Life Of Pi," placing a 3D sequence from the film in front of Ridley S...

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    The Film Industry in Cannes - The Distributor

    For years I've been hearing and reading about a film guy in New York causing trouble and raising a ruckus in the indie scene. I finally had a chance to meet Ira Deutchman at Cannes and ask him about his newest endeavor; a fascinating digital distribution model.

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    Scott Bakula & Nicky Katt Go 'Behind The Candelabra'; Justin Bartha Rocks 'CBGB' & Dermot Mulroney Gets 'Jobs'

    A few unorthodox period pieces/biopics are taking form in Steven Soderbergh’s “Behind the Candelabra,” Randal Miller’s “CBGB” and "Jobs" with Ashton Kutcher. And all three are lining up some impressive ensemble casts, so let’s see who is taking ove...

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    Film Movement Acquires Elie Wajeman's Cannes Drama 'Alyah'

    Film Movement has acquired North American rights to French writer-director Elie Wajeman’s drama “Alyah,” which had its world premiere in the Directors’ Fortnight sidebar of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. The specialty distributor will release the film theatrically in New York...

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    Tracy Morgan, Jesse Eisenberg Dramedy 'Predisposed' Gets A Poster, New Title & Release Date

    IFC Films acquired North American rights to the Sundance indie dramedy titled, which was titled Predisposed, but will now be called Why Stop Now, with the tagline, "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Rehab," as the first official poster shows.

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    Review: 'Extraterrestrial' Is A Charming & Ambitious Sci-Fi Rom Com

    In 2007 Nacho Vigalondo wrote, directed, and co-starred in "Timecrimes," a loopy Spanish language time travel thriller that announced a bold new voice in science fiction filmmaking. Ingenious on an almost molecular level, the incredibly low budget feature combined traditional time travel concerns (i...

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