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    Adapting Movies to Fit the Way We Watch Them

    Following a screening of "Sound of My Voice" at Sundance, filmmaker Zal Batmanglij was asked about his reasoning for breaking the film up into chapters. The expected explanation had to be that since "Sound" was conceived as a web series (by he and Brit Marling), those chapter breaks were originally to be episode breaks. But that's not what the director said. He talked about how he used to read books a chapter a night and now he basically does that with movies thanks to Netflix Watch Instantly. While admitting that he does not recommend watching all films this way -- he said it doesn't work too well with Woody Allen's "A Midsummer Night's Sex ...

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    More 'Captain America' Photos, Plus A First Look At Tommy Lee Jones & Hugo Weaving

    Sam Jackson May Appear In Both ‘Thor’ And ‘Captain America: The First Avenger,' With A Female Sidekick In ‘The Avengers’“Captain America: The First Avenger,” stars Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Hugo Weaving , Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Sebastian Stan, Neal McDonagh, Samuel L. Jackson, Stanley Tucci a...

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    dvd watch: From Vaudeville To Film Noir

    I guess you could say my taste is eclectic, as I’m equally excited about a wide variety of DVDs that run the gamut from early-talkie musicals to the stark suggestiveness of Sam Fuller.

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    New Video Buys SXSW 2011 Title "Fly Away"

    In the first purchase of the upcoming SXSW Film Festival, New Video has acquired Janet Grillo's "Fly Away." New Video plans to give the film a limited theatrical run through its Flatiron Film Co. on April 26, with a focus on digital, cable VOD and DVD distribution.

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    Now They’re Just Hiring Anybody: Alyssa Milano Joins 'New Year's Eve'

    Update: E! reports that Julie Andrews has now also joined the film, classing up the proceedings considerably. Also, Marc Malkin looks frighteningly like Steve Zahn.

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    Are Leonardo DiCaprio & Armie Hammer Making Out In Clint Eastwood's 'J. Edgar'?

    An interesting story recently caught our eyes and one that contradicts everything we've heard about and read from Clint Eastwood's 'J.Edgar,' his biopic of FBI Bureau chief J. Edgar Hoover.

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    Trailer Watch: In a Better World Directed by Susanne Bier

    This woman is a master. Her version of Brothers was way superior to the American remake and After the Wedding is stunning. She got screwed when she came here and made Things We Lost in the Fire.

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    Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz & John C. Reilly Now Filming Roman Polanski's 'Carnage'

    Shooting began earlier this week on Roman Polanski’s “Carnage,” a film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning play "Gods Of Carnage" by Yasmina Reza. Stars Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly and Christoph Waltz have traveled to Paris to the shoot the film about two sets of parents that come together to hash it out after their children get into a playground fight. True to the title, the meeting eventually turns out bad for all as the parents begin to attack and turn on each other. Winslet and Waltz play husband and wife Nancy and Alan, while Foster and Reilly as Penelope and Michael. The film is being produced by Said Ben Said through SB...

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    Julia Roberts In Talks For Tarsem's 3D 'Brothers Grimm: Snow White'

    Can't keep track of the trifecta of Snow White movies in development? We don't blame you. Just as Kristen Stewart has entered negotiations for "Snow White And The Huntsman" for Universal this evening, and Michael Arndt came aboard to write "Snow And The Seven" for Disney yesterday, Relativity Media ...

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    Kenneth Branagh In Talks, Anthony Hopkins Circling Adaptation Of Henning Mankell's 'Italian Shoes'

    After toiling away on the big budget comic movie "Thor," it looks like director Kenneth Branagh and actor Anthony Hopkins -- who seem to have got on smashingly -- are looking to scale things back a bit for their next project together.

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