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    Alec Baldwin & James Toback Team Up For Secret Cannes Documentary 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    Cannes. Cannes, Cannes, Cannes, Cannes, Cannes. CANNES! Okay, now that I’ve gently eased you into it, here's some news from everyone’s favourite film festival - you know, the one that kicked off today. This piece of news comes from Cannes, and is about a film that’s being made at Cannes, which is ab...

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    Music Box Films Picks Up Rights to SXSW 2012 Drama 'Starlet'

    Music Box Films has acquired all North American rights to Sean Baker’s “Starlet,” which had its premiere in competition at the SXSW Film Festival in March. The indie distributor plans a fall theatrical release.

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    First Poster And Images Debut For Nic Cage Thriller 'Stolen' (Not Pictured: A Bunch Of Screaming)

    While a definitive release date has yet to be locked down, a poster and a collection of stills has debuted for the new Nicolas Cage thriller "Stolen" (formerly "Medallion," which made it sound like a negligible Jackie Chan movie), with the appropriately Nic Cage-y tagline: "12 hours. $10 million. 1 ...

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    Sundance Channel to Document a Program for the Chronically Unemployed in 'Get to Work'

    The Sundance Channel will explore a last-chance program for the chronically unemployed in its new docu-series "Get to Work," announced today and set to premiere in August. An eight-part show with hour-long episodes, "Get to Work" will focus on STRIVE, a four-week program intended to get people into ...

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    CANNES: Nanni Moretti, Ewan McGregor and Alexander Payne Survive Pointless Competition Jury Press Conference

    The competition jury for this year’s Cannes Film Festival, presided over by Italian director Nanni Moretti, set a new standard for mind-numbing vacuousness at its official press conference Wednesday. The nine jury members, which include Palestinian filmmaker Hiam Abbass, designer Jean-Paul Gaultier ...

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    Project of the Day: Ski Trip Slasher 'Summit'

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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    Cannes Review: Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Is A Tender Triumph Of Design, Decor & Rich Emotion

    Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" seems like an odd choice to open the 65th Cannes Film Festival, with its deadpan Americanism, retro-set timeline and movie-star cast; at the same time, Anderson is clearly influenced by the New Wave, both cinematically and personally, he's a distinctive authorial vo...

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    TNT and TBS Development Slates Heavy on Crime-Solving and Conan O'Brien

    Not every cable network is looking to set the world on fire with programming that pushes the boundaries of serialized storytelling. TNT and TBS unveiled their development slates today ahead of their upfront presentations and Deadline quoted the networks' head of programming Michael Wright as say...

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    Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sarah Gadon & Sam Claflin Lead Promising Cast For Amma Asante's Period Drama 'Belle'

    Quentin Tarantino and Steve McQueen dared to tackle race and slavery with their latest projects, "Django Unchained" and "Twelve Years A Slave," and it looks like they've now paved the way for other filmmakers to follow suit. One such example is British helmer Amma Asante...

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    CANNES REVIEW: Why the Delectable 'Moonrise Kingdom' Will Please Diehard Wes Anderson Fans

    There are diehard Wes Anderson fans and then there's everyone else. "Moonrise Kingdom," the idiosyncratic auteur's seventh feature, eagerly pitches itself toward that first group of audiences and ignores the rest. But if those open to Anderson quirks will find a rewarding experienc...

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