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    50 Cannes Photos & New Clips: 'Killing Them Softly,' Mungiu's 'Beyond The Hills,' Kiarostami's 'Like Someone In Love' & More

    In case you haven't guessed, today the Cannes Film Festival dropped a megabomb of clips, pics and assorted ephemera for the full slate of films hitting the Croisette next week. We've highlight some of the material from the bigger movies already, and for the rest we've decided to round th...

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    Hayley Atwell Confirmed & Imogen Poots Joins Jimi Hendrix Biopic 'All Is By My Side'; Guitarist's Estate Doesn't Approve Film

    The biggest roadblock to getting a biopic about a musician made is clearing the rights to the (usually expensive) songs and pleasing the estate. If the artist in question is still alive, the process can be made slightly easier, but if not, projects can drag in develop as everyone involved tries to f...

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    Del Toro Will Co-Direct 'Pinocchio' After 'Pacific Rim'; Then What?

    Guillermo Del Toro's "Pacific Rim" (now in post, and expected to be of epic robots vs. aliens proportions) will hit theaters in summer 2013, and while he has a slew of other projects in development as either writer, producer, exec producer and/or director, there are big question marks over which pro...

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    Scorsese Honored with Moth Storytelling Award

    On Tuesday May 8 at the Bowery's Capitale in New York, Martin Scorsese ("Hugo") accepted the Moth Ball's 2012 Storytelling Award. That's because the folks at Moth consider him to be, said artistic director Catherine Burns, "a master storyteller," who is known as "a great raconteur by those lucky eno...

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    Moviepilot.com Nabs $7 Million in Funding to Expand Into the U.S. -- and Into Indies

    Berlin-based Moviepilot.com, a fan-focused site that tracks development of upcoming films, announced Thursday that it has finalized $7 million in Series B funding. The venture capital is designed to propel the company’s expansion into the U.S., including Stateside hiring.

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    Cohen Media Group to Release Italian Oscar-Entry 'Terraferma' (video)

    "Terraferma," Italy's 2011 Oscar entry, will be released in the US by Cohen Media Group, which recently released "The Lady," and will open "Farewell, My Queen" July 13.

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    Provincetown Film Festival Announces Gala Screenings and Awards for Parker Posey, Roger Corman and Kirby Dick

    Ready for carousing on the Cape? The Provincetown Film Festival has assembled another top-notch selection of films for its gala screenings, and it's got some major names lined up to receive awards.

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    Cannes Competition, Certain Regard, Critic's Week and Director's Fortnight By Numbers

    Looking at the Cannes Film Festival Competition, Un Certain Regard and Critics Week titles, the top international sales agents are Wild Bunch with with12 films. U.S. has 7 indies in Competition and Out of Competition. Latin America has 17 in all sections. Not one female directors has a film in Com...

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    Trailer Watch: Forbidden Voices - Directed by Barbara Miller

    An incredibly moving story of three women bloggers fighting to keep telling the truth. As First Lady Michelle Obama says: "courage can actually be contagious."

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    Shefflied Doc/Fest 201 Preview - "The Bastard Sings The Sweetest Song"

    Intriguing-looking documentary I came across browsing the Shefflied Doc/Fest 2012 lineup which was unveiled earlier today.

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