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    "She Monkeys," "Attenberg" Among San Francisco International Film Festival Standouts

    The filmmaking voices that are rewarded at the San Francisco International Film Festival are every bit as quirky as its proudly off-center citizenry. This 15-day affair takes the opposite tack to its cross-country counterpart: Where the Tribeca Film Festival is heavy on premieres but contains only t...

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    [VIDEO] Alma Ha'rel: Tribeca 2011 Short Ends

    Tribeca Film Festival award winner Alma Ha'rel (Bombay Beach) tells a skeptical Eric Hynes about the joys of owning a small dog during a stroll in Central Park.

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    Lenny Kravitz Wanted For "Hunger Games"

    So says Vulture.. although there's no information on what roles he's being offered.

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    Oscar Winning 'Inside Job' Director Charles Ferguson To Direct HBO's Julian Assange Film

    Alex Gibney Already Four Months In On His Assange Project For UniversalWhile he may have fallen off the front page of newspapers around the world -- at least for now -- there hasn't been a character as fascinating as Julian Assange in quite a while. The man behind Wikileaks has singlehandedly caused government leaders to sweat by leaking classified cables and documents that in many cases have shown politicians bending the truth, lying or covering up facts about a number of diplomatic issues. Hardly surprising. But in an era when fewer journalists seem willing to kick down doors and more complacent to simply report what's handed to them by Was...

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    'The Skin I Live In' Gets Official Synopsis & November Release; 'Take Shelter' Set for October 7th

    Aside from a series of increasingly creepy stills not much is known about Pedro Almodóvar‘s “The Skin I Live In” except that it's based on a pretty intense book by crime novelist Thierry Jonque‘s 2005 book, “Tarantula.” The film has a competition slot at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival and with bu...

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    'Jack Ryan' Reboot Film, 'Moscow,' Getting David Koepp Rewrite (How Many Writers Has This Had Now?)

    Jesus, how many screenwriters does it take to screw in a lightbulb, errr, get a screenplay to a proper place that studio and stars are happy with? In the case of the Jack Ryan reboot -- you remember that franchise, "The Hunt For Red October," "Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger," "The Sum Of ...

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    Joss Whedon's 'Cabin In The Woods' Pulled Out Of MGM Mire By Lionsgate

    While "Red Dawn" goes through some drastic changes to the point of who exactly the villains are in the film, another film stuck on the MGM bankruptcy shelf is "Cabin In The Woods," the horror flick co-written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard -- whose geek cred between them boasts "Lost," "Alias," "Bu...

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    Watch: Japanese Trailer For 'Thor' Has Some New Footage

    So, with the "Transformers: The Dark Of The Moon" trailer finally here, this latest Japanese "Thor" spot looks positively subtle by comparison. And in a bit of a way, "Thor" seems like old news. It's already open in Australia, and over the weekend it will hit more foreign territories. By the time it...

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    Ben Kingsley Reportedly Joins Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator'

    It looks like funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen and knighted, respected actor Ben Kingsley got along smashingly on the set of Martin Scorsese's "Hugo Cabret" as the duo are set to follow that up with another film together.

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    Beverly Johnson Is Playing Gabrielle Union's Mother In "Good Deeds" (Pic)

    "Me & the ever beautiful, timeless LEGEND...Beverly Johnson!!! Thanx Tyler for casting an icon to play my mama :)"

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