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    Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston & Paul Giamatti Confirmed For Ari Folman's 'The Congress'

    Ari Folman has been steadily moving forward with “The Congress,” his animated, sci-fi followup to “Waltz With Bashir.” The director unveiled some early footage last year at the Cartoon Movie Symposium in Lyons, France and has Robin Wright long attached to star, with Kodi Smit-McPhee revealing last m...

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    Clip from Social Media Week Panel on Marketing Films to Women

    PepsiCo sponsored a Social Media Week panel on film industry and how social media is being used to engage women and build audience. Here are some highlights from panelists including:

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    Saoirse Ronan Says She's Still Not Confirmed For 'The Hobbit'

    The "is she? isn't she?" game of whether or not Saoirse Ronan will join "The Hobbit" continues. Last month, casting agent Ros Hubbard said that Ronan has been cast—or is intended to be cast—in “The Hobbit" saying, “[W]orking with Peter Jackson is like working with a family. So they’ll have a great ...

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    IFC Midnight and MPI Partner To Co-Release Toronto Fest Winner "Stake Land"

    IFC Midnight announced today that they are partnering with MPI Media Group and its subsidiary Dark Sky Films to co-release Jim Mickle's "Stake Land," the apocalyptic thriller that won the Midnight Madness Audience Award at last year's Toronto International Film Festival. The film will be released in...

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    Poster Watch: One Day's Hathaway and Sturgess in the Clinch

    Clearly director Lone Scherfig's follow-up to An Education is worth anticipating, so I am eager to check out her upcoming Brit romance One Day. Focus Features has released a nostalgic new poster that conjures up references to vintage photos of Bob Dylan and that iconic VJ Day photograph (see below)....

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    OSCARS 2011 | "Incendies" Director Denis Villeneuve

    This interview with "Incendies" director Denis Villeneuve was originally published during indieWIRE's coverage of the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. The Canadian film has since gone on to garner a nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards.Quebec director Denis Villeneuve received a standing ovation from a clearly stunned audience following the premiere screening of "Incendies" on Monday evening in Toronto. Last week it received raves during its sneak in Telluride and the film received praise and a standing ovation in Venice. Certainly not light viewing, the film - broken into chapters - slowly reveals ...

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    Zeitgeist Takes 2010 Cannes Closer "The Tree"

    Zeitgeist Films has acquired Julie Bertuccelli's "The Tree," which closed the Cannes Film Festival last year. Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, the film will open theatrically in New York and Los Angeles this summer, with a national rollout to follow.

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    Lars Von Trier Is Selling His Diesel Smelling Mobile Home On eBay

    As fans of Lars Von Trier know, the provocative director is deathly afraid of flying, one of the key reasons he's never been to the United States. In fact, his preferred method of transportation has been his 1992 Dethleffs Advange, the mobile camper that he's driven a handful to times Cannes when he...

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    On DVD: "Unstoppable" is an Action Packed Toy Story

    The other night I was watching "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," and during the playroom-set introduction to the Nearys, I became jealous of Richard Dreyfuss as he plays with a train set. First recalling that in my youth I always desired but never had an extensive set of trains and tracks, one that took up most of my basement, I quickly realized that I can still want it, and some day actually buy and build one. I'll probably wait until I have kids (and a basement), so I have that excuse, but as is the case in many families, that set will be primarily Dad's toy. Maybe as an homage, I'll also build a Devil's Tower in the center, just not us...

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    'How To Train Your Dragon' Director Dean DeBlois Confirms Gerard Butler Back For Sequel

    Roger Deakins Will Also Return As A Visual Consultant For The SequelIt looks like one of the last holdouts for the returning cast of "How To Train Your Dragon" has finally come on board.

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