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    Review: 'Putty Hill' Combines Narrative And Doc To Provide An Experience Like No Other

    A loud, rapid series of thuds are heard. Deep in the woods, a ferocious game of paintball rages on as if lives were at stake or land was to be won. Taking cover behind a large, makeshift contraption is a young boy, one who wouldn't look too inappropriate on MTV's "Skins." He's not fit for this war, that's for sure, and the camera lingers on him as he catches breath and prepares to hide out for all eternity, or just until the end of the game. Suddenly, an off-camera voice breaks the peace and asks straight-forward, personal questions, which lead to explanations as to why he's involved in a game he could care less for and why his mood is more t...

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    Michael Winterbottom's 'The Trip' With Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon Hits On June 10th

    Granted, Michael Winterbottom tends to have a few projects on the go at once so we'll forgive you if this one somehow slipped under your radar. While the director's biggest profile release last year was the controversial "The Killer Inside Me," he had another project quietly hit festivals on our sho...

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    Kimberly Peirce Signed Up To Direct Universal's South Central Gang Member Drama 'The Knife'

    After not hearing from her for a while, Kimberly Peirce is ready to direct "The Knife," a drama of a South Central gang member-turned-paid FBI informant, for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment. Apparently, this man's collaboration with the Feds turned over many criminals, including drug lords and murderers. He was so successful that leaders of gangs put out a "kill all snitches" order, placing the informant's life in danger. The premise is based on a true story adapted from the 2008 article "The Inside Man" in GQ Magazine by Guy Lawson. Black List and Nicholl Fellowship-winning screenwriter Vineet Dewan ("Sand Dogs") will pen the sc...

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    Poster Exclusive: Ozon 70s Comedy Potiche Stars Deneuve, Depardieu

    One of my favorite films at the Venice Film Festival was writer-director Francois Ozon's feminist 70s comedy Potiche, starring Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu. Here's an exclusive first look at Music Box Films' new poster for the American release on March 25.

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    Casting Coup: Maria Bello Lands Helen Mirren Role in NBC's Prime Suspect Remake

    After a rigorous search for the right actress to play the lead detective originated by Helen Mirren in NBC's remake of the hit Brit series, Prime Suspect, Universal Media Studios and the team behind Friday Night Lights has hired veteran dramatic actress Maria Bello (The Cooler, A History of Violence...

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    Martin Scorsese Back In For 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' With Leonardo DiCaprio

    It's a rotating director's chair of sorts for the long-gestating "The Wolf of Street" project; Jordan Belfort's tell-all autobiography of 1990s stockbroker decadence.

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For HBO's 'Cinema Verite' With Diane Lane, James Gandolfini & Tim Robbins

    We're heading out of the winter blahs at the theaters and right into tentpole season, but if big-budget spectacles aren't your bag, HBO might provide some worthy distraction for you. The channel has the highly anticipated mini-series "Mildred Pierce" directed by Todd Haynes hitting in March, and in ...

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    Michael Bay & Taylor Lautner Pitching Studios On 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' & 'Wanted' Styled Project

    Everyone wants to be in the Taylor Lautner business these days. He's got a following thanks to "Twilight," he's got a buff bod, good looks and is non-threatening, which makes him appealing to a big swath of mainstream America. He's being groomed to be an A-list action star and he's already got John ...

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    Matthew Vaughn Eyes Another Superhero Pic With 'The Golden Age'

    Wishlist Cast Includes Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson & Warren BeattySo much for "Kick-Ass 2" (sorry Mark Millar). Despite the reportedly rushed production on "X-Men: First Class," Matthew Vaughn certainly isn't tiring of the genre or cracking under the pressure and is looking to flip the equation f...

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    TV Review: "The Social Network" Invades "The Good Wife"

    A nerdy young social-network creator sues a movie studio for depicting him as “a creep and a jerk.” And that’s just the start of the Social Network echoes in last night’s sly episode of The Good Wife, which plays like Mark Zuckerberg’s path not taken. This episode did not present some vague, Faceboo...

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