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    Weekly Indiewire Clicks: The Best News, Reviews, and Features

    This week on Indiewire, Tribeca is winding down with announcement of the winners on Thursday evening. Also this week: Cannes announced the members of its competition jury; John Cusack chatted about playing a playing a disturbed literary legend; we ponder what the closing film of Tribeca says about ...

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    Sundance London: Paul Simon, Unrepentant After All These Years

    Paul Simon made a virtually unheralded appearance at Sundance London on its opening day to answer audience questions about the documentary film "Under African Skies," which follows his return to South Africa 25 years after he travelled there to record it with local musicians, thus breaking a UN-sanc...

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    'Avengers' Video Prep: A Super Mash-Up of 182 Super Hero Movies

    Before "Marvel's The Avengers" premieres May 4, here's a superior super-hero mash-up to remind you of its predecessors and help you to judge whether the upcoming genre-fest will be "the best super hero movie of all time."  Glossing over 182 films by our count, this S...

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    Sam Raimi To Produce MGM's 'Poltergeist' Reboot

    Update: THR confirms that Raimi will produce MGM's "Poltergeist" reboot and help select a director. The film has a script from "Rabbit Hole" and "Oz The Great And Powerful" writer David Lindsay-Abaire.

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    SFIFF: tUnE-yArDs Live Score For Buster Keaton & Fatty Arbuckle Films Did Not Disappoint

    One of the most anticipated annual events at the San Francisco International Film Festival is the live score performances held each year. While it would be hard to top last year’s Tindersticks live performance of their own Claire Denis scores, this year’s pairing of tUnE-yArDs (led by Me...

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    'Community' Does a Dead-On 'Law & Order' Parody

    The parody episodes of "Community" have consistently been among the series' best because they showcase Dan Harmon and co.'s insanely obsessive eye for detail. The universe of the show is elastic enough to go from the relative realism of season two's Jay Chandrasekhar-directed "Mixology Certification...

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    Richard Linklater and Jack Black On the Real-Life Story Behind 'Bernie'

    "Bernie" marks Richard Linklater's reunion with his "School of Rock" star Jack Black, but it's in no way a retread of their earlier collaboration. It's a whole other beast.

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    Henry Simmons Joins Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson In "No Good Deed"

    Henry Simmons has joined the growing cast of producer Will Packer's thriller, No Good Deed, which stars Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson, currently already in production in Atlanta, GA.

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    So, 'Chronicle' Director Josh Trank Is Working On A 'Fantastic Four' Reboot After All; 'Chronicle 2' Moving Forward

    Tom Rothman has been dropping truth bombs all over CinemaCon. Already dishing out morsels about a possible New Mutants movie and revealing that, by hook or by crook, it will be Ridley Scott's version of "Prometheus" we see at the multiplex on June 8th, he delivered another interesting ...

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    Tribeca Announces TAA Creative Promise Winners

    The winners for the Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Awards were announced last night. Winners included Jeff Barnaby's "Rhymes for Young Ghouls," while Yoruba Richen's "The New Black" took home the prize for documentary. Each project received $10,000, as well as an or...

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