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    Review: 'Piranha 3DD' Dutifully Fails To Be In On The Joke

    If you're gonna go for it, go for it. That was the philosophy Alexandre Aja pursued for the bleakly funny "Piranha 3D," an orgy of death and dismemberment that indulged in the hedonism of spring break before letting loose swarms of genetically-superior fish that were decidedly playing for keeps. As ...

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    Hollywood’s First 3-D Revolution

    As 3-D continues to amuse, bemuse, frustrate, and bilk the moviegoing public, little attention is paid to the sweeping events that dominated the year 1953, when the medium revolutionized Hollywood for a tantalizingly brief period of time. There is so much misinformation about the first great wave of...

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    ABFF 2012 To Host Special Event Celebrating Success Of 'Think Like A Man' (Cast, Crew Present)

    Throw in the already announced "Conversation w/ Salim And Mara Brock-Akil" event, as well as other celebrations planned, and your American Black Film Festival (ABFF) experience this year should be an informative and entertaining 4 days in South Beach, FL (June 20&n...

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    'The Expendables,' 'Red' & 'Step Up' Being Eyed For Potential TV Series

    Earlier this year, Lionsgate bought Summit for big pile of money, and the question more savvy business types began asking was: "Why?" Granted, the indie studio was successful, largely due in part to the "Twilight" franchise, but it remained to be seen how Lionsgate would exploit ...

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    James Toback & Alec Baldwin Reveal Details Of The Film They're Trying To Raise Financing For

    Just before the Cannes Film Festival, it was revealed that James Toback and Alec Baldwin were teaming for an under-the-radar, Cannes-set documentary about film financing known as "Seduced and Abandoned." The movie is an attempt to document the duo's efforts to raise financing...

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    Actors' Emmy Race Competition Stiffen: Lead & Supporting Categories Combined

    The primetime Emmy Awards have amended their longform acting category to combine both lead and supporting performances into one category. Instead of five nominations each for both lead and supporting roles in the actors' and actress' competitions, a total of six men and six women will be sin...

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    Joe Carnahan's 'Groundhog Day'-Style Action Movie 'Continue' Moving Ahead At Fox

    Back in January when Joe Carnahan was busy wrong-footing everyone with a surprisingly mature follow-up to “Smokin’ Aces” and “The A-Team” in the form of “The Grey,” he also started talking a little about what features might come next. One of those was &ldquo...

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    Josh Lucas Family Film 'Red Dog' PIcked Up By ARC Entertainment for North America

    ARC Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to “Red Dog,” starring Josh Lucas. The family film, directed by Kriv Stenders, has become the eighth-highest-grossing film in Australia since its release in August 2011.

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    Aden Young Cast as Lead of Sundance Channel's Upcoming Drama 'Rectify'

    The Sundance Channel has been home to scripted programming in the past, including prestigious TV movies/mini-series "Carlos" (from Olivier Assayas) and "Appropriate Adult" (starring Dominic West and Emily Watson) but they've been acquired productions. The upcoming "Recti...

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    TONIGHT: Indiewire Presents Meet The Filmmakers with Todd Solondz and Jordan Gelber

    Join Indiewire, filmmaker Todd Solondz and actor Jordan Gelber tonight at the SoHo Apple Store to hear a discussion about Solondz's latest film "Dark Horse."

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