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    International Panel, Iñárritu, Bier, Guadagnino & More Discuss Truth And Nationality In Filmmaking

    Foreign Oscar Nominees Talk Their Process And How They Avoid The (Melo)drama We recently had the opportunity to sit in on a panel at the American Cinematheque with some of the best foreign film nominees at last month's Golden Globes (and 2 that have gone on to become Oscar nominees): Luca Guadagnino, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Susanne Bier and Aleksei Uchitel (Radu Mihaileanu, director of "The Concert" was still on a plane coming in from France). Moderating the panel was Screen International Editor, Mike Goodridge, who led a fascinating discussion that in the end, came to about 2 hours. While we haven't recreated every word for you here, ...

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    First Details On Sequel To 'How To Train Your Dragon' Emerge

    Much to our surprise, we flat-out loved last year's "How To Train Your Dragon," easily the best film so far to emerge from DreamWorks Animation. Indeed, this writer put the film -- a thrilling, moving, beautifully crafted piece of entertainment -- on his Top 10 list for 2010. With the picture taking...

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    Anton Yelchin To Star In Stephen Sommers' 'Odd Thomas'

    It's been clear ever since his debut in the otherwise weak "Hearts in Atlantis" that Anton Yelchin was destined to be a pretty big star. Across films like "Alpha Dog," "Fierce People," "Charlie Bartlett" and the unjustly neglected TV series "Huff," Yelchin's blended nerdiness and charisma with ease,...

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    Sony Close To Bringing 'Bond 23' Back Into The Fold; MGM Get A Piece Of 'Dragon Tattoo' In Return

    Freida Pinto Bond Girl Rumors Persist We were as pleasantly surprised as anyone when 2006's "Casino Royale" turned out to not only be a thoroughly successful reboot of the James Bond franchise for the modern era, but also the best Bond movie since the Connery era. By the same token, we were as dis...

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    In His Own Words: Aaron Katz Shares a Scene From "Cold Weather"

    Below find an exclusive scene from Aaron Katz's third feature, the SXSW hit detective tale "Cold Weather," along with Katz's breakdown of the shoot. The film is currently playing in limited release.

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    First Look At Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher In 'The Iron Lady'

    Well, here's a bracing picture to go with your morning cup of coffee. With filming now underway on "The Iron Lady," a biopic of the controversial former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Deadline has posted a first look at Meryl Streep in the titular role, and she certainly looks the part.

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    Jodie Foster's "Beaver" Delays Its Debut

    Its still premiering in SXSW, but Jodie Foster's Mel Gibson opus "The Beaver" won't hit the rest of America until May. Maybe this suggests they have higher hopes for the film? Giving it more room to breathe? Or maybe it doesn't mean anything. From the press release:

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    Academy Nominees Luncheon: 2011 Class Photo, Meeting the Coens, Keeping It Short

    What becomes a legend most? A diminutive best actress nominee sitting at the center of a group photo on last year's best actor winner's lap. At last year's nominees luncheon, Jeff Bridges was hanging with genuine affection with old pal Sandra Bullock.

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    Variance Takes Sayles' "Amigo" For Dual-Strategy Release

    Variance Films has acquired John Sayles's Philippine-American War film "Amigo," and will release the film with a dual-strategy theatrical release this summer. Tweaking the traditional release platform, "Amigo" will start off in NY and then expand to the Top 20 markets, but for opening weekend its a...

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    Disney Veteran Alan Menken Involved With Music For 'Captain America'

    With the first look at "Captain America: The First Avenger" during the Superbowl last night proving surprisingly decent, our hopes are slightly higher for the film; not hard, admittedly, considering how dismal its big superhero competition looks this summer, but the spot was confident and tonally as...

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