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    Demand It: Which Filmmaker Needs to Make a 3D Movie? Godard? Gilliam? Lynch?

    There are plenty of filmmakers who will never give 3D a chance. Walter Murch isn't going to return to Oz with a 3D follow-up (if he ever even directs a second feature), for instance. And there are plenty of critics who will continue to dismiss the format even after making at least one exception (see Roger Ebert and Murch united here), because many viewers who accept the historical and artistic significance of Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" still can't buy into the effort as a whole. Even I, while thinking it a masterpiece, am irritated by some of the blurry motion in the exterior shots. I'm definitely fine with Herzog not making m...

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    Leonardo DiCaprio's 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Finds A New Home, Martin Scorsese No Longer Attached

    It’s been quite a road for the long-gestating “The Wolf of Wall Street” project, and adaptation of Jordan Belfort‘s tell-all autobiography of 1990s stockbroker decadence.

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    Cannes Pickups: Open Road Lands 'The Killer Elite'; Millenium Flies With 'Little Birds'

    Buyers are very busy at the Cannes Film Festival already in what is proving to be much healthier marketplace compared to last year.

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    Women Can Create Shows - The 2011-2012 Pilot Season

    As pilot season winds down and the shows get series pickups in the next couple of weeks, Neely Swanson took a look at the female writers creating pilots this year for Deadline and found that there was a big positive change from one season ago. Women actually have lots of shows in contention for pic...

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    IndiePix To Bring Bhopal Disaster Doc to U.S./Canadian Theaters

    Following an Indian Supreme Court decision regarding the fate of several managers and supervisors who were arrested following the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster at Union Carbide, IndiePix has announced that they have acquired the U.S./Canadian distribution rights to Van Maximilian Carlson's doc about...

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    Colin Firth & Emily Blunt Team For Lying, Thieving Dark Comedy

    Yep, more new projects from Cannes. Bear with us.

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    You Won't See A Scene Like This In "Django Unchained"

    I have been revisiting Quentin Tarantino's oeuvre, going back to Reservoir Dogs; I figured my post sharing my thoughts on his Django Unchained screenplay would elicit the wrath of some of his fans, so I thought it wise to go back and watch all his films again, and arm myself :)

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    Cannes: Weinstein Co. Acquires Peter Ho-Sun Chan's Film Noir Dragon (Wu Xia), Trailer (UPDATE)

    Marking the first major North American buy of the Cannes Film Festival, The Weinstein Co., long a supporter of Asian cinema, has acquired Peter Ho-Sun Chan's film noir actioner Dragon (Wu Xia) which debuts in Cannes on May 14. TWC has acquired non-Asian and French-speaking world rights, as well as the first option to remake rights, from WE Distribution. The film stars martial arts choreographer and star Donnie Yen (Chan's Bodyguards and Assassins), Takeshi Kaneshiro (House of Flying Daggers) and Tang Wei (Lust, Caution). TWC describes the martial arts film as "an action-packed tale of crime, family and redemption." TWC plans to open it states...

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    Another New Clip & Images From Lynne Ramsay's 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'

    It seems the team behind Lynne Ramsay's "We Need To Talk About Kevin" has been pushing their film harder than anyone else on the Croisette in terms of advance footage, but it's clear to see why. The premise isn't an easily sellable one, telling the story of a mother (Tilda Swinton) of a teenage boy ...

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