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    Summit Sets Seth Rogen/Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cancer Comedy, Retitled '50/50,' For Sept 30th

    Terminal illness and comedy: not always the easiest combination to market. While a film like "Terms of Endearment" was a colossal success, that was a quarter of a century ago, and a more recent example like "Funny People" showed how even the seemingly unstoppable pairing of Judd Apatow and Adam Sand...

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    FUTURES | "Putty Hill" Director Matthew Porterfield

    A beguiling amalgamation of documentary and fictional narratives, Matthew Porterfield's second feature "Putty Hill" has been making waves on the film festival circuit since debuting at the Berlin International Film Festival last year.

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    New 'Thor' Trailer Focuses On The Earthbound Hero; Is... Better, Marginally Better

    At this point in the super hero tentpole sweepstakes of 2011, Kenneth Branagh has his work cut out for him and is playing catch up. When the venerable director was first announced as the helmer for Marvel's live-action adaptation of their Asgardian hero “Thor,” many of us discerning filmgoers presum...

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    Juliette Binoche & Mathieu Amalric Join David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis'

    Update #2: A press release from Canadian distributors Entertainment One now confirms the casting of Juliette Binoche and Mathieu Amalric in "Cosmopolis."

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    Watch: 'Something Borrowed' Trailer Teaches If You Love Somebody Tell Them Or Life Will Be A Rom-Com

    Yep, it's gonna be one of those tedious rom-coms. You know the kind. The sort where the entire movie wouldn't exist if the protagonist would just say what they actually feel instead of being too shy/scared/stupid/insecure. Such is the case with "Something Borrowed," which has a new trailer that tele...

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    Watch: 'Girl Walks Into A Bar' Trailer Is About....Naked People Playing Ping Pong?

    You gotta hand it to director Sebastian Gutierrez ("Women In Trouble," "Elektra Luxx"). He knows that his cinematic oeuvre lies in shooting as many beautiful women in as many skimpy outfits as possible (particularly his longtime ladyfriend Carla Gugino) and he certainly knows how to work a Rolodex, ...

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    Mila Kunis Allegedly Walks Away From 'Akira' To Star In 'Oz: The Great And Powerful'

    James Franco Also Apparently Locked For The FilmUpdate: Variety confirms that Mila Kunis has closed the deal to star in "Oz The Great And Powerful." She will be taking the role of Theodora, a good witch whose advances are rebuffed by Franco's character. She subsequently decides to help her evil sist...

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    Oscar Video Exclusive: How Pixar Made Day & Night Short

    The frontrunner in the Oscars' animated shorts category is a popular one from Pixar, Day & Night which played in theaters in front of Toy Story 3 last year.

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    Shane Black Suits Up To Direct 'Iron Man 3'

    Talks revealed last week have turned to final negotiations as Marvel has found their replacement for Jon Favreau for "Iron Man 3."

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    Is Banksy Campaigning For (Or Against) The Oscars? UPDATED

    Wily Brit street artist and documentary filmmaker Banksy is in Los Angeles, grabbing attention for himself as only Banksy can. That doesn't mean that he does public appearances, or in-person interviews (here's a good email exchange), or shows up at the Academy luncheon. No, he's putting up art, all ...

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