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    Steven Soderbergh Says 'Haywire' Moved To Summer; Happy About His 'Reshoot' Luxury On The Picture

    Filmmaker Gives More Details On The Leni Riefenstahl Project He Deep-SixedLate last year we reported that Steven Soderbergh's spy action thriller "Haywire," starring MMA fighter and non-actor Gina Carano, was set to bow on April 22. In January, Soderbergh himself confirmed that date, but obviously i...

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    What Movies Played a Prank on You?

    For April Fools' Day, I was going to compile a list of films that are basically just pranks on the audience. Twist endings are often a nuisance anyway, but those that seem like a "gotcha!" reveal are the worst, particularly when they negate a lot of the content of the film beforehand. And I always r...

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    Warner Bros. Wants Sean Penn & Ryan Gosling For Ruben Fleischer's 'Tales From The Gangster Squad'

    There is no doubt that "Tales From The Gangster Squad" is very, very high on the priority list at Warner Bros. With names like Darren Aronofsky, Paul Greengrass, Francis Lawrence, Martin Campbell, Greg Berlanti, Scott Cooper and Jose Padilha all being tossed around at various points to direct the fi...

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    Bryan Cranston To Square Off Against Colin Farrell In 'Total Recall'

    With a release date announced for the "Total Recall" reboot about a month ago, there has been little word on the project other than Colin Farrell starring in the thing with Len Wiseman directing. Well, with shooting gearing up start this spring, it looks like the cast is starting to get locked in.

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    Rooftop Films and Hot Docs Reteaming For Second Year

    Rooftop Films will return to the roofs of Toronto this May to continue their partnership with Hot Docs, North America's biggest documentary film festival. This year, they will be screening three films outdoors on the roof of the London Tap House in downtown Toronto.

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    Ridley Scott Takes A Page From Werner Herzog, Now Chasing Gertrude Bell Biopic

    This might put a damper on Werner Herzog's day. While the eccentric helmer has been trying to get his own tale of Gertrude Bell off the ground -- last month he was said to be in serious talks with Naomi Watts for the part -- another director, with a bigger marquee cachet and easier access to financi...

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    Whole Foods and Silverdocs Go Green with Grant

    Whole Foods and Silverdocs want to give green filmmakers money. The supermarket chain and film festival have announced the launch of a $50, 000 film production and development grant for filmmakers who are dedicated on making environmentally conscious docs.

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    Critical Consensus: Italian Fable "Le Quattro Volte" Is The Pick of the Week

    As indieWIRE's recent April preview makes clear, specialty filmgoers have lots to look forward to in the coming weeks and this week starts that off with a wide array of releases including Duncan Jones' SXSW opener "Source Code," David Schwimmer's directorial debut "Trust," Susanne Bier's Academy Award-winning Danish import "In a Better World," "Saw" director James Wan's horror flick "Insidious" (the inaugural film from distributor FilmDistrict), IFC's highly buzzed Toronto pickup "Super," Quentin Dupieux's deranged tire opus "Rubber," and "Rubber"'s 2010 Cannes Film Festival peer "Le Quattro Volte," which won the top prize in Cannes' Director...

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    Helen Mirren: A Hollywood Dame

    Mirren and Russell Brand, costars of Arthur, clearly admire each other.

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    Review: Oscar Winner 'In A Better World' Morally Complex, Well Made, But Not Quite Transformative

    When you see Susanne Bier’s “In a Better World” and people ask you if you had a good time at the movies, the answer will most certainly be “no.” Like Bier’s other work (notably “Brothers,” “Open Hearts,” “Things We Lost in the Fire” and “After the Wedding”), this 2010 Danish Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film is a serious, emotional drama about how tragedy simultaneously unites and divides us. There’s little enjoyment or entertainment to be had--and there isn’t meant to be--but Bier has crafted another solid film, and it’s easy to see why “In a Better World” won the votes of the mind-numbingly traditional Academy Award voters, particularly ag...

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