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    A Look Inside The Brit List, The Best Unproduced Screenplays From The U.K.

    In some ways, it's been a pretty good year for the British film industry, with the likes of "Another Year," "The King's Speech," "Down Terrace," "Skeletons," "The Scouting Book For Boys" and "The Arbor" all providing some of the great movie-going pleasures of the year, and with some good prospects f...

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    Review: 'Unstoppable' Is One Of Tony Scott's Most Enjoyable Films In Years

    "Unstoppable" is about a runaway train on a collision course to wipe out a mid-sized Pennsylvania town and that streamlined premise might be the best thing to happen to director Tony Scott in years. The schizophrenic director, given to rapid edits, multiple filters, and cameras stuck in a wide array...

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    The Weinstein Company Lawyer Up To Fight The NC-17 Rating For 'Blue Valentine'

    “I just can’t wait to stand over your shoulder while you change the rating.”Ever since "Blue Valentine" got nailed with a baffling NC-17 rating, things have been uncharacteristically quiet from the Weinstein camp. And now we know why. Harvey Weinstein has been busy hiring lawyers (in what we hope in...

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    Steven Spielberg Would Have Animated and Condensed "Harry Potter"

    Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Okay, maybe not shoulda in this case. As any production history comes to light there is potential for many "what if...?" situations with regards to casting alternatives and disposed of ideas. But especially now that seemingly every step of a film's development is reported on throughout the blogosphere, it's neat to hear about little tidbits of trivia that haven't surfaced before. In anticipation of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," today's revelation comes via the L.A. Times' look at how the "Harry Potter" film franchise came together as it did. Of particular interest is what Steven Spielberg wanted to do with t...

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    Channing Tatum Attached To Star In Randall Wallace-Scripted Period Espionage Tale 'Love And Honor'

    Anne Hathaway Offered Role Opposite TatumIncreasingly popular actor Channing Tatum is attached to star in Randall Wallace's gestating project based on his own 2005 historical work of fiction, "Love And Honor," a period espionage tale centering on Russian czarina and alleged admirer of horses Catheri...

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    Stella Schnabel Joins Oren Moverman's Cop-Drama 'Rampart'

    First On-Set Look At Woody Harrelson In CharacterActress Stella Schnabel, daughter of acclaimed director Julian, has joined the cast of Israeli-born director Oren Moverman's upcoming cop-drama "Rampart" which will see him reunite with his "The Messenger" stars Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson -- seen ...

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    Is 'True Blood' Star Joe Manganiello In Contention For Zack Snyder's 'Superman'?

    Reports began to surface over the weekend that "True Blood" star Joe Manganiello revealed to fans at a convention that he's in talks for the titular role in Zack Snyder's upcoming Christopher Nolan-shepherded "Superman" film.

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    REVIEW | Blossoming "Furniture": Lena Dunham Entertaining Self-Portrait

    On a purely creative level, a movie generally should be absorbed without foreknowledge of its back story, but Lena Dunham's "Tiny Furniture" is defined by it. Dunham's lightly entertaining self-portrait, in which the director plays a version of herself wandering around New York City in post-graduate...

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    'The Beaver' Gets February 11, 2011 U.K. Release Date

    The Perfect Valentine's Day Option For Your Abusive Racist Boyfriend Almost as soon as Mel Gibson had tapes leaked of conversations with the mother of his child, in which threats to burn her house down were the least offensive of the many statements directed at her, one question emerged in the movi...

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    "Apocalypse" and "Donor" World Premieres Shine at High-Spirited 2010 Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Though the Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced that it will be moving its dates to June next year due to the crowded slate of European doc fests in the fall, the fest's last November installment still had a lot going for it. Just wrapping up yesterday, the fest boasted a series of world premieres and a healthy dose of mentoring and pitching. The festival, which has rapidly grown from being primarily an industry networking event with a film festival has grown into an incredibly important event for projects-in-development to get funding and resources, a localized point for industry networking and mentoring, and a chance for industry professional...

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