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    AP: Martin Scorcese to Remake Hong Kong Film

    Hong Kong director Andrew Lau said he's honored by Martin Scorsese's decision to remake his acclaimed crime thriller "Infernal Affairs." Scorsese's remake is named "The Departed" and features Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg. Lau, who hasn't seen the remake, said Sunda...

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    AP: "Napoleon Dynamite" Town Cashes in on Film

    "Napoleon Dynamite," a low-budget, feel-good comedy starring Jon Heder, put this farm town near the Utah border on the map. It has also generated $1 million for Preston, according to the chamber of commerce, one of the first to bill the town as a destination for "Napoleon Dynamite" aficionados. The ...

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    The Top Ten So Far...

    Each week, indieWIRE receives the final weekend numbers for specialty releases in theaters. This is our top ten for the past weekend so far, with most numbers already in. The top ten is subject to change before the final chart is published tomorrow and the weekly box office column is written. Weeken...

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    Magnolia Takes English Territory Rights to "Cocaine Cowboys"

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired all English language territories (North America, UK, Australia, New Zealand) for Tribeca Film Festival entry "Cocaine Cowboys" directed by Billy Corben ("Raw Deal: A Question of Consent"). Magnolia's head of acquisitions Tom Quinn, and head of business and legal affairs Jason Janego negotiated the deal with Andrew Hurwitz and Dan O'Meara of Epstein, Levinsohn, Bodine, Hurwitz & Weinstein. A fall release is planned. The film is described as a "portrait of the cultural explosion sparked by the drug trade in 1980s Miami that still echoes as Hollywood myth today. The film features interviews with some of the era's...

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    Collyer's "Sherrybaby" Wins Top Prize at 41st Karlovy Fest

    The 2006 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival wrapped up over the weekend and Laurie Collyer's "Sherrybaby" won the event's top honor, the Crystal Globe prize which includes a $20,000 cash award. Jurors Goran Paskaljevis, Bent Hamer, Leila Hatami, Coleman Hough, Laurence Kardish, Juliusz Machuls...

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    Dark Victory: Patrice Chereau's "Gabrielle"

    I anticipated a fairly fitful sleep after catching a late screening of "Gabrielle," Patrice Chereau's adaptation of Joseph Conrad's short story "The Return." Relationship dramas can rarely be described as spooky, but "Gabrielle," like Conrad's story, is a bona-fide creepshow, complete with scaremong...

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    Zidane Headbutt: The Game

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    Merci, Zizou

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    BritDoc Schedule Now Online

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    Click. View. Vote. 2006.

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