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    Wally Pfister Eyeing Christian Bale For 'Transcendence'

    Christopher Nolan's regular cinematographer Wally Pfister seems to have learned and mastered the art of secrecy from the helmer. Developing for most the year under the radar, and without a title, a minor shockwave hit earlier this week when it was revealed that Johnny Depp would be leading Pfister's directorial debut, which is now titled "Transcendence." Produced by Nolan and his wife and producing partner Emma Thomas, the project is being kept completely under wraps, but a few more morsels have been revealed.

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    Terrence J Joins Loaded Cast Of 'Baggage Claim'

    Everybody's is in this movie! It seems like every week a new addition is anounced.

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    'Skyfall' Screenwriter John Logan Returns To Pen Bond 24 & Bond 25

    Bond is back on duty in "Skyfall," which is now up and running and set to crush the box office overseas. The 23rd installment in the franchise, arriving on its 50th anniversary, is already earning rave reviews from those who have seen it this far (you can read ours right here) with many calling it one of the best in the franchise ever (though this writer thinks it's kind of mess, but I digress). Nontheless, it's not a shock that the producers want to get as much of the creative team back as they can for the next entry.

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    Review: Uninventive U.K. ‘Pusher’ Remake Offers Typically Stylized Drug Psychosis & Nothing More

    Indulge us for a moment. Nicolas Winding Refn's "Pusher" trilogy was never meant to be a triptych, let alone a multi-language spawning remake series (there has already been a U.K. produced, Hindi language version). Refn's original "Pusher" gained critical acclaim more than 15 years ago in Denmark, but the now celebrated director faltered badly on his follow-up picture "Fear X." He refinanced his home to guarantee it was completed properly and then went bankrupt when the film turned out to be a flop.

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    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Release Your DVDs!

    “They have the whole MTM library and they’re pissing it away,” Tom Fontana said. Of the many award-winning and popular programs released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, only "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Remington Steele" can be purchased, rented or viewed in their entirety.

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    Returning to St. Eligius: ST. ELSEWHERE, 30 Years Later, Part 1

    In the video above, for the first time, the "St. Elsewhere" credit sequence, set to Oscar-winning composer Dave Grusin’s memorable and infectious theme, unites all 26 regular cast members who graced its opening credits for varying lengths of time, ranging from a single season to its entire six-year NBC run, which began 30 years ago tonight.

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    The Controversial (And Unbelievable) 'Black Like Me' Coming Out On DVD

    Oh Joy! Oh Rapture! Believe it or not, this is one of those truly weird pictures that, from time to time, I wished would come out on DVD. And now finally, as if miracles will never cease,  it will very soon.

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    Cloud Atlas

    Enthralling and frustrating…far-reaching and obtuse…grandiose and gimmicky. 'Cloud Atlas' is all of these and more, and while I was less taken with the film at its conclusion than I was midway through, it offered me a unique moviegoing experience for which I am grateful.

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    Online Screening Of Horror Film 'House Call' By S & A Regular Erik Wilson

    When we last reported on writer/director Erik Wilson and his horror film, House Call, about a year ago, he had just completed work on the film.

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    Jonathan Demme Will Stoke 'Old Fires'

    You may think that Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme has had a quiet few years following 2008’s “Rachel Getting Married,” but that’s actually far from the truth. Since then Demme has directed a whole heap of documentary and concert films, and last year he was getting behind the camera for the pilot of “A Gifted Man” and a couple of episodes of “Enlightened.” In fact, there may be few busier directors out there right now, with Demme’s super low budget “Wally and Andre Shoot Ibsen” currently in post-production, and an animated adaptation of Dave Eggers’ “Zeitoun” and an adaptation of Stephen King’s time travel thriller “11/22/63” both in the works. Oh, and he also looks set to re-team with Anne Hathaway on “Song One,” which he’s producing.

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