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    Watch: 2 Deleted Scenes From 'Prometheus,' Plus Listen To Unreleased Track From The Score

    Since its premiere earlier this summer, Ridley Scott’s polarizing “Prometheus” has provided the sort of much-needed discussion that is sorely missed during the blockbuster season, and despite a lot of the vitriol launched against the film, its impending home video release is garnering a lot of excitement. Much of that excitement is due to Scott’s precedence of providing a different experience on home video than the theatrical versions (see: the Director’s Cut of “Kingdom Of Heaven”). Although there won’t be a director’s cut of “Prometheus,” the Blu-ray release will feature some deleted and extended scenes, two of which you can see one below.

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    'The Master' Secret Screening Poster Becomes Official One Sheet In France

    God forbid, but if Paul Thomas Anderson ever steps away from the moviemaking business, the advertising game is something we think he'd excel in. In case you forgot, the filmmaker was the brains behind the campaign for "The Master," cutting the trailers himself (cleverly utilizing footage not in the finished movie) and going somewhat rogue with the surprise screenings, often keeping The Weinstein Company out of the loop until literally hours before they were set to happen.

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    In the Battle for Paul Anderson Supremacy, Armond White Sides With W.S.

    The controversial critic prefers "Resident Evil: Retribution" to "The Master." What else is new?

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    IFP Announces The 34th Edition of Independent Film Week - Industry Activities, plus Project Forum Slate

    In the early 80s a small group of filmmakers, including myself, under the invitation of Sandra Schulberg gathered at NYC's 92nd Street 'Y' to found a filmmaker-run and oriented organization to facilitate networking and 'to give us a voice'. I am still very happy with the result as seen in today's 34th edition of Independent Film Week.

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    Rupert Wyatt May Step Down From Directing 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    It looks like it's shaping up to be an interesting week around the Fox lot. On the weekend, honcho Tom Rothman shocked most folks by announcing he was going to be out at by the end of year, and now one of the studio's rising talents may be packing his bags as well. Rupert Wyatt is looking at the exit door from helming "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes," the sequel to his smash hit, Hollywood calling card "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes."

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    'Oldboy' Helmer Park Chan-Wook To Direct Gangster Flick 'Corsica 72'

    It seems like Park Chan-Wook is getting on very well with Hollywood. The Korean filmmaker was one of the most impressive breakouts of world cinema in the 2000s, thanks to "Joint Security Area" and his "Vengeance Trilogy," made up of "Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance," the currently-being-remade "Oldboy" and "Lady Vengeance." But he's spent the last year or so making his English-language debut with Southern gothic tale "Stoker," starring Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode, while also co-writing sci-fi "Snow Piercer" with compatriot Bong Joon-Ho, who's just directed the film with an international cast including Chris Evans, Octavia Spencer and Tilda Swinton.

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    Acclaimed Ozwald Boateng Feature Doc 'A Man's Story' Finally Getting USA Release (November)

    Finally! It's heading west for an official Stateside release. I wasn't sure it would ever happen. 

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    Denver's 2nd Silent Film Festival Celebrates Early Cinema

    It’s official: The Denver Silent Film Festival is now an annual event! An opening gala—at the Seawell Ballroom on September 21st—heralds the start of its second year.

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    Adina Porter ('True Blood,' 'Newsroom') Will Treat Plane Crash Survivors In 'Grey's Anatomy'

    Adina Porter (Lettie Mae Thornton in True Blood, and Kendra James Newsroom) will guest-star in the upcoming new season (its 9th) of Shonda Rhimes' ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy, playing Dr. Ramsey, "a doctor at the Boise hospital who treats the survivors of the plane crash that has already claimed at least one life."

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman To Direct Period Ghost Tale 'Ezekiel Moss'

    Philip Seymour Hoffman

    When he's not being awesome in films -- his current role in "The Master" being perhaps his finest performance yet, Philip Seymour Hoffman spends much of his time directing in the theater. A member of the LAByrinth Theater Company, he's been working on the stage for decades, with memorable work including the award-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis play "Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train" and, more recently, "The Long Red Road" in Chicago, starring Tom Hardy. But his film directing work has been slower to get going, with Hoffman's sole effort so far being 2010's little-seen "Jack Goes Boating," which starred the actor/director alongside Amy Ryan and John Ortiz.

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