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    'The Cabin in the Woods' Review, Whedon & Goddard Talk, Latest Snarky Clip

    Lionsgate acquisitions chief Jason Constantine rescued horror comedy "The Cabin in the Woods," co-written by producer Joss Whedon ("The Avengers") and rookie director Drew Goddard, from post-MGM limbo. (Lionsgate paid considerably less for worldwide rights than the $41 million MGM shelled out to mak...

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    French Trailer Watch: Audiard's 'Rust & Bone' Stars Cotillard and Schoenaerts

    The trailer from Jacques Audiard's ("A Prophet") upcoming film "Rust & Bone" starring Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts ("Bullhead") reveals a darkly subtle tone.

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    Watch (Exclusive): See Ed Burns On the Set of His New Short, 'Doggy Bags,' Premiering at Tribeca

    What would the Tribeca Film Festival be without Ed Burns? The independent filmmaker has screened six of his films at the event (last year he closed the festival with "Newlyweds") and this year he's back for a seventh time with the world premiere of his short, "Doggy Bags."

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    Watch: No Subtitles? No Matter! International Trailer for Jacques Audiard's 'Rust & Bone' Is Very Promising

    The first trailer for "Rust & Bone" -- Jacques Audiard's follow-up to "A Prophet" starring Marion Cotillard and "Bullhead" breakout Matthias Schoenaerts -- hit the web today and it's a thing of beauty. The fact that it's in French without subtitles is be...

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    Exclusive Clip From Andrew Dosunmu's "Restless City" (In Theaters April 27)

    A familar dance that plays out frequently on the streets of Harlem, initiated by a stranger in a strange land bent on survival. 

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #17: Harun Farocki and WDR

    A major figure in the genre of essay film and video, Harun Farocki combines a precise formalist analysis of images with exhaustive research into the history behind those images.

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    Funny Or Die's Genius Take On Facebook's Instagram Buy

    Facebook's massive purchase of Instagram yesterday proved that an app can be worth about the sum worldwide gross of a James Cameron movie and also that apps can suddenly be potent punchlines!

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    Watch: Demented Trailer for Dark Indie Comedy 'American Animal'

    Prepare to be weirded out (in a good way). Microbudget dark comedy "American Animal" premiered at last year's SXSW and garnered some great notices, many of them noting how odd the whole affair is. Now thanks to the recently released theatrical trailer, we see why. The comedy -- wr...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: The #1 Textbook on Film, Now with Video

    For the new tenth edition of the most widely used film textbook, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson have taken the book into the new dimension of online video.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #15 & #16: The Art of Cinema on French TV (Godard on Kubrick; Costa on Straub/Huillet)

    Godard rips into "Full Metal Jacket" while Pedro Costa observes one of cinema's legendary directing duos.

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