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    Watch: TV Spots For Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects' & Michael Bay's 'Pain And Gain'

    Coming up in the next few months are a pair of interesting looking projects from two directors who couldn’t be more different if they tried. There’s Steven Soderbergh’s “Side Effects” which is set for a February 8th release, and there’s also Michael Bay’s &l...

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    IBFFN Online Announces 2013 Call For Films + 2012 Award Winners

    All the details via press release below, winners of the 2012 edition, as well as a call for entries for the 2013 edition. You're encouraged to go to the festival's website for information on how to submit for the 2013 installment of the festival: www.ibffnashville.com.

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    Watch: New, Foulmouthed International Trailer For 'The Heat' With Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy

    With a gig on the CBS sitcom "Mike & Molly" limiting her schedule for making movies, Melissa McCarthy is still looking to tap into the praise and buzz she earned for "Bridesmaids." Her stint in Judd Apatow's "This Is 40" is more or less a cameo (albeit a great o...

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    Review - Peter Nicks' 'The Waiting Room' (The E.R. Unscripted)

    The Waiting Room: A Short Review Director: Peter Nicks Genre: Documentary Running Time: 81 minutes Website: whatruwaitingfor.com Review Summary: It’s hard to imagine warm and fuzzy feelings abound at the Highland Hospital in Oakland, California, both the site and s...

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    Watch: Clip From Sundance Film 'The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete,' Writer To Pen 'Tupac' Biopic

    George Tillman Jr. arrives at Sundance this year with a film significantly more anticipated than his previous two efforts (“Notorious” and “Faster”) in the form of “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete.” The film will tell the story of two kids from Brooklyn w...

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    Watch: 2 New Clips For ‘Beautiful Creatures’ Show Off Performances By Emmy Rossum, Alice Englert & Alden Ehrenreich

    With its Feb. 13th release date impending, two clips from Warner Bros. hopeful new YA franchise film “Beautiful Creatures” have been released. For those who haven’t been keeping up, the fantasy romance is adapted from the first in a series of books by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl...

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    Max Films Adapting Classic French Comic Series 'Philemon' Into Live-Action Feature Film

    Max Films will be producing a live-action feature film based on the adventures of young farmboy "Philémon," a character created by French comic book artist Fred and published by Dargaud. The original bandes dessinée is considered one of the most poetic French comic series of all time.

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    Exclusive: Ernest Dickerson Shopping Adaptation Of Octavia Butler's 'Clay's Ark' (Script Is Done)

    It's been almost 7 years since Hugo and Nebula award winner, Octavia Butler, died from a stroke at just 58 years old (she died February 24th, 2006). And just about every discussion we've had on this site about black authors whose novels are begging to be...

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    Columbia Law Professor Says Sundance Disney World Film 'Escape from Tomorrow' is a Cut-and-Dry Fair Use Case

    After seeing Sundance entry "Escape from Tomorrow," many were confused about how the film, which centers on a man who loses his job at Disney World and was shot covertly on the theme park's premises, could get away with using all of the images and media covered by Disney copyrights (e....

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    Magnolia Picks Up David Gordon Green's 'Prince Avalanche,' Plus Review and Roundup

    Magnolia Pictures is a good home for David Gordon Green's low-budget Sundance entry "Prince Avalanche," a two-hander starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch shot in 16 days in Austin's fire-ravaged Bastrop State Park. The distrib has acquired North American rights and is aiming at a summer release.

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