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    Universal Sets Release Date for 'Kick Ass 2,' Bumps Back '47 Ronin,' Moves Up 'Jurassic Park 3-D'

    Universal has been moving around its release slots. We already detailed changes on the release dates for Ron Howard's Chris Hemsworth NASCAR vehicle "Rush," Tom Cruise in sci-fi epic "Oblivion," and Guillermo del Toro's horrific "Mama" here. Now the studio is giving "Kick Ass 2" a release date of Ju...

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    Exclusive Clip: Robert Rodriguez Talks The Virtues Of Digital Filmmaking In 'Side By Side'

    As filmmakers, financiers and studios continue to work together to bring movies to the multiplex, one of the more interesting discussions taking place that affects everything from budgets and scheduling to artistic approach and visual aesthetic is the decision whether or not to shoot digitally or on...

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    David Fisher's Latest, 'Six Million and One,' Acquired by Nancy Fishman Film

    Nancy Fishman Film has announced it will release David Fisher's latest documentary, "Six Million and One." Fisher's previous works include "Love Inventory" and "Mostar Round-Trip."

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    Preview Sardonic Angolan Drama 'The Great Kilapy' (Con Man Becomes National Hero)

    I'm not entirely sure of what to make of this based on the trailer below, but I can say with certainty that I'm most curious to see the rest of it!

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    Exclusive: 'For Ellen' Director So Yong Kim Reveals Details About Her Next Film 'Seventy'

    Among established filmmakers, few have moved as fascinatingly from film-to-film quite like So Yong Kim. The writer-director recently moved from the austere, critically acclaimed Korean picture “Treeless Mountain” to the upcoming “For Ellen,” a quintessentially American indie about a tortured rock st...

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    'Scooby-Doo' Animated Movie In The Works That Will Feature A Mystery At WrestleMania For Some Reason

    It has been a decade since the live-action "Scooby-Doo" in 2002 that brought together the talents of Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini, Rowan Atkinson and Isla Fisher, and in Hollywood years, that's basically olden times. So an animated feature is in the wo...

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    Attention Action Fans: Win a Blu-ray/DVD Copy of 'The Raid: Redemption'

    With Gareth Evans' acclaimed Indonesian action vehicle "The Raid: Redemption" topping our DVD/Blu-ray picks for the week, we're happy to announce that we're giving away copies of the film to three lucky readers.

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    Preview Somali Pirate Thriller 'A Hijacking' (Takes Tragic Global Economic Disparities Into Consideration)

    The Somali pirate movie bomb-rush I expected to come over the last couple of years never did quite materialize, despite the few related projects that were announced.

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    Tribeca Film Takes 'Resolution' for North America, Plans Early 2013 Release

    Tribeca Film has acquired all North American rights to the thriller “Resolution,” from directors Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson. The specialty distributor plans an early 2013 day-and-date release in theaters and on VOD.

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    Marc Webb Attached To Direct 'Only Living Boy In New York'

    Producers Ron Yerxa and Albert Berger have built up a helluva CV over the years, with their names gracing films like "Little Miss Sunshine," "Cold Mountain," "King of the Hill," "Chuck & Buck" and Alexander Payne's upcoming "Nebraska." With their latest effort, "Ruby Sparks," now in theaters, Thomps...

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