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    Anthony LaPaglia Exited 'Django Unchained,' Says Production Was "Out Of Control"

    As "Django Unchained" made its way in front of cameras, Quentin Tarantino saw both the cast and script for his upcoming slavery/western/vengeance pic change as production moved along. Joseph Gordon-Levitt had to bail on his small role in the film, Kevin Costner couldn't commit to ...

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    Vin Diesel & Clark Gregg Part Of Far-Fetched Rumors To Play Vision In 'The Avengers 2'

    With "Iron Man 3" shooting, and "Thor: The Dark World" gearing up later this year, and with no new Marvel movies until 2013, geeks are in a bit of dead zone at the moment. But leave it to Vin Diesel to get nerds to push the glasses up from their nose and hit the interwebs wi...

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    Name Your Price: Pivotshare Wants to Help Put a Little Money in Indie Filmmakers' Pockets

    For filmmakers who don’t make the festival cut and/or secure any kind of distribution — theatrical, DVD, VOD or otherwise — throwing their work on YouTube for free is a last resort. New streaming start-up Pivotshare, founded by Adam Mosam, hopes to change that.

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    Sight And Sound Top 250 By The Numbers: And The Auteur With The Most Films Is...

    Who’s the greatest auteur in cinema? Is it Alfred Hitchock who stands tall with “Vertigo” as #1 in the Sight And Sound’s 2012 Greatest Films Of All Time List and has five films on the entire list (which is now 250 films long)? It is Orson Welles who has been the reigning champion with “Citizen Kane”...

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    Katniss Takes Down Harry on Amazon

    Harry Potter's holly and phoenix feather wand is no match for Katniss Everdeen's bow and arrow -- at least, not on Amazon. The company reports that sales for the "Hunger Games" series have overtaken the "Harry Potter" books in both print and e-book sales, making the Suzanne Collins trilogy Amazon's ...

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    Sight and Sound Magazine Expands List of Top Films of All Time to 250 and Just Seven Women Directors Make It

    It's not enough that we had to deal with the first reveal from Sight and Sound Magazine a couple of weeks ago when only one woman made their top 50 Greatest Films of All Time, now they have expanded the list to 250 and just 7 women make it to this full list.

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    Watch: Penelope Cruz Is Super Mario In New Ad For Nintendo 3DS; Bennett Miller Directed M&Ms Commercial

    Well, here are two talents lending their skills to two products in a couple of surprising ads. Video games and chocolate candy will never be the same.

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    Universal Celebrates 100th Anniversary with 25-Film DVD & Blu-Ray Set, from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to 'Bourne'

    As Universal's centennial celebration continues, the studio announces the release of the "100th Anniversary Collection" on Blu-ray and DVD. The 25-film box set includes...

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    Adam McKay Says 'The Boys' Is Back On At Paramount

    Despite a successful run over at Columbia directing "Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby," "Step Brothers" and "The Other Guys," that wasn't enough for Sony to get on board for Adam McKay's adaptation of the comic book "The Boys." The studio ax...

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