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    'I Give It A Year' Soundtrack Features Jessie Ware, DJ Shadow, Dizzee Rascal & More

    Even though it's still without a domestic release date, we're looking forward to the upcoming rom-com "I Give It A Year," that looks like a fresh and funny take on a familiar concept. To refresh your memory, the film, which stars Rose Byrne, Rafe Spall, Simon Baker, ...

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    Weinstein Company Closing Deal To Acquire 'Fruitvale' For $2 - $3 Mill + Theatrical Guarantees

    Well, I think it's safe to say that we'll likely be talking a lot about Fruitvale during next awards season, now that it's been officially announced that, after a bidding war over the film, involving The Weinstein Company, Fox Searchlight, with Paramount Pictures ...

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    True Life Drama 'Fruitvale' Is The Weinstein Company's First Buy At Sundance

    When Harvey Weinstein makes a move, people pay attention. And while he only landed in Park City yesterday, it didn't take long for him for him to make his first buy.

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    Shia LaBeouf & Evan Rachel Wood Are Just Another Brick In The Wall In New 'Charlie Countryman' Image

    While first few days of the Sundance Film Festival have seen plenty of hot titles unspool -- "Stoker," "Prince Avalanche," "The East," "Don Jon's Addiction," "Before Midnight," "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" and more -- there is still a...

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    Joaquin Phoenix Gives Props To Up-And-Coming Actor Daniel Day-Lewis

    Joaquin Phoenix didn't exactly start off the awards season on the right foot, however, he's certainly beloved, his performance in "The Master" is titanic stuff, and he was still rewarded by his peers with an Oscar nomination for Paul Thomas Anderson's film. And while we'll ...

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    Watch: Clips From Sundance Films 'Sweetwater' With Ed Harris & January Jones & Disney World-Set 'Escape From Tomorrow'

    In case you hadn’t noticed, Sundance is up and running, and that means as well as getting to hear about all of the cool movies that all of those lucky writers up in Park City are getting to see, you also get to see the odd clip from some of the festival’s new movies. Well, that’s exactly what we’ve ...

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    Relativity Media Breaks Records Acquiring Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon's Addiction' For Summer Release

    Now that the acquisitions floodgates are open, the buys keep piling up like it's Black Friday in studio shopping baskets, and this afternoon has brought news of the biggest deal yet at the festival, with Variety the first trade to report that Relativity Media are set to put down a what may be a reco...

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    Sundance: HBO Documentary Films Acquires US TV Rights to 'Pussy Riot -- A Punk Prayer'

    HBO Documentary Films has picked up US television rights to "Pussy Riot -- A Punk Prayer" at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, directed by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin, had its world premiere in Park City on January 18.

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    Sundance Institute and Women in Film Release Unprecedented Study on Women Directors

    This morning, here in Sundance, a new ground breaking study of women directors "Exploring the Barriers and Opportunities for Independent Women Filmmakers" was released.  The study is the most comprehensive look to date examining the gender disparity women directors face in the film in...

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    Poster Artist Drew Struzan Has Been Asked By Disney To Return To Design New 'Star Wars' Posters

    Even if you don't know the name Drew Struzan, you know his work. The famed poster artist has put his talents to franchises like "Indiana Jones," "Back To The Future," "Jurassic Park," "Harry Potter" and iconic films like "Blade Runner," "E.T...

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