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    Leonardo DiCaprio & Scott Cooper To Reteam On Depression-Era Drama 'The Road Home'

    It was only a month ago that Leonardo DiCaprio made headlines when he announced that he was taking "a long, long break" from acting to focus on his environmental activism, but that doesn't mean he's keeping his feet firmly out of Hollywood. The actor also has his ever-busy pro...

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    UPDATED '5 Broken Cameras' Oscar Contender Detained En Route to Oscars, Issues Statement: "Example of what my people face every day"

    Emad Burnat, co-director of "5 Broken Cameras," has issued a statement about his and his family's detention at LAX en route to the Oscars:

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    ISA of the Day: Memento and We Are What We Are

    I want to put a spotlight on what to look forward to next Sundance (and Berlin) as an example of long lasting effects of filmmakers/ actors/ buyers and sellers.

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    Watch: New Trailer For 'The Call' In Which Halle Berry Answers 911

    Remember "Rescue 911"? In the era before the glut of reality shows, it was a precursor of sorts, a program that offered up re-enactments of real life situations and emergencies, all narrated and given gravitas by the show's host, William Shatner. And if you ever wondered what a big scr...

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    Wesley Snipes' Horror/Western 'Gallowwalkers' Gets A Brand New Release Trailer

    Instead of regurgitating the story on this, I'll direct you to Tambay's thorough post, which details it all right HERE.

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    The Weinsteins Didn't Get 'The Canyons' Because They Wanted Final Cut Over Paul Schrader

    What Harvey Weinstein wants, he usually gets, or at least makes a valiant effort to do so. And certainly, there is no man in Hollywood you want behind your film, because no one will promote, love, market and raise awareness for your movie like he will. But it seems that some of the strings attached ...

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    Banned Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi's 'Closed Curtain' Earns Ire From Iran

    Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi is once again in the spotlight for his latest film, "Closed Curtain." Having won Best Screenplay at the Berlin Film Festival, "Closed Curtain" has brought Panahi's banned filmmaking activites to the Iranian government's attention.

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    Tunisian Production Company Calls For Doc Projects By North African Filmmakers (Deadline 3/15)

    Nomadis Images, the prominent Tunisian production company is looking for original documentary projects by independent filmmakers from North African countries - Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Egypt dealing with contemporary issues specific to each country.

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    IFP's Independent Filmmakers Lab Seeking New Filmmakers

    IFP’s Independent Filmmakers Lab is on the lookout for new voices in film. It’s a year-long fellowship supporting new, independent filmmakers through completion, marketing and distributing their first features. And It’s the only free program in the U.S. that helps filmmakers build ...

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    Dwayne Johnson Gets A Sidekick To Help Kick Ass In 'Hercules'

    If “Fast Five” taught us nothing else, it’s that if you want to immeasurably improve an action film, all you need to do is throw The Rock at it. But what do you do if The Rock is already in your action movie? Well, you hire an up-and-coming European actor, of course. Aksel Hennie s...

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