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    Octavia Spencer's Next: Film Adaptation Of Award-Winning Play 'Trials & Tribulations Of A Trailer Trash Housewife'

    As Tambay mentioned in a post yesterday announcing her signing up to co-star with Paula Patton and Derek Luke in David E. Talbert's upcoming rom-com Baggage Claim, Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer has quite a full slate of films scheduled to be released in the next 12 months (whet...

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    Up Next For Tom Tykwer's One Fine Day Films Production Company: Kenyan Drama 'Something Necessary'

    If you didn't already know, when he's not busy adapting what has been deemed unadaptable, while working with the Wachowski siblings on Cloud Atlas, German filmmaker Tom Tykwer (Run Lola, Run, Perfume) is producing Kenyan films via his alternative film production company, One Fine Day Fi...

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    Genre Cinema From Trinidad and Tobago - Preview Psychological Thriller 'Little Boy Blue'

    "Get ready world, here comes Trinidad and Tobago genre cinema!!!"

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    Want To Watch The "Greatest Films Of All Time" From The Sight & Sound Poll? Here's How

    With summer's blockbuster season in full swing, films like "The Dark Knight Rises," "The Amazing Spider-Man," "Men in Black 3," and "Ice Age: Continental Drift" are wielding the usual tentpole-like hegemony over the box-office. However, the conversation about cinema this week has been fully dominate...

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    Canal France Launches Haraka! Initiative - €10,000 To 12 African Filmmakers To Produce Short Films

    It's safe to say that Africa is probably the one continent with the most fertile ground right now for film and filmmakers, with many countries in the continent with still relatively young (and in some cases) non-existent film industries.

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    10 Weekly Clicks: TIFF Adds More, Locarno Vs. Cannes, Bryan Singer Talks YouTube, and More...

    With the start of the weekend upon us, click below to get caught up on 10 big stories published on Indiewire this past week. Among the crop: The latest additions to Toronto's massive lineup; our picks for what to watch on VOD and in theaters this hot Summer month; why Bryan Singer thinks YouTube is ...

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    America's Under Siege (Again): First-Look Footage At Long-Delayed 'Red Dawn' Remake

    The past couple of years have seen more than a few long-delayed films finally being released, including last year’s “The Tree of Life” and “Margaret” and this year’s “Cabin in the Woods.” And now we have the first footage from the remake of the '80s America-under-siege film, “Red Dawn,” albeit in bu...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson Sneak Previews 'The Master' in 70 mm in Santa Monica

    Friday night I got an email tipping me that Paul Thomas Anderson was previewing "The Master" in 70 mm at The Aero in Santa Monica. Scheduled at 10:30 PM, the movie unspooled after 11 PM; I did get a writer into the house and will post something later today.

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    Lance Reddick Heading To 1600 Pennsylvania Ave To Serve & Protect In 'White House Down'

    Lance Reddick is in talks to join Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal in Roland Emmerich's action film White House Down.

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    Paul Thomas Anderson Secretly Premieres 'The Master' In Santa Monica; First Reactions Are Largely Wildly Positive

    You have to hand it to Paul Thomas Anderson. Five years ago, the director unveiled his last film, "There Will Be Blood," as a surprise at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, skipping the established festival circuit entirely for a film that turned out to be the best received of 2007. It seemed, briefly...

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