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    New Teaser Poster For 'The Wolverine' Unsheathed, Character's Immortality Will Be Tested

    Things in the movie world don't happen in a vacuum, and with James Mangold and Hugh Jackman taking part in an online Q&A today, followed by an unveiling of a new teaser poster for "The Wolverine," it's probably a safe bet some kind of teaser trailer will be dropping later this ...

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    Levon Helm Documentary Picked Up by Kino Lorber for 2013 Release

    Kino Lorber has acquired North American distribution rights to the documentary “Ain’t in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm,” directed by Jacob Hatley. The company plans a 2013 theatrical release followed by VOD and home video releases over the summer.

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    Tell Your Parents: 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Sequel In The Works

    So, you think only blockbuster tentpoles and comic book movies get sequels? Guess again. Hollywood is beginning to realize that old people go to movies too. And accordingly, more movies feature Old People Doing Stuff are getting made. Need some examples? Dustin Hoffman's "Quartet" and ...

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    IMDb Users List Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time, From 'The Shining' to 'Sweeney Todd'

    IMDb has released its user-rated Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time just in time for Halloween, and at the height of Hitchcock and Kubrick renaissances -- "The Shining" is in the top spot and "Psycho" is not far behind in fourth...

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    Ti West’s 'The Sacrament' Lines Up Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz & More For The Slaughter

    Already three weeks into production in Savannah, Georgia, it was puzzling many who would actually be rounding out the cast of “House of the Devil” and “The Innkeepers” helmer Ti West’s latest venture into the horror genre, “The Sacrament.” Perhaps as a Hallo...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson Says Dirk Diggler From 'Boogie Nights' Probably Dead By Now

    If there has been one constant in the career of Paul Thomas Anderson, it has been a desire to dive into completely different worlds with each picture. From the early days of the oil trade in "There Will Be Blood," to the sprawling city of Los Angeles in "Magnolia" to the intimate...

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    Luke Wilson Is 'A Many Splintered Thing;' Chloe Sevigny Among 'Those Who Kill' & More

    Since leading the ill-fated Mike Judge-helmed “Idiocracy” in 2006, Luke Wilson hasn’t had a high-profile gig -- even something like “Middle Men” barely hit theaters -- but now the actor has snatched a role in the Black List-approved “A Many Splintered Thing.” First-time director Justin Reardon will ...

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    Watch: Guy Ritchie-Directed Commercial For 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops II' Starring Robert Downey Jr & Omar Sy

    For all the endless op-eds about the superiority of film vs. TV, there's one front on which cinema has already conceded the war to another medium; financially, to video games. The interactive entertainment industry has, for several years now, consistently outgrossed the movies, with big games regula...

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    Preview 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' (Fight To Overturn Prison Sentence For Refusing Military Service)

    From Kartemquin Films, the company behind a few documentaries we've covered here on S&A, like acclaimed films The Interrupters and the Bill T Jones profile A Good Man, comes what is expected to be yet another enthralling feature documentary work in The Trials of Muhammad Ali, which is c...

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    Dujardin and Murray Join Blanchett in Clooney's World War II Eurothriller 'Monuments Men' for Sony & Fox

    At the "Argo" premiere party, George Clooney was not only delighted about producing one of the year's hits, but was in the thick of preproduction on "Monuments Men," a project he plans to direct and star in. (Of course that was once true of "Argo.") He and frequent ...

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