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    Watch: New Trailer For 'Jack The Giant Slayer' Presents The Most Extreme Fairy Tale Ever

    So, just how in your face is "Jack The Giant Slayer"? The latest trailer for the movie uses none other than the extreme rockin' stylings of Deftones to let you know this ain't your mama's fairy tale movie. Boom!

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    'Paul Bowles' Doc Goes to First Run Features

    First Run Features has acquired all US rights to Submarine Entertainment's "Paul Bowles: The Cage Door is Always Open," from director Daniel Young. Canadian rights have gone to Films We Like. A release will be coordinated between then and First Run Features later this year.

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    Emile Hirsch & Holliday Grainger Are Your New 'Bonnie & Clyde' In Lifetime & History Channel Miniseries

    Well, at least it's not Miley Cyrus, right? Lifetime is teaming with History Channel who are looking to continue the miniseries success they had with "Hatfields & McCoys" (true story: this writer couldn't make it past the first part) with another tale of outlaws ...

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    European Film Market - Lennie James Joins Jean-Claude Van Damme In Heist Thriller 'Swelter'

    Lennie James will join Jean-Claude Van Damme, Catalina Sandino Moreno and Josh Henderson to star in Keith Parmer's actioner Swelter, which centers on a gang that steals over $100 million from the Luxor Casino in Las Vegas. 4 of the five gang members are captured and jailed, and 10 years later, t...

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    Preview 'Memphis' - Biennale College Selection On Ezra Jack (Soul Singer To Ecstatic Contemplator)

    From director Tim Sutton and producer John Baker comes a project titled Memphis, which is one of the 3 projects that will proceed to the second phase of the Biennale College – Cinema, which consists of a workshop that will make it possible to actually make a mini-budget film, with funding of 1...

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    Emmanuelle Riva, Lynne Ramsay and Juno Temple Win at 2013 BAFTAS

    On Sunday, the BAFTAS held their annual awards ceremony. As awards season comes to a close, there weren’t many upsets but a couple interesting things of note. Emmanuelle Riva won lead actress for Amour. Brenda Chapman won for best animated film with Brave. Lynne Ramsay’s short film Swimm...

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    The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden Weighs In On The Inaccuracies Of 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    If there is one movie everyone has had an opinion on this Oscar season, it's "Zero Dark Thirty." With folks like ex-CIA director Leon Panetta and filmmaker Michael Moore among the many, many, many pundits, politicians, observers and more weighing in about the film, its portra...

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    Weekend Recap: TWC Acquires Vampire Franchise, Hathaway Wants More Musicals, Diablo Cody Talks Stripping Double Standard

    Check out our weekend Hollywood breaking news wrap on what you need to know: stories about Martin Scorsese, Robert Redford, Roman Coppola's love affair with Woody Allen, Diablo Cody on the gender double standard on stripping, Netflix's House of Cards, Anne Hathaway and Melissa McCarthy's future plan...

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    Watch: Morgan Spurlock Gets Intimate With One Direction in '1D3D' Trailer

    Why Academy Award-nominee Morgan Spurlock directed the One Direction 3D movie, "1D3D," we don't know. Maybe it's because the "Super Size Me" helmer is one of the few doc filmmakers the UK boy band's fan base is aware of (ask any thirteen year old girl to name another doc director and you probably wo...

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    David Harewood, Producer Richard Akel Talk Paul Robeson Biopic - Casting, Director, Approach...

    An update to our December 4 piece, announcing that British actor and co-star of Showtime's hit drama series Homeland, David Harewood, was in talks to play Paul Robeson in an independently-produced biopic on the life of the legendary man behind the voice, the actor, singer, activist, and all...

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