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    Inside Quotes: Essence Atkins On Tyler Perry's Casting Of Kim Kardashian In 'Temptation': 'Your Experiment Failed'

    "I found it interesting that Tyler did that with Temptation, hiring Kim Kardashian because she has 16 million Twitter followers, which would seem like a brilliant marketing plan [...] He has one of the biggest Twitter personalities out there in his movies, and he had one of the worst box office week...

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    Gus Van Sant Shoots Test Sex Scene With Alex Pettyfer In Bid To Direct 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

    Listen, we didn't like typing out that headline anymore than you liked reading it, but it seems the erotic drama train that is "Fifty Shades Of Grey" is going to keep right on rolling. As you know, Universal paid a staggering $3 million for the rights to the book last year, but so far, development h...

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    Jason Sudeikis & Rose Byrne 'Tumbledown' Together For A Rom-Com

    Though he’s still a current cast-member on “Saturday Night Live,” Jason Sudeikis still finds the time in his schedule for the big screen. And while he’s always been part of an ensemble, the “Horrible Bosses” actor is set to be the love interest in his very own romantic comedy opposite an actress who...

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    Through The Lens Of The Blues Aesthetic: An Evening Of Short Films w/ Kevin Jerome Everson

    Through The Lens Of The Blues Aesthetic: An Evening Of Short Films w/ Kevin Jerome Everson

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    Focus Features Acquires Matthew McConaughey HIV Drama 'Dallas Buyers Club' For Fall Release

    Focus Features has acquired North/Latin American rights to the Matthew McConaughey-starring HIV drama "Dallas Buyers Club," directed by Jean-Marc Vallee ("The Young Victoria"). The film co-stars Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner. Focus plans to release the film domestically later this year.

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    Apple's Earnings: Boom or Bust?

    Apple's Earnings: Boom or Bust?

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    A Film To Keep A Lookout For - 'The Man In The Silo' With Ernie Hudson

    The Man in the Silo is one of those films that definitely fits the description that it “defies explanation”. Part psychological study, part suspense thriller and part experimental film, the low independent, intentionally modest picture (it runs just under an hour), gives vet actor Ernie Hudson a...

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    IFC Films Snaps Up Oliver Assayas' ‘Sils Maria’ with Juliette Binoche & Mia Wasikowska

    In a confident gesture, IFC has picked up the distribution rights to the as-yet-unproduced “Sils Maria” (aka "Since Maria") the Switzerland-set project from French auteur Oliver Assayas to star Juliette Binoche and Mia Wasikowska. IFC acted as a distributor on Assayas’ “Summer Hours,” and will bring...

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    Karlovy Vary Film Festival Appoints Agnieszka Holland as Jury President, Honors Oliver Stone

    The 48th Annual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czech Republic announced today that American auteur Oliver Stone will be honored with the Crystal Globe Award for outstanding artistic contributions to world cinema. In addition, thrice-Oscar nominated Polish director Agnieszka Holland will...

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    Focus Features Acquires AIDS Drama 'Dallas Buyers Club' Starring Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner

    Focus Features has acquired domestic and Latin American rights to Jean-Marc Vallee's fact-based medical drama "Dallas Buyers Club," which stars Matthew McConaughey as HIV/AIDS patient Rob Woodroff in 1980s Texas. The film also features Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto.

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