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    First Look Images & Trailer For 'Back To 1942' Starring Adrien Brody & Tim Robbins

    Well, it's certainly....earnest. Boasting a dramatic historical event, handsome production design and a couple of Hollywood stars to boot, Feng Xiogang ("Aftershock," "The Banquet") will be hoping to wow the crowds when "Back to 1942" screens at the upcoming Rome Film Festival.

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    AFM: Forest Whitaker's JuntoBox Films Announces Indiegogo Partnership and Next Greenlit Film 'Sharon is Caring'

    This week JuntoBox Films, the collaborative film studio co-chaired by Forest Whitaker, announced that it will join forces with crowdfunding site Indiegogo to host a branded partner page and offer production, mentorship and distribution services to thousands of films currently on the Indiegogo platfo...

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    'The Hour' Star Romola Garai Strikes Out at Hollywood's Weight Obsession

    Remember when Kate Winslet was lambasted by the media for her hourglass figure in "Titanic"? Well, Romola Garai, the gorgeous young star of must-see BBC America series "The Hour," is calling out the American media on airbrushing her lithe size ten figure.

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    Patriotic, Minimalist & Kubrick-Esque Posters For 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Killing Them Softly' & 'Simon Killer'

    Here's some artwork for your afternoon, with three upcoming movies getting some pretty decent one sheet treatment. Read on.....

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    Kino Brings D.W. Griffith's 'Abraham Lincoln,' Starring Walter Huston, to Blu-Ray

    Honest Abe's surge in popularity continues with Kino Classics' release of D.W. Griffith's "Abraham Lincoln" on Blu-ray (November 13), starring Walter Huston (father of John, grandfather of Anjelica) as the 16th president.

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    Rachel Weisz Joins David Cronenberg's 'Maps To The Stars' With Robert Pattinson & Viggo Mortensen

    Brewing since 2006, not much has really been known about David Cronenberg's "Map to the Stars." In May he described it as, "very extreme. It's not obviously a very big commercial movie, and even as an independent film it's difficult. 'Maps to the Stars' is completely different [from 'Cosmopolis'], b...

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    'Hobbit' to Play in 48 FPS on 450 Screens--For Starters

    Finally, Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" will screen in its original 48 FPS version in only about 450 of its approximate 4,000 release locations on December 14. That was not the original plan. Warner Bros. distribution president Dan Fellman tells TOH! that the majority of the hig...

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    Michael Bay Says "Internet Chatter" Helping Him With Story Ideas For 'Transformers 4,' Mark Wahlberg Back In?

    In a world where "Twilight" fan fiction becomes "Fifty Shades Of Grey" which in turn had Hollywood all hot and bothered to pick up the rights, we suppose we shouldn't be surprised. But using geek ideas to help brainstorm an upcoming tentpole doesn't sound like a good idea...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson Says 'Ted' Is "Great," Do You Want To See Him Direct A Full On Comedy?

    Probably the oddest nugget of auteur/comedy movie trivia to come along since it was revealed that Terrence Malick is a "Zoolander" fan, "The Master" helmer Paul Thomas Anderson reveals he's partial to a bawdy good romp from time to time. And hell, maybe one day he'll just...

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    Milestone Raising $50K via Kickstarter for Academy's Restoration of Shirley Clarke's Seminal LGBT Doc 'Portrait of Jason'

    Independent distribution company Milestone has launched a Kickstarter campaign to aid the Academy Film Archive's costly restoration of filmmaker Shirley Clarke's seminal 1967 documentary "Portrait of Jason," one of the first openly frank LGBT films in existence.

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