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    Robert Redford Takes 'The Old Man And The Gun' With 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Director David Lowery

    At 76 years old, Robert Redford could take the easy way out, working with the established veterans he could easily reach with a phone call, and doing safe material that would be a lay up with critics and audiences. But that's just not how Redford rolls. Booking a part in "Captain America: The Winter...

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    Watch: U.S. Trailer & New Pics For Ron Howard's 'Rush' Starring Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde & Daniel Bruhl

    Just a couple of days after the UK trailer came tearing around the track, we now get a U.S. spot for Ron Howard's racing drama "Rush" along with some new pics for the movie that's revving its engine pretty hard, pretty early. We're still months away from the film arriving, but perhaps Universal real...

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    caribBEING Looks To Strengthen Its Commitment To Caribbean Cinema (Fundraising)

    It was at a caribBEING event here in NYC last fall, where I was introduced to Mauritanian filmmaker Med Hondo's 1979 colorful musical epic film West Indies (read my reactions HERE) - a film that I urged a re-release for.

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    Morgan Freeman Joins Wally Pfister's 'Transcendence' With Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara & Paul Bettany

    Hey wait, shouldn't this be: Morgan Freeman joins Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar"? What gives? At any rate, Nolan is producing Wally Pfister's directorial debut, and it seems it's all about keeping it in the family.

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    International Documentary Association Announces New Screening Series

    Beginning in 1997, the International Documentary Association's DocuWeeks Theatrical Showcase gave feature and short docs a chance at a theatrical run designed to give them the opportunity to qualify for the Academy Awards. Graduates of the program have included Alex Gibney's 2007 Oscar winner "Taxi ...

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    Expect an L.A. Alamo Drafthouse in 18 Months

    Los Angeles moviegoers, take note! The Alamo Drafthouse has signed a letter of intent to open an eight-screen theater in downtown L.A. Reportedly the location being scoped is near the corner of 4th and Main Street in the city's Historic Core.

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    Rachel McAdams Joins Cameron Crowe's Next Film Starring Emma Stone & Bradley Cooper

    Rachel McAdams has carved out an interesting year ahead, wandering around with some horses in Terrence Malick's "To The Wonder" which arrives tomorrow, getting into some sexy intrigue with Noomi Rapace in Brian De Palma's B-movie sizzler "Passion," getting some time travel and romance in with Richar...

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    Is WB Thinking Of Revisiting 'The Dark Knight' Trilogy? Studio Confirms Christopher Nolan Not Doing 'Justice League'

    Hoo boy, just as one rumor is put firmly in the ground, enough room is given for more to crop back up, so take a take a deep breath and get ready to geek out...

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    WB Chief Says 'Man Of Steel' Will Open Door For More DC Comics Superhero Movies; Like?

    Speaking of black superheroes...

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    Warner Bros. Hires 'The Walking Dead' Producer/Writer Glen Mazzara To Pen 'The Shining' Prequel

    In case the news yesterday that the extreme sports remake of "Point Break" was going ahead didn't remind you, nothing is sacred in Hollywood. And that means even Stanley Kubrick's iconic horror masterpiece "The Shining" needs to be franchised, because it can. Warner Bros. has no problem making the m...

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