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    NYCC: James Wan Developing & Considering Directing 'Insidious 2,' Talks The True Story Of 'The Conjuring'

    James Wan is having a moment right now. The director behind “Saw” and “Insidious” just had the release date for his next picture, “The Conjuring,” moved from early winter 2013 right into blockbuster season. But even he didn’t expect the audacious release date change, a recent shift that puts the fil...

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    AFI Fest 2012 Announces World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight and Shorts -- 'Amour,' 'Pieta,' 'Beyond the Hills' & More

    AFI Fest (November 1-8) has announced the final portion of its lineup, including World Cinema, Breakthrough, Midnight and Short Film programs. 12 Foreign-Language Oscar entries are in the mix, most notably Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or winner "Amour," Kim Ki-duk's Golden Lion winner "Pieta," Denmark's...

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    IFC Midnight Acquires Screamfest Premiere 'Would You Rather' Starring Brittany Snow (Video)

    IFC Midnight has acquired all rights in North America, Latin America, the UK, France and Germany to director David Guy Levy’s thriller “Would You Rather,” which had its U.S. premiere Sunday at Screamfest in Los Angeles.

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    Watch: Martin Scorsese's Cameo In Bertrand Tavernier's 'Round Midnight'

    Here's a bit of an '80s rewind for you to start your week. While Martin Scorsese is no stranger to popping up in the front of the camera from time to time, the appearances are usually brief, but here's a look at something a little meatier. The director took a very small part in Bertrand Tavernier's ...

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    Jodie Foster to Direct 'Money Monster'

    As we previously reported, Jodie Foster will be directing and executive producing, Angie’s Body, a new series for Showtime. According to The Playlist reports that Foster has also recently signed on to direct the feature, Money Monster, a financial drama.

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    First Pics Of Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman & Liam Hemsworth In 'Paranoia' Plus Jude Law In 'Dom Hemingway'

    If the prospect of "Air Force One" stars Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman once again squaring off isn't enough to get you at least interested in "Paranoia," we're not sure what else to tell you. But for everyone else, the first official pics have arrived to give you a taste of what's to come.

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    Robert Zemeckis Says 'Roger Rabbit' Sequel Will Still Go On Despite Bob Hoskins' Retirement

    Director Robert Zemeckis made his long-belated return to live-action filmmaking this weekend after a 12-year stint in the world of motion-capture with his latest drama, "Flight,” starring Denzel Washington as a commercial airline pilot struggling with alcohol (read our review here). It’s about as fa...

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    Marvel Sets 2015 Release Date For Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man'

    While ever hopeful geeks crossed their fingers that "Ant-Man" could be shot in time for a 2014 release, possibly with lensing to begin once "Thor 2" wrapped, that won't be the case. But the good news is that the film does have a release date, so let three years of speculation begin.

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    Watch: Rooney Mara Plays With Black Lips As Terrence Malick Returns To Austin City Limits; Florence Welch Appears With Cast

    Just over a year ago, Terrence Malick stunned concertgoers at the Austin City Limits festival by mixing with the crowd while shooting Christian Bale, who mingled with amongst performers that included Arcade Fire, Iron & Wine and Fleet Foxes. As we predicted, now that "official&quo...

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    Michael Moore Describes New Efforts to Expand, Not Restrict, Docs Up for Awards

    Under fire for comments he has made about new Oscar-qualifying rules for documentaries that he helped initiate, Michael Moore says he's pursuing a number of endeavors to expand — not restrict — the number of documentaries that are acknowledged at the end of the year.

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