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    Son Lux Scoring Jessica Chastain & James McAvoy-starrer 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His & Hers'

    One of the most intriguing projects of the year has to be the Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy-anchored two-parter “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His/Hers.” Although details are relatively scarce on the double feature, we at least now know who will be scoring the dissolution of Chastain and M...

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    Columbia Pictures Nabs North American Distribution to David Ayer's World War II Drama 'Fury,' Starring Brad Pitt

    Columbia Pictures has picked up domestic distribution rights, and a good portion of available international rights, to David Ayer's "Fury," starring Brad Pitt as an army sergeant leading a deadly mission into Nazi Germany near the close of World War II.

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    'The Impossible' Kid Tom Holland Jumps Back In The Water With Ron Howard's 'In The Heart Of The Sea'

    You couldn’t read a review of “The Impossible” without reading about Tom Holland’s mature-beyond-his-years performance as the eldest son. Many said he was robbed of an Oscar nod but high-profile offers are a pretty good consolation prize and Holland will be receiving plenty of those. The young Briti...

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    Somalis In Maine Feature Doc 'Home Country' Now To Be Web-Based Serial

    When we first profiled this, it was all set to be a feature documentary film titled Home Country, co-directed by Alyce Ornella and Mohammed Dini, and produced by Andrew Jawitz.

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    Cannes 2013 Directors' Assembly Slated For May 18th & 20th

    Last year Cannes hosted the first Directors' Assembly providing opportunities for directors to come together to network and share their filmmaking experiences with one another. This year the forum returns with two two-hour sessions that will take place at the Croisette Theater on Saturday May 18 and...

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    'Django Unchained' Pulled From Chinese Theaters After One Day

    After opening yesterday in movie theaters across China, Django Unchained was pulled from theaters today, although no official explanation has been given yet.

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    Discuss: Can Special Effects Still Impress? ILM Creative Director Dennis Muren Says They “Aren't Special Anymore”

    The name may be unfamiliar, but ILM Creative Director Dennis Muren's contributions to film certainly aren't. Initially hired by George Lucas on “Star Wars,” the man has nabbed eight Oscars for his visual effects work to date, and more importantly, he shepherded ILM's transition from practical models...

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    Watch Chiwetel Court Thandie In First Footage From Film Adaptation Of 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

    I'm glad I decided to watch this interview with award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who's been on press junket duties lately as her new novel (her third), titled Americanah, will land on Stateside shores on May 14, 2013, published by Knopf. Although it's already been released (or...

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    Hailee Steinfeld Saddles Up Again For 'The Homesman' With Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones & More

    Funny that with a cast that already includes the likes of Tommy Lee Jones, Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, and Tim Blake Nelson, it took adding Hailee Steinfeld to really set the tone for this project. Jones’ self-directed “The Homesman,” about an outlaw (Jones again) who teams up with a s...

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    Strand Releasing Acquires Matt Porterfield's Acclaimed Sundance Drama 'I Used to Be Darker'

    Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Matt Porterfield's "I Used to Be Darker," which premiered at Sundance this year before playing at Berlin and winning Best Narrative Feature at the Atlanta Film Festival. The deal was negotiated between Strand Releasing's Jon Gerrans and t...

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