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    Sundance: IFC Films Picks Up Michael Winterbottom's 'Look of Love'

    IFC Films has taken North American rights from Studio Canal to Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," which premiered January 19 at the Sundance Film Festival. The film stars Steve Coogan, Imogen Poots, Anna Friel and Tamsin Egerton.

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    Listen: Preview Marco Beltrami's 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Score Plus Go Big Or Go Home With New Promo

    While "A Good Day To Die Hard" marks the return of the R-rating to the series, in an otherwise pretty generic looking movie thus far, some of the elements from its predecessor "Live Free Or Die Hard" are also carrying over. Of course, there's Bruce Willis, but also returning ...

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    Warrington Hudlin Presents 'The Black Kung Fu Experience' Screening At MoMI (NYC) Today

    Warrington Hudlin Presents 'The Black Kung Fu Experience' Screening At MoMI (NYC) Today

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    S. Epatha Merkerson, Ruby Dee, Barbara Montgomery In Conversation At MoMI (NYC) Today

    A reminder... taking place this afternoon, Monday, January 21, 4pm, at the Museum Of The Moving Image (MoMI) here in NYC.

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    The Weinstein Company Discontinues 'Django Unchained' Toys Following Protests

    Toy company NECA has been no stranger to darker or violent attributes when it comes to their lines of film-related figurines, having drawn content from “Sin City,” “The Evil Dead” and, most extensively, the filmography of Quentin Tarantino. With the director's highest gro...

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    A24 Nabs Sundance Breakout 'The Spectacular Now'

    A24 has picked up North American rights to buzzy Sundance title "The Spectacular Now," directed by James Ponsoldt and starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller.

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    Toby Jones Confirms He'll Return For 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

    We're still over a year away from "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," but given that these Marvel movies require a bit more planning than your average tentpole to ensure continuity in their universe is maintained, phone calls tend to go out early. It looks like the phone has rung fo...

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    Other Projects Michael Starrbury Is Currently Attached To That You Should Know About...

    We announced 2 days ago that screenwriter Michael Starrbury, who penned the screenplay for George Tillman Jr's The Invevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (making its debut at Sundance) has been hired by Morgan Creek Productions to rewrite the script for their Tupac Shakur...

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    Robert Rodriguez Says Bruce Willis Will Return As Hartigan In 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'

    Bruce Willis had a pretty great 2012, all things considered. There were disappointments, to be sure: ill-conceived Henry Cavill vehicle "The Cold Light Of Day," Stephen Frears' tone-deaf "Lay The Favorite," a brief role in "The Expendables 2" and a straight-to-video picture called "Fire With Fire" a...

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    'The Spectacular Now,' 'Austenland' & 'The Look Of Love' Lead First Wave Of Sundance Acquisitions

    The Sundance Film Festival has been underway for a few days now, but the buyers' market has been slow to get moving. It's not entirely surprising; as we documented last week, a run of disappointments has left distributors a little more cautious than in the past, and with few films attracting across-...

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