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    The Weinsteins Recut 'Seal Team Six' To Better Position Barack Obama, Claim It's Not Politically Motivated

    It’s election season. Hurray for democracy! So far that’s had a slight impact on the movie world, other than the Will Ferrell/Zach Galifianakis (in this writer’s opinion laughless) comedy “The Campaign” arriving in theatres this summer. And while much more powderkeg type movies in Steven Spielberg's...

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    'Walking Deads' Danai Gurira Awarded Whiting Writing Award

    Danai Gurira best known for her role of Michonne on The Walking Dead has been awarded the Whiting Writers Award.

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    Johnny Depp Signs on for Nolan Cinematographer Wally Pfister's Directorial Debut, 'Transcendence'

    Johnny Depp is set to star in cinematographer Wally Pfister's directorial debut, "Transcendence." Written by Jack Paglen, and developed at Straight Up Films, the story is currently being kept a secret. Pfister did, however, drop these details...

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    Johnny Depp To Star In Wally Pfister's Sci-Fi Directorial Debut 'Transcendence'

    Maybe this is why he dropped out of Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel"? Whatever the reason, at the very least we heartily endorse Johnny Depp's next move, as he has landed a role in a film that will now be leap frogging its way up Most Anticipated lists.

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    Remember Alfonso Cuarón's 'Gravity'? It Now Has A PG-13 Rating

    Shot way back in 2011 and originally slated to be released next month by Warner Bros. before being pushed to a still unknown 2013 date, word has been deafeningly quiet around Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity." With nothing in the way of stills or posters, the movie is still somewhat of a mystery, though it...

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    7th Annual Kenyan Film Festival Starts Today

    The 7th Annual Kenyan Film Festival or KIFF is kicking off today!

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    "I Am On A Lifeboat Alone With A Tiger": New Clip From 'Life Of Pi,' Plus 7 New Photos

    After wowing CinemaCon this spring with footage, going on to open the New York Film Festival to great acclaim, and playing the Festival Du Nouveau Cinema in Montreal where author Yann Martel presented the movie, awards talk is still brewing about Ang Lee's "Life Of Pi." And while we...

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    South Africa And Ireland Join Forces To Produce Films

    Government of the Republic of South Africa and the government of Ireland have joined forces to co-produce films.

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    Contest: 'The Man With Iron Fists' Prize Pack Including Poster, Shirt, Cufflinks & More, Plus Runner Up Prizes

    Get ready to throw your Ws up. The Wu-Tang Clan's RZA has directed his first film, and of course, it's a kung fu flick, delivered in a way that only he could. Directing, starring, co-writing and even assembling the rock solid soundtrack, RZA has been busy making sure nearly every element of ...

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    Must Watch: Lana Wachowski Speaks About What It Means to Be Transgendered

    What ever happens with Cloud Atlas (which opens this Friday) what Lana Wachowski has done in coming out as a transgendered person will go down as a seminal moment in Hollywood culture.  She is a high profile successful action director talking about being transgendered and gay, in a town where t...

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