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    Will Smith Reveals His Reasons For Not Taking The Lead Role In 'Django Unchained'

    On the heels of Adam's post discussing Will Smith's non-controversial role choices, seemingly as a strategy to maintain a certain image, comes this revelation courtesy of the latest issue of Empire magazine (via The Playlist)...

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    'Friends With Benefits' Director Will Gluck To Helm Action/Comedy 'Skyjack'

    After properly announcing himself with the excellent Emma Stone vehicle “Easy A,” and then following that up with another surprisingly decent comedy in the form of “Friends With Benefits," Will Gluck marked himself as a director to watch. We’d totally tell you what we th...

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    European call for the future of MEDIA Program

    Europa Distribution, Europa International, Europa Cinemas, European organizations and L’ARP, last year initiated a movie-makers' petition to protect the MEDIA Programme's independence. Together they represent an important European audiovisual and cinematographic chain.

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    Exclusive: Official Poster For "Pelotero" (Exposé On MLB Training Camps In Dominican Republic)

    As announced yesterday, a release date for this compelling documentary feature that Vanessa profiled initially in January, has been officially set for July 13, 2012, both theatrical and VOD, courtesy of Strand Releasing.

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    First Looks At Tracey Heggins and Judith Shekoni In 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2'

    I think it was about 3 weeks ago that I finally decided to watch one of these Twilight movies, having not previously seen a single one! I had absolutely zero interest (they're not made for me anyway); but I thought I should at least see one of them so that I'm informed enough to say sup...

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    New Photos From Benh Zeitlin's Sundance & Cannes Sensation 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild'

    We get one every year; an indie darling that rises from anonymity to award season contender. This year, it looks like that film may very well be Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts Of The Southern Wild," which, after debuting in Park City to ravishing acclaim and a Grand Jury prize, recently w...

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    'For A Good Time, Call...' Gets A Red Band Trailer & Poster

    If you think that "The Five-Year Engagement" and this weekend's tedious "That's My Boy" is all the comedy summer has to offer in 2012, there's one more film that hopes to make you laugh before the season is over.

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    Explosions In The Sky & David Wingo Scoring David Gordon Green's 'Prince Avalanche'

    One of the most intriguing movies of the year seems to have arrived out of thin air. Last week it was revealed that David Gordon Green had teamed up with Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch and shot a movie completely under the radar. "Prince Avalanche," a remake of the Icelandic film "Ei...

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    Urban Elegies: Do America's Post-City Docs Recall Italy's Post-War Neorealism?

    “It’s a slow motion Katrina.” By coincidence, this exact statement is spoken in two different recent documentaries, Chad Freidrichs’s The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011) and British director Julien Temple’s Requiem for Detroit? (2010), both playing at the nonfiction series &...

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    Jacques Audiard's 'Rust And Bone' Hits On Nov. 16th; Peter Jackson's 'West Of Mempis' Arrives On Dec. 28th

    Two films, picked up by Sony Pictures Classics circa the Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival, have now been slated for awards season contending release dates, and it's fair to say both could have a shot at some kind of Oscar recognition.

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