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    First-Look At Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' + Will Likely Premiere At Sundance 2013

    So, despite the fact that his big American feature film debut - this past summer's comedy The Watch - didn't exactly work out as planned, actor/writer/director/comedian Richard Ayoade isn't going to let that setback keep him down for long.

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    Transition to Digital: Issues of Film Printing, Shooting on Film, Preservation (VIDEO)

    Two key articles are making the online rounds on the tricky and contentious transition to digital. Of the current Oscar contenders, while most are going to be seen in theaters via digital projection, "The Dark Knight," "Anna Karenina," "The Master," "Lincoln," and "Silver Linings Playbook" were all ...

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    20th African Diaspora International Film Festival Opens TONIGHT w/ 'Doctor Bello' (60+ Films In 19 Days)

    20th African Diaspora International Film Festival Opens TONIGHT w/ 'Doctor Bello' (60+ Films In 19 Days)

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    'Downton Abbey' Renewed for Fourth Season; Boosts Dockery and Stevens Film Careers

    Before American audiences have seen even one episode of the much-anticipated "Downton Abbey" Season 3 (finally premiering on PBS on January 6), news comes that the successful show has been renewed for a fourth season on Britain's ITV. Season 3, which recently aired its finale in the UK, averaged a s...

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    Corbijn's 'A Most Wanted Man' Wraps, Heads for Berlin or Cannes UPDATED

    Looks like footage from Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn's John Le Carre adaptation "A Most Wanted Man" will be screened at Berlin in February and Cannes in May in advance of a fall release by Focus Features. The movie, Corbijn's follow-up to international thriller "The American&...

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    South Africa/Hollywood Exchange: On Recent Strategic Meetings On Co-Production, Financing, Development, More...

    "What emerged for me through these dynamic exchanges is the South African film industry is making a strong impression on a global level. This was evident in nearly all the meetings we attended; the Americans made a point of impressing on us their respect for our production services compani...

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    Peter Travers Lists 10 Best 3-D Films; 'Avatar,' 'Life of Pi,' 'Dial M for Murder,' Leaves Out Key Titles

    With Ang Lee's 3-D achievement "The Life of Pi" earning strong reviews, Rolling Stone critic Peter Travers has compiled a list of the 10 best (and three worst) 3-D movies. Lee's adaptation of the Yann Martel novel ranks as the third best 3-D film, with -- you guessed it! -- James Cameron's "Avatar" ...

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    108 Media, Paladin Take North American Rights To Critically-Lauded British/Egyptian Drama 'My Brother The Devil' (Trailer)

    We're about 2 weeks late with this piece of news...

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    Andrew Dominik Aims To Shoot Polanski-Esque Marilyn Monroe Biopic 'Blonde' In 2013, Naomi Watts Still Attached

    The other day we got to speak to Andrew Dominik, whose genuinely amazing new crime film “Killing Them Softly” opens next week. One thing we wanted to make sure of was, after the seemingly epic gulf of time between his brilliant but criminally under-seen “The Assassination of Jesse James and the Cowa...

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    Provocative Drama 'Leave To Remain' Follows Trials & Triumphs Of Young Asylum Seekers In The UK

    From the director Bruce Goodison (Our War, My Murder) comes a new film titled Leave to Remain, which is described as a provocative coming of age drama about young people cut loose from society because they live in the UK as asylum seekers.

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