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    Video Game 'Deus Ex' Headed To The Big Screen From Director Scott Derrickson

    Between "Splinter Cell," "Assassin's Creed," "Need For Speed," and now "Deus Ex," it's safe to say that studios are interested (once again) in video game properties in a big, big way. And yet another best-selling title continues to inch foward to the big screen.

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    Israeli Occupation Doc "The Law In These Parts" Opens as Violence Escalates in Israel

    While I'm sure no one is happy that war is about to break out in the Middle East after Israel's targeted assassination of Hamas leader Ahmed al-Jabari on Wednesday, the timing couldn't be more perfect for this week's Film Forum release of "The Law In These Parts," Ra'a...

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    Magnolia Takes Tobias Lindholm's AFI Fest-Winner 'A Hijacking' Hostage for North America

    Magnolia Pictures has picked up North American rights to Danish director Tobias Lindholm's second feature "A Highjacking." The film, which follows the complex fallout after a cargo ship is taken hostage by Somali pirates, has had a strong fest streak, including Venice, Toronto and AFI FEST, where it...

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    2 Of The Central Park Five Talk The Tension-Filled Interrogation They Underwent In New Clip From The Film

    Surely, this doesn't need an intro at this point, given how much we've talked about it. I saw it a couple of weeks ago, and reviewed it enthusiastically HERE.

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    12 New 'Lincoln' Photos As Film Heads Towards Wide Release & Wide Acclaim

    Even though none of us at The Playlist seemed to care for "Lincoln" -- here's our review, our thoughts from NYFF, and I saw it last night and thought it to be reverential to the point of tedium -- our tepid reaction to it doesn't discount the fact that it's already taken off in limited release, seem...

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    6 New Photos Of Matt Damon, Frances McDormand & John Krasinski In ‘Promised Land’

    Still hoping to launch a sneak attack on the awards season, Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land" is lurking in the background. And set to hit theaters right at the tail end of December, Focus Features are hoping to surprise Oscar voters with a drama that puts small town values front and cent...

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    Calling All New York-Based Actors: Interested In Being Featured In A Shadow & Act Video Series?

    In an effort to incorporate other types of media on the site, notably video, I'm going to slowly introduce some new features that I think readers will appreciate, given the content of your many comments over the years; these are ideas that I've always wanted to implement, but without th...

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip From The Documentary 'Turning' Featuring Antony And The Johnsons

    Once you've heard the voice of Antony Hegarty, you're unlikely to forget it. Leading the group Antony and the Johnsons, he is a Mercury Prize-winning artist who has found a legion of fans and critical praise. His unique, otherworldly voice has placed Antony in a category all of his own, with works t...

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    'Spring Breakers' & 'The Last Exorcism II' Will Rock You, Shock You This Spring

    It's November, which means students are in thick of it at school and longing for next week's Thanksgiving holiday. But March is on the distant horizon, and that means one thing: spring break! So bust out your beer and bikinis, because we have got some movies coming your way next year.

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    Tarantino Tells Playboy Who Else Was In The Running for 'Django' Before Foxx & His Horse Won the Role

    Quentin Tarantino, in his interview for Playboy's December edition, discusses the actors he mulled over for the titular role in this Christmas' "Django Unchained." Will Smith and Jamie Foxx were not the only ones the director considered (Hint: "Omar comin'!") -- but Foxx had the Texan-horse-owner ed...

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