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    Isla Fisher Making 'The Switch' To 'Jackie Brown' Prequel

    Let’s straighten some things out. Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 film “Jackie Brown” -- which starred Robert De Niro and Samuel L. Jackson -- was based on Elmore Leonard’s 1992 novel “Rum Punch.” Now first time filmmaker Dan Schechter is mounting an adaptation of ...

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    David O. Russell, Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence Talk 'Midnight Meat Train,' Dancing & More In 'Silver Linings Playbook'

    "Silver Linings Playbook" is one of those rare films that embraces all of life's messy contradictions. It's romantic, but not schmaltzy. It's about sports fans -- the really obsessive ones -- but it's also for non-sports fans who've never watched a football game (or would never want to). It's about ...

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    Black Female-Owned TV/Film Studio, Post Production House Opens in Georgia

    For all you content creators in the area... meet Open Rivers Pictures and its CEO and founder, Tammy Williams.

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    'Triplets' With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito & Eddie Murphy Moves Forward, Josh Gad Co-Writing Script

    It's no secret that the '80s are back in a big way in Hollywood, and for proof look no further than the success of “The Expendables 2” and the countless remakes and reboots of Reagan-era franchises. That, however, doesn’t make it any less strange that a sequel to the 1988 Arnold Schwarzenegger and D...

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    Watch: Designer Daniel Kleinman's Superb 'Skyfall' Opening Credits

    The opening credit sequence is a Bond tradition that spans the entire franchise, even though in the Daniel Craig era they haven't been all that memorable. But it is another check of approval to Sam Mendes' fantastic “Skyfall” that the element returns with such success, and now on...

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    Quentin Tarantino Would Be Happy With A 10-Movie Filmography, Reveals Initial 'Django Unchained' Casting Lineup

    Even from his first round of interviews promoting “Reservoir Dogs,” Quentin Tarantino has always concerned himself with the grand overview of his career, adding layer upon referential layer to his world-building while talking up spinoffs galore. However, with his slavery western “D...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Magnolia Pictures Acquires Venice Fest Danish Thriller 'A Hijacking'

    Magnolia Pictures has picked up North American rights to Tobias Lindholm's “A Hijacking,” which recently won the audience award in the AFI Fest’s New Auteurs program. The specialty distributor plans a theatrical release in the spring.

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    Del Toro Talks 'Pacific Rim,' No More Directing Gaps, 'Slaughterhouse' & 'Justice League'

    Guillermo del Toro is back in the director's chair with "Pacific Rim" after a four-year hiatus (his last was "Hellboy 2") in which he kept busy producing (films like "Rise of the Guardians") and developing (and almost directing) "The Hobbit."

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    Free iPad App Dives Deeper into History of Spielberg's 'Lincoln'

    History buffs--want to dig deeper into Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln"? There is a free iPad app available now on iTunes. Lincoln: A Steven Spielberg Film - Discover the Story goes behind the scenes with an interactive look at that crucial time in American history. It includes photos, art...

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    Tarantino Reveals All 6 Actors Who Were In The Running To Star In 'Django Unchained'

    Tarantino Reveals All 6 Actors Who Were In The Running To Star In 'Django Unchained'

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