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    In the Works: Duplass Bros. to Remake 1978's 'Same Time, Next Year' with Universal, Rudin Set to Produce

    The ever-busy Duplass brothers have signed with Universal to remake the 1978 film "Same Time, Next Year," with Scott Rudin set to produce, along with original producer, nonagenarian Walter Mirisch.

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    LAFF: Exclusive First Look & Poster For Julia Stiles' New Film 'It's A Disaster'; Actress Talks Comedy, Career Choices & 'Bourne'

    Julia Stiles has had a long and varied career since her breakout role opposite Heath Ledger in "10 Things I Hate About You," the '90s high school adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." Since then she's been a Jason Bourne accomplice, danced with death on TV's "Dexter," delivered Davi...

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    Exclusive Clips From New Mockumentary 'Al Shearer: The Other Black Guy Running For President'

    Titled Al Shearer - The Other Black Guy Running For President, this Borat-style feature mockumentary from actor Al Shearer takes his faux presidential campaign to the streets, utilizing a dead-pan, realistic approach in the presentation of the material.

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    'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Will Get Supersized With IMAX Sequences

    So is IMAX the new 3D? With audiences just as likely to go to a 2D screening as one in 3D, it seems studios are now looking at IMAX as perhaps the next unique selling point for audiences. Christopher Nolan has been perhaps the biggest advocate of using the format for feature films, using the huge sc...

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    Watch: Trailers For Buzzworthy Docs 'Queen Of Versailles,' 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry' & 'Big Easy Express'

    While many of us are currently caught up in the excess of the summer blockbuster movie season, several smaller documentaries are quietly making their way to cinemas as well. A few trailers for these films are hitting the web this week for those looking to toss out the stale popcorn entertainment for...

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    Get Literary: 'The Diviners,' 'The Elephant Man' & 'Frog And Toad' Headed To The Big Screen

    Books have been a mainstay in Hollywood's never-ending search for film ideas, and while the adage "you should read the book" will never leave the mouths of frustrated moviegoers, a few more tomes have been picked up for film adaptation. As usual, there may be a few who are disappointed...

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    Harrowing 'War Witch' Acquired For USA Distribution By Tribeca Film (Rebels & Mysticism In The Congo)

    Tribeca Film has picked up USA rights to the harrowing, yet beautiful tale of courage and resiliency, otherwise known as War Witch, which I saw at the Tribeca Film Festival 2 months ago, and really dug (you can read my review of it HERE).

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    Watch: Trailer For Matheiu Demy's 'Americano' Stars A Half-Clothed Salma Hayek

    The last time we reported about Mathieu Demy's debut feature "Americano," it was about to premiere at TIFF last September in hopes of finding American distribution. It looks like it found it with MPI Media Group, who is releasing the film in limited release this weekend. With days left...

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    'The Hobbit,' 'Man Of Steel,' 'Oz,' & 'Pacific Rim' Expected For Comic-Con But No 'Dark Knight Rises' Or 'Star Trek 2'

    Have you booked your tickets and hotel room yet for the San Diego Comic-Con? No? Well, you're probably shit out of luck as that thing has been sold out for a while now. So whether you'll be on the floor basking in geek heaven or sitting enviously at home, here's what can be expected at t...

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