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    Teaser Posters Arrive For 'Ender's Game,' 'White House Down' 'Pacific Rim' & 'You're Next'

    Many years from now, when humanity is but a memory and earth is ruled by monkeys, anthropologists will uncover a treasure trove of movie poster one-sheets, and conclude that movies in the early 21st century consisted mostly of people watching a character's back while they look at something cool. Fro...

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    Is Tilda Swinton Sleeping in a Box at MoMA Today?

    This Saturday, during the first weekend of the New Directors/New Films festival at New York's Museum of Modern Art, it was announced that indie queen Tilda Swinton would be bringing back a 1995 performance that debuted at the Serpentine Gallery in London and went on to be performed in Rome and Paris...

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    Sundance 2013 Roundup: Women Directed Films Received Distribution

    If you remember, the Sundance lineup in US features and US documentarues documentaries evenly divided between female and male directors. Since it's been a couple of months, we wanted to give you a status update of the deals that came out of Sundance.

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    First Trailer For 'Bayou Maharajah' (Black, Gay, One-eyed, Junkie, Piano Genius, James Booker)

    From director Lily Keber comes the feature documentary, Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker which explores the life, times and music of James Booker, the legendary New Orleans performer who Dr. John proclaimed “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever pro...

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    Does The New 6-Second 'Wolverine' Teaser Ruin A Rumored Cameo?

    It's one of those mornings. Super hero spoilers left and right! Oh no, what will you do? While there's no shortage of blogs telling you the second a "Wolverine" trailer will appear weeks in advance, aside from new photos this morning, there haven't been a ton of marketing materials on the Hugh Jackm...

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    Spoilers & Spoilers: Kevin Feige & New International Trailer Threaten To Ruin Your 'Iron Man 3' Experience

    Marvel Studios are usually pretty tight-lipped about spoilers in their movies, but recently they've been lifting the veil. Some fans complained recently that Marvel Chief Kevin Feige was revealing too many spoilers, but apparently the honcho said, these media reveals are not spoilers but "bonuses" (...

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    Docs On Swaziland, Education For The Poor, Income Gap & More Awarded MacArthur Grants

    The MacArthur Foundation, a supporter of independently produced film and video for more than 30 years, announced 9 documentary project grant recipients late last week, who will receive more than $1 million in funding combined.

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    Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman & Eddie Marsan Go For A Stroll In New 'The World's End' Image

    Something must be in the water (maybe it was the approaching Mayan apocalypse, which never happened), because end-of-the-world comedies are very much in vogue in 2013. There's Anna Kendrick and John Francis Daley in "Rapturepalooza," Seth Rogen and co in "The End Of The World," and indie "It's A Dis...

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    Mike Epps Says Marlon Wayans Was To Play Richard Pryor In 'Nina' But Wasn't Up For It

    It's not entirely clear to me here if Mike Epps is just teasing, or if he's being completely serious about some of the things he says here, especially during the latter half of the interview, when he talks about why he doesn't think Marlon Wayans would be a good choice to play Richard Pryor in a fil...

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    Danny Boyle Says He's Done A Chronological Re-Cut Of 'Trance' For DVD, Admits He Treated Ewan McGregor Badly

    For a man with so much to say behind the camera, Danny Boyle is a little less tenacious in front of it, managing to survive Jonathan Ross' ITV talk show this past weekend with a mixture of diplomacy and Olympic anecdotes. On the London 2012 opening ceremony, which (ironically) won him more popular f...

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