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    Watch: The Clash Cameo In 'The King Of Comedy' Plus Martin Scorsese Talks 'Lawrence Of Arabia'

    Martin Scorsese turns 70 on Friday, and the man has never been busier. In the midst of a multitude of projects, he's currently shooting his next feature, "The Wolf Of Wall Street," but of course, he took some time out recently to talk about David Lean's masterpiece, "Lawrence ...

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    MoMA To Screen Gotham Awards' 5 Nominees for Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You

    MoMA's Department of Film, in collaboration with Independent Film Project and Filmmaker Magazine, will screen the five nominees competing for the Gotham Awards' Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You title. This year's screenings, running November 16-19, include...

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    Diane Keaton to be Honored with Sherry Lansing Leadership Award

    Diane Keaton will receive The Hollywood Reporter’s Sherry Lansing Leadership Award. The award recognizes a woman who works in the entertainment industry who is a leader, pioneer and philanthropist. Previous recipients include Jane Fonda, Helen Mirren, Meryl Streep, Barbara Walters, Halle Berry...

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    New On DVD, Bu-ray: '2 Days In New York' (Chris Rock, July Delpy Star)

    If you haven't seen 2 Days In New York yet, or just want to own a hard copy of it, you should know that it's been released on DVD and Blu-ray today (although it's been available as a VOD rental since summer, and was released in theaters).

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    Karen Arikian Steps Down As Executive Director of the Hamptons Film Festival

    Hamptons International Film Festival executive director Karen Arikian is stepping down from her post at the end of November, the festival announced Tuesday. Arikian ran the festival for five years.

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    Warner Bros. Launches Oscar Campaigns For 'The Dark Knight Rises' & 'Cloud Atlas'

    It's that time of year, and the studios are getting ready to wine and dine Oscar voters in the hopes of giving their prestige pictures, success stories and, hell, even the long shots, a bit of love in the awards season. And Warner Bros. is getting in on the act. They've launched their awards site, a...

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    Universal Pictures Pacts with Michael Eisner's Tornante Company

    Old chums Ron Meyer and Michael Eisner have forged a longterm deal between Universal Pictures and The Tornante Company. The studio will distribute Tornante's fully financed feature films worldwide.

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    32nd Annual Muse Awards Recipients

    New York Women in Film and Television have announced the recipients of their annual Muse awards. Actresses Mariska Hargitay (of Law and Order fame) and Lucy Liu (currently starring on Elementary) will be honored, as well as documentary filmmaker Lisa F. Jackson (known for the HBO documentary Sex Cri...

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    Things I Learned at the 'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part Two' Premiere: Lionsgate, Cast & Crew Face New Dawn

    "What are you doing here?" demanded Bill Condon, who is about to be set free from "Twilight" jail, having directed the last two in the series of five that has generated $2.5 billion worldwide so far. "This isn't an Oscar movie!" "I always go to 'Twilight' premieres," I told him. "It's a ritual."

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    Watch: B-Movie-Style Trailer For Paul Schrader's 'The Canyons' Starring Lindsay Lohan & James Deen

    If you thought that Paul Schrader and the team behind "The Canyons" might be a bit cagey about the crowd-sourced nature of his indie film, guess again. Not only have they been playful (see the grindhouse style teaser), they are now fully embracing their outsider status with this new B-movi...

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