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    Jose Padilha, Director Of 'RoboCop' Remake, Says Despite Rumors That He's "Happy" With Film

    Just a few days ago, Fernando Meirelles, director of "City of God," was quoted as saying that his friend Jose Padilha, currently hard at work on his Hollywood debut, a remake of "RoboCop," was having a terrible time on the film. "For every 10 ideas he has, 9 are cut," Meirelles told a South American...

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    'Argo,' 'Rust And Bone,' 'Amour' & More Head To BFI London Film Festival

    Telluride is wrapped, Venice heads into its final days and TIFF is just about to gear up, but the festival season is far from over. The BFI London Film Festival has dropped their slate this morning and not only is it pulling titles from all those fests, it has nabbed the best of Sundance and Cannes ...

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    Trailer - Garcelle Beauvais In Haiti-Set Drama 'Eyes To See'

    Here's the trailer for a Haiti-set drama titled Eyes to See, which has just been relased on DVD; it co-stars Garcelle Beauvais, who will soon be seen in the Denzel Washington/Robert Zemeckis drama, Flight.

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    Will & Jada Pinkett Smith, Jay-Z Board Shola Lynch's 'Free Angela & All Political Prisoners' As Executive Producers

    This shouldn't be much of a surprise, as we already mentioned in past posts that Toronto International Film Festival director Cameron Bailey revealed in an interview that Will and Jada Pinkett Smith will be attending this year's festival, spe...

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    Preview Feature Doc 'The Throwaways' (Story Of Homeless Filmmaker & Activist Ira McKinley)

    Described as... A gritty, firsthand look at a reality most would rather turn away from, The Throwaways is a feature length documentary that tells the story of filmmaker and activist, Ira McKinley, who channels the experience of living on the streets through the lens of a video camera. By u...

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    Jason Clarke To Star As Abe Lincoln's Father In Terrence Malick-Produced 'The Green Blade Rises'

    Earlier today we were just writing about "The Green Blade Rises," one of a whole host of projects Terrence Malick has in the pipeline. Of course, he's just producing this film, which tells the story of a young Abraham Lincoln and his hardscrabble upbringing, with writing and directing duties handled...

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    In 'Hoodwinked,' Director Janks Morton Tackles Misinformation, Misperceptions Of Black Male Identity

    Janks Morton's follow-up to his 2007 independent documentary What Black Men Think, will attempt to tackle/answer the question: "Are there more Black Men in jail or college?"

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    Watch: Extended Gucci Ad Starring Blake Lively Features Nicolas Winding Refn Cameo & More Staring Out Into Space

    So yes, Blake Lively and Nicolas Winding Refn collaborated and the result was an ad for Gucci, which you saw a month ago. But if those thirty seconds weren't enough, a director's cut has dropped featuring a full extra minute for all your luxury fragrance advertising needs.

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    What Does It Mean That Megan Ellison's Annapurna PIctures Picked Up U.S. Distribution Rights to Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers?'

    While distribution has yet to become a part of Ellison’s ambitious entertainment empire, she has the financial capital to enter the field, and Korine’s relatively modest effort could serve as a low-risk test should she decide to move in that direction.

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    Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' Goes to Annapurna Pictures

    Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers," which premieres at Venice in competition tomorrow, September 5, before heading to Toronto two days later, has been acquired by Annapurna Pictures. The film stars James Franco and a handful of girls gone wild on spring break - Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley ...

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