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    Watch: First Teaser Debuts For Michael Winterbottom's Toronto-Bound 'Everyday'

    Michael Winterbottom is a predictably unpredictable filmmaker – always zigging when you think he's going to zag, and taking on material that is uniform only in the sense that it's always very different and very challenging. Everything from his hardcore sex romp "9 Songs" to his sci-fi-ish "Code 39" ...

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    Marvel Head All-But Confirms Thanos In 'Guardians Of The Galaxy;' Will Damion Poitier Play Him?

    According to the good folks at ComicBookMovie.com, Marvel head Kevin Feige all-but confirmed that Thanos - seen in the end credits of The Avengers - will be a part of the Guardians of the Galaxy film that is currently in development.

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    Watch: New International Trailer For 'Django Unchained' Offers Up A Bit More Footage

    "The production was just out of control, over-budget, it was everywhere," Anthony LaPaglia recently shared about Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," which he was compelled to drop out of as his shooting schedule got pushed further and further back. And with the film only ...

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    Firefighters Battling Second Blaze In 3 Months At Tyler Perry Studios In Atlanta

    This is truly bizarre.

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    UK & USA Rights To Nigerian Kunle Afolayan's Rom-Com 'Phone Swap' Acquired By OHTV

    Rehashing Emmanuel's March 23rd post on the project, when it was announced that it would be seeing theatrical releases in Nigeria and Ghana...

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    New Photos From 'Silver Linings Playbook' Starring Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper

    So which David O. Russell will appear for "The Silver Linings Playbook"? The movie, about an institutionalized man (played by Bradley Cooper) who returns to his parents (Jacki Weaver and Robert De Niro) and falls in love with a similarly unwell woman (Jennifer Lawrence), also marks first time anybod...

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    Vacation Break

    We'll be back next week with a big Toronto preview of the women directors.

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    Director Jose Padilha Says 'RoboCop' Reboot Is "Hell"

    With Hugh Laurie dropping out of the villain role in the "RoboCop" remake last week, was it actually a sign of a troubled production? Because according to director Jose Padilha's pal Fernando Meirelles, working on the flim is "hell."

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    Locarno Film Festival Artistic Director Olivier Père Leaves Post After Three Years

    Locarno Interntional Film Festival artistic director Olivier Père is leaving his post after three years in the position, festival organizers announced Monday. He will take on the role of general director of Arte France Cinema.

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    Preview - 'Là-bas: A Criminal Education' (A Working Peace Disrupted By A Massacre Of Immigrants)

    After it premiered at the 68th Venice International Film Festival last fall, it opened in Italy in March of this year, and also screened in the UK at the Italian Film Festival in London; I only just learned that it screened right here in NYC in June, at the Open Roads: New Italian Cinema series...

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