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    Exclusive: New Images From TIFF Pic 'Writers' With Greg Kinnear & Jennifer Connelly Plus Details On Its Indie Soundtrack

    While TIFF will be playing host this year to a number of veteran directors unveiling their latest films, the festival will also be the proving grounds for a handful of first-time filmmakers who will be hoping to make an impression on audiences and the industry. And one of those folks is writer/direc...

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    Olivier Pere is Quickly Replaced after Resigning from Locarno to Head Euro Media Giant Arte France Cinema

    Locarno Film Festival Artistic Director Olivier Pere is leaving his job after just three years in order to take over as the general director of Paris-based Arte France Cinema.

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    Blood & The Beach Feature In New Images From 'Rust And Bone' With Marion Cotillard & Matthias Schoenaerts

    After receiving rave reviews for his last two features, “The Beat That My Heart Skipped” and “A Prophet,” Jacques Audiard’s latest film “Rust & Bone” is only a couple of months away from release in the U.K. (November 2nd) and a limited run in the U.S. (November 16th). Sony Pictures Classics is handl...

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    Terrence Malick's 'Knight Of Cups' Is About the Movie Business; 'Voyage of Time' Still A Ways Off

    Terrence Malick's recent burst of creative energy is sort of staggering. After completing just four films in forty-two years, he has dropped two films in two years (2011's "The Tree of Life" and 2012's "To the Wonder"), with "Knight of Cups" wrapping up, "Lawless" about to begin and an ambitious doc...

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    Hot 'Kill List' and 'Sightseers' Filmmaker Ben Wheatley Sets Up New 'Psychedelic' Project 'A Field in England'

    Writer-director Ben Wheatley, whose recent films “Sightseers” and “Kill List” have drawn notable praise on the festival circuit, has a new project set up with frequent partner Film4 called “A Field in England.” The “psychedelic trip into magic and madness” begins filming at the end of September.

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    Nicole Kidman To Be Honored During New York Film Festival

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the New York Film Festival. The festival which runs from September 28 – October 14th will feature seven films directed by women and also will be honoring actress Nicole Kidman.

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    While Allen Hughes Marches On w/ 'Broken City,' Production On Albert Hughes' 'Motor City' Halted

    The Hughes Brothers have been in the biz since their entry with Menace II Society in 1993, but in almost 20 years, they've only produced/directed 5 feature films; the last one being The Book Of Eli in 2010.

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    Jason Reitman Hosting Live Reading Of 'American Beauty' AT TIFF, Adam Driver & Sarah Gadon To Participate

    It’s been thirteen years since the release of Sam Mendes’ Academy Award-winning directorial debut, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival following its Hollywood premiere. And now “Juno” and “Up in the Air” helmer Jason Reitman will host a live reading of Alan Ball’s screenplay th...

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    Monterey Media Acquires U.S. Rights to 'Leonie' Starring Emily Mortimer and Christina Hendricks

    Monterey Media has acquired all U.S. rights to “Leonie,” from director Hisako Matsui. The company plans a winter theatrical release.

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    Marvel's Phase One Blu-ray Box Set Delayed Over Packaging Lawsuit

    With many budgets routinely crossing the $150 million threshold, studios keep a close eye on their tentpoles, making sure the films hit that four-quadrant sweet spot with nothing, not a blemish, to stop them. Every once in awhile, however, certain details are overlooked and the detail in the case of...

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