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    Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires LGBT Films 'Notre Paradis' and 'Out in the Open' for 2013 Release

    Philadelphia-based specialty distributor Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired two new films, “Notre Paradis” and “Out in the Open,” for U.S. distribution. The company plans theatrical releases for both in the first quarter of 2013: “Paradis” in January and “...

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    Justin Lin Goes Into 'Hibernation'

    With Justin Lin currently in production on "Fast & Furious 6," the director has been carefully lining up options – lots of options – for what he'll take on once he's done with Vin and co. Since the spring his name has become attached to a smattering of projects incl...

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    Hurricane Sandy Hurts NYC Indie Film World: Studios, Rep Theatres

    As if independent film isn't up against enough already. The indie film world in New York City has taken a battering since the violent arrival of Hurricane Sandy earlier this week, with various Manhattan-based headquarters wading through flooding and power outages at the moment when Oscar se...

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    Third 'How To Train Your Dragon' Movie Being Eyed, While DVD Short Gets Holiday Airing At Christmas

    As Disney showed earlier this week with the purchase Lucasfilm, it's all about branding, merchandising and leveraging properties so they keep generating revenue as long as possible. And that's no less true at the other major studios that continue to pursue tentpoles that can be sequelized, spun off,...

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    Actors as Writers: 5 of the Most Commonly Portrayed Literary Lions on Film

    He helped craft some of America's most respected literary works, and now -- thanks to Colin Firth, Michael Fassbender and FilmNation Entertainment -- the spotlight is back on Scribner's editor extraordinaire Maxwell Perkins.

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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Flight' & 'Wreck-It Ralph' Touch Down In Theaters

    This weekend belongs to the acting community, as many of the new films feature a big name star (or six). Alright, thespians – you headline those films! And there’s no shortage of variety in tone or style: Denzel is serious, Alicia makes you giggle, Philip scowls, and Russell dextrously t...

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    Acclaimed South African Drama 'Otelo Burning' Opens For Week Of Buzz Screenings In NYC

    Vanessa saw Sara Blecher's Otelo Burning at ABFF in July, and reviewed it positively HERE.

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    'The Machinist' Helmer Brad Anderson Replaces Oren Peli On 'Eliza Graves'

    Oren Peli announced himself as a genre director to watch after he caught Steven Spielberg’s attention and delivered the stripped back, franchise-launching “Paranormal Activity” in 2007. But since then Peli has only taken on director’s duties once more (on the forthcoming &ldq...

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    First Official Photos Photos Of Gugu Mbatha-Raw As 'Belle'

    First Official Photos Photos Of Gugu Mbatha-Raw As 'Belle'

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    AFM, Day Two: Connelly & Murphy Set to Star in Peruvian Oscar Nominee Claudia Llosa's 'Cry/Fly'

    Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy are attached to star in "Cry/Fly," the first English-language film by Peruvian writer-director Claudia Llosa (2010's Best Foreign-Language nominee and Berlin Golden Bear winner "The Milk of Sorrow").

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