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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire & Tom Hardy Team To Produce 'Traffic'-Style Animal Poaching Movie

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, three of Hollywood's leadingest leading men – Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, and Tom Hardy – are joining forces to produce a movie about animal trafficking. The drama is set up at Warner Bros. and a search for a screenwriter has already begun. The report state...

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    Abbie Cornish Joins 'Fellini Black And White'

    We seem to be in a classic Hollywood revival at the moment with three projects about or inspired by Hitchcock on the way -- "The Girl," "Hitchcock" and "Bates Motel" -- a film about Grace Kelly in "Grace Of Monaco," a new documentary about Marilyn Monroe hitti...

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    'Jack Ryan' Gets Christmas Day 2013 Release

    Wait, are they really calling the movie formerly known as "Moscow," and then "Untitled Jack Ryan Movie" plain old "Jack Ryan"? Is this movie about an accountant who can find a way to get you even bigger return next year? What about something like the badass titles of ye...

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    Restored 'Heaven's Gate,' Director's Cut Of 'Little Shop Of Horrors' & More Added To NYFF Masterworks Slate

    It has been a pretty exciting year for restorations. Earlier this year, a new cut of Sergio Leone's "Once Upon A Time In America" screened at the Cannes Film Festival (but is currently headed back into the lab for more work), while in just a few days, Michael Cimino's infamous &quo...

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    Exclusive Clip From Poignant, Painterly, Critically-Acclaimed Doc 'Detropia' (Opens 9/7)

    This incredibly moving, beautiful piece of documentary cinema tells the story of one city in economic decay; but this isn't just a Detroit problem; it's an American problem, and other cities within the country will eventually experience a similar fate; that is, unless something is done ...

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    Moving on from 'House of Cards,' Will Fincher Return to Salander and Play 'with Fire'?

    David Fincher's upcoming film slate has been shifting over the last week, and some are speculating that it may be moving in the direction of Lisbeth Salander. Not so fast, guys. With news that the director broke up with Egyptian beauty "Cleopatra," starring Angelina Jolie, and with Sony's confirmati...

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    YouTube's Original Content Sinks or Swims: Underperforming Channels Get Cut as YouTube Looks for More Winners

    YouTube is reportedly abandoning some of its less successful original content channels, while simultaneously launching new channels that fall in line with the company's content initiative. What establishes the criteria for a losing channel vs. a winning channel? Logged viewership time, and total num...

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    Stephen Gyllenhaal To Direct 'The Kennedy Detail,' Another JFK Assassination Pic, This Time From The Secret Service Perspective

    Next November marks the sad occasion of the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, an event which still evokes very strong feelings. And of course to commemorate that day the true American way, there's going to be a movie (and probably a number of TV specials and countless reruns of Oliver...

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    Annenberg Foundation Awards Sundance Institute $1 Million Grant

    The Sundance Institute has been awarded a $1 million, three-year grant from the Annenberg Foundation, which will provide support for the Institute's year-round creative and tactical programs for independent film artists. The Annenberg's past support of the Institute, the Film Fellows Program from 20...

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    Cobie Smulders Orders Up 'Starbuck' With Vince Vaughn; Jessica Szohr Has A 'Two Night Stand'

    A couple of TV's leading ladies continue to make their move to the big screen, in a couple of promising comedies...

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