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    Kathryn Bigelow & Writer Mark Boal Did Get Their Hands On Classified Info After All For 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    Remember last year when allegations flew that director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal had gained access to some classified or, at the very least top level intelligence about the raid that would end up killing Osama Bin Laden for their film "Zero Dark Thirty"? Well, it looks like they did. Ruh ...

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    CANNES: Sundance Selects Nabs U.S. Rights to Ken Loach's 'The Angels' Share'

    Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Ken Loach's "The Angels' Share," which screened at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this week.

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    Zoe Saldana Joins Robert Rodriguez's 'Machete Kills'

    If you would have asked us a year ago whether we thought a sequel to Robert Rodriguez's "Machete" would ever happen, we would have taken a bet against it. Response to the 2010 film didn't set the roof on fire, but made quick and inexpensively, the exploitation film's $44 m...

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    Pics From "Grown Ups 2" Set (Shaquille O'Neal Gives You A Reason To Want To See It... Maybe)

    The first film was totally destroyed by critics, with 90% of them trashing it; but that didn't stop it from raking in over $160 million in box office domestically, and over $270 million worldwide.

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    Bradley Cooper Takes Aim At 'American Sniper'

    Bradley Cooper had a bit of a rough 2011, seeing two tentpoles -- "The Crow" and "Paradise Lost" -- slip through the net, but the actor has some great things on the horizon. He's currently shooting the Depression-era drama "Serena" with Jennifer Lawrence, directed b...

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    'Aqui y Alla' Leads Critics' Week Winners

    "Aqui y Alla" -- the debut film from Spanish director Antonio Mendez Esparza -- has received the Nespresso Grand Prize from the 51st Critics' Week.

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    Cannes Critics Week: Antonio Mendez Esparza's "Aquí y Allá" Takes Top Prize

    Cannes Critics Week showcases the first and second works of filmmakers. Spanish director Antonio Mendez Esparza's feature debut, "Aquí y Allá," has taken the top prize - the Nespresso Grand Prize (won by Jeff Nichols' "Take Shelter" last year), reports Variety...

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    Robert Pattinson Says He'll Be Starring In A Movie About Seminal Rockers The Band

    Even though he won't be walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival until tomorrow (#shakingandcrying), Robert Pattinson has been busy stacking up projects over the past few weeks. The little vampire that could has lined up the Saddam Hussein hunting drama "Mission: Blacklist," ...

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    "There's Freedom In Bondage": 12 Things Learned At Cannes About 'Moonrise Kingdom' & Wes Anderson's Hyper-Controlled Style

    Having received some of his best reviews in years, Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" made a grand debut opening the Cannes Film Festival in style last week. By all accounts (including one very positive review of our own), Anderson's latest picture and first live-action film in five...

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