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    'Yogi Bear 2' Is Happening & The Guy Who Made 'Super Troopers' Is Gonna Rewrite & Direct It

    Cinema may not be dead, but when the critically reviled, barely more than 80 minute, CGI/live action mashup "Yogi Bear" arrived in theaters at the end of 2010 and earned more than $200 million, well, you could practially hear David Denby curled in the corner sobbing. Of course, a sequel was announce...

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    Untold Story Of Activist, Political Prisoner, Founder Of Pan Africanist Congress, Robert Sobukwe

    Titled Sobukwe: A Great Soul, the 2012 100-minute film is directed by Mickey Madoda Dubeis, and tells the story of philosopher, activist and political prisoner, the late Robert Sobukwe, asking why there isn't a single surviving archive of a man who was once... "one of the most wat...

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    6 New Photos & Poster Of 'The Guilt Trip' Staring Seth Rogen And Barbra Streisand

    In a moment of weakness, Andy Brewster (Seth Rogen) asks his widowed mom (Barbra Streisand) to join him on a work-related cross-country road trek in "The Guilt Trip." That's all the premise is and it sounds rather paper-thin, but the first clip of the film released earlier this week wa...

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    McG Confirmed To Direct Luc Besson's Upcoming Untitled Thriller; Kevin Costner Will Star

    Mentioned as possibilities earlier this month, it looks like the deals went through. McG ("Terminator Salvation") will direct the Luc Besson-produced and co-written thriller previously known as "Three Days To Kill." Now untitled, according to Relativity Media, as suggested, ...

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    Exciting Cinema Of The America's Program Lineup At 48th Chicago International Film Festival

    I'll return to highlight specific titles; some we've already profiled and are tracking, like the Colombian coming-of-age drama La Playa DC, from director Juan Andres Arango.

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    Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh Takes Legal Action Against 'New Yorker' Burkle Profile, UPDATE

    Following journalist Connie Bruck's Ron Burkle profile published Monday in The New Yorker entitled "Cashier du Cinema," which depicts Relativity Media CEO Ryan Kavanaugh as an incompetent businessman (which Hollywood insiders have long suspected) who has lost control of his company to Burkle, Kavana...

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    Anthony Mackie, Aubrey Plaza, Giovanni Ribisi, Topher Grace & More Are 'A Many Splintered Thing'

    With filming set to begin at the end of the month, director Justin Reardon is now tying down the rest of the cast that will join Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan in his debut feature. And for his first film, he's getting quite a nice assist on talent.

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    Trailer For Picturesque, Evocative Drama On Religious Tolerance 'Walking At Dawn'

    Here's the trailer for a 20-minute short film titled, Walking At Dawn, from writer/director Onyinye Egenti. 

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    Natalie Portman Adds Gun-Running Thriller & Psychological Drama To List Of Potential Projects

    It seems to be a good time to be Natalie Portman. With the actress slowly emerging from the break she took to have her first son, her list of projects is beginning to pile up. Of course, she's doing the two-fer for Terrence Malick with "Knight Of Cups" and his untitled, currently lensi...

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    In the Works: On-Location Principal Shooting for John McDonagh's 'Calvary' Begins in Ireland

    Principal photography has begun on John Michael McDonagh's "Calvary," the follow-up to his 2011 Celtic crime comedy "The Guard," with Brendan Gleeson again starring, but swapping his Irish bad lieutenant Gerry Boyle for a good-hearted priest up against a hostile congregation.

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