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    Robin Wright Joins Anton Corbijn's 'A Most Wanted Man' With Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Robin Wright is in negotations to join Anton Corbijn's adaptation of John le Carré's novel "A Most Wanted Man." Quickly becoming one of our most anticipated projects of 2013 -- Corbijn's "The American" being one of the vastly underrated pictures of 2010 -- this political thriller centers on a Chechi...

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    In Mozambican Drama 'Virgin Margarida,' Prostitutes Are Sent To Re-Education Camps To Become 'New'

    From Mozambique comes drector Licinio Azevedo's Virgem Margarida (Virgin Margarida) - a feature film, set in 1975, as revolution sweeps the streets of its capital Maputo, ridding it of prostitutes and other so-called *undersirables*. The women are then sent to re-ed...

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    Watch: Moody & Bleak Trailer 'For Ellen' Starring Paul Dano

    From the director of "Treeless Mountain" and "In Between Days," comes "For Ellen," a bleak and moody-looking picture about a fuck-up rocker also trying to negotiate being a father. However, is it far too late? Directed by So Yong Kim and starring Paul Dano, Shaylena Man...

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    Watch: Japanese Trailer For Takeshi Kitano's 'Outrage Beyond' Plus New Pics From The Film

    Fans of director Takeshi Kitano’s 2010 Japanese thriller “Outrage” were probably a little overjoyed to see that a sequel to the film entitled “Outrage Beyond” would be making its way to theaters relatively soon, and even happier when it turned out it would be playing TI...

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    Life Imitates 'The Newsroom,' as CNN Heads Mainstream

    In the last episode of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom," his fictional news show started to chase tabloid stories in an attempt to stop their ratings plunge. Well, in real life, number three network CNN is hurting for viewers, with its worst ratings in 20 years, and is now looking to go mainstream, acc...

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    Watch: First 6 Episodes Of Bryan Singer Produced Sci-Fi Web Series 'H+'

    When the trailer for the Bryan Singer-produced web series “H+” hit the web back in July, we were certainly impressed by the feature-like production value and novel concept of the series which certainly piqued our more sci-fi prone tendencies. "H+" is set in a future world where...

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    ‘Catching Fire’ Adds 2 More, Sasha Barrese Returns For ‘Hangover 3’ & 'White House Down' Secures Its First Lady

    As two of next year’s most-anticipated sequels approach their start dates, today two actresses have secured supporting parts in the franchises, while elsewhere Roland Emmerich and Jon Turtletaub find their leading ladies to head up their latest projects.

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    In The Works: Pattinson Lands Lawrence of Arabia Role in Herzog's Gertrude Bell Biopic, Starring Naomi Watts, Talks to Jon Stewart

    Good news for Robert Pattinson. He's set to play a young T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) in Werner Herzog's "Queen of the Desert." Naomi Watts will co-star as Gertrude Bell in Herzog's biopic, which is set to kick off production this fall. The movie follows Bell's life as a writer, archaeologist...

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    Sundance Prize-Winner 'House I Live In' Heads for Cinemas: Jarecki Aims 'to reach as many Americans as I can'

    It's taken a while, but filmmaker Eugene Jarecki has finally cobbled together his dream team to release his must-see Sundance Jury-Prize Winning doc "The House I Live In," an incisive and incendiary expose of America's war on drugs and prison system. The movie will hit cinemas on October 5.

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