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    Scorsese Honored with Moth Storytelling Award

    On Tuesday May 8 at the Bowery's Capitale in New York, Martin Scorsese ("Hugo") accepted the Moth Ball's 2012 Storytelling Award. That's because the folks at Moth consider him to be, said artistic director Catherine Burns, "a master storyteller," who is known as "a great raconteur by those lucky eno...

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    Cohen Media Group to Release Italian Oscar-Entry 'Terraferma' (video)

    "Terraferma," Italy's 2011 Oscar entry, will be released in the US by Cohen Media Group, which recently released "The Lady," and will open "Farewell, My Queen" July 13.

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    Provincetown Film Festival Announces Gala Screenings and Awards for Parker Posey, Roger Corman and Kirby Dick

    Ready for carousing on the Cape? The Provincetown Film Festival has assembled another top-notch selection of films for its gala screenings, and it's got some major names lined up to receive awards.

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    "Flight" Gets A Release Date - Denzel Washington Stars As An Alcoholic, Drug-addicted Hero Pilot

    Paramount has set the wide release date for Flight for November 2, 2012.

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    Illumination Entertainment & Universal Pictures Bringing 'Clifford The Big Red Dog' To The Big Screen

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Illumination Entertainment, the company behind “Despicable Me” and, more recently, the fluffy eco-fable “The Lorax,” will once again partner with Universal Pictures, this time on a live action/animated version of “Clifford the Big Red Dog.” Woof.

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    Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom Plans Documentary, Biography, Electronica Album

    When New Zealand authorities raided in January of this year the $24 million compound of Kim Dotcom, the indicted founder of shuttered file-sharing service Megaupload, they found with the eccentric hacker a life of self-documentation and promotion. Dotcom was no stranger to showing his lavish lifesty...

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    Michael Apted Adds '56 Up' To Long-Running Documentary Series

    Once begun as a singular look into how class systems affected British children in 1964, director Michael Apted's “Up” series has instead grown into a pleasantly surprising portrait of aging and diversity, insomuch as it remains a wonder to consistently see a new chapter pop up. Consider it a shock t...

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    'Warrior' Director Gavin O'Connor To Direct Underworld Thriller 'Yakuza'

    So are yakuza flicks the hot new trend in Hollywood or are those Far East markets more important than ever? Probably a bit of both. Earlier this year, "Safe House" helmer signed up to direct the yakuza crime flick "The Outsider" at Warner Bros., and now a rival project of sorts i...

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    Benicio Del Toro & Cameron Diaz Team For The Action/Comedy 'Agent: Century 21'

    So, it seems Benicio Del Toro and Cameron Diaz are determined to work together. A couple of years ago they were attached to star in a pretty fucking dreadful-sounding rom-com "An Ex To Grind," which didn't really get going, and now they're attached to a no-less-promising "Agen...

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    First Official Images Of Elijah Wood & Nora Arnezeder In 'Maniac' Remake

    We gotta admit, when we first heard about Elijah Wood starring in a remake of the 1980 splatter pic "Maniac," we figured it was just going to be another run of the mill genre outing. And having Franck Khalfoun -- the guy who directed two movies you didn't see, "P2" and &...

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