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    Terrence Malick May Take You 'To The Wonder' In April, U.K. Release Eyed For February

    Don't let that happy smiling couple deceive you. Raw-nerved and heartbreaking, Terrence Malick's "To The Wonder," starring Ben Affleck and Olga Kurylenko, is a tremendously earnest (which has earned it a fair share of detractors) and moving look at relationship in slow decline. And...

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    Focus World Takes a Run at the Best Foreign-Language Oscar With Pick-Up of Icelandic Survival Drama 'The Deep'

    Focus World has acquired U.S. rights to the survival drama “The Deep,” which is Iceland’s official submission for the best foreign-language film Oscar. A division of Focus Features, Focus World will release the film on digital platforms in the first half of 2013.

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    John Waters and Michael Tully Endorse the Roxie Theater's Kickstarter Campaign

    San Fransisco's Roxie Theater, the oldest continuously running cinema in the United States and the second oldest theater in the world, has launched a Kickstarter campaign with the hope of raising $60,000 by Dec. 12. Any contributions made in the name of the Roxie Theater will support the final phase...

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    Watch: The Clash Cameo In 'The King Of Comedy' Plus Martin Scorsese Talks 'Lawrence Of Arabia'

    Martin Scorsese turns 70 on Friday, and the man has never been busier. In the midst of a multitude of projects, he's currently shooting his next feature, "The Wolf Of Wall Street," but of course, he took some time out recently to talk about David Lean's masterpiece, "Lawrence ...

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    MoMA To Screen Gotham Awards' 5 Nominees for Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You

    MoMA's Department of Film, in collaboration with Independent Film Project and Filmmaker Magazine, will screen the five nominees competing for the Gotham Awards' Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You title. This year's screenings, running November 16-19, include...

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    Diane Keaton to be Honored with Sherry Lansing Leadership Award

    Diane Keaton will receive The Hollywood Reporter’s Sherry Lansing Leadership Award. The award recognizes a woman who works in the entertainment industry who is a leader, pioneer and philanthropist. Previous recipients include Jane Fonda, Helen Mirren, Meryl Streep, Barbara Walters, Halle Berry...

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    New On DVD, Bu-ray: '2 Days In New York' (Chris Rock, July Delpy Star)

    If you haven't seen 2 Days In New York yet, or just want to own a hard copy of it, you should know that it's been released on DVD and Blu-ray today (although it's been available as a VOD rental since summer, and was released in theaters).

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    Karen Arikian Steps Down As Executive Director of the Hamptons Film Festival

    Hamptons International Film Festival executive director Karen Arikian is stepping down from her post at the end of November, the festival announced Tuesday. Arikian ran the festival for five years.

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    Warner Bros. Launches Oscar Campaigns For 'The Dark Knight Rises' & 'Cloud Atlas'

    It's that time of year, and the studios are getting ready to wine and dine Oscar voters in the hopes of giving their prestige pictures, success stories and, hell, even the long shots, a bit of love in the awards season. And Warner Bros. is getting in on the act. They've launched their awards site, a...

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    Universal Pictures Pacts with Michael Eisner's Tornante Company

    Old chums Ron Meyer and Michael Eisner have forged a longterm deal between Universal Pictures and The Tornante Company. The studio will distribute Tornante's fully financed feature films worldwide.

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