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    Terrence Malick's 'Knight Of Cups' Is About the Movie Business; 'Voyage of Time' Still A Ways Off

    Terrence Malick's recent burst of creative energy is sort of staggering. After completing just four films in forty-two years, he has dropped two films in two years (2011's "The Tree of Life" and 2012's "To the Wonder"), with "Knight of Cups" wrapping up, "Lawless" about to begin and an ambitious doc...

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    Hot 'Kill List' and 'Sightseers' Filmmaker Ben Wheatley Sets Up New 'Psychedelic' Project 'A Field in England'

    Writer-director Ben Wheatley, whose recent films “Sightseers” and “Kill List” have drawn notable praise on the festival circuit, has a new project set up with frequent partner Film4 called “A Field in England.” The “psychedelic trip into magic and madness” begins filming at the end of September.

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    Nicole Kidman To Be Honored During New York Film Festival

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the New York Film Festival. The festival which runs from September 28 – October 14th will feature seven films directed by women and also will be honoring actress Nicole Kidman.

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    While Allen Hughes Marches On w/ 'Broken City,' Production On Albert Hughes' 'Motor City' Halted

    The Hughes Brothers have been in the biz since their entry with Menace II Society in 1993, but in almost 20 years, they've only produced/directed 5 feature films; the last one being The Book Of Eli in 2010.

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    Jason Reitman Hosting Live Reading Of 'American Beauty' AT TIFF, Adam Driver & Sarah Gadon To Participate

    It’s been thirteen years since the release of Sam Mendes’ Academy Award-winning directorial debut, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival following its Hollywood premiere. And now “Juno” and “Up in the Air” helmer Jason Reitman will host a live reading of Alan Ball’s screenplay th...

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    Monterey Media Acquires U.S. Rights to 'Leonie' Starring Emily Mortimer and Christina Hendricks

    Monterey Media has acquired all U.S. rights to “Leonie,” from director Hisako Matsui. The company plans a winter theatrical release.

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    Marvel's Phase One Blu-ray Box Set Delayed Over Packaging Lawsuit

    With many budgets routinely crossing the $150 million threshold, studios keep a close eye on their tentpoles, making sure the films hit that four-quadrant sweet spot with nothing, not a blemish, to stop them. Every once in awhile, however, certain details are overlooked and the detail in the case of...

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    Nate Parker Circling Role In Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'

    Nate Parker is "in talks" to join Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Brolin, Sharlto Copley and Elizabeth Olsen in Spike Lee's Oldboy.

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    'Red Hook Summer' Star Nate Parker Lines Up Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'; 'Bad 25' Michael Jackson DVD To Appear Early 2013

    Hot off his collaboration with Spike Lee in "Red Hook Summer," Nate Parker is in negotiations to star in Lee's remake of South Korean favorite, "Oldboy." Parker would play a doctor who works with Elizabeth Olsen's character. If the deal goes through, Parker would join a cast that already includes Ol...

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    Watch: New Clip From 'Dredd' Introduces Us To Drug-Filled Housing Project Peach Trees

    One of the more admirable aspects of "Dredd," the 3D sci-fi actioner set to be released at the end of the month (after it hits Midnight Madness at TIFF later this week) is how contained it is. It might be a dystopian extravaganza, but the story takes place in just one building – a huge, derelict hou...

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