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    Watch: Trailer For Jackie Robinson Biopic '42' Hits A Home Run

    This weekend, the Clint Eastwood-starring baseball movie "Trouble with the Curve" opens and we'll just tell you right now: it's not very good. Somehow, it misses the the magic of the game that makes it the nation's greatest pasttime, and tosses in not one, but two third-act twists that are there as ...

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    Allen Hughes To Helm Fox Remake Of Acclaimed S. Korean Crime Drama 'A Bittersweet Life'

    Allen Hughes To Helm Fox Remake Of Acclaimed S. Korean Crime Drama 'A Bittersweet Life'

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    Watch Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie As Jackie Robinson & Wife In First Trailer For '42'

    WB set an official release date of April 12, 2013 for 42, its Jackie Robinson biopic that Brian Helgeland is directing for Legendary Pictures.

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    How to Win a Blu-ray Copy of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith

    If you are one of the many who contributed to the sleeper summer success of John Madden's crowd-pleaser "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," then chances are you'd probably like to own it. Here's your chance. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Indiewire are happy to be giving away three Blu-r...

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    Netflix's Ted Sarandos Talks Original Programming

    It is not news that chief content officer of Netflix Ted Sarandos is on the hunt for original programming for the content site, competing for content with the likes of HBO snd Showtime. That's why the DVD rental site, which has been making the transition to online streaming, chased down David Finche...

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    Parker Posey Joins 'Grace Of Monaco'; Frank Grillo Rolls With Jason Statham & James Franco To 'Homefront'

    You love Parker Posey, we love Parker Posey -- who doesn't love Parker Posey? If there is somebody out there who isn't down with the actress, then we just don't want to know them, but for the rest of us, she's lining up a role in what is shaping up to be the most fascinating and unli...

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    IFC Films Lands Baumbach's Black-and-White Gerwig Vehicle 'Frances Ha'

    IFC Films is acquiring all North and Latin American rights to Noah Baumbach’s "Frances Ha," which the filmmaker co-wrote with his star and muse, Mumblecore darling Greta Gerwig. She has received glowing reviews for the film, which debuted at Telluride followed by Toronto and now, New York. Mickey Su...

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    1, 2, 3: Another New Clip From 'Taken 2'

    Marketing movies is one part art, one part science and third part sheer luck, as studios forever try to make sure their films both find their intended audience and still have enough appeal for the magical four quadrants. But over at 20th Century Fox, they seem to care less about crafting a campaign,...

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    Former 'SNL' Star Jenny Slate to Write Live Action/CGI 'Looney Tunes' Reboot Film

    If the runaway success of 1996's Michael Jordan/Looney Tunes collab “Space Jam” mirrored Jason Segel's solid revitalization of the Muppets in 2011, then the franchise's follow-up installment, “Looney Tunes: Back In Action,” found its spiritual partner firmly in “Muppets in Space.” While featuring en...

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    New York Film Festival Announces Finalists for Its Critics Academy and the First Edition of Its Artists Academy

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced details for the New York Film Festival Critics Academy, a development program for emerging film critics coordinated with Film Comment Magazine and us here at Indiewire, as well the debut of the NYFF Artists Academy, a new filmmaker development initiat...

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