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    First Images Of Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Ben Whishaw & Jim Broadbent In 'Cloud Atlas'

    “[The movie explores] the idea of being reborn and souls being reborn through time,” Hugo Weaving recently told THR about "Cloud Atlas." When was the last time a big studio movie tackled that kind of subject matter? Well, the trick here is that The Wachowskis ambitious adaptati...

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    Watch: YouTube Channel WIGS Producing Content, All Starring Female Leads

    Created by filmmakers, Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia, WIGS is a new YouTube channel producing original, scripted series, short films, and documentaries, all starring female leads.

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    Watch: Grand Spanish-Language Trailer For Pablo Larrain's Cannes Sensation 'No'

    Despite walking away from the Croisette as one of the most talked-about films -- earning the top prize at the Directors' Fortnight -- things have been quiet since for Pablo Larrain's "No." But with the fall festival season around the corner, the film will be making a victory l...

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    Time's Running Out for Teen Political Doc "Follow the Leader"

    With only one full-day to go in its Kickstarter fundraising drive, "Follow the Leader," a worthy coming-of-age doc about three 16-year-old American boys with Presidential aspirations, looks like it will lose its crowdfunding--unless some big money steps in at the last minute. While th...

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    Watch: Stunning First Trailer For Cate Shortland's Post-WWII Drama 'Lore'

    One of the lesser-known films included in yesterday's TIFF line up announcement, that we are no less excited for, is Australian helmer Cate Shortland's sophomore directorial effort, "Lore." An adaptation of Rachel Seiffert's novella "The Dark Room," the German-la...

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    Jon Favreau Joins Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

    Before directing the blockbuster “Iron Man” films Jon Favreau was primarily known to the public-at-large as an actor with stints in the hugely popular sitcom “Friends” as well collaborations with his buddy Vince Vaughn. And while he’s set to start prepping the big scree...

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    Warner Bros. Considers Moving 'Gangster Squad' To January 11, 2013

    In the wake of the awful tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, it was revealed earlier this week that Warner Bros. had decided to remove a sequence from the Ruben Fleischer film “Gangster Squad” that featured gangsters shooting through a movie screen toward an audience and that the studio wa...

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    Watch: Lyrical First Trailer For Ang Lee's 3D High Seas Adventure 'Life Of Pi'

    20th Century Fox has been taking an unconventional approach to themarketing for "Life Of Pi" so far. After a showing at CinemaCon that wowed delegates and press alike, the studio chose to eschew more traditional trailers in favor of showing three brief clips from Ang Lee's much-anticipated adaptatio...

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    Michael Moore Finally Makes His Post-Aurora Case

    When Michael Moore is uncharacteristically quiet--in the face of the Aurora, Colorado atrocity that plays right into his America-is-violent wheelhouse, the subject of his 2002 Oscar-winning doc "Bowling for Columbine"--you know he's up to something. So it was just a matter of days before he came up ...

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