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    'Dredd' Delivers Justice In New Batch Of Pics Featuring Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby & Lena Headey

    It was a roll of the dice to be sure, but it mostly turned out well for Lionsgate, who kicked off Comic-Con last week by screening "Dredd" for enthusiastic geeks. And while we thought the film was mostly empty spectacle, many other folks disagreed, with much of the initial wariness of the ...

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    Whitney Houston's "The Bodyguard" Costume Up For Auction

    If you have an extra $20,000-$30,000 laying around the house you might want to use it to get Whitney Houston's "Queen of tha Night" costume (pictured above) that she famously wore in the film The Bodyguard.

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    Columbia Pictures Honcho Says '21 Jump Street' Sequel To Shoot This Fall, 'Men In Black 4' In The Works & 'Jumanji' Getting A Reboot

    So how confident were Sony that "21 Jump Street" had the potential to be a hit? A month before the movie came to theaters, Jonah Hill revealed a sequel was already in the works, and a few weeks later it was reported that he was teaming up with Michael Bacall to pen the followup. And while ...

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    Can an Indie Movie Rental Store Survive? Counting Down for Video Free Brooklyn

    With just over a week left in its Indiegogo fundraising campaign, indie movie rental store Video Free Brooklyn -- a relic of a bygone era, attempting to find new relevance in the digital age -- is struggling to meet its $50,000 goal. But with nearly $8,700 raised so far, critic-programmer-proprie...

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    Contract With Fox May Keep Marc Webb From Helming 'Amazing Spider-Man' Sequel

    With $530 million worldwide in the bank for "The Amazing Spider-Man" and that figure set to grow even higher (even if "The Dark Knight Rises" is looming in the near distance), Sony can feel confident that their plans for a proposed trilogy of the rebooted franchise are off t...

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    Take A Drink From The New Poster For Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'

    And so the slow build campaign for Paul Thomas Anderson's highly anticipated "The Master" continues. After some footage screened for press in Cannes, and two teaser trailers, a poster has now arrived. And it adds a bit of mystery to the film. 

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    Jeremiah Trotter Making Acting Debut In Lead Role As Escaped Slave Big Ben Jones (Lynn Whitfield, Michael Jai White Co-Star)

    Things that make you go hmm... slave movie fever in full effect - Django Unchained, 12 Years A Slave, and others I'm probably forgetting right now.

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    Casting Watch: Williams Lines Up Two Movies to Start in July and September

    Robins Williams has signed on to shoot two back-to-back movies. First up, he plays president Dwight D. Eisenhower in Lee Daniels' next film, "The Butler," which is scheduled to begin filming later this month in New Orleans. Williams joins a sprawling ensemble including Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey...

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    'The Impossible' Starring Ewan McGregor & Naomi Watts Will Hit Theaters On December 21st

    With production on the film beginning way, way back in 2010, we've been starting to get a little worried about "The Orphanage" director Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible." But with a lengthy post-production required for the special effects work, we got our first taste...

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