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    New Documentary Exploring the Exclusive Court of Master Sommeliers to Open This Summer

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired the U.S. rights to writer/director Jason Wise's "SOMM," a documentary following four men as they prepare for the Master Sommelier exam.

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    'Zero Dark Thirty' Writer-Producer Boal Defends Film in 'First Amendment Week' Keynote

    Celebrating "First Amendment Week" at Loyola Marymount University, Oscar-nominated "Zero Dark Thirty" writer-producer Mark Boal (who won a writing Oscar for "The Hurt Locker," his first collaboration with director Kathryn Bigelow) gave the keynote address.

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    Colin Firth Confirmed To Star With Nicole Kidman In Thriller 'Before I Go To Sleep'

    It seems that what Nicole Kidman wants, Nicole Kidman gets. Last fall, the actress expressed a desire to reteam with Colin Firth, with whom she recently wrapped the WWII tale "The Railway Man," on the upcoming thriller "Before I Go To Sleep." And that's exactly what's goi...

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    Film Movement Acquires Rights to Japanese Black Comedy 'Key of Life'

    Film Movement has acquired North American rights to "Key of Life," a Japanese black comedy about identity theft as a desperate attempt at a new life. The film will open in New York in the summer of 2013 followed by a limited national run and a day-to-date VOD premiere.

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    Watch Trailer For 2013 Oscar-Nominated Cape Town-Shot, Somalia-set Short Film, 'Asad'

    Nominated For an Oscar in the Best Short Film category, Asad, shot on the west coast of Cape Town and featuring Somali refugees living, is the result of a collaboration between American director Bryan Buckley’s Hungry Man Films and Cape Town producer Rafiq Samsodien of The Asylum.

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    Magnolia Nabs Justin Long's New Comedy 'Best Man Down'

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to "Best Man Down," a new comedy from writer/director Ted Koland starring Justin Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine, Addison Timlin and Frances O'Connor.

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    SXSW 2013 Announces Midnight Slate With Films By Vincenzo Natali, Rob Zombie, V/H/S/2 & More

    ...and yes there is more movie sauce to pour over the BBQ that is SXSW next month. After firming up their main slate last week, the folks in Austin have revealed their Midnighter line-up and there may be more than one worth losing some sleep for.

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    First Trailer & Premiere Date For David Oyelowo's Torture During War Drama 'Complicit'

    Here's your first look at David Oyelowo's MI5/Guantanamo Bay thriller Complicit, which centers on the moral dilemmas posed by the war on terror, as an MI5 agent (played by Oyelowo) becomes involved in the torture of a suspected terrorist to prevent an attack in the U...

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    Eva Mendes Joins Ryan Gosling's 'How to Catch a Monster' with Christina Hendricks and Ben Mendelsohn

    Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, "How to Catch a Monster," has Ben Mendelsohn ("Animal Kingdom") on board to star with Christina Hendricks. The film, which Gosling and Hendricks describe as a fantasy noir...

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    Magnolia Picks Up 'Best Man Down,' Starring Justin Long and Jess Weixler

    Magnolia Pictures has nabbed North American rights to Ted Koland's comedy "Best Man Down" (aka "Lumpy"), starring Justin Long ("Movie 43," "Live Free of Die Hard") and Jess Weixler ("Teeth")...

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