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    Get Ready For 'After Earth' The Novel And Comic Book (Including Prequels)

    Yeah, so, we already know about the feature film, and the fact that Sony Pictures will be releasing it next summer, and I'm sure a lot of you have already started counting down the days leading up to its eventual release; but would you be just as interested in a novelized version of After E...

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    Preview 'Talking With The Taxman About Poetry' (Musician Helps Writer Get His Mojo Back)

    Written & Directed by lamont pierré for Freedom Writer Pictures, the film is titled Talking With The Taxman About Poetry, and its synopsis reads:

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    'Miss Bala' Director Gerardo Naranjo Lines Up Political Thriller 'A Man Must Die'

    While Gerardo Naranjo was known on the arthouse scene mostly for his 2008 effort "Voy a explotar," it was last year's "Miss Bala" that brought him to worldwide attention. His breathless thriller, set among the drug war in Mexico, showed a director with a kinetic flair for act...

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    Ken Jeong Gets Expanded Role In 'The Hangover Part 3,' But Will It Make For A Better Finale?

    After the post-"Old School" stumbles ("School For Scoundrels" being the most egregious), it was nice to see Todd Phillips land back on his feet in a big way with "The Hangover" and to a lesser degree, the caustic but still enjoyable "Due Date." "The Hango...

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    15 of 27 Sundance Institute Grants Go To Women

    The Sundance Institute recently announced their 27 recipients for development, production and audience engagement grants. Of the 27 grant recipients, 15 of the projects are led by women or include women on their teams.

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    Watch 'Frankenweenie' Takes It Back To The Days Of Classic Monsters With New Trailer & Comic-Con Poster

    It’s hard to instill a great deal of faith in director Tim Burton after a string of films that has included the unneeded revisionist fairy tale “Alice In Wonderland,” along with the recent disappointment that was his update of the television series “Dark Shadows.” While 'Shadows' started promising e...

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    New In USA Theaters - 'The Obama Effect,' 'Family Portrait In Black & White,' 'Ballplayer: Pelotero'

    First... it's titled The Obama Effect, directed by Charles S. Dutton (he also stars it by the way), and co-stars Vanessa Bell Calloway, Katt Williams, Megan Good, Wesley Jonathan and Glynn Turman.

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    New Image From Disney's 'Wreck-It Ralph'; Skrillex Contributing Music To The Film

    In case it wasn't fully apparent, electronic musicians have quickly been accepted as music composers for film. With Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross already winning Oscars, and with acts like Daft Punk, Chemical Brothers and M83 taking on film composition gigs, it seems both directors and studios a...

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    Arlen Escarpeta To Star In Found Footage Tornado Project

    Belizean actor Arlen Escarpeta, best known for his roles in the films like Friday the 13th (the recent remake), and Final Destination 5, will star alongside Jeremy Sumpter, Alycia Debnam-Carey and Nathan Kress, in what is being a found-footage tornado project for New Line Cinema ...

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    Trailer Watch - 'Feathered Dreams' (Nollywood And The Ukraine Meet)

    Now here's an intriguing film project that's worth attention. The film is the just completed feature thriller, Feathered Dreams, which represents the first joint venture between the Nigerian and Ukrainian filmmakers.

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