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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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    My Precious: Talks Get Serious For 'The Hobbit' To Be Turned Into A Trilogy

    Can you blame Warner Bros.? "The Dark Knight Rises" puts Batman to bed for the next few years, and aside from "Man of Steel" next summer, the studio doesn't have any more comic book movies until at least 2015. In 2013, Superman aside, they have a guaranteed hit in "The Hangover Part III," but everyt...

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    Where is Jafar Panahi's "The White Balloon"?

    A classic of the Iranian New Wave, and in its day, the most successful and acclaimed Iranian film to be released in the U.S. ever, Jafar Panahi's masterpiece "The White Balloon" looks to be AWOL from American screens, big and small. Maybe someone out there knows the status of U.S. h...

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    'Snow On Tha Bluff' Now Streaming On Netflix

    The much commented about film Snow On Tha Bluff is currently streaming on Netflix.  Now you can weigh in on the conversation is it real, as in a documentary or docu-drama, or whether it's a *fake* or a mockumentary.

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    'The Iran Job' Gets Official Release Date

    The Iran Job will play the Noor Iranian Film Festival on August 5th before opening at the Laemmle Music Hall and Laemmle Town Center Encino on September 28th. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and you can check out the review here.

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    Wolfe Video Acquires "Love Free or Die" for DVD/VOD at Outfest

    Wolfe, the largest LGBT film distributor, acquired U.S. rights to Mackey Alston's "Love Free or Die" on DVD and VOD at the Outfest Film Festival Tuesday. Alston received a special jury prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for his work in directing the film. A full press r...

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    First Look: Greta Gerwig In Noah Baumbach's Secret Black & White Film 'Frances Ha'

    One of the best pleasant surprises of the initial Toronto International Film Festival announcement this morning? The surprise reveal of a new Noah Baumbach film. While Baumbach, the filmmaker behind "The Squid and the Whale," hinted to us in a recent interview that something was up his sleeve, we di...

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