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    Screen Gems Mounting Remake Of 'About Last Night' With Kevin Hart Attached

    Screen Gems is remaking the 1986 rom-com, About Last Night, and Kevin Hart is the first actor to be cast in the project that centered on a man and woman who try to have a romantic affair, but are hindered by their own personal problems, as well as the interference of their disapproving fri...

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    New Sleepytime Artwork for Mike Birbiglia's Sundance Winner 'Sleepwalk With Me'

    Check out the new artwork for Mike Birbiglia's Sundance NEXT winner "Sleepwalk With Me," which translates the comedian's successful 2008 standup routine into a film about a longterm couple who, like a shark, must either keep swimming or die...

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    Producer Of Unwanted 'Starship Troopers' Remake Says New Film Will Be Less Violent, More Patriotic Than Original

    "Starship Troopers" just might have been Paul Verhoeven's masterpiece. The Dutch helmer has several films that might run it close; "Flesh & Blood," "Soldier Of Orange," "Black Book" and his Hollywood debut "Robocop." But it's his epic, slyly satirical adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein's sci-fi novel ...

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    Whoopi Goldberg Sets Up Kickstarter Campaign To Fund Moms Mabley Doc (Some Questions...)

    Whoopi Goldberg has been talking about making a documentary feature on the life of pioneering comedian Moms Mabley for at least 2 years now, and it looks like she's reached the tail-end of the production phase (I didn't even know that she'd begun), interestingly taking to the w...

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    'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Soundtrack Hits iTunes Today; Plus List Of U.S. Theaters Where The Film Plays

    Stick a cork in your list of best soundtracks of the year right now, it might be done. Unless, by some miracle, something unexpectedly happens (and or Hans Zimmer just blows us away with "The Dark Knight Rises"), one major contender for soundtrack of the year is the score for Benh Zeitlin's well-cel...

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    BAMcinemaFest: Ry Russo-Young, Lena Dunham & 'Nobody Walks' Cast Discuss The Film At Lively Q&A

    BAMcinemaFest is now in full swing and Brooklyn cinephiles are getting a chance to sample some of the films they might have missed at Sundance, Cannes and SXSW. Though the festival is already halfway over, there are still plenty of interesting films coming up, including So Yong Kim’s “For Ellen,” Jo...

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    Foxx & Tarantino Presenting at BET Awards, Hitting Key Demo for 'Django Unchained'

    Not to miss an opportunity to reach one of the key demos for "Django Unchained" (December 25), Harvey Weinstein has booked Jamie Foxx and Quentin Tarantino as presenters for the BET Awards...

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    Genndy Tartakovsky To Tackle 'Popeye' For Sony Plus 2 New Images From 'Hotel Transylvania'

    Well, it looks like Sony is very happy with "Hotel Transylvania," the animated monster mash that could be a graveyard smash when it opens in September, since the studio has just tapped the film's extremely talented director, Genndy Tartakovsky, to take on a big screen animate update of "Popeye" (acc...

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    'The Human Fly' Headed To The Big Screen

    While Marvel continues to dominate the comic book movie world both in terms of bringing the characters to life and reaping some serious financial rewards ("The Avengers" crossed $600 million domestic this week), it pays to remember that there are many characters the studio doesn't have...

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    Lineup For 13th Edition Of Latinbeat Revealed (The Best Contemporary Cinema From Latin America)

    We'll take a much closer look at this list and highlight individual films... but in the meantime, here's the press release with everything in it (note the above photo is from Eduardo Coutinho's Songs/As Cançoes):

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