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    Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Says He's No Longer Directing 'Bioshock'; Says 'Highlander' Will Come From The Universe Of The Original Film

    While many video game fans know the very low success rate of games-to-movies, they remain excited about an adaptation of "Bioshock." The ambitious game and its sequel have been world-building to an epic extent, taking place in an underwater civilization in 1960. Gore Verbinski was set to produce, wi...

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    'Dragon Tattoo' DVD Release Maintains Anti-Establishment Attitude with Pirated Disc

    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" DVD release has, according to TheWrap, "created the sort of mystery that even Lisbeth Salander might have trouble solving." It looks like a blank, pirated disc with the title seemingly hand-scrawled across it...

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    Clive Owen Doesn't Know What's Going On With 'Sin City 2'; Says 'Trouble Is My Business' Is Dead

    In a film of standout moments and colorful characters, Clive Owen was hard to forget as the noble Dwight in "Sin City". Dwight makes a few appearances in Frank Miller's "Sin City" comic world, so it would only make sense that Owen would reprise the role, even if his character repeatedly undergoes ex...

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    Exclusive: Trailer For 'How To Grow A Band' A Documentary On Grammy-Winning Chris Thile & Punch Brothers

    Navigating and maintaining a career in music is a perilous journey, one where paying your dues doesn't always lead to a big break. But for 26-year-old Chris Thile, he's already reached some pretty big career highs, nabbing a couple of Grammys for both his solo work and his efforts with the p...

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    Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Tonino Guerra, Who Wrote 'Blow-Up' and 'Amarcord,' Dies at 92

    Italian screenwriter Tonino Guerra, the man behind Michelangelo Antonioni's "Blow-Up" and Federico Fellini's "Amarcord," has died at 92. The three-time Oscar nominee had been battling illness for several months in Rimini in central Italy, the AFP reported. Born in 19...

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    The Cult Perform & Improvise Scenes With Rooney Mara For Terrence Malick's 'Lawless' AT SXSW

    With the dude from Neon Indian popping up in a recent set photo, and Malick having lensed indie friendly folks like Arcade Fire, Iron & Wine and Fleet Foxes last year during pre-production at Austin City Limits, it seemed like his upcoming "Lawless" was shaping up to be some kind of &q...

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    Amazing: Michael K. Williams To Play Ol' Dirty Bastard In Biopic 'Dirty White Boy'

    While biopics on N.W.A. and Tupac have been talked about for a while now, and seem to be stuck in development, it looks like a movie about one of their contemporaries is not only moving forward, but has made a brilliant and bold casting choice: Michael K. Williams (aka Omar from "The Wire"...

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    Michael K. Williams To Play Late Rapper Old Dirty Bastard In "Dirty White Boy"

    Michael K. Williams has signed on to star as Ol' Dirty Bastard, but not in a biopic on the late rapper's life (one has long been rumored to be coming); rather as a character in some other person's story.

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    Exclusive: Poster For Braden King's 'Here' Starring Ben Foster & Lubna Azabal

    Premiering at Sundance in 2011 and spending the rest of the year traveling to film festivals around the world and picking up a couple of awards along the way, "Here," starring Ben Foster and "Incendies" star Lubna Azabal is now settling in to hit theaters next month, and courtesy...

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    Exclusive: BAMcinématek To Present An Early Sneak Preview Of Amy Heckerling's 'Vamps' On April 7th

    You may have heard of BAMCinematek's awesome "Hey Girlfriend! Lena Dunham Selects" series curated by none other than Dunham herself, the director and star of the Criterion-approved micro-indie "Tiny Furniture" and the writer, producer and co-star of "Girls," he...

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