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    New Posters For 'Gangster Squad,' 'The Last Stand,' 'After Earth' & 'The Campaign'

    Set your eyeballs on fun, because a plethora of one sheets have landed in the last few days, so we're just gonna round 'em up here for your perusal.

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    Long Lost Australian Thriller, "Wake in Fright" Acquired by Drafthouse Films For October Release

    Drafthouse Films announced today their North American acquisition of rights to Ted Kotcheff's Australian thriller, "Wake in Fright," a film that has been restored to its original glory since its 1971 Cannes debut. Seen as one of the most influential films for the development of mo...

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    Aussie Classic 'Wake in Fright' Rediscovered & Restored: Drafthouse Acquires for US Release this October

    "Wake in Fright" goes to Drafthouse Films for US theatrical release after many thought it was lost. The thriller is considered a landmark film in the development of modern Australian cinema; it first debuted at Cannes in 1971 where it was nominated for the Palme d'Or. In 2009, guest-curator Martin S...

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    Exclusive: Clip From 'Why Stop Now' Featuring Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan & Melissa Leo

    Yes, Jesse Eisenberg and Melissa Leo have made their first film together with "Why Stop Now." But while they are both known for being solid dramatic actors, the feature debut from writing and directing pair Phil Dorling and Ron Nyswaner finds them exercising their excellent comic skills instead.

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    Columbia Pictures Chief Says 'Men In Black 4' Will Happen; But Why & How?

    And just when you thought the franchise was done. Not-so-fast my friends, apparently.

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    Christopher Nolan Responds To Rush Limbaugh's Comments; Conan O'Brien Cuts A New 'Dark Knight Rises' Trailer

    "The Dark Knight Rises" opens in theaters tomorrow, and it seems to be making everyone a little bit crazy. Bat-obsessives kneeling at the altar of Christopher Nolan have unleashed their fury at critical reviews of the film on Rotten Tomatoes, forcing the movie rating aggregators to turn of...

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    Preview South African Doc 'The African Cypher' (Transforming Pain Into Beauty Through Dance)

    The filmmaker, Bryan Little, says that his initial objective was to make short films introducing the different styles of dance for Red Bull South Africa, for a dance event to be held annually. But it didn't take long, during the process, before he realized that there was a much bigger ...

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    Universal Russia To Release Eight Premium Pictures, Including Latest Chan and Schwarzenegger Flicks

    As the studios puruse an increasingly global business, Universal Pictures International (UPI) Russia has closed a principal agreement with Moscow's Premium Film to release their upcoming slate of eight movies. Studio distributors dominate the Russian box office with Hollywood pictures.

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    Kevin Kline Rounds Out Quartet For 'Last Vegas'; Sam Claflin Heads Into 'Overdrive' & Jessica Szohr Books An 'Internship'

    It seems that Hollywood isn't finished wringing the life out of the plot that sees four friends heading to Las Vegas for a bachelor party, only this time it's filled with Oscar-winners and targeted at a slightly older demographic. Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman make up three of t...

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    Shut Up And Keep Playing The Hits: LCD Soundsystem Doc Extends Run

    Yesterday we posted a piece on where to see LCD Soundsytem's Sundance Film Festival doc, "Shut Up and Play the Hits!' for an exclusive "one-night only" event screening across 163 theaters in North America. Today, Oscilloscope announced that the IFC Center (NYC) has just added ...

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