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    Benedict Cumberbatch Overlooks Ruined London In First Poster For 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    We remain continually impressed by the extent to which J.J. Abrams is able to keep things under wraps on his major movies; less than six months to release, and all we know about his "Star Trek" sequel is that it's got a title -- "Star Trek Into Darkness," a vague logline, and the internet's boyfrien...

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    Rick McCallum Exits Lucasfilm To Make Indies w/ David Oyelowo & On Sierra Leone Child Soldiers

    Since completing Red Tails, McCallum has relocated to Prague, his wife's native country, and he is now in development of a slate of smaller, independent films that more closely resemble the projects he was involved with prior to his association with Lucasfilm. "I have a Russian film ab...

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    Video Report On World Premiere Of Kenyan *Superhero* Drama 'Leo' In Nairobi

    Recapping... Directed by Jinna Mutune, the film is titled Leo, a film about a Kenyan boy who dreams of becoming a comic book superhero... Though the boy ends up realizing that there's more than one way to be a superhero.

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    The Fugees' Pras Michel Suing Over Ownership Of Somali Pirates Doc

    Like most lawsuits this one gets somewhat complicated. So let me try to explain it in a clear and understandable way

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    'Django Unchained' Is Officially 2 Hours & 45 Minutes; Quentin Explains Why Frank Ocean's Song Doesn't Make The Cut

    Earlier this year there were rumors that Quentin Tarantino's slavery Western "Django Unchained" was running over three hours. Given the screenplay was around 170 pages, this wasn't entirely a surprise, and test screenings essentially confirmed the unofficial running time. But then ...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' Tops Sight & Sound's Best Of 2012

    It's December 1st, which means we're just weeks away from 2013, and critics will be compiling their 'Best of 2012' lists over the next few weeks. The Cahiers Du Cinema already got the ball rolling with their selection of the best films of the year, and now another venerated cinema ma...

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    Rawi Screenwriters Lab In Jordan 8 Projects Selected for 2012

    Screenwriting fellows for the eighth edition of the Rawi Screenwriters Lab have been chosen by The Royal Film Commission-Jordan and Sundance Institute. The Rawi Screenwriters Lab is an example of Sundance Institute’s longstanding international work to support emerging filmmakers around the world. Fo...

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    Women in Film International Chapters Hit DC

    I'm here this weekend. 

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    Watch: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Samantha Barks & More Sing In 5 Clips From 'Les Misérables'

    With the movie now playing for critics and screeners already in the hands of many, Universal's push for Tom Hooper's "Les Misérables" is going into the final stretch as it heads toward a release later this month, and now the biggest taste yet of the movie has arrived in five clips from the film.

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    Saoirse Ronan, Alicia Vikander & Gabriella Wilde In The Mix For The Title Role In 'Cinderella'

    Remember "Order Of The Seven"? Well, if you don't, it was the Disney Snow White re-imagining that was developing for years until two other movies came along -- "Mirror, Mirror" and "Snow White and the Huntsman" -- and took the wind out of its sail. Unsurprisingly, the studio ended up scrapping the p...

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