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    Canada Selects Harrowing Child Soldier Drama 'Rebelle' As Best Foreign Language Oscar Entry

    Telefilm Canada has named Montreal filmmaker Kim Nguyen’s child-soldier drama Rebelle (War Witch) as Canada’s selection for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.

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    Melissa Leo Joins Long Developing 'Prisoners' With Hugh Jackman

    We have to admit, given how long this movie has been kicking around in development, we've been wary of any news. Indeed, the last we heard anything about the movie was in the spring when Hugh Jackman -- who was originally attached over two years ago when Antoine Fuqua was going to direct  -...

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    Ice-T Grills Dr. Dre & Q-Tip In Unseen Outtakes From 'Art of Rap' (On DVD/VOD + Soundtrack)

    Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut), Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and was later acquired by Indomina in a world rights deal, for a June 15 theatrical premiere (in the USA), grossing $288,312 total.

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    Oscar Watch: Canada Picks 'War Witch' as Foreign Film Entry

    Canada has selected Kim Nguyen's "War Witch" (aka "Rebelle") as its entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar. Telefilm Canada chairs the pan-Canadian Oscar selection committee that chose the film.

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    In the Works: Del Toro's 'Nutshell Studies' at HBO, 'Arbitrage' Director Jarecki's Next, and Gong Li as the 'Last Empress'

    HBO has optioned the rights to Corinne May Botz' 2004 book "The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death" for Sara Gran to adapt and exec produce with Guillermo del Toro, who will direct.

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    Niger Delta Rebels Fighting Government Oppression In Oil-Rich Nigeria Chronicled in New Doc

    World premiered in May at IFC Center, in its Stranger Than Fiction program; Will be available for digital download on October 16 to rent or own, in North America, courtesy of Cinedigm Entertainment Group.

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    Does Penn Badgley Do Jeff Buckley Justice? Trailer For 'Greetings From Tim Buckley'

    Well, with TIFF now done for another year, there are still some big titles left to pick up, and one of them if Dan Alagrant's "Greetings From Tim Buckley." While its officially sanctioned rival project "Mystery White Boy" is still having trouble getting off the ground, with n...

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    New Images From 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Continue Tolkien Week Celebration

    It's Tolkien Week, so Warner Bros. is carpet-bombing the interwebs with promotional material for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" all in anticipation of the brand-new trailer coming tomorrow. And the big question WB will have to answer is how can they get audiences back in the ...

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    Michael Dorn Says In Limbo 'Castlevania' Film Adaptation Is A Go & He's Playing A Werewolf

    Castlevania is a movie that Marina (Sirtis) got me involved with. It’s based on a video game. People have been trying to get this thing done for a long time and they finally got the producers together that want to do it. They finally got the OK from the owners, and so they’re doing ...

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    Watch: 'The Dark Knight Rises' Blu-Ray Trailer Arrives, What Extras Do You Want To See?

    Well, it won't be the director's cut that was rumored ever so briefly, but the epic finale to Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy "The Dark Knight Rises," is on its way to home video, and following the pattern set by the director's last two films, it's coming just i...

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