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    Watch: New Clips From '21 Jump Street,' 'Jeff Who Lives At Home' & Michael Winterbottom's 'Trishna'

    Some more peeks at a few movies headed your way, so let's just dive in...

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    Lance Reddick Forms Production Company; 1st Film Completed; Anthony Hemingway Directing next

    I think I speak for the rest of the S&A crew when I say that we're fans of Lance Reddick's work; most will likely remember him from his role in HBO's hit series The Wire, or maybe most recently, from Fringe.

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    'Trollhunter' Director Andre Øvredal To Make Hollywood Debut With 'Carpe Demon: Adventures Of A Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom'

    With international genre cinema currently in a very healthy state, Hollywood executives are spoiled for choices when it comes to finding foreign filmmakers to bring something fresh to U.S. studio fare. Indeed, stick your head in a multiplex these days and it's hard to find a movie that isn't...

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    "Marley" (The Definitive Doc On The Life Of Bob Marley) To Premiere In Kingston, Jamaica In FREE Public Screening

    I suppose it's only right that Marley, the "definitive" documentary on the life of reggae superstar Bob Marley, will make its non-festival general release world premiere at Emancipation Park, in Kingston, Jamaica, on Thursday, April 19 (a day before Magnolia Pictures will rel...

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    Watch: Dakota Fanning Has Short Hair, A British Accent & A Terminal Disease In Trailer For 'Now Is Good'

    Well, it didn't take long for a remake of Gus Van Sant's "Restless" to get off the ground. Okay, so it's not officially a remake but with a short-haired young protagonist battling a terminal disease with an indie rock soundtrack (yep, that's The Flaming Lips' "Do Y...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Takes Ponsoldt's 'Smashed,' Starring Winstead, Paul & Oscar-Winner Spencer

    Sony Pictures Classics has taken worldwide rights for James Ponsoldt's "Smashed" after its Sundance debut. Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul Paul and Best Supporting Actress winner Octavia Spencer lead a sprawling cast including Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally and Mary Kay Place.

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    Watch: Reading Of Dustin Lance Black's Prop '8' Play Featuring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, John C. Reilly, Kevin Bacon & More

    With the election year in full swing, the gay marriage issue continues to be a major talking point, with the battle over defining the instution being critically discussed in both parties. But the battle has long been waging in California, where the right for gays to marry was recently overturned and...

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    The Mentalist Goes Rom-Com As Simon Baker Joins Rafe Spall In Working Title's 'I Give It A Year'

    Australian actor Simon Baker has never quite become a big-screen star. From time to time, it looked like he might be on his way there: he gave a neat, wounded little performance as the closeted, tragic would-be actor who becomes a pawn in Jack Vincennes' schemes in "L.A. Confidential,"...

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    Watch: Japanese Trailer For 'Brave' Offers Up Lots Of New Footage

    Nope, you won't find Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Lightning McQueen or Mater (thank god) here. Pixar returns to cinemas in 2012 with "Brave," their first effort in three years that isn't a sequel, and they are putting a lot on the line. It's the first movie from the fabled animation ...

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    Sony Classics Picks Up "Smashed" With Octavia Spencer

    If you're waiting to see what Oscar winner Octavia Spencer will do next on the big screen you won't have much longer to wait. Sony Classics has announced that it has picked up, for worldwide distrubition, the film Smashed which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival in which...

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