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    The New Greek Wave? "Dogtooth," "Attenberg," "Alps" Reflect National Unease

    It's a crappy time to live in Greece right now. But it's not so bad to be a Greek filmmaker.  As economic austerity measures cripple the country, and the suicide rate has jumped 40%, a wave of bold, innovative films have been coming out of the country, of late, most notably from fi...

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    Alexandre Aja Will Take A Bite Out Of The Vampire Tale 'Undying Love'

    Two years ago, we'd have likely reported on Alexandre Aja's latest project with a total lack of enthusiasm. This was the director who bought us the remake of "The Hills Have Eyes," "P2," and "Mirrors." And considering we weren't even that impressed by h...

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    More Photos From Tim Burton's 'Dark Shadows' Includes New Looks At Chloe Moretz & Eva Green

    Update: Images removed by request of Warner Bros. With no trailer unveiled a mere two months out from its planned release, the marketing department for Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows" looks to be making up for lost time, unveiling a host of images this week from the gothic soap-opera adapt...

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    Max Landis Returns To Write 'Chronicle 2'

    It has been a good week for the filmmakers behind the found footage hit "Chronicle." Just yesterday, it was reported that director Josh Trank was talking with Sony about doing their "Spider-Man" spinoff "Venom" and now another good piece of news has arrived. Screen...

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    Bryan Cranston, Anna Kendrick, Alison Brie, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & More 'Get A Job' With 'Rodger Dodger' Director Dylan Kidd

    Ask, and you shall receive. If you build it, they will come. We're sure one of those phrases applies to "Get A Job," the first feature film in a decade from "Rodger Dodger" helmer Dylan Kidd.

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    Discuss: Is This New 'What To Expect When You're Expecting' Trailer Going To Bring In The Dudes?

    Starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Brooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick, Chris Rock, Dennis Quaid, Genesis Rodriguez, Megan Mullally, Wendi McLendon-Covey ("Bridesmaids"), Rodrigo Santoro, Chace Crawford, Rob Huebel ("Human Giant"), Thomas Lennon ("A Very Haro...

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    Netflix and MRC Hit Fincher Reality with 'House of Cards'

    Surprise. In a much ballyhooed deal that was too good to be true, Netflix and MRC (Media Rights Capital) outbid HBO to stream and finance, respectively, the $100-million production "House of Cards," an American remake of the 1990 hit Brit TV series about a politician's rise to the top. Now on the...

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    Ice Cube Talks NWA Biopic: "Further Along Than 'Friday' Sequel; Script Done; Searching For Director" + More

    It's been about 2 years since I first learned of an NWA biopic being in development; it is happening, if you weren't already aware. And based on Sway's interview with Ice Cube (who's apparently spearheading the project) below, it's just a matter of when; or as he states, it&...

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    Soundtrack Details: 'The Ballad Of Genesis & Lady Jaye' Is A Good Psychic TV Greatest Hits Package

    The documentary “The Ballad Of Genesis & Lady Jaye” hits theaters in New York in limited release this weekend. It’s an utterly fascinating and bizarre (sometimes queasy) look at identity and pandrogny (review later this week) that happens to center around seminal experimen...

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    Armie Hammer Says 'The Lone Ranger' Is An "Adventure Film" & "Buddy Comedy" But Sorry, No Werewolves

    Armie Hammer has just finished his first week on "The Lone Ranger" -- in which he's playing the title role. After portraying the Winklevoss twins in "The Social Network," Leonardo DiCaprio's lover in "J. Edgar," and now a Prince Charming of sorts in a Snow White...

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