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    Edward Norton Talks Playing The Conflicted Morality & Patriotism Of Eric Byer In 'The Bourne Legacy'

    "We are the sin eaters. It means that we take the moral excrement we find in this equation and we bury it down deep inside of us, so that the rest of our case can stay pure. That is the job. We are morally indefensible, and absolutely necessary." This is Edward Norton as Col. Eric Byer in his manife...

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    Shia LaBeouf Makes a New Best Friend in Indie Film, Kicks Studios to the Curb

    Shia LaBeouf first appeared on the scene as dorky brother Louis Stevens in the Disney comedy "Even Stevens" in 1999, long before his status as Hollywood heartthrob was existent. It would take until 2007 for studio hits such as "Disturbia" and "Transformers" to catapult ...

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    Preview 'Tempest' (21st Century Re-imagining Of Shakespeare's Play w/ South London Youth)

    I'm captured by what I see in this trailer, and would love to see the rest of the film.

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    Netflix Pacts With Fortissimo Films, Makes Plans to Expand Into Scandinavia

    Netflix continues its expansion into far-flung foreign markets with plans announced Wednesday to launch its video-streaming service in Scandinavia before the end of the year. In separate news, the company has cut a deal with indie-film distributor Fortissimo Films to make about a fifth of its 300-st...

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    Preview Feature Doc 'Drag Dad' (About A 6-Year-Old boy & His Father, A Drag Queen Superstar)

    The short story, from the project's site, goes... Drag Dad is an independent documentary project about 6-year-old Jeremiah and his father, the drag queen superstar named Tyra Sanchez. (real name James William Ross IV). In 2010, Tyra Sanchez won the popular reality show RuPaul&rsqu...

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    SXSW Festival Co-Founder Louis Black on Recently Passed SXSW Creative Director Brent Grulke

    Brent Grulke died Monday morning of a heart attack. He was 51 years old. The enormity of that statement leaves me gasping for breath.

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    Shia LaBeouf Done With Studio Films? Actor Regrets Comments About 'Indy 4,' Says He's 'Terrified' About Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'

    While it's been a while since we really warmed to him on screen, kudos are certainly due to Shia LaBeouf for giving his career a new lease of life of late. The 26-year-old actor started off in the Disney Channel world before graduating to blockbuster sidekick in films like "Constantine" and "I Robot...

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    First On Newly-Launched Mirror Image's Slate, British Urban Comedy 'It's A Lot'

    High concept, low budget; words that I'm sure every studio exec with greenlight power would love to hear, when filmmakers are pitching projects to them.

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    Willem Dafoe Joins Anton Corbijn's Spy-Thriller 'A Most Wanted Man' & Cop-Drama 'Whiskey Bay' With Matt Dillon

    Anton Corbijn transitioned from music video directing/rock-photography to feature filmmaking fairly late in his career. First up, he combined his love of music and pictures with a biopic of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis that made a star of Sam Riley and followed that up with an adaptation of Mart...

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    Preview Haitian Drama 'Three Kids' (Young Friends Struggle To Survive In Earthquake Aftermath)

    The short story goes... Vitaleme, Pierre and Mikenson are 3 twelve-years-old friends, living in a home in Port-au-Prince. Vitaleme is haunted by his memories as a child servant and obsessed with the idea of what he believes to be freedom. He tries to convince his two friends to leave the home, ...

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