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    The Cinema Guild Picks Up U.S. Rights to Epic Fishing Doc 'Leviathan'

    The Cinema Guild has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel’s epic exploration of fishing, “Leviathan.” The film, which is set to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival next week, will receive a theatrical release in ...

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    BET Original Movie 'Being Mary Jane' (Starring Gabrielle Union) To Open 16th Urbanworld Film Fest

    Details in the press release below... this should eventually become an hour-long BET drama series. But this is good news; I'll definitely be there to see it. I didn't even know that it was already done.

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    Exclusive: Behind The Scenes Clip From Gritty TIFF Pirate Thriller 'A Hijacking'

    While all the major star driven, buzzworthy titles of the fall festival season are the ones grabbing the biggest headlines, it doesn't take much to uncover hidden gems. Indeed, for our writer who attended the Venice Film Festival, it was getting shut out of Susanne Bier's "Love Is All You Need" that...

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    AMPAS, IFP, PGA, WGA, Sundance, Tribeca, More Demand 'Immediate Return' of Missing Syrian Filmmaker Owra Nyrabia

    The International Documentary Association released a statement Friday in support of missing Syrian filmmaker Owra Nyrabia, who was detained in Damascus August 23. The clamor among the international filmmaking community for Nyrabia’s release has been growing in recent days, and many American gu...

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    Vin Diesel To Star In 'The Last Witch Hunter' -- Is Witch Hunting A Thing Now?

    After the recently released "Van Helsing"-ish trailer for the troubled "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" comes word that Vin Diesel is being courted for an incredibly similar-sounding Lionsgate-Summit movie called "The Last Witch Hunter," according to The Wrap. The movie, originally set to be directe...

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    Women to Watch: Catherine Tait

    What a difference a year makes. Last year at TIFF I attended the reception for the launch of the Hollywood Suite Broadcasting by Catherine Tait, Jeff Sackman, Jay Switzer, Michael McLaughlin and David Kines. Hollywood Suite is four Canadian wide new HD channels featuring commercial free HD movies ...

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    Watch: War Breaks Out In Final, Action-Heavy Trailer For 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 2'

    It remains to be seen if the end of the greatest love story of our age a relationship between two people in their twenties will end up harming the box office of the final installment of the 'Twilight' franchise. After all, the relationship between Bella and Edward is the be-all and end-all of the fr...

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    Harry Belafonte to Receive 2012 Humanitarian Award at Montreal International Black Film Festival

    Legendary performer and activist Harry Belafonte will receive the Montreal International Black Film Festival's 2012 Humanitarian Prize on its opening night, Wednesday, September 19, at Cinéma Impérial. The MIBFF will grant Belafonte the award for his contributions to the Civil Righ...

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    Soundtrack Drops for Ice'T's 'Something From Nothing:The Art of Rap'

    Legacy Recordings has released the soundtrack to Ice'T's Something For Nothing:The Art of Rap on CD and Vinyl. The soundtrack features a Who's Who of Hip Hop; Nas, Q-Tip, Run DMC, MC Lyte, Wu Tang and many more.

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    Chris Evans & Michelle Monaghan To Star In Offbeat Anti-Rom Com 'A Many Splintered Thing'

    Deadline is exclusively reporting news out of Toronto that the once-and-future Captain America Chris Evans and supremely underutilized Michelle Monaghan will co-star in "A Many Splintered Thing," for McG's Wonderland Sound & Vision and Voltage Pictures. Described in the report as "in the vein of 'Am...

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