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    Ti West To Direct Horror Thriller 'The Sacrament,' With Eli Roth Producing

    It ended up going a little unsung on release earlier this year, and not every Playlist staffer dug it, but this writer was quite taken with Ti West's "The Innkeepers" when he finally caught up with a few months back. An atmospheric, unsettling little ghost story with some fine performances from Sara...

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    Watch: Trailer For 3D Re-Release Of Pixar's 'Monsters Inc.'

    The 3D-ization train rolls on! After last year's 3D re-release of "The Lion King," initially a limited engagement gimmick meant to promote the Blu-ray release, brought in almost $100 million for the Mouse House, the floodgates opened. This month sees the release of a 3D version of Pixar's aquatic fa...

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    Eric Roth Honored with Austin Film Festival's Distinguished Screenwriter Award

    Screenwriter Eric Roth -- whose many credits include "The Insider," "Forrest Gump," "Munich" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" -- will receive the Austin Film Festival's Distinguished Screenwriter Award at the fest's annual Awards luncheon on October 20...

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    What's In Store at The 'New Yorker Festival'

    I've been living in New York for quite some time and have apparently missed this gem of an event. The New Yorker Festival is a three day event bringing together noteworthy individuals from the worlds of; Publishing, Film, Theatre, Music, Politics, Culinary Arts, Fashion and More. The official s...

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    Daniel Craig Signed On For Two More James Bond Movies After 'Skyfall'

    Whatever you think of the films so far (the general consensus being that "Casino Royale" is one of the best ever entries of the franchise, and "Quantum of Solace" was something of a disappointing follow-up), few would argue that Daniel Craig has disappointed as the fifth incarnation of James Bond. B...

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    Annemarie Jacir's Palestinian 'When I Saw You' Goes to Match Factory Before TIFF Debut [Trailer]

    Annemarie Jacir's Palestinian Oscar entry "When I Saw You" goes to The Match Factory for worldwide rights, prior to its debut at Toronto September 9. Jacir's first film "Salt of This Sea," which debuted at Cannes in 2008, was also Palestine's Oscar entry...

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    New 'Cloud Atlas' 2-Minute Trailer Surfaces

    A new two and half minute Cloud Atlas Trailer has surfaced.  After viewing the 6 minute Trailer released earlier by The Wachowski's and Twyker I wondered how they would provide the same dept of understuding, or confusion, in a traditional trailer.  After viewing I am even more intrigue...

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    Watch: Two New Trailers For Season 3 Of 'Downton Abbey'

    Sure, you might be enjoying/still eagerly anticipating Benedict Cumberbatch in “Parade’s End,” but there’s no denying that it’s still little more than the pretender to the crown. The real blockbuster British period drama remains “Downton Abbey,” and it won’t be long until the third season of the acc...

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    'Bodyguard' Musical Teasers Released

    Previews for The Bodyguard the musical are set to start November 6 with its official opening on December 5 at the Adelphi Theater in Londons West End.  As previously reported the musical will star Tony winner Heather Headley as Rachel Marron and Lloyd Owens as Frank Farmer in the roles made fam...

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    2013 Honorary Oscars Go To Documentarian D.A. Pennebaker, Stuntman/Director Hal Needham & More

    In a press release (via Awards Daily), the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced who would be receiving the honorary Oscars at next year's awards ceremony, for both the Governors Awards and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. On the Governors Awards side o...

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