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    New Pic From 'Twelve Years A Slave' Set Confirms Adepero Oduye As 'Eliza' & Storm Reid As 'Emily'

    The film is not yet listed on her (Storm Reid's) IMDB nor IMDBPro pages, but the photo above (and below in full), as well as the caption that accompanied it ("Storm Reid as "Emily" and Adepero Oduye as "Eliza" on set of Twelve Years a Slave directed by Steve McQueen...

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    Paramount Deciding Whether To Release 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' As R-Rated Or PG-13 (Like It Matters)

    Let's face it, films aren't moved from a prime spring date to the bowels of January because they are awesome. And thus when Paramount yanked "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" from its March 2nd date and dropped in the wasteland of January 11, 2013, a distinct odour of fromage be...

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Frankie Go Boom' Starring Charlie Hunnam, Chris O'Dowd & Ron Perlman

    Damn, the trailer for "3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom" looks strange. In a really good way. So how do we explain the madness therein? Let's go to the official synopsis which is brief: Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- hi...

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    IFC Midnight Sinks Its Teeth Into 'The Jeffrey Dahmer Files'

    The specialty distributor plans an early 2013 release for the project, which investigates the life and madness of the infamous serial killer through interviews with the people of Milwaukee who knew or came into contact with Dahmer before and after his 1991 arrest.

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    Ted Hope Sidelines New York Indie Production for San Francisco Film Society Executive Director Role

    The San Francisco Film Society has lucked out. After a long and sad process--having suffered the too-early losses of both directors Graham Leggat and his replacement, Bingham Ray--the SFSS has hired one of the best and brightest producers in the independent community as its new executive director. T...

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    Good Lineup, Eh? TIFF Announces Canadian Titles; Includes Sarah Polley, Xavier Dolan, Brandon Cronenberg

    Toronto has announced the homegrown portion of its lineup. Canadian filmmakers represent in both a feature film category and "Short Cuts Canada," as well as a selection of films funded by the National Film Board of Canada.

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    Warner Bros. Want Ben Affleck To Direct 'Justice League'

    The adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand" (which just got a new writer) and the remake of Guillaume Canet's "Tell No One" are just a couple of the projects Ben Affleck has brewing as possibilities to direct after his duties on "Argo" are all locked up. And th...

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    Tatyana Ali, Sudz Sutherland Indie Drama 'Home Again' Will World Premiere At Toronto Fest

    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) lineup at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival includes premieres of three new feature films by acclaimed Toronto directors, showcasing the NFB’s role in unique and innovative Canadian cinema.

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    Ted Hope Named Executive Director of San Francisco Film Society

    Ted Hope has been named executive director San Francisco Film Society (SFFS), effective September 1, 2012.

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    'Kick-Ass 2' Finds Its Dr. Gravity

    Yes, we're still incredulous that after the many tall tales, fabrications and fishing stories that come out of the mouth of Mark Millar, "Kick-Ass 2" is actually happening. And while the premise finds it subverting the standard tropes of the superhero genre, it does fall in line with o...

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