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    Natalie Portman & Director Lynne Ramsay Teaming Up For Western 'Jane Got A Gun'

    Since starring in the surprise hit "Black Swan," and winning an Oscar for her troubles, Natalie Portman's been decidedly picky about her choice of roles. It's partly because she became a mother last year, and has been taking a little time off. But also, she's clearly not wanted...

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    'Magic Mike' Soundtrack Features Foreigner, KISS, T-Pain, Ginuwine & More; Plus Details On All The Songs Featured In The Film

    Let's get this straight up front: The Weather Girls' classic disco song "It's Raining Men" is not included in the "Magic Mike" soundtrack (maybe in the film?), but there is a cover by modern R&B singer Countre Black, so at least that's something. &nb...

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    Submarine and Dakota Form Torpedo Pictures

    Just what we need: more indie genre films. Indie seller Submarine Entertainment and Dakota Group Ltd. have formed the aptly named Torpedo Pictures -- a new indie label to produce low-budget, high-concept sci-fi, thriller and horror films. The label's fund will go towards projects in the $500,000...

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    New On DVD: Groundbreaking 1986 Hip-Hop Doc Available Commercially For The 1st Time Ever

    I received a screener copy of this and watched it recently; it's about an hour long, and I'd say not meant to be received as an all-encompassing history of hip-hop. But serves as a time capsule and the story behind its making deserves a documentary of its own, based on what I read.

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    Latest Clip Arrives Of Kristen Stewart & Sam Riley In 'On The Road,' Plus Stewart Reads From '50 Shades Of Grey'

    We are a little over thirteen hours away from the world premiere of on "On The Road," perhaps the single most anticipated, or at least the longest anticipated, film of the Cannes Film Festival. And of all the question marks about the movie, the biggest for us has been the young principal cast: Sam R...

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    Film By Jamaican-Born Hollywood Stuntman Showcases History Of Legendary Maroons Of Jamaica

    Titled Akwantu: the Journey, the feature doc is directed by Roy T. Anderson, award-winning Hollywood stuntman to the stars (like Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Jamie Foxx).

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    BFI London Film Festival Announces New Approach

    The BFI London Film Festival, now under the new creative leadership of Clare Stewart, has announced to major changes.

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    Photos From Spike Lee's Brazil Documentary On Country's Advances, "Go Brazil, Go!"

    A pictorial update on Spike Lee's documentary titled Go Brazil GO!, which will focus on the rise of that country (on the move particularly politically and economically) on the international scene, as one of the BRIC countries, an acronym that refers to Brazil, Russia, India and China, al...

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    Jim Sturgess & Susan Sarandon Put On Steven Shainberg's 'The Big Shoe,' Mark Wahlberg Takes 'The Disciple Program'

    It’s been seven years since Steven Shainberg last directed a film, the mostly forgotten Nicole Kidman vehicle "Fur," but it appears from a new press release that he has finally locked down his next project.

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    Douglas Gordon to Guest Curate CPH:DOX 2012

    CPH:DOX, the Copenhagen-based international documentary film festival, has announced its first of three special guest curators.

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