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    Guadeloupean Drama 'Elza' Making USA Theatrical Premiere At New MIST Harlem Cinemas (Details)

    We previously announced this news last month, as part of a longer post about the upcoming opening of MIST Harlem Cinemas, where the film will make its US theatrical premiere on Friday, October 12.

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    William Friedkin To Direct Nicolas Cage In Thriller 'I Am Wrath'

    Update 10/01: Deadline confirms this is really, and truly, happening

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    Paul Federbush Joins the Sundance Institute as International Director of Its Feature Film Program

    Former Warner Independent Pictures and Red Flag Releasing executive Paul Federbush has been hired by the Sundance Institute as international director of its feature film program. Reporting to feature film program founding director Michelle Satter, Federbush officially begins his new role September 2...

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    Watch: Trailer For Alcoholism Drama 'Smashed' Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Aaron Paul

    "Last night I ended up smoking crack." The Sundance drama “Smashed” starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and “Breaking Bad” star Aaron Paul received rave reviews earlier this year, especially from the performances of both lead actors. Our review from Sundance had praise for both thespians: "Winstead's ...

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    'Marley' (The Definitive Documentary On The Life Of Bob Marley) Now Streaming On Netflix

    Magnolia Pictures released Academy Award-winner Kevin Macdonald's Bob Marley documentary Marley, on Friday, April 20th, launching day and date on all VOD and digital platforms - including Facebook.

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    Marisa Tomei & Sam Rockwell Team for 'Why Now'; Reviews on Their TIFF Entries 'Inescapable' and 'Seven Psychopaths'

    Two stars whose films premiered at Toronto -- Marisa Tomei with Ruba Nadda's "Inescapable" and Sam Rockwell with Martin McDonagh's "Seven Psychopaths" -- have signed on for "Why Now," a indie comedy that will shoot over three weeks in upstate New York this November. Michael Godere and Ivan Martin wr...

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    Stream Jonny Greenwood's Score To 'The Master,' Plus Listen To 'Dredd' Score In Full

    Almost as anticipated as Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master" in general -- and given that only this morning, this writer got a death threat for daring to give the film a 'B,' that's pretty damn anticipated -- is the music of the film. 2007's "There Will Be Blood" saw Anderson draft Radiohead member ...

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    Rising Star Isabel Lucas To Lead 'Careful What You Wish For,' Liam Neeson Sought For 'Fair Trade,' And More

    First up in a bit of a casting round-up today is news that Aussie actress Isabel Lucas (“Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” and maybe Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups” if she makes the final cut) has signed up for “Careful What You Wish For.” The film will follow a self-conscious high school stu...

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    Casting Call: Actor Of African Descent To Play Bantamweight Boxing Champ 'Panama' Al Brown

    I was contacted by a casting director in Paris, France, hoping I could assist with finding an actor to play the lead role in a film based on the relationship between bantamweight boxing world champion Alfonso Teofilo Brown, better known as "Panama" Al Brown, and French ...

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    Watch the Teaser for Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Before Epic Trailer Premiere [Video]

    Remember when trailers merely appeared on TV screens and in front of movies at the theater? Those days are long gone. Now trailers get premieres of their own. It should thus come as no surprise that the trailer for Steven Spielberg's hotly-anticipated "Lincoln" will debut at an epic scale, being liv...

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