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    Sundance: Director Craig Zobel Talks The Controversy, Criticism & Intent Of 'Compliance'

    The Sundance Film Festival has always included provocative films in its programming, as much to challenge attendees’ expectations as to introduce to the world new, visionary filmmakers who aren’t afraid to take risks. In 2012, the film that has caused the most controversy is “Compliance,” Craig Zobe...

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    Watch Denzel Washington & Ryan Reynolds Tango In A Moving BMW In Clip From "Safe House"

    Quickie recap... Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds star in the thriller Safe House, in which Ryan plays a CIA agent who must protect a rogue ex-agent (Washington) from assassins.

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    "Exit Strategy" The Indie "Un-Romantic Comedy" Opens In NJ & PA Cities February 10th (Details)

    A film Sergio profiled about a month ago will make its official theatrical debut on February 10th, in Cherry Hill, NJ and Philadelphia, PA theaters, for our readers in those 2 cities.

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    First Look At Eva Mendes & Kylie Minogue In Leos Carax's 'Holly Motors'

    While it's probably still slightly too early to begin talking about what films will be headed to Cannes in May, one film that almost seems a certainty at this point is Leos Carax's "Holly Motors." Carax has already presented a film in competition with "Pola X" in 1999&nbs...

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    Sundance: 'Paradise Lost' Director Joe Berlinger Talks About The "Unnecessary Friction" With 'West Of Memphis' Filmmakers

    For almost 20 years, documentarian Joe Berlinger (along with Bruce Sinofksy) has chronicled the complicated history of the West Memphis Three, a trio of Arkansas teenagers who were found guilty of a triple homicide despite questionable evidence. His first film about the trial, “Paradise L...

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    Can't Make It To Sundance? Here's Clips From 'Arbitrage,' 'Grabbers,' 'The Art Of Rap' & 'I Am Not A Hipster'

    Who’s bummed out that they can’t be in Park City right now? Who really wishes they were at Sundance watching all these new movies that the internet is full of buzz about? Good, it’s not just me then. Well to make things slightly easier a bunch of films that have premiered there in ...

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    'Downton Abbey' Star Hugh Bonneville Eyes Peter James' Thriller 'Dead Simple' As Big-Screen Starring Role

    "Downton Abbey" has gone from being a simple TV series to something of a phenomenon. The country house soap opera, created by "Gosford Park" Oscar-winner Julian Fellowes, became an instant smash on British TV, and its upstairs/downstairs appeal has carried over to the States in a...

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    'Pariah' Director Dee Rees Writing A New Script Called 'Large Print' & Working On An HBO Series With Viola Davis

    While Spike Lee may be making headlines at the Sundance Film Festival for both his fiery rants and his latest effort “Red Hook Summer,” he took some time out to help boost the profile of a rising filmmaker who is already earning acclaim. Lee appeared alongside Dee Rees of “Pariah&r...

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    Sundance Deal: Sony Worldwide Partners with Goldwyn for 'Robot & Frank'

    Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have partnered to acquire North American rights to rookie Jake Schreier's "Robot and Frank," which had its world premiere Friday in Salt Lake City, then played at the Eccles Theatre Saturday night. The movie stars Fran...

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    IFC Takes Sundance's 'Liberal Arts'

    IFC Films has taken North American rights to Josh Radnor's "Liberal Arts," which debuted in the Premieres section of the Sundance Film Festival this past weekend.

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