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    "Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone" Gets DVD/Digital Release Pickup And Release Date

    SPARK, a new label dedicated to releasing quality documentaries on the arts created by the Cinema Guild to release on home video and/or digital, will distribute Everyday Sushine: The Story of Fishbone a documentary about the band Fishbone, the pioneering Black rock band that is celebrated ...

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    Seth Gordon Will Commit 'Identity Theft' With Melissa McCarthy & Jason Bateman

    First announced last summer, and expected to be Melissa McCarthy's first post-"Bridesmaids" starring project, not much had been heard about "Identity Theft" since. But it looks like the plans to shoot this during McCarthy's hiatus from the dreadful CBS sitcom "Mike & Molly" are coming together, as a...

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    Millennium Picks Up Romantic Dramedy "A Little Bit of Heaven"

    Millennium Entertainment announced that they have acquired the North American rights to Nicole Kassell’s latest film, “A Little Bit of Heaven.” The upcoming romantic dramedystars Gael Garcia Bernal as a doctor who helps his patient (Kate Hudson) overcome the anxieties of a committed relationship, wh...

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    Adam Brody To Star In Neil LaBute Penned & Produced 'Some Girls'; Lands 'Welcome To The Jungle'

    Former “The O.C.” heartthrob Adam Brody has come a long way from his days of covering for bad boy buddy Ryan Atwood in the privileged California community. Since his breakout turn in the Fox drama, he’s stolen the show in everything from big budget blockbusters like “Mr. &...

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    Can Hasbro Become the Next Marvel?

    Hasbro wants to become the next Marvel Entertainment. They should be so lucky. Word is that the toy giant behind such movie franchises as “Transformers,” “G.I. Joe” and Peter Berg’s upcoming tentpole “Battleship” is in talks with JP Morgan to provide the financing to up the ante to build a rival to ...

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    Will Sundance 2012 Be Any Good? 4 Films to Watch

    As I've written before, I'm not crazy about Sundance as an experience, but I do like a number of the films that play there. Last year, my favorites included "Perfect Sense," "The Future," "Martha Mary Marcy Marlene," "Project Nim" and "Terri.&q...

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    Troma Acquires Postmodern Horror Flick 'The Taint'

    Troma Entertainment has acquired worldwide rights to the postmodern horror movie "The Taint," from directors Drew Bolduc and Dan Nelson. Here's the plot per Troma: The water is tainted. The Taint poisons the minds of men. It turns them into raging misogynists. When society is...

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wearing Practical Prosthetics To Look Like Bruce Willis In 'Looper'

    If anything, Rian Johnson is no stranger to ambition. For his debut feature he put hard boiled noir dialogue in the mouths of teenagers in "Brick" and he followed that up with the Euro-flavored heist tale, "The Brothers Bloom." And in 2012, the director returns with "Looper&...

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    New Posters For 'Friends With Kids,' 'Battleship' & 'For Ellen'

    A trio of new posters for three films we're anticipating for totally different reasons. First up, we have the debut directorial effort of Jennifer Westfeldt with "Friends With Kids" which boasts the all-star cast of Adam Scott, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd, Me...

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    Mathieu Kassovitz Out, Gad Elmaleh In For Costa-Gavras' 'Le Capital'

    First pegged for Vincent Cassel, then lined up for Mathieu Kassovitz, director Costa-Gavras continues to tinker with his lead for "Le Capital," and this might be the most intriguing change yet.

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