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    Watch: Trailer & New Image For Quentin Dupieux's Short Film 'Wrong Cops' Starring Marilyn Manson

    While Cannes will be hosting all kinds of celebs this week as they walk down the red carpet, eat at restaurants where the final bill is our rent for the month and shop in the kind of fancy boutiques that we're not even allowed into, at least there will be the presence (cinematically, if not pers...

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    Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky to be Honored at Silverdocs

    The 2012 Guggenheim Symposium at AFI-Discover Channel Silverdocs will recognize the work of Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, best known for the "Paradise Lost" films.

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    Tribeca Film Snags 'The Comedy' Starring Tim Heidecker, Movie Will Land In October

    Garnering a considerable amount of attention after its appearance at the Sundance Film Festival (chatter was both good and bad -- this writer loved it), Rick Alverson's "The Comedy" will finally be unleashed to non-festival plebeians come this October thanks to Tribeca Film.

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    Gugu Mbatha-Raw Will Be "Belle" In Slavery Pic Based On Mixed-Race Woman Raised In Aristocratic Family

    Good news on a project we've been following since last fall... glad to know that it's moving full-speed ahead, as I've learned this afternoon that it's locked up its starring cast which includes: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (in photo above-right), Miranda Richardson, Tom...

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    Amy Adams Is Going To 'Dark Places'

    It was seven years ago that Amy Adams broke out in "Junebug" and she hasn't looked back since. Showing that she can move from drama to comedy to romance with ease, the actress has proven to be one of the most talented and versatile of her generation. Need evidence? Watch "The Figh...

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    Student Academy Award Winners Announced

    U.S. winners of the 39th annual Student Academy Awards are in: ten students from nine schools have been chosen in Alternative, Animation, Documentaries and Narrative categories.

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    Cannes Market: Brosnan & Cooper in Espionage Thriller 'November Man'; Roger Donaldson to Direct

    The Solution Entertainment Group is partnering with Pierce Brosnan's Irish DreamTime production banner in a multi-picture financing and distribution deal, and will be shopping the first title at Cannes, "November Man," directed by Australian-born, New Zealand-raised Roger Donaldson ("The Recruit," "...

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    3 Hour Director's Cut Of Kenneth Lonergan's 'Margaret' Hits DVD In July

    Well, this is finally happening: Kenneth Lonergan's "Margaret," the long-delayed, much discussed, often troubled drama about a young girl (Anna Paquin) who accidentally causes a horrific bus accident, is finally making its way onto DVD and Blu-ray in July. This is great news for anyone who missed th...

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    New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD - Performances From Michael B. Jordan, Nonso Anozie, Sherri Shepherd, Ice Cube

    First... directed by Joshua Trank, Michael B. Jordan co-stars in Chronicle, which follows the misadventures of three high school buddies who develop uncanny powers after making an incredible discovery. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their darker sides ...

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    Bruce Dern & 'MacGruber' Star Will Forte Are Alexander Payne's Picks To Star In 'Nebraska'

    Fresh off the Oscar-nominated success of "The Descendants," Alexander Payne is currently en route to Cannes, where he'll serve on the competition jury alongside the likes of Andrea Arnold, Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor, Jean-Paul Gaultier and chairman Nanni Moretti. But it looks like our...

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