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    Noah Baumbach Says 'The Corrections' Is Unlikely To See The Light Of Day, 'While We're Young' Won't Be Next

    HBO might be turning into something of a safe haven for the kind of smart, adult programming that's increasingly rare in theaters, but not everything gets to make the cut. With shows like "True Blood" and "Game Of Thrones" becoming long-running hits, and newcomers like "Girls" and "The Newsroom" get...

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    James Franco To Team With 'I Want Your Love' Helmer Travis Mathews On "Homo-Sex-Art-FIlm"

    After delving into the world of erotic gay cinema with his film school short adaptation of Anthony Hecht's "Feast Of Stephen," which portrayed one man's viewing of a pick-up basketball game in New York, all around multi-hyphenate James Franco has now set up a teaming with film...

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    New Doc By African American Producers Chronicles Real Lives Of Actresses On Path To Stardom

    Details in the press release below... I haven't seen the film, but it's apparently been on DVD since December, according to Amazon.com. It's also on VOD.

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    Universal, Focus Pick 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Producing Team

    The winners of Universal Pictures and Focus Features' bidding war to produce the movie version of EL James' erotic Number One bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" are "The Social Network" producers Michael De Luca ("Magnolia," "Moneyball") and Dana Brunetti ("21"), who runs Trigger Street Productions w...

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    Preview Brooding, Atmospheric Short Film 'The Bluest Note' (Teaser Trailer, Poster)

    Teaser for what I thought was a well-made, engaging, melancholic 15-minute short film I had the opportunity to watch over the weekend, titled The Bluest Note, directed by Marques Green, from a script penned by Oliver Webb.

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    'Martha Marcy May Marlene' Director Sean Durkin To Helm 'Joplin' Biopic With Tony Winner Nina Arianda In The Lead Role

    Of all the long-developing music biopics out there in the world, a movie about Janis Joplin nearly tops the list of much dicussed, but unmade projects. Before Fernando Meirelles made "360," he was linked to a version that would've starred Amy Adams and been produced by Wyck Godfrey of ...

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    'Martha Marcy' Filmmaker Sean Durkin Will Direct 'Joplin,' With Tony Winner Nina Arianda As Janis

    Borderline Films writer-director-producer Sean Durkin has landed on a project to follow his critically acclaimed Sundance 2011 drama “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” which nabbed Durkin the narrative directing award at the festival that year. Durkin is now attached to helm “Joplin,&rdqu...

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    Will Yun Lee Is Silver Samurai In 'The Wolverine'

    When we reported on the batch of new names joining "The Wolverine" earlier today, we speculated that was just the tip of the iceberg particulary with the film starting to shoot soon, but we didn't expect to see more news arriving so quickly, especially for such a big part. But indeed, ...

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    Preview South African Action/Drama 'Zama Zama' (Illegal Activity In Gold Mining Region)

    Black South African cinema continues to excite and intrigue, especially for the uninitiated like myself, who are gradually getting familiar with the country's offerings. I'll leave the pro stuff to our friends at Africa Is A Country who cover politics, sports, entertainment, and more, f...

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    Zack Snyder's 'Man Of Steel' Not Getting Converted For IMAX 3D (Yet)

    Even though Christopher Nolan -- advocate for film stock over digital and IMAX over 3D -- can present his own movies however he wants, even if Warner Bros. would've love some extra three dimension coin from "The Dark Knight Rises," that power doesn't seem to extend to movies he exe...

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