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    'Lost' Writer Carlton Cuse Penning 'San Andreas 3D'

    As Damon Lindelof incurred with “Prometheus” the vitriolic fanbase appetizer to this weekend's Bat-activities, “Lost” co-showrunner Carlton Cuse must have felt pretty good with his decision to shun the spotlight after their show's end. However, as New Line has spent t...

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    Robin Williams To Play Dwight Eisenhower In Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

    It seems that Robin Williams has learned a lesson in recent years, perhaps most particularly from the critical drubbing that the 2009 comedy(?) "Old Dogs" received, and has retreated to doing more ensemble work, notably providing a voice for the "Happy Feet" movies and playing Teddy Roosevelt in the...

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    SXSW Award Winning Doc 'Brooklyn Castle' Set For October Theatrical Debut

    As announced earlier this year, Sony Pictures and producer Scott Rudin (Searching For Bobby Fischer) purchased the remake rights to Brooklyn Castle, the documentary that premiered at SXSW this year, where it won the audience award for best documentary.

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    Exclusive: Poster For True Story Terror 'My Amityville Horror'

    The faux documentary craze has gripped modern horror. Popularized by "The Blair Witch Project" and, more recently, the series of successful "Paranormal Activity" films, the "found footage" aesthetic adds some level of authenticity to horror films, allowing modern audiences to better identify with th...

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    Controversy At 2012 Belize International Film Fest Awards; Get The Facts + Watch The Film At Root Of It All

    The 2012 Belize International Film Festival ended yesterday, with the announcement of the winning films and filmmakers - an event that apparently was met with some controversy,

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    Christopher Nolan Still Doesn't Like 3D; Neil Blomkamp Says 48fps Has An "Alien Quality" To It

    With studios looking for more and more ways to razzle/dazzle audiences, and get a higher ticket price at the same time, directors are taking up the challenge. Guys like Peter Jackson and James Cameron are pushing things forward with “The Hobbit” due later this year in select ci...

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    Exclusive: Poster For Controversial Sundance Documentary 'The Ambassador'

    While Sacha Baron Cohen has gone into character for films like "Borat" and "Bruno" to deliver laughs along with a sharp look at America's social and cultural hang-ups and curiosities, in the provocative documentary "The Ambassador," filmmaker Mads Brügger takes...

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    Gwyneth Paltrow Eats Up 'Blood, Bones & Butter'

    The last film that we saw her in was “The Avengers,” in all likelihood the next film that we’ll see her in is “Iron Man 3,” and in the week after Comic-Con most of the talk has been about whether she’ll ever don the metal suit in any future Marvel movies. As a res...

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    Preview Upcoming South African Buddy Cop Comedy 'Blitz Patrollie'

    Written by South African comedian Kagiso Lediga, Blitz Patrollie is a buddy cop comedy set in Johannesburg.

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    'Dredd' Delivers Justice In New Batch Of Pics Featuring Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby & Lena Headey

    It was a roll of the dice to be sure, but it mostly turned out well for Lionsgate, who kicked off Comic-Con last week by screening "Dredd" for enthusiastic geeks. And while we thought the film was mostly empty spectacle, many other folks disagreed, with much of the initial wariness of the ...

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