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    "The French Connection" - A Film Series About "The Other France" Presented By ADIFF

    For a full lineup of all the films scheduled to screen in the series, click HERE - including documentaries on Frantz Fanon, Sotigui Kouyate, and Josefine Baker. 

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    Kino Lorber Picks Up Hong Sang-Soo's 'In Another Country' & Ken Loach's 'Angels' Share' Finds Distribution With Sundance Selects

    Tracking the festival circuit can sometimes be a frustrating venture as distribution deals (or lack thereof) can negate anticipation and excitement. For smaller-name films, foreign ones in particular, it's sometimes a matter of years before a far away festival hit is released locally. American fans ...

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    Cannes: Andrew Dominik Says He's Aiming To Make "Emotional Nightmare Fairy-Tale" Marilyn Monroe Biopic 'Blonde' Next

    After a few years in the wilderness after the masterpiece "The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford" underperformed at the box office, Andrew Dominik's third film -- initially titled "Cogan's Trade" after the George V. Higgins book on which it's based, and later retitled "Killing T...

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    Charlotte Gainsbourg & Mathieu Amalric Line Up New Projects; New Trailer For Pawel Pawlikowski's 'The Woman In The Fifth'

    Carrying on the Gallic theme of the Cannes Film Festival, we now have news from two major French talents in the form of Charlotte Gainsbourg and Mathieu Amalric who have both lined up their next projects. We also have the first trailer for Pawel Pawlikowski's Paris-set "The Woman In The Fif...

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    Comedian Kevin Hart To Try His Hand At Occupation-Based Slapstick With Kevin James In 'Valet Guys'

    After working the grind of the comedy club circuit while picking up the occasional supporting film role, it seems actor/comedian Kevin Hart has finally reached, and even surpassed, the mainstream success that has recently graced Louis C.K. and Marc Maron among others. His comedy special “...

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    Cannes: Dardenne-led Cinéfondation Jury Awards Three Short Films

    The Cannes Cinéfondation and Short Film Jury announced its winners. Jean-Pierre Dardenne led the jury of Arsinée Khanjian, Karim Aïnouz, Emmanuel Carrère and Yu Lik-Wai. Three of the festival's 15 selected short films, chosen from 1,700 submissions, were screened and gi...

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    In Theaters This Weekend: Will Smith Bets On "Black" + Omar Sy Is One Of The "Intouchables"

    Men In Black 3 opens today in the USA, in case you've had your head buried in the sand all week. I've seen it, and I'm guessing Sergio has as well. 

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    Watch: Trailer for River Phoenix's Final, Unfinished Film 'Dark Blood,' Plus Interview With Director George Sluizer

    It's a well-documented slice of Hollywood history where River Phoenix went the night of his untimely death, but what's lesser known about is the halted production that the young actor was shooting at the time. Dutch director George Sluizer was ten days from wrapping on his film with Phoenix,...

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    Sony Pictures Acquires 'Revenge for Jolly!' Starring Kristen Wiig

    Sony Pictures Worldwide has acquired North American rights to "Revenge for Jolly!," a comedy starring Elijah Wood, Adam Brody, Ryan Phillippe and Kristen Wiig that premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. The buy marks the first for the newly-formed affiliate company of Charles Roven&#...

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    RZA Finally Talks "The Man With The Iron Fist," Says It's Officially Done w/ Test Screenings Happening

    RZA Finally Talks "The Man With The Iron Fist," Says It's Officially Done w/ Test Screenings Happening

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