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    News, Interviews and the Latest Reviews: This Week on Indiewire

    This week on Indiewire, we sat down to chat with the breakout from "War Horse" and "Pina" director Wim Wenders; the Academy revealed the songs eligible for Oscar consideration; "Flowers of War" debuted overseas; "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" got reviewed b...

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    The Cast Of 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close' Talk Navigating The Emotions Of 9/11

    In Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close,” the author tells the story of Oskar Schell, a school-age boy who grapples with the passing of his father in the 9/11 attacks. Adapting such difficult material was never going to be easy, and with Stephen Daldry’...

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    Early Box Office Success Of 'Ghost Protocol' Spurs Talk Of 'Mission: Impossible 5' & 'Top Gun 2'

    With "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" only going into wide release this Wednesday after kicking things off with an IMAX only bow on December 16th, it seems Paramount and Skydance Productions (one of the major financial backers of the film) are very happy with what they are seeing at ...

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    Producer Andrew Kosove Says Screenwriter For New 'Blade Runner' Film Will Be Announced Soon, Black List Script 'Prisoners' Still On The Way

    With 2011 winding down, all eyes are now on 2012 and what the future will bring and one project that has been knocking around for a while is "Prisoners" -- but the new year should bring the film some better fortune.

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    Joss Whedon Says Not To Worry About 'The Avengers' 3D Conversion; 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' Remake Starts Over

    If 2011 was a busy year for the beloved Joss Whedon production-wise, both with the shooting of his major tentpole picture “The Avengers” along with his secretly lensed adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” then 2012 should be a time for Whedon to sit bac...

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    Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" Will Shoot next Summer; Before That Art Institute Of Chicago Exhibit

    I was just reading THIS profile of/interview with director Steve McQueen, mostly focused on his latest effort, the critically-acclaimed Shame, currently in theaters. 

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    Watch: Animated, Animal Filled Video For Jonsi's "Gathering Stories" From 'We Bought A Zoo'

    As Cameron Crowe's "We Bought A Zoo" heads into theaters this wekeend, many kids and parents will likely be hearing Jonsi's unique voice for the first time as the Sigur Ros frontman delivers his first bonafide score, and it's led by the Oscar contending song "Gathering Sto...

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    David Fincher Says 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' Has "Parallels" To 'Chinatown'

    As it should be in Hollywood, people who have their share of negative press usually still have a number of dedicated collaborators who speak well of them. So while “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” director David Fincher has picked up a reputation for being ornery and difficult, it only ...

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    Listen: Taylor Swift's "Safe And Sound" From 'The Hunger Games' Soundtrack

    As much as "The Hunger Games" fans will tell you its nothing like "Twilight," everything that Lionsgate is doing so far is right out of vampire franchise playbook. From the relentless minor teases of the film, early promotional materials that seem to play up a love triangle betwe...

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    Dan Aykroyd Joins Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis In Political Comedy 'Dog Fight'

    There's one major problem that Jay Roach's political comedy "Dog Fight" faces next year: if the Republican debates have been anything to go by, there's no way that the film, produced by Adam McKay and starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as a pair of rival South Carolina...

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