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    FilmFunds and Duran Duboi U.S. to Offer 3D Conversion Services for Popular Films

    FilmFunds announced today that they have acquired independent company Duran Duboi U.S. as a part of their new production arm. FilmFunds will combine their own technology with Duran Duboi's patented 3D LiveFlix technology to poll audiences on what popular films they would most like to see in 3D and offer conversion services. “While popular films like "Star Wars" and "Titanic" will soon be coming out in 3D, there are many others that have a built-in audience, if only studios and filmmakers had an easy-to-use, crowd-sourcing social marketing tool to prove it. Now they do," said FilmFunds Co-Founder and...

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    That "Extremely Loud" Poster Looks Extremely Familiar

    If you've walked by the poster for "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" and thought it looked familiar, here's why. Check out the side-by-side below of "Extremely Loud" and a movie you might not have seen for quite some timeā€¦

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    Bill Murray Reportedly Sends Dan Aykroyd & Harold Ramis Shredded 'Ghostbusters 3' Script

    Take this with a grain of salt (although, it must be said, they were right about John Edwards' love child), but the National Enquirer (via Slashfilm) is reporting that Bill Murray is really done talking about a potential "Ghostbusters 3." How did he get the message across? Well, t...

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    James Franco Eyes Cameo As Hugh Hefner In 'Lovelace'; Hank Azaria, Bobby Cannavale, Chris Noth & Robert Patrick Join Cast

    James Franco, who we've come to know and love as an actor who defies expectations, is eying a role as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (after being initially offered the lead of Chuck Traynor) in "Lovelace," Variety reports.

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    London Film Critics' Circle Lead London Film Critic Nominations

    The London Film Critics' Circle has released their nominees this morning, with some surprising frontrunners. Tomas Alfredson's Cold War thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and Nicolas Winding Refn's pulpy blast "Drive" were the top nominees, with six nominations...

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    Watch: Samuel L. Jackson Narrates "A Hustlerz Ambition" - Documentary On Life & Times Of Young Jeezy

    At first I was immediately curious to know how these two got together, and how that conversation went, when Young Jeezy approached Samuel L. Jackson and asked him to narrate a documentary on the rapper's life.

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    A Football Field Implodes? Over-Scrutinizing 'The Dark Knight Rises' Trailer

    At the close of 2011, Warner Bros. hit us with a tease of 2012's biggest blockbuster event, the trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises." What's interesting about this trailer isn't what it reveals as much as what it hides and obscures.

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    Sandra Bullock Describes 'Gravity'

    While talking to MTV about her Oscar bait-y weepie "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," Sandra Bullock revealed a few more details about the immensity and technological prowess of Alfonso Cuaron's forthcoming 3D sci-fi thriller "Gravity." She seems kind of at a loss for wor...

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    IN THE WORKS: Biopic Lovelace Starts Production in L.A., Adds Cast; Seyfried and Sarsgaard Star

    As "Lovelace" started filming in Los Angeles Tuesday, directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman announced their full cast on the official biopic, starring Amanda Seyfried as "Deep Throat" porn star Linda Lovelace and Peter Sarsgaard as Lovelace's husband Chuck Traynor.

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    'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' Pirate Sentenced To A Year In Prison, Film's Director Gavin Hood Still Goes Unpunished

    Piracy and bootlegging is, obviously, a major problem for the film industry, as it has been since the invention of the VHS. But in a day and age when everyone and their mom knows how to torrent, and seemingly don't mind watching terrible-quality DivXs shot on a constantly-shaking camera phone, it's ...

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