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    Title Song For 'Django Unchained' To Be Multilingual Version Of "My Way"?; Alexandre Desplat Scoring 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    A couple of musical notes for you on two of 2012's most anticipated films.

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    Preview Sundance Screenwriters Lab Selection "A Chjàna" + Watch Explosive Trailer For The Short Film Version Of It

    Announced earlier today... the Sundance Institute's selection of the next 12 feature projects that will begin the journey through the Sundance Labs program (not that all of them will go through the entire program), beginning with its annual January Screenwriters Lab - an immersive, 5-day wr...

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    Watch: 'Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie' Gets A Green Band Trailer & Is Still Totally Surreal

    If you've seen "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!," then the surreal, random, WTF-mess trailer for Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim's "Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie" will seem right at home. If you're not familiar with their work, it might not...

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    "Tree of Life" Tops Film Comment's End-of-Year Poll

    Film Comment has announced its critics' list of the year's best films.  From a list of critics including Roger Ebert, David Edelstein, Todd McCarthy, and Amy Taubin, Film Comment has compiled a list of the year's best films.  Terrence Malick's "Tree of Life" to...

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    Watch: Will Ferrell Is Armando Alvarez In Teaser Trailer For 'Casa De Mi Padre'

    Even though the full trailer leaked a long time ago, it seems Lionsgate's hispanic distribution offshoot Pantelion Films wants to forget that ever happened, and are starting over with a teaser trailer that only gives a small taste of the outrageous awesomeness of "Casa De Mi Padre."

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    SAG, Golden Globes, Spirits, Scorsese: This Week on Indiewire

    This week on Indiewire, "The Artist" and "The Help" dominated the SAG and Golden Globe nominations, the Spirit Awards revealed their host for the 27th edition, Jonas Mekas explained why he's busier than ever at 89, and much more. NEWS 'The Artist' Leads Gold...

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    Todd Haynes Thanks The Fans For Helping Him Remember The Details & Backstories Of 'Velvet Goldmine'

    Almost 25 years after he made his first film, Todd Haynes remains as provocative and singular a filmmaker as ever. From the incendiary “Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story” to Oscar-nominated projects like “Far From Heaven” and most-recently, his HBO-backed adaptation w...

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    Zeitgeist Nabs Sundance Margaret Atwood Doc "Payback"

    Zeitgeist Films has acquired 2012 Sundance world documentary competition title "Payback" by Jennifer Baichwal. The New York-based distributor is planning a late April 2012 release. The film will play New York's Film Forum beginning April 25. Based on Margaret Atwood’s best-s...

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    Sundance Institute Selects 12 Projects for January Screenwriters Lab

    The Sundance Institute has selected 12 projects for its annual January Screenwriters Lab, that takes place January 13-18 in Utah. The selected Fellows will work with a group of creative advisors, including Lab Artistic Director Scott Frank, Lisa Cholodenko, Geoffrey Fletcher, Naomi Foner, John ...

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    Sundance Selects Twelve Screenwriters for January Lab

    The Sundance Institute has selected 12 projects for its annual January Screenwriters Lab, an intensive five-day writers’ workshop held January 13-18 at Utah's Sundance Resort. These indie screenwriters from around the world will work on their feature film scripts with support from veteran ...

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