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    Reese Witherspoon Joins Atom Egoyan's West Memphis Three Drama 'Devil's Knot'

    The saga of the West Memphis Three is far from over. "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" hits HBO next month and the Peter Jackson-produced documentary "West Of Memphis" will make its premiere at Sundance in January. Their story will still very much be in the public eye for the next whi...

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    Tsui Hark's Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Opens on 5000 3-D Screens in China

    China is going 3-D. The country built up its 3-D infrastructure for "Avatar," and now Hong Kong action master Tsui Hark's $35-million Jet Li epic "Flying Swords of Dragon Gate"--filmed in 3-D--opens on 5000 3-D and 61 IMAX screens in China on Friday, against Zhang Yimou's...

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    Béla Tarr to Receive Full Retrospective at Film Society of Lincoln Center in February

    Hungarian director Béla Tarr will be the subject of a complete retrospective at New York's Film Society of Lincoln Center, the organization said Thursday. Under the banner "The Last Modernist: The Complete Works of Béla Tarr from February 3-8, 2012," the six-day even...

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    D.A Pennebaker's 'The War Room,' David Lean's Noel Coward Films & More Head To Criterion In March; 'Last Temptation Of Christ' Goes Blu

    It's the middle of the month, which means Criterion has unveiled their latest batch of titles and once again, it will test the strength of your wallet. But this March, the boutique label is also showing some savvier then usual marketing muscle as well.

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    Genre Bending Thriller 'Rites of Spring' Goes to IFC Midnight

    IFC Midnight has acquired U.S. rights to the thriller "Rites of Spring," directed and written by Padraig Reynolds.The genre bending film concerns a group of kidnappers whose plans are thwarted when they encounter a mysterious creature in their hideout. No release date has been announced of...

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    Watch: Trailer For Dario Argento's 'Dracula 3D' Promises It Will Be Awesome Because Of That Giant Praying Mantis

    We kind of totally forgot/put it out of our minds because he hasn't made a halfway decent movie in years, but the legendary Dario Argento is nearing completion on "Dracula 3D" and now a sales trailer for the movie has arrived. The effects aren't done, but as expected, it looks...

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    Bret Easton Ellis Says 'American Psycho' Remake Will Be "Genuine"

    Of all the remakes to be announced in the last little while, Lionsgate's do-over of "American Psycho" has generated the most (outraged) chatter. Already deemed a contemporary classic starring a wickedly deranged Christian Bale and directed with finesse by Mary Harron, the film took the...

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    Rewind: Orson Welles Was Victorious In Ad For Board Game 'Dark Tower'

    Orson Welles is essentially known for three things: 1) making The Greatest Movie Of All Time with "Citizen Kane" 2) forever being plagued by a variety of issues on pretty much every movie he made afterward (weep for the lost 30 minutes of "The Magnificent Ambersons") and 3) making a handful of bizar...

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    "The Bodyguard" Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD in April

    Remember back in 1992 when it seemed that Whitney Houston was the biggest phenomenon on the planet? Not only did she have hit song after hit song after hit album, but she also starred in her first film, The Bodyguard, with the then equally big time Kevin Costner, and the result w...

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    The Top 11 Political Movies of 2011

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