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    Tobey Maguire Cut From Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi,' Replaced With Rising Star Rafe Spall

    "Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire has a pretty great working relationship with director Ang Lee – he caught his big break in Lee’s tremendous 1997 outing “The Ice Storm,” and, to a lesser degree, gave a fine performance in the filmmaker’s underrated Civil War-set 1999 film “Ride With The Devil” (which...

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    Watch: Trailer For Feel-Good Brit Drama 'Song For Marion' With Terence Stamp & Gemma Arterton

    Well, depending on your disposition (and the amount of chemicals you've ingested today), you'll either find the trailer for "Song for Marion" to be hopelessly charming or an absolute disaster that makes you want to cover yourself in bread crumbs and be slowly devoured by a flock of hungry seagulls. ...

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    Amazon Revamps Its Kindle Fire with Higher Resolution and Large-Display Versions, Making It Worthy of Interest From Film Lovers

    Amazon announced Kindle Paperwhite, the newest addition to their e-reader family, today in Santa Monica, confirming advance speculation that the online retailer might add to their product base. But for movie fans, the more notable developments came from the upgrades to Amazon's existing Kindle Fire....

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    Renée Zellweger To Make Directorial Debut With '4 1/2 Minutes,' Michael Keaton Also Lines Up Helming Gig

    Isn't it enough to be handsomely paid and adored the world over? If you're a movie star, the answer is no, and you also long for a creatively fulfilling life behind the camera. After all, your good looks aren't going to last forever, and so naturally a lot of actors start directing movies when inter...

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    Cee-Lo checks in to 'Hotel Transylvania'

    Cee-Lo checks in to 'Hotel Transylvania'

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    Watch: Trailer For TIFF Film 'Dead Europe' Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee & Marton Csokas

    It doesn’t feel as if there has been a load of suspense and intrigue to be had at cinemas lately, but with TIFF firing up for this weekend, many trailers are starting to hit the web for flicks set to debut at the festival – and “Dead Europe” certainly looks as if it could fill that void.

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    First Trailer, Poster For Sheldon Candis' 'LUV' Surfaces (Common, Meagan Good, Danny Glover)

    Sheldon Candis' feature film debut, LUV, which stars Common and Michael Rainey Jr, will open in USA theaters on November 9, courtesy of Indomina Entertainment.

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    Ti West To Direct Horror Thriller 'The Sacrament,' With Eli Roth Producing

    It ended up going a little unsung on release earlier this year, and not every Playlist staffer dug it, but this writer was quite taken with Ti West's "The Innkeepers" when he finally caught up with a few months back. An atmospheric, unsettling little ghost story with some fine performances from Sara...

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    Watch: Trailer For 3D Re-Release Of Pixar's 'Monsters Inc.'

    The 3D-ization train rolls on! After last year's 3D re-release of "The Lion King," initially a limited engagement gimmick meant to promote the Blu-ray release, brought in almost $100 million for the Mouse House, the floodgates opened. This month sees the release of a 3D version of Pixar's aquatic fa...

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    Eric Roth Honored with Austin Film Festival's Distinguished Screenwriter Award

    Screenwriter Eric Roth -- whose many credits include "The Insider," "Forrest Gump," "Munich" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" -- will receive the Austin Film Festival's Distinguished Screenwriter Award at the fest's annual Awards luncheon on October 20...

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