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    Billy Bob Thornton Says 'Bad Santa 2' Will Shoot This Fall For Christmas 2013 Release; 'And Then We Drove' Will Lens This Summer

    It has been a while since we heard anything about the long developing "Bad Santa 2," the sequel to the hit R-rated comedy that has yet to be topped for holiday raunch. Nearly a year ago it was confirmed that Billy Bob Thornton would be returning to reprise the role of Willie, while over th...

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    A Valentine's Date With Criterion: The Half-Off Sale!

    Who needs romance when you can have Brakhage on Blu-Ray?

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    New Pics From 'Snow White & The Huntsman' Reveal Mystery Creature

    Oh, so the upcoming "Snow White And The Huntsman" with Charlize Theron as the sexy Evil Queen and Chris Hemsworth and Kristen Stewart as her foes, in a big sword wielding, mature take on the fairy tale isn't epic enough for you? Then how about this...

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    Trailer Watch: Whit Stillman's 'Damsels in Distress' Stars Indie Fave Gerwig

    Check out the new trailer for Whit Stillman's long anticipated college comedy "Damsels in Distress" (Sony Pictures Classics, April 6). The movie, which has been on the fest circuit since September, where it played Toronto (reviews here), is just what you'd expect from Stillman (&qu...

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    'The Dark Crystal' Sequel 'The Power Of The Dark Crystal' Goes On Hiatus, Directors Spierig Brothers Move On

    Fans of ‘80s cult film “The Dark Crystal” may hang their heads in sorrow today, as it looks as if the decades long development hell for The Jim Henson Company’s sequel to the 1982 fantasy epic helmed by Henson and Frank Oz has taken a bad turn once again.

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    Fox Says "Waiting To Exhale" Sequel To Go On Without Whitney Houston + Oprah Might Replace Her

    With all the emphasis on whether the upcoming Sparkle remake release will at all be affected by star Whitney Houston's passing, I forgot all about that sequel to Waiting To Exhale that was officially announced in 2010, when author Terry McMillan's book (which the sequel will be based on...

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    Paramount Plots Remake Of Alfred Hitchcock's 'Suspicion' With 'The Killing' Showrunner Veena Sud To Write The Script

    Helmer Brian DePalma has stated on numerous occasions that his directorial style and even screenwriting has been influenced directly by the work of Alfred Hitchcock, a director who few would argue was a master of visual storytelling. Though while DePalma took his Hitchcock influence and incorporated...

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    Gore Verbinski Updates Us On 'The Lone Ranger,' Cary Fukunaga's 'Spaceless,' Chris Milk's 'Bitterroot' & More

    Yesterday, we ran our conversation with "Rango" director Gore Verbinski, where he shared his inspirations for the Best Animated Feature nominee and discussed the development of the film's distinct and unique aesthetic. But with a director as talented and in-demand as Verbinski, he's got a number of ...

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    'Waiting To Exhale' Sequel To Continue Without Whitney Houston; National Enquirer Planning Doc On Late Singer

    As you already know, Whitney Houston tragically passed away over the weekend, in a shocking death that brought in condolences from around the world. The chart topping singer had spent most of the last few years more on the tabloid pages than on the pop charts, but was poised for something of a comeb...

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    Rafe Spall In Talks To Headline Working Title Rom-Com 'I Give It A Year,' From 'Borat' Writer Dan Mazer

    Few companies have had as much success with the romantic comedy as British studio Working Title Films. While the company have had something of a banner year, thanks to the success of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," "Senna," "Johnny English Reborn" and "Contraband,&quo...

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