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    Watch The Brooding Trailer For Ya'Ke Smith's SXSW 2012 Drama "Wolf"

    Check out the first official trailer for Ya'Ke Smith's Wolf, his feature film debut and SXSW 2012 official selection, which stars Irma P. Hall, Mikala Gibson, Jordan Cooper, Shelton Jolivette, and Eugene Lee in a story about a family...

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    Will Ferrell Loves Brew: Scorpion Beer Ad For 'Casa De Mi Padre' & Super Bowl Spot For Old Milwaukee

    As he proved in "Old School," no one knows his way around beer better than Will Ferrell. And in less than 24 hours, we've been graced with two alochol fueled spots from the comic actor.

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    Magnolia Pictures Acquires USA Rights To Kevin Macdonald's "Marley" To Release In April

    Magnolia Pictures announced today they have acquired US rights to Academy Award-winner Kevin Macdonald's long-in-development Bob Marley documentary Marley, described as the definitive documentary about legendary musician, from his earliest days, to his rise to international superstardom.

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    Annapurna Pictures To Finance John Hillcoat's Cop Drama 'Triple Nine'; Could It Be His Next Film?

    Last week, one of our eagle-eyed writers noticed that the generally secretive Annapurna Pictures website had listed Spike Jonze’s latest film as “in production.” Intrigued, we immediately shot off emails to Annapurna reps (the company itself does not answer questions about its production by phone). ...

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    George Lucas To Be Honored With Prestigious Vanguard Award At 43rd NAACP Image Awards

    No comment on this one from me; but given how much the man (George Lucas) and the film (Red Tails) have been discussed on S&A in recent weeks, I'm sure you folks will have something to say about it, so don't let me stop you :)

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    Film Movement Acquires 'Off White Lies'

    Film Movement has acquired North American rights to Maya Kenig's Israeli father-daughter drama "Off White Lies."

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    Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Reveals Complete Lineup; 'The Intouchables' To Open

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films have announced the full lineup for the 17th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema (March 1-11), their joint annual showcase of contemporary French cinema that plays at the Film Society, the IFC Center and BAMcinematek.

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    Ponsoldt's Sundance Hit 'Smashed' Heads to SPC, Stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul

    Sony Pictures Classics has grabbed James Ponsoldt's "Smashed," which had its premiere at Sundance. The film stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead ("The Thing," "Scott Pilgrim") and Aaron Paul ("Break Bad") as an alcoholic married couple, Kate and Charlie...

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    Magnolia Acquires Kevin Macdonald's Bob Marley Doc Ahead Of Berlin Premiere

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to "Marley," Kevin Macdonald's doc on the life of legendary musician Bob Marley. The film is set to premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival next week, and will have its North American premiere at SXSW in March.

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    Watch: Pedro Almodovar Models For Missoni & Features In Bizarre Video Ad Campaign

    After making his leading ladies look gorgeous in film after film, it looks like someone decided that director Pedro Almodovar should get the model treatment.

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