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    Tim Burton Now Officially Out Of Ideas, Considering Live-Action 'Pinocchio' With Robert Downey Jr. As Geppetto

    We are not, by any stretch of the imagination, Tim Burton haters. One very senior Playlist member of staff considers "Pee Wee's Big Adventure" one of the greatest movies ever made. The rest of us have our favorites: "Beetlejuice," "Edward Scissorhands," "Ed Woo...

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    Watch Preview Of "Punk In Africa" (Three Chords, Three Countries, One Revolution)

    James Spooner's Afro-Punk immediately came to mind, though one doesn't have anything to do with the other.

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    Disney Taps Newb Directors For Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent,' & Alps Adventure Film, 'Matterhorn'

    Everyone’s gotta start somewhere. And when you're starting out, you’re cheaper and easier to control, right? The fiscally responsible trends continue in Hollywood: hiring cheap, inexpensive filmmakers to helm tentpole-like pictures. And/or you can look at it in the glass half-full wa...

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    Harvey Weinstein Says 'Wettest County' Will Go To Venice, Was Moved To Capitalize On Tom Hardy's Post-'Dark Knight Rises' Fame

    Usually, it's only after Cannes announces their slate that we even begin thinking about the Lido, but it looks like one of our most anticipated films of the year is headed to Venice.

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    First Look: Amanda Seyfried & Peter Sarsgaard In Porn Star Biopic ‘Lovelace’

    Sorry pervs, no one is naked in this one. But the battle between the dueling Linda Lovelace biopics – "Lovelace" and "Inferno" – continues with the former project with getting their first look out the door first.

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    Kanye West May Be Joining "The Jetsons" Film As "Creative Director"

    You never know what to expect from the always outspoken Kanye West and that can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on your perspective.  So when he recently tweeted "I was just discussing becoming the creative director for the 'Jetson' movie" amongst a series of twitter ...

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    In Theaters: Get Dark With 'The Devil Inside,' 'Norwegian Wood' & 'Roadie'

    Welcome to the first movie-going weekend of 2012! Hope you all had delightful New Year's celebrations filled with debauchery and poor judgment. The only way to ring in the new year in my opinion. Now that the Oscar race is heating up, there's still time to catch up with the glut of prestige pics rel...

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    Martin Campbell Replaces Joe Carnahan On The Thriller 'Umbra,' Paul Haggis Will Rewrite Script

    It seems like ancient history, and it kind of is, but way back in 2010 Joe Carnahan signed on to direct the thriller "Umbra." The project had been kicking around awhile – and once was set to be a Roger Donaldson/Nicolas Cage vehicle, but they made the terrible-looking "Seeking J...

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    'Project Nim,' 'A Separation' and 'The Artist' Top Best Reviewed Indies of 2011 on Rotten Tomatoes

    In a refreshing change of pace, "Project Nim" beat out awards juggernaut "The Artist" to win the Golden Tomato for best reviewed film in limited release at the 13th Annual Golden Tomato Awards, in which Rotten Tomatoes honors the best-reviewed films of 2011.

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