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    Magnolia Snaps Rights To Vinterberg's 'The Hunt'

    Thomas Vinterberg’s Cannes Competition title "The Hunt" has been picked up for US distribution through TrustNordisk by Magnolia Pictures.

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    'Braveheart' Writer Randall Wallace To Direct 'The Conscientious Objector'

    Oscar nominated back in 1996 for his "Braveheart" script, but Razzie nominated six years later for writing "Pearl Harbor," it's probably fair to say that Randall Wallace writes a particular type of Hollywood script with varying levels of success. In the role of director, howe...

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    Back From The Dead? 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Reshoots Add More Channing Tatum

    Man, you gotta kind of be feeling for Paramount and their seemingly cursed "G.I. Joe" franchise. The first film by Stephen Sommers was a disappointment, to say the least, taking in a modest $300 million worldwide (not a great figure when the budget not including P&A was $175 million) b...

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    Subjective Shots: New Takes on the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

    This week, I'm launching a new weekly column at the Sundance Now website, called Docutopia, which will focus on, surprise, surprise, nonfiction cinema. Echoing some of the concerns I've addressed in my ReelPolitik blog, I see Docutopia as a place for me to delve deeper into a particular f...

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    'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Director Tomas Alfredson Planning 'The Brothers Lionheart'

    Despite the critical acclaim and modest box office success of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," director Tomas Alfredson hasn't been attached to many -- or any -- movies in the way you might expect. His name was briefly on the shortlist for "Catching Fire" and his adaptation of Ph...

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    Watch: Anne Hathaway Dreams A Dream In First Trailer For 'Les Miserables'

    Anne Hathaway is about to have a pretty good few months. The actress has been consistently charming, diverse and impressive on screen, but of late her showcases, from hosting a botched Oscars to films like "Love And Other Drugs" and "One Day," haven't quite worked, even if she's been pretty good in...

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    Watch: Video For Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'No Church In The Wild' Directed By Romain Gavras

    Director Romain Gavras is no stranger to helming provocative material, being the man behind M.I.A.'s redhead killing "Born Free" and the helmer of "Notre Jour Viendre" but he's upping the stakes for "No Church In The Wild," the latest single from the team up of ...

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    Watch Teaser For "I Am John Wayne" (Young Black Cowboy Struggles w/ Death Of Best Friend)

    Here's a very brief teaser for a short film titled I Am John Wayne, directed by Christina Choe. It doesn't give you a lot of information about the film, but I'm drawn to it. Something about a melancholic young black man riding a horse in the middle of a desolate, grit...

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    Call For Papers: Evolving African Film Cultures: Local And Global Experiences

    We're a little late on this but you have about 1-1/2 weeks to put a 300-word abstract together.

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    Armie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch & Garrett Hedlund In The Mix For Finnick Odair In 'Catching Fire'

    Well, with Robert Pattinson putting paid to rumors that he was in the race for the role of Finnick Odair in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," let the shortlist stories commence!

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