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    French Hit "Intouchables" To Be Released On DVD In March

    As previously noted, Harvey Weinstein and his Weinstein Company acquired both stateside distribution rights to the original film AND the English-language remake rights. There's still no word on when/if they plan to release the original film in the USA, or if they purchased stateside distrib...

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    "Porgy And Bess" Broadway Revival Opens Tonight! Got Your Tickets? (Watch Preview)

    Well... tonight's the big night! We've talked about it enough, so I hope this isn't news to the majority of you. If it is, feel free to search the site for all the past posts on the show; or just visit the productions website HERE for all the details.

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    Sundance '12: Trailer For 'That's What She Said' With Anne Heche & Alia Shawkat; Pics From 'Safety Not Guaranteed' & Poster For 'The Comedy'

    Well, we're just over a week away from things kicking off at the Sundance Film Festival, so expect to be seeing a lot more from the films that will be jostling for attention in Park City. With that in mind, we've rounded up the latest sneak peeks from a few films that hope to be earning some...

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    Batman Will Return To The Batcave In 'The Dark Knight Rises'; Christopher Nolan Says Bane's Mumbling Will Make Sense In Context

    Other than the back-and-forth over whether Christopher Nolan had "fixed" the sound on the IMAX prologue that's been playing before "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" (Summary: he had! Except, oh, wait, he hadn't), 2012 has been quiet (so far) for what's widely expec...

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger & Sylvester Stallone To Team Up For 'The Tomb'?

    Somewhere between “Get Carter” and “Shade” it seemed as though Sylvester Stallone’s career was over. Then, in 2006, he decided to revitalize the “Rocky” franchise and guess what? People loved it. A year later, he did the same with “Rambo.” Lightn...

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    President Obama Will Reportedly Host "Red Tails" Cast At Weekend White House Screening

    According to the New York Post, actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. has revealed that he and some of his Red Tails co-stars, including Terrance Howard, will be in attendance at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. when their film is screened for the First Family tomorrow.

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    Sam Pollard's "Slavery By Another Name" Will Screen At Pan African Film Fest Before PBS TV Debut

    Long-time Spike Lee editor (as well as director and producer in his own right) Sam Pollard's feature documentary for PBS, titled Slavery By Another Name, will make its debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, in the documentary competition section, and it's on my short list of fil...

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    Watch: 'Friends With Kids' With Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, Megan Fox & Jon Hamm Turns Up The Charm In New Trailer

    Though it was only about four months ago, TIFF feels like it was an entire lifetime away. A blur of movies, interviews and trying to find space in the schedule for a meal of actual food that wasn't a shame filled bag of popcorn, some M&Ms and a swimming pool of Coke, it's sometimes hard ...

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    James Badge Dale Gets Back In The Saddle For 'The Lone Ranger' As Dan Reid

    Before the whole budget crisis struck Gore Verbinski, Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp's "The Lone Ranger," a cast was being lined up that included James Badge Dale. Well, even with the delays and budget cuts and generally worrying over how many hundreds of millions need to be spent o...

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    MoMA's (Still) Missing Film Stills? Not Exactly.

    In 2002, the Museum of Modern Art closed off its venerable Film Stills Achive--an essential resource for archivists and academics--and fired its chief staffers Mary Corliss and Terry Geesken, causing rancor among cinephiles everywhere. I covered the story for the Village Voice almost exactly ten ...

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