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    Universal Lands Angelina Jolie & Luc Besson's Dramatic Thriller

    After a year spent canceling a bunch of projects, ranging from R-rated fare like "At The Mountains Of Madness," potential awards season dramas like "Memphis," ambitious multi-platform franchise endeavors like "The Dark Tower" and a slate of bad idea brand movies like &q...

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    IFC Films Goes for "The Moth Diaries"

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to "The Moth Diaries," from director Mary Harron ("American Psycho"). The film played earlier this year the the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and Venice International Film Festivals.

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    Theatre: Watch Opening Night Footage From "Stick Fly" Which Includes Glimpses Of Performance

    Opening night was last week Thursday, and overall reactions from those I know who've seen it has been all positive (with a few criticisms). So, if you're in NYC, and can afford the price of admission, you should see it!

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    Guy Ritchie Says 'RockNRolla' Sequel Script Ready To Go, Just Waiting For The Right Time To Do It

    When "RockNRolla" arrived in 2008, in many ways, it was a last chance for director Guy Ritchie. He was coming off two disastrous pics, the Madonna vanity project "Swept Away" and the totally incomprehensible "Revolver" and while "RockNRolla" didn't exactly...

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    Kino Classics to Release Buster Keaton's "Seven Chances"

    Kino Classics will release director-star Buster Keaton's must-see classic1925 comedy "Seven Chances" on Blu-ray and DVD. This marks the eighth feature-length Keaton release by Kino, which also began selling all 19 of his silent shorts earlier this summer.

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    Ensemble Cast Dramedy "Dysfunctional Friends" Gets Theatrical Release Date

    Corey Grant's comedy/drama Dysfunctional Friends, a film that premiered at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami this year, where one of its starring ensemble cast Persia White won the Best Actress Award, will open in limited release in theaters through AMC Independent, on Friday...

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    MoMI to Premiere First Look International Showcase

    The Museum of Moving Image has announced the schedule for its upcoming First Look international showcase.

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    Watch Trailer For Short Film "African Cowboy" - Namibia-Set African Western

    A few weeks ago, I posted a trailer for an *African Samurai* short film titled Hasaki Ya Suda, by Focus Features Africa First French/Burkinabe filmmaker Cedric Ido; and that was received very, very well by you folks, given the number of Facebook *likes,* *shares* and Twitter posts about it. See...

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    Some Guy Named Sean Faris Is Your New Clyde In 'Bonnie & Clyde' Remake

    While we'll have to leave it to our dreams as to what the original cast of Hilary Duff and Kevin Zegers would have done to "The Story Of Bonnie & Clyde," producers are still pushing on with their remake -- that they insist is not a remake -- and have now landed a young, relatively ...

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    Indie Player Mickey Liddell Partners with Specialty Vet David Dinerstein on LD Distribution

    There's movement afoot in indie distribution. Relativity is struggling to keep its financial footing, and Graham King plans to restructure FilmDistrict, his experiment in releasing his sprawling slate, after losing Bob Berney. Now P & A financeer Mickey Liddell is starting his own releasing company ...

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