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    Strand Goes for 'North Sea Texas' Ahead of Palm Springs U.S Premiere

    Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to the coming of age drama "North Sea Texas" ahead of its U.S. premiere at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival. The Flemish-Belgian production, directed by Bavo Defurne, was recently awarded the youth prize at the Rome Cinema Fest...

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    Patricia Arquette Will Play Jeff Buckley’s Mom In Upcoming Biopic From Jake Scott

    In addition to the long line of competing tent pole films (from “Dante’s Peak” vs. “Volcano” up to “Mirror, Mirror” vs. “Snow White and the Huntsman”), there has in recent years been a growing number of biopics going head-to-head. First there was...

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    Sarah Polley To Adapt Margaret Atwood's 'Alias Grace' For The Big Screen

    Sarah Polley is no stranger to Canadian literature. As a young actress, she rose to fame playing Sara Stanley in the beloved TV series "Road To Avonlea" based on the writings of Lucy Maud Montgomery, and when Polley set out to make her debut feature film, she turned Alice Munro's short...

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    Exclusive: Poster For 'Maria Full Of Grace' Director Joshua Marston's 'The Forgiveness Of Blood'

    When "Maria Full Of Grace" arrived in 2004, the film won critical praise that was carried all the way to an Oscar nomination for Catalina Sandino Moreno, and marked the arrival of director Joshua Marston. It seemed like the world was an oyster for Marston, who honed his chops following the...

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    French Hit "Intouchables" Becomes 5th Highest Grossing Movie Of All Time In France's Box Office History!!

    First let me blow my own horn and say that S&A has been covering this French film and its black French star (Omar Sy) quiet extensively for a good 6+ months now; and I noticed a day or two ago, one mainstream news site picked up on all the transcontinental discussion about it (mostly French and ...

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    Netflix Users Streamed Over 2 Billion Hours Of Content In 4th Quarter 2011; How Will You Watch In 2012?

    "Streaming has been a rocket ship for us... The amount of streaming is just going through the roof... With more U.S. members watching instantly, and aided by global expansion, Netflix streaming hours grew dramatically in 2011..."

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    Iran's Hardliners Shutter Filmmakers' Guild

    At a time when Iranian cinema is once again being heralded for its artistry and universal appeal -- with the release of Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" and expatriate Rafi Pitts' "The Hunter" -- the country's Culture Ministry is taking a controversial move in closi...

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    Sequel To Ray Winstone TV Revival 'The Sweeney' Already In The Works Before First Film Is Released

    In Hollywood, barely anything is greenlit without the prospect of a sequel already percolating in the minds of studio executives (you can be sure that somewhere, there's a serviette with plot outlines for "We Bought A Zoo Too," "J. Edgars" and "My Week With Marilyn: Toky...

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    Matthew Fox Goes Back To An Island, Starring In Post-WW2 Japan-Set Drama 'Emperor'

    You know what's interesting about Matthew Fox? That he's actually managing to carve out a fairly interesting post-"Lost" career. Breaking out of a global TV smash like that sci-fi series isn't the easiest thing in the world, as David Duchovny's film career will attest to, b...

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