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    "Black Venus" (The Hottentot Venus Project) To Screen In Chicago In March

    We have dealt with this film often enough on S & A though U.S. screenings have been very far and few in between, since it was shown at the 2010 New York Film Festival. 

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman Is 'A Most Wanted Man' For Anton Corbijn's Next Film

    Aw, hell yeah. After delivering the sensational, slow burn, anti-thriller assassin tale "The American," Anton Corbijn's next effort is, excitingly, coming to life.

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    Brand-Over? Universal Reportedly Paid Huge Multi-Million Dollar Penalty To Get Out Of Deal With Hasbro

    One particular movie spot during the Super Bowl must have elicited a very specific reaction among the millions watching the big game: "Huh? They've made a movie of the board game 'Battleship?' And Rihanna's in it? How does that work?" We're yet to see exactly if and how...

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    SBIFF '12: 'Samsara' Producer Mark Magidson Talks Logistical Agony, Visual Ecstasy & Nuances of Non-Verbal Storytelling

    "Samsara," the latest film from "Baraka" and "Chronos" filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson had its U.S. premiere last week at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (it previously screened at TIFF last year). The companion piece to 1992's "Baraka," which has since become a cult hit for it...

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    Johnny Depp To Produce Film Based On Upcoming Memoir Damien Echols Of The West Memphis Three

    The West Memphis Three are now officially a trend. With the trio of wrongly convicted boys now free (though still yet to be fully exonerated for the crimes they were accused of), it seems there's going to be no slowdown of documentaries and feature films about them. Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinof...

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    Sundance Midnight Pic 'Excision' Goes to Anchor Bay Entertainment

    "Excision," the gory shock-horror film that sent Sundance audiences home with a fake bloody tampon, has been acquired for North American release by Anchor Bay Entertainment. "Excision" played in Sundance's Park City at Midnight section and stars AnnaLynne McCord, Tracy Lords ...

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    Tyler Perry's "I, Alex Cross" Gets An Official 2012 Release Date

    Summit Entertainment announced today that it will open Tyler Perry's I, Alex Cross flick on October 26, 2012 - the 4th Tyler Perry movie of the year!

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    Sharpen Your Claws: 'The Wolverine' Will Hit Theaters On July 26, 2013

    Stalled by a natural disaster, a director leaving and then a busy schedule, for a moment the future looked grim for "The Wolverine." But comic fans needn't fear -- a release date has been set.

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    Trailer For UK Urban Thriller "Payback Season" Surfaces (Opens March 9)

    Directed by Danny Donnelly, the short story goes...

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    Neko Case Confirms Appearance On 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack; Listen To Fucked Up's 'Year Of The Tiger' Featuring Jim Jarmusch

    While "Hunger Games" fans implore anyone who'll listen that it's totally different from the "Twilight" franchise, they can't deny that Lionsgate is following the Summit playbook. The marketing rollout is pretty much targeting the exact same demographic in almost the s...

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