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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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    Watch: Nanking Is On Fire In New Trailer For 'The Flowers Of War' Starring Christian Bale

    It took a bit longer than we expected, especially considering the Oscar qualifying run starts in just under two weeks, but the U.S. trailer for Zhang Yimou's Oscar contending, Christian Bale starring "The Flowers Of War" has arrived and it's a bit of a mixed bag.

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    David Dinerstein Named President of New Film Outfit, LD Distribution

    Indie film biz veteran David Dinerstein has been named the head of the newly formed distribution company, LD Distribution, a new entity created by production and distribution financier, Liddel Entertainment. The new distributor plans to produce four to six films annually, with budgets up to $25...

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    Teaser Trailer for 'Madagascar 3'

    Of all the crass DreamWorks Animation properties out there ("Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda," etc) the one that seems the most rudderless and out-of-touch is the "Madagascar" franchise. The original film had a semi-funny premise, about a pack of wild animals in a New York ...

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    Scripts On Colin Powell's Iraq Problem & Racial Animus In Boston Makeup The 2011 Black List

    Hot off the presses... the 2011 Black list - aka, in, short, a list that's been compiled since 2004 of the year's best unproduced screenplays, created from the suggestions of hundreds of film executives.

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    David Cronenberg Opts Out Of Adaptation Of Dennis Lehane's 'Animal Rescue'; Alexander Payne & George Clooney Sought To Direct

    As far as book-to-movie adaptations go, Dennis Lehane has had an enviable track record. While he's only had three novels brought to the big screen, they've resulted in both critical acclaim and box office success, with "Mystic River," "Gone Baby Gone" and "Shutter Is...

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    Charlotte Gainsbourg Reunites With Lars Von Trier For 'The Nymphomaniac'

    With that whole ugly (and blown out of proportion) Nazi comment controversy now behind him, Lars Von Trier can start focusing on his next film "The Nymphomaniac," and it looks like a regular player is coming back into the fold.

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