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    'Uptown Saturday Night' Remake Writer Tim Dowling Says It Will Be Like 'The Hangover'

    Are we the only ones struggling to picture this film: Will Smith and Denzel Washington stepping into roles previously inhabited by Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby...and it has a "The Hangover" vibe. Whaaaaa? The film in question is a remake of 1974's "Uptown Saturday Night," an...

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    Watch: Exclusive 3 Minute Clip From Aussie Thriller 'The Hunter' Starring Willem Dafoe

    The Australian outback has served as forbidding territory in cinema where almost anything can happen, and in films as wide-ranging as "Wolf Creek," "The Proposition" and "Walkabout" the backdrops have been integral to the mood of the film. However, in the thriller "...

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    A Longtime Weinstein Employee Responds: ''Bully' is a step toward his own redemption'

    Longtime Weinstein exec Meryl Poster acknowledges that Weinstein has a "history of a bad temper" but "has made more progress on those weaknesses than anyone I know.... He feels BULLY is a step towards his own redemption.

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    'Game Change' Writer Danny Strong To Adapt 'The Lost Symbol' For Director Mark Romanek

    While we’d be lying if we clamored on about the supposed artistic merits to the work of author Dan Brown, there’s little denying that both his books and their film adaptations are big business, especially after being turned into two successful blockbusters in “The Da Vinci Code&rdq...

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    Bruce Willis Is One Of The 'Five Against A Bullet'

    Bruce Willis has been cast in an action-thriller and not some moody, Oscar-worthy, think piece? Surely you jest! While it’s true Willis has a pretty diverse career, even with upcoming features like Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” and Rian Johnson’s sci-fi film “...

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    Where are you going to #OCCUPYTHECINEMAS today?

    While I can't say my grassroots cinephilic political action has gotten the kind of wide-reaching attention as I had hoped, I'm happy to report that #OCCUPYTHECINEMAS was picked up by the Canadian press in recent days, in the country's largest urban weekly, the Georgia Straight, and To...

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    Watch: Fun & Freaky Trailer For 'ParaNorman'

    Yesterday, we got the trailer for Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" and it was treat beause it has been a long, long time since we saw the helmer deliver that perfectly blended mix of weirdness and humor. And watching the latest full length trailer for "ParaNorman" it immediately ...

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    CW Drama Pilot "Joey Dakota" Finds Its Lead Actress In Amber Stevens

    Best known for playing Ashleigh on the ABC Family show Greek, actress Amber Stevens has nabbed a lead role in the planned CW drama pilot Joey Dakota.

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    Nicole Kidman Replaces Rachel Weisz As Colin Firth's Wife In 'The Railway Man'

    Just a day after she was noted to be lining up Rowan Joffe's psychological thriller "Before I Go To Sleep," Nicole Kidman has now replaced Rachel Weisz in Jonathan Teplitzky ("Burning Man") adaptation of Eric Lomax's Prisoner Of War tale "The Railway Man."

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