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    Roger Ebert Announces That "At the Movies" Will Go On Hiatus

    Last week, Indiewire reported that the"Ebert Presents At the Movies," the PBS film review show launched by Roger Ebert earlier this year, faced a few promising options to help salvage it from financial trouble. While those possibilities haven't necessarily gone away, Ebert and his wife...

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    Critics Petition For 'Margaret' Awards Season Screeners, But How About A Director's Cut Instead?

    We're right in the thick of the awards season, which means Academy folks and critics are keeping UPS and FedEx workers busy as For Your Consideration screeners for pretty much every movie that was made in 2011 are shipped in the hopes they will earn some critical love (yes, even "Tower Heis...

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    'The Full Monty' Director Peter Cattaneo To Deliver 'Bridget Jones's Baby'

    Everyone's favorite hapless and insecure Londoner is back, and this time, she's bringing a baby. Yes, the third installment in the adventures of Bridget Jones is gearing up, and it now has a title that says it all: "Bridget Jones's Baby." And moreover, it has a director.

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    Julia Roberts Will Finally Get A Real Job In 'Second Act'

    Do North American audiences care about Julia Roberts anymore? The last time Roberts starred in a movie that cracked $100 million dollars domestic that wasn't a franchise or cameo appearance was over 10 years ago in "Erin Brokovich." Yes, "Eat Pray Love" did solid business, bu...

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    Watch: Full New Trailer For 'John Carter' Brings A Bigger Bang To The Red Planet

    While the first teaser trailer for Disney's very, very expensive "John Carter" was all atmosphere and mystery, with a release date fast approaching a $300 million price tag to justify, a brand new trailer has landed today at IGN and it's certainly ditching any pretense of being tho...

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    So... Sundance Didn't Select Your Film; We'd Like To Get To Know You. Introduce Yourself & Your Work

    I did this each of the last 2 years, and I figured I'd make it an annual thing; especially as awareness of S&A continues to broaden. There were no takers when I posted this in 2010 and 2009, but maybe someone (or some people) will bite in 2011... or maybe not.

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    How To Destroy Angels Cover Bryan Ferry For 'Dragon Tattoo' Soundtrack; Nearly 3 Hours Of Music Will Span Six LPs

    Are you one of those folks who still buys music on vinyl? Well, better make some shelf space because "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" soundtrack is coming and it's fucking massive.

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    Watch: Wonderfully Oddball Trailer For 'Rubber' Director Quentin Dupieux's 'Wrong'

    One of the most engagingly strange movies of the past year was the killer flick "Rubber." Brought to life by Quentin Dupieux, the film was a true original, telling the tale of a car tire (yes, a car tire) with telepathic, muderous powers. The movie was a big genre hit and put Dupieux on th...

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    Daniel Day-Lewis Looks Pretty Presidential Eating Dinner With His 'Lincoln' Goatee

    "Four score and seven years ago, I ordered a dessert dammit..."

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    Neo-Noir Thriller "The Samaritan" Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ruth Negga Acquired by IFC Films

    A film we last talked about this past May; the David Weaver-directed Neo Noir thriller titled The Samaritan, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ruth Negga, has been acquired by IFC Films for domestic distribution.

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