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    Film Movement Takes Indie Spirit Nominee 'The Dynamiter' from First-Timer Mathew Gordon

    "The Dynamiter," which debuted at Berlin 2011 and recently received Indie Spirit Award nominations (John Cassavettes Award, Best Cinematography), has been acquired by Film Movement for North American distribution.

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    Magnolia Pictures Picks Up "The Magic Of Belle Isle" (Morgan Freeman As A Reclusive Writer/Drunk) + Pics

    Directed by Rob Reiner, The Magic Of Belle Isle stars Morgan Freeman as Monte Wildhorn "a famous Western novelist whose struggle with alcoholism has sapped his passion for writing. He takes a lakeside cabin for the summer in picturesque Belle Isle, and befriends the family next door i...

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    Magnolia Acquires Rob Reiner's 'The Magic of Belle Isle'

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired US rights to comedy "The Magic of Belle Isle," starring director Rob Reiner's "Bucket List" lead Morgan Freeman and Virginia Madsen. Magnolia plans a summer 2012 theatrical and VOD release via its Ultra VOD program.

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    Magnolia Takes Rights to 'Apartment 143 (Emergo),' New Film from 'Buried' Filmmakers

    Magnolia Pictures has announced it will be releasing "Apartment 143 (Emergo)," the new film from director Carles Torrens and written by Rodrigo Cortes, produced by Cortes and Adrian Guerra (Sundance alums for their films "Buried" and "Red Lights"). 

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    Go Digital Buys 'Unraveled,' a Doc on White Collar Fraudster Marc Dreier

    "Unraveled," a documentary about philanthropist and attorney Marc Dreier-- who was disgraced after orchestrating a massive fraud, only days before Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme was uncovered -- will be distributed by Go Digital in the US.

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    New Look At Kristen Stewart In 'Snow White And The Huntsman' Plus More Pics From 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

    Okay, rinse out your eyeballs, because the images keep coming for some of the more wordy movie titles of the summer. So here we go.

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    Magnolia Takes US Rights to Rob Reiner's 'The Magic of Belle Isle'

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired US rights to Rob Reiner's "The Magic of Belle Isle," a comedic drama that stars Morgan Freeman as a novelist whose alcoholism has put a damper on his writing. The film also stars Virginia Madsen, Madeline Carroll, Kenan Thompson and Fred Willard.

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    Disney Lines Up Black List Script 'Saving Mr. Banks' About Making Of 'Mary Poppins'; Tom Hanks & Meryl Streep Eyed To Star

    There's been a trend of late on the Black List, of scripts that, due to various rights issues, stand little chance of ever being made. Two years ago, it was topped by "The Muppet Man," a biopic of Jim Henson, which was bought by The Henson Company in order to essentially bury it, while...

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    Will a Super Bowl Spot Bring the Second Coming of David Gordon Green?

    Madonna was the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, but a car-company commercial that didn't seem to sell cars was the headliner. Chrysler's two-minute spot, "Halftime in America," captured the zeitgeist in nanoseconds, with 4 million YouTube views in its first 36 hours online.

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    Oscilloscope Goes for 'The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best'

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to "The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best," which had its U.S. premiere last week at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival after debuting at last year's Toronto International Film Festival. The film marks the debut feat...

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