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    George Miller Says He Approached 'Happy Feet 2' With The Same Respect As Classic Fairy Tales

    Looking at the billboards and advertising for “Happy Feet 2,” there’s no mistaking those vivid images of DayGlo, tap-dancing penguins for anything other than entertainment aimed at, well, everyone. But writer-director George Miller is interested in more than making another mainstre...

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    Brit Drama/Thriller "Top Boy" Gets Another 4-Episodes Order For 2012, Thanks To Acclaim

    Meanwhile... across the pond... in the UK...

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    David O. Russell's 'The Silver Linings Playbook' Gets November 21, 2012 Release Date

    With David O. Russell landing his first Oscar nomination thanks to "The Fighter," it looks like the director is going to take another swing at the awards season as The Weinstein Company have scheduled his next effort, "The Silver Linings Playbook," with a November 21, 2012 releas...

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    Watch: New International Trailer For 'Contraband' Shows Off Lots Of New Footage From The Film

    When the first “Contraband” trailer hit in September, its conventional action pacing, strong doses of Mark Wahlberg machismo and virile use of the song "Red Nation" promised two possible outcomes: 1) A passable or even solid genre flick or 2) Yet another inhabitant in the forge...

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    Watch: New Red Band Trailer For David Gordon Green's 'The Sitter' Starring Jonah Hill

    David Gordon Green's ventures with the Judd Apatow crowd have had him take on the likes of "Pineapple Express" and "Your Highness," but with recent news of a potential return to more serious material with an adaptation of time-bending, romantic drama "Q," (as w...

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    Synopsis Revealed For "Mooz-Lum" Director Qasim Basir's Next Project - Drama Titled "Destined"

    His feature film directorial debut (Mooz-Lum) now on home video, after screening all over the world and a successful stateside theatrical run, Qasim Basir has officially begun prepping his next film - a drama titled simply Destined.

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    Michael Jackson Estate In Talks With Director Ivan Reitman To Produce King Of Pop Biopic

    In my humble opinion, this is absolutely unnecessary... and even if it were, it's too soon; a little too much too soon.

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    For Your Consideration... Focus' "Pariah" Oscar Campaign In Motion

    So there I was browsing through The Hollywood Reporter's website and look what I saw, animated at the top of the page... take a look at the banner below.

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    The Winner Of The 3rd Shadow & Act $3,000 Black Filmmaker Challenge Is...

    I'll make this quick, since I promised to have the winner announced on the site today. Busy, busy, busy day for me.

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    Adopt Films Buys "Mighty Fine"

    Adopt Films bought US theatrical rights to "Mighty Fine," Debbie Goodstein’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age comedy drama starring Chazz Palminteri and Andie MacDowell. Adopt plans a platform release that will begin over the 2012 Memorial Day weekend. Here's the logli...

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