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    Brian Helgeland Has Found His Jackie Robinson For Biopic Titled "42"

    Announced a few months ago, Brian Helgeland and Legendary Pictures are developing a new film based on history’s most celebrated baseball figure, Jackie Robinson, in collaboration with Robinson’s widow, Rachel Robinson.

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    Is "The Artist" Yet Another Political Allegory for Our Dire Economic Times?

    In the year that "income inequality" became a household name, is the much beloved new French film (which I find utterly mediocre) "The Artist" just one more movie about our global economic troubles? I'm not sure I entirely buy the argument, but New Yorker critic Richard Br...

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    Andrew Garfield Is Climbing Up The Walls In New Poster For 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

    Batman isn't the only hero in tights coming next summer. Spider-Man is starting over, putting Sam Raimi's trilogy in the rearview and trusting the franchise to the hands of "(500) Days Of Summer" director Marc Webb. And while its not as sexy as a six minute prologue at your local I...

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    50 Cent's Indie Sports Drama "All Things Fall Apart" Heading To Blu-ray/DVD next February (No Theatrical?)

    I guess this isn't going to get a theatrical release after all.

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    Cameron Crowe Clarifies “Kids-Casted” Project; Says It’s Actually A Preston Sturges-Influenced Comedy & He Wants To Work With Thomas Haden Church Again

    After “Elizabethtown” received a lukewarm reception from critics and audiences when it was released in 2005, it took writer-director Cameron Crowe almost six years to put together another project. But Crowe had less trouble conceiving a follow-up to his forthcoming film, “We Bought...

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    Marrakech Film Festival '11: Jessica Chastain Doubts She'll End Up In The Final Cut Of Terrence Malick's Next Film

    It's kind of remarkable to think that, almost a year ago, Jessica Chastain was barely known. Sure, geekier film folks (like us) might have known us as her as the girl who Terrence Malick had cast in "The Tree of Life"...

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    Upcoming Film Exhibitions at MoMA

    MoMA has announced their slate of upcoming film exhibitions and ongoing events that will carry into the new year. Programs include "Italian Treasures," focusing on the 1950's and '60s golden age of Italian cinema, as well as a retrospective of Henri-Georges Clouzot's work.

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    David Gordon Green Talks The Failure of 'Your Highness,' The Comfort of 'The Sitter,' & His Career Choices

    David Gordon Green’s “The Sitter,” opening nationwide today, seems like the natural conclusion of a movement in the director’s career.

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    Sundance, Swinton, Green, Madonna: This Week on Indiewire

    This week on Indiewire, Sundance unveiled the last of their lineup, we sat down with Tilda Swinton and David Gordon Green to talk about their latest projects, Variety made a surprising announcement and much more. NEWS Variety Launches IMDb Competitor Want the name of the second assistant...

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    In Theaters: If You Want To See 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' You'll Need To Call 'The Sitter' For Your 'Young Adult' (Just Don't Stay Out Until 'New Year's Eve')

    This is what I'm talking about! This is the kind of weekend we deserve in December. Some buzzed about prestige pieces, comedies for adults of the slapstick and dark variety, and one giant overstuffed blimp of star exploitation for people who don't actually like movies.

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