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    Moroccan Drama 'God's Horses' Attracts Jonathan Demme For Oscar Push & USA Distribution

    Moroccan Drama 'God's Horses' Attracts Jonathan Demme For Oscar Push & USA Distribution

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    Jonathan Demme's New Film 'Fear of Falling' to Premiere at Rome Film Festival

    "Fear of Falling," the latest by Jonathan Demme, will make its world premiere this fall at the 8th annual Rome Film Festival (November 8-17). Adapted from 19th-century Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's "The Master Builder," the film is written by fellow stage scribe and actor Wallace Shawn, who pl...

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    'Walking Dead' Villain David Morrissey Takes the Lead Role in AMC Pilot 'Line Of Sight'

    English actor David Morrissey has been cast as the lead in AMC's pilot "Line of Sight," reports Deadline. Morrissey's already working with the network on "The Walking Dead," in which he played the psychopathic antagonist The Governor in the last season, a role he's set to return to in season four.

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    How THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS Has Informed Our Attitude Towards Chelsea Manning

    There's no precedent for what we're supposed to think about the story of Chelsea Manning. In the absence of an easy answer, our response resembles a replay of Jonathan Demme's "The Silence Of The Lambs."

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    25 Films About Lovers On The Lam

    “We can make it. We can make it if we run,” whispers Ruth (Rooney Mara) in David Lowery’s “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints,” which, after a limited release on Friday, begins its expansion this week. It’s a film we loved at Sundance, and one that in its gentle subversion of the “Lovers on the Run” subgenre—...

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    8 Established Filmmakers Who Reinvented Themselves With Risky Low-Budget Efforts

    This Friday will see the VOD release of Paul Schrader's much talked about "The Canyons," a film both inspired by and conceived for the post-theatrical era (though it will receive a limited theatrical run starting out in NYC and Toronto). The film, which revolves around a toxic producer (adult star J...

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    Juan Antonio Bayona To Direct Mendes/Logan Produced 'Penny Dreadful,' Liv Tyler Joins 'The Leftovers' & More

    A bunch of small screen news cropped up over the past week, so let's just take a little breather on the first day of summer to round it all up...

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    Jonathan Demme's 'Old Fires' With Bryan Cranston, Jason Segel & Jennifer Ehle Put On Hold

    It just doesn’t seem to be going right for Jonathan Demme recently. He had been working on an adaptation of Stephen King’s “11/22/63” alongside the author, but that fell apart last December with King and Demme unable to agree on the correct direction for the film to take (it's now being developed fo...

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    Austin Film Fest to Honor 'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan and Barry Josephson of 'Bones'

    The Austin Film Festival announced that it will be honoring Jonathan Demme with the "Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award" as well as Vince Gilligan with the "Outstanding Television Writer Award" and Barry Josephson with the "Heart of Film" award.

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    Jonathan Demme to Present Festival Favorite 'Gimme the Loot'

    First-time filmmaker Adam Leon has had a pretty great year. Almost exactly a year ago his debut film "Gimme the Loot" premiered at SXSW to an extremely warm reception (Eric Kohn called it "a lovingly handmade affair" in his review from the festival). The film won Best Narrative Feature in Austin and...

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