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    Watch: Crispin Glover Discusses The Morally Questionable Ending Of ‘Back To The Future’ (Again)

    It’s become practically mythic folklore at this point and arguably old hat. A famous lawsuit went along with it too. Crispin Glover was so “difficult” on the set of “Back To The Future,” or so the story goes anyhow, that director Robert Zemeckis and the producers decided to replace him for the two s...

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt 'To Reach The Clouds' With Robert Zemeckis, Garrett Hedlund Hooks 'Pan' & More

    Did you like the Oscar winning documentary "Man On Wire"? Do you want to see a feature film retelling? Well, it looks like it's happening.

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    Robert Zemeckis Is Going On A 'Miraculous Journey'; D.J. Caruso Enters 'Disappointments Room'

    This morning we have news regarding two very different projects—one children’s book adaptation, the other a horror film—from a couple of certified Steven Spielberg acolytes.

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    In the Works: Robert Zemeckis to Direct 'Marwencol,' Based on Terrific 2010 Documentary (TRAILER)

    Fascinating news today from director Robert Zemeckis. He's on board to helm a new drama based on Jeff Malmberg's stunning 2010 documentary "Marwencol." The doc is centered on one Mark Hogancamp, who dealt with the trauma of being beaten up by a group of teenagers -- and his complete memory loss, as ...

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    Robert Zemeckis Set to Direct 'Marwencol' Adaptation for Universal

    Robert Zemeckis has signed on to direct a film based on the documentary "Marwencol," Variety reports. The 2010 doc, which won Best Documentary Feature when it premiered at SXSW, tells the story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who suffered severe brain damage after being beaten outside of a bar. In order to...

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    Robert Zemeckis Tapped For Narrative Retelling Of Documentary 'Marwencol'

    Last year's "Flight" proved that director Robert Zemeckis could safely transition back from his self-imposed, multi-film exercise in motion capture animation technologies and make compelling, real world, human dramas. Thankfully, this looks to continue, as Universal is lining up the filmmaker for "M...

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    Robert Zemeckis Courted For Charlie Kaufman-Penned YA Adaptation 'Chaos Walking'

    Last year Robert Zemeckis made his long overdue return to live-action filmmaking with "Flight," a drama that had something of a bumpy ride creatively, but wound up making a whole lot of money on a very small budget (especially for the director of elaborate, effects-driven rollercoasters like "Back t...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit'

    Late last year, Disney released CGI animation "Wreck-It Ralph," and thanks to its wide selection of cameos from videogame legends, barely a review passed without comparison to another Disney film from the past -- 1988's "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," which included dozens of brief appearances from class...

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    Robert Zemeckis Puts The Kibosh On His 'Yellow Submarine' Remake

    With his return to live-action filmmaking a financial and critical success, it seems like Robert Zemeckis isn’t in a hurry to return to the cold and creepy embrace of mo-cap. The “Flight” director was originally set to helm a mo-cap remake of the landmark Beatles animated film &ldq...

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    Honor Roll 2012: 'Flight' Director Robert Zemeckis Embraces the Restlessness, Flaws and Limitations of His Work

    Following the computer-animated folly "Mars Needs Moms," the biggest flop in his remarkably accomplished career, Oscar-winner Robert Zemeckis is back on top a mere one year later with one of his most acclaimed films to date, "Flight."

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