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    How YA Bestseller 'The Book Thief' Got Made Into a Studio Film: With Difficulty, and John Williams (TRAILER)

    You know things have come to a pretty pass when a movie like "The Book Thief" looks wrong coming from a major studio. How did it get made? Well, it took a while. And the success of "Life of Pi," another gamble from Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler, who willed that movie into existence, helped to ...

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    Review: 'The Counselor,' Written By Cormac McCarthy And Directed By Ridley Scott, Is An Equally Chilling And Ridiculous Companion Piece to Costa-Gavras' 'Capital'

    "The Counselor" is written by Cormac McCarthy with the sort of grim, existentially weary atmosphere one might expect, but it's directed by Ridley Scott like a wild grindhouse picture.

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    Women to Watch: Director Isabel Coixet and Her New Film Project Starring Dafoe and Binoche

    Continuing with her prolific career Spanish director Isabel Coixet has recently just wrapped up production on her film Learning to Drive starring Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson, all before the release of her psychological thriller Another Me this fall via Fox International and starring Sophie ...

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    Trailer Watch: Oscar Hopeful 'The Book Thief,' Starring Geoffrey Rush and Child Actress Sophie Nelisse

    Check out the trailer for Brian Percival's "The Book Thief," starring Geoffrey Rush and child actress Sophie Nelisse ("Incendies") as a foster father and young girl living in Nazi Germany during World War II. It's adapted from Aussie author Mark Zusak's novel of the same title, which is narrated by ...

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    Ruth Vitale now heads Creative America, an anti-piracy initiative backed by Hollywood

    Ruth Vitale, the long time acquisitions executive whom I met in the early days of video when she was an acquisitions executive at Vestron and I was the same with H. Ross Perot's Inovision.

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    A Hidden Gem Emerges On DVD

    As I wrote some months ago, 20th Century Fox is digging into its vaults to release a cornucopia of titles from the 1930s through the 1960s on made-to-order DVDs.

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    The Wolverine

    Ho-hum. That sums up my reaction to this competently-made but uninspired action movie about the character last seen on his own in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

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    "Rio 2" teaser 2

    Second in a series of teaser trailers for the Fox-Blue Sky Spring 2014 release, Rio 2, can be summed up in a word: cute.

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    'Choose Your Own Adventure' Book Series To Become A Movie Franchise, Missing The Point Completely

    If you are of a certain age, the "Choose Your Own Adventure" series likely played a part in your childhood. The books have a clever conceit, presenting a variety of already wild genre and adventure tales, in which the readers (usually 10 to 14 year olds) decided for themselves the path the narrative...

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    Studio Vaults Open—On DVD

    Many of the major studios no longer want to be in the DVD (or Blu-ray) business; they’d rather stream or download their films. There are some notable exceptions, however, and they spell good news for serious buffs and collectors.

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