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    Cannes Report: Chris Tucker Dials It Back, Jennifer Lawrence Impresses In First Footage From 'Silver Linings Playbook'

    Sandwiched between Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" was the oddball of The Weinstein Company presentation this evening at the Cannes Film Festival. Not that there's anything wrong with it specifically, but ju...

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    Cannes Report: First Footage From 'The Master' Impresses & Yes It's About Scientology

    The Weinstein Company are feeling confident this year at the Cannes Film Festival, and why not? With three films in the lineup eaching earning a fair share of buzz -- "Lawless," "Killing Them Softly" and "The Sapphires" -- tonight they decided to up the ante, and sho...

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    CANNES REVIEW: Why Cannes Breakout 'The Sapphires' Belongs On Broadway More Than the Big Screen

    Marred by excessive sentiment, it has a buoyancy and a hook that makes it stand out -- but they're elements that would help it kill on Broadway (as it already has on the Australian stage) a lot better than it does onscreen.

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    Cannes Market: The Weinstein Co. Continues Its Torrid Buying Pace

    The Weinstein Company acquired the U.S. rights to a political documentary on the fall of Gaddafi: 'The Oath of Tobruk.' Directed by French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, the film covers the eight-month conflict that put an end to Muammar Gaddafi's reign in LIbya.

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    The Weinsteins Acquire Cannes Pic 'The Sapphires' & Have Their Eye On James Gray's 'Low Life'

    Everything kicks off tomorrow, but the dealmaking has already begun at the Cannes Film Festival and Harvey Weinstein is already busy shaking hands and signing contracts.

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    The Weinstein Company Pick Up Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut 'Quartet'; Tribeca Lands 'For Ellen' With Paul Dano

    It’s about that time, with Sundance and SXSW in the rearview, distributors both big and small are starting to snap up the promising titles that could possibly bring the fall a lot of prestige.

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    'The Intouchables' Wins Unprecedented Top Two Prizes at COL-COA

    At the City of Lights, City of Angels (COL-COA) festival in LA, "The Intouchables" won the two top prizes, the COL-COA Audience Award and the Critics Special Prize. This two-honor coup is unprecedented in the festival's history.

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    Jackie Robinson Biopic '42,' Phil Lord & Chris Miller's 'Lego' Movie & 'Celeste & Jesse Forever' Get Release Dates

    Want to know when you might be able to see some of the movies that you might be interested in seeing? Yes? That’s good, because we’ve got somewhat of a release date round-up for you.

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    James Corden In Talks To Play Reality Show Opera Star Paul Potts In 'Devil Wears Prada' Director David Frankel's 'One Chance'

    British actor James Corden is the toast of Broadway at the moment. The 33-year-old, got his start in Mike Leigh's "All Or Nothing" and in the stage and film versions of Alan Bennett's "The History Boys," and became a household name in the U.K. after co-writing and starrin...

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    Be Afraid: Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes Reportedly Circling The 'Halloween' Franchise

    Perhaps this isn't too much of a surprise. It was only a few weeks ago that The Weinstein Company (the parent branch of Dimension Films) took "Halloween 3D" off the calendar (it was slated for October 26th). With no confirmed cast or director, it simply wasn't going to happen. And ...

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