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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'The Big Wedding' of 'Mud' & 'Pain & Gain' To Be Held In Theaters

    The spirit of adventure is strong for this weekend's slate of releases. We begin with the nostalgic and beautiful 1950s-era actioner about Thor Heyerdahl and his raft voyage across the Pacific Ocean -- exploring, so exciting! But there are also expeditions of a tamer, more modern sort. Michael Bay w...

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    Weekend Preview: Michael Bay's Latest a 'Pain'-Filled Experience; Jeff Nichols' 'Mud' Captivates Critics; Skip 'The Big Wedding'

    Fans of Michael Bay and his cast of beefy cohorts will likely flock to dumb male comedy "Pain & Gain," a soulless, "low-budget" exercise in machismo that has appalled critics. Those looking for lighter fare might seek solace in "The Big Wedding," which has earned universal pans despite its top-d...

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    Review: 'Arthur Newman' An Intentionally Listless Story About A Boring Everyman

    What if we are all Arthur Newman? This is the question that director Dante Ariola and screenwriter Becky Johnston raise in "Arthur Newman," their tepid, imaginatively uninvolved drama about two strangers that fall in love while trying to escape their banal past lives. Ariola and Johnston’s film foll...

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    Watch: First 10 Minutes Of 'Arthur Newman' Starring Colin Firth & Emily Blunt Plus Lots Of New Pics

    BitTorrent, perhaps one of few words that can strike fear in the hearts of movie executives, has long been synonymous with piracy. But Cinedigm are hoping to change the game. Today they tried out a new marketing tactic, one that embraces the filesharing tool and tries to use it promotion, and while ...

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    Digital Distributor Cinedigm and BitTorrent Partner to Promote 'Arthur Newman' Starring Firth and Blunt

    BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file-sharing program that has always been a source of discontent and controversy in the film industry, will now be used for the first time as a distribution platform. (Read here how HBO's "Game of Thrones" conquered the BitTorrent piracy record.)

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    Colin Firth on Playing a Yank Opposite Emily Blunt in 'Arthur Newman' and Life After 'The King's Speech'

    In "Arthur Newman," a dark indie comedy that premiered Monday in Toronto, Colin Firth plays a depressed divorcee who fakes his own death and adopts a new identity to forge a new and better life. The role marks Firth's first lead one since his Academy Award-winning turn as King George VI in "The King...

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    Watch: Colin Firth Golfs & Loves In Trailer For 'Arthur Newman' Starring Emily Blunt

    Outside of “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and the upcoming “Gambit,” Colin Firth has been missing from the big screen since picking up a Best Actor Oscar for his work in “The King’s Speech.” But he can soon be seen in the upcoming “Arthur Newman” alongside Emily Blunt. And the first trailer for the fil...

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    Watch: Colin Firth Loses His Accent and Fakes His Death In New 'Arthur Newman' Trailer

    In "Arthur Newman," the latest from writer Becky Johnston ("Seven Years In Tibet," "Prince of Tides"), Colin Firth doesn't just get rid of his accent; he discards his dwindling life and takes on a new, versatile one.

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    Colin Firth-Emily Blunt Drama 'Arthur Newman' Acquired by Cinedigm for U.S.

    Cinedigm Entertainment Group has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to “Arthur Newman,” starring Colin Firth and Emily Blunt. The film, which had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, will be released theatrically in mid-2013, followed by digital, DVD and TV rollout...

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    5 Fall Festival Films That Still Need Distribution

    TIFF remains one of the biggest distribution markets in the world, and with the festival now over, some distributors are walking away with some big prizes. Focus Features took "The Place Beyond The Pines," Lionsgate and/or Roadside Attractions bought a wealth of pictures, including "Imogene," "Thank...

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