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    John Woo's First Film in Four Years, 'The Crossing,' Begins Production in China

    Wonderful news for fans of one the greatest directors ever of heartfelt male-bonding action movies: Director John Woo has begun production in China and Taiwan on "The Crossing," his first film since the completion four years ago of the astonishing historical epic "Red Cliff."

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    How Does Ingmar Bergman's Legacy Impact Films Today? This Festival Explains All

    For the past 10 years, Fårö has hosted a week each summer to celebrate the life, legacy and work of its most famous inhabitant.

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    Obit: Elias Querejeta Was Spain's Producer of Producers

    The death of Elias Querejeta, “producer of producers” according to the leading lights of Spanish cinema, did not cause a Gandolfini-size wake in the world of film. But film lovers should note the accomplishments of a man who, as much as anyone, moved his country’s cinema into a post-Franco landscape...

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    OBIT: Martial Master Lau Kar-leung (1936 - 2013) (TRAILER)

    The pioneering martial arts choreographer and director Lau Kar-leung, who died this week at age 77, was a kung fu purist. Lau had a vivid imagination and great skill when it came to devising and staging fight sequences. In fact, Lau was a key figure in every phase of Hong Kong martial arts movie mak...

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    Eastward Ho! How Marvel's 'Iron Man 3' Met China UPDATE

    UPDATE: As new "Iron Man 3" scenes were added for specifically Chinese audiences upon the boffo film's release, the re-release of Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," featuring three minutes cut from the original (including nudity scenes), is flopping in China. The film originally hit Chinese the...

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    Academy Opens All 24 Categories to All Voting Members

    The rule change dictates that prior to the final round of voting, the Academy will provide members with DVDs of the nominated films in five categories: Foreign Language Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Animated Short Film, and Live Action Short Film.

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    Belgium's 'Broken Circle Breakdown' Wins Europa Cinemas Label Prize at the Berlinale

    Belgian film "The Broken Circle Breakdown" has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Berlinale's Panorama section. It is directed by Felix van Groeningen, and centers on the stormy relationship between a bluegrass musician and a tattoo artist. Synopsis below.

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    Now and Then: The Dardenne Brothers' Lost Boys

    From the first minutes of "The Kid with a Bike," marked by an energetic shot of its young protagonist, Cyril, careening through a field and climbing over a fence, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's latest is an exercise in kinesis. It's not just that Cyril's always running: he's running away.

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    Interview: 'Lore' Director Cate Shortland Explores World War II Landscape of Identity and Sexuality

    Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland's "Lore," which was shortlisted for the foreign Oscar, is now playing in limited release. After her 2004 debut "Somersault" broke out Sam Worthington and Abbie Cornish, Shortland took her time coming back to helm another film. Set in vastly different territory, Wo...

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    Catherine Deneuve's Road Trip Film 'Elle s'en va' Goes to Cohen Media Group

    Cohen Media Group has picked up US rights to "Elle s'en va" ("On My Way") prior to its Berlin premiere. The film, directed by Emmauelle Bercot, stars Catherine Deneuve, Mylene Demongeot and Claude Gensac.

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