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    Scorsese's Furious Love for Taylor & Burton: The Impossible Casting, Love Letters, Video

    Martin Scorsese and Paramount have won the bidding to develop a film about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's tumultuous and passionate romance, based on Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger's book, Furious Love. Should Taylor's estate give its blessing (as Burton's has), Scorsese will then choose ...

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    In the Works: Jackie Robinson, J. Edgar, Girlfriend Equation, Master, Baumbach, Great Expectations

    Several intriguing projects are getting off the ground and expanding their casts, from Legendary's Jackie Robinson biopic to Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master and Disney's The Girlfriend Equation. Updates on these projects and more are below:

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    Academy Unspools Summer of Silents, Starring Keaton, Chaplin, Oliver & Hardy

    On the heels of one the most acclaimed films in the Cannes Film Festival this year --the silent film The Artist, made in Hollywood by the French, which earned Jean Dujardin the best actor Palme d'Or--the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is presenting a wondrous program, Summer of Silents...

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    Dueling Snow Whites: Relativity's Grimm vs. Universal's Huntsman, The Casts So Far

    UPDATE: One point for Relativity's untitled Snow White! Finally, some good news for the film comes in the form of Sean Bean. He will play the King whose kingdom is destroyed by the Evil Queen (Julia Roberts). Relativity is now touting this as a family-friendly Snow White, since they already know Uni...

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    Trailer Watch: Michael Tolkin's The Rapture Posits the End of the World

    Anyone who was raised as a Christian knows that deep in your consciousness are buried irrational childhood ideas, beliefs, and hopes. Your rational adult self may revise your views of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spigot (as Rowan Atkinson would say), but you never get rid of all that embedded St...

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    RIP: Ultimate Cinephile Don Krim

    In my early years working in the New York film world, Don Krim was one of the good guys. He remained a steadfast film lover and preservationist until succumbing to cancer on May 20 at age 65. He helped to make many crucial classic films available for the likes of us to see, and for that he should be...

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    Paramount, Fox, Cameron Relaunch Titanic Again in Retro-3-D

    I know that James Cameron is invested in the future of 3-D, but it pains me that having set the highest possible 3-D standard with the glorious global blockbuster Avatar, the filmmaker is making Paramount and his home studio Twentieth Century Fox happy by retro-fitting the second-highest-grossing fi...

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    Cannes The Artist Reviews: "A Triumph of Artistic Teleportation, A Big Blast of Pure Delight"

    Weinstein Co. scooped up French production and last-minute competition entry The Artist before it screened at the fest, and since then it has become a popular title. The Washington Post's Ann Hornaday and I were turned away from one festival screening before I talked us both, as well as LA Weekly's ...

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    Oz: The Great and Powerful: All Star Cast of Williams, Franco, Kunis, Weisz, Braff, Spencer (UPDATE)

    The acting chops of Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful are looking good. Michelle Williams is joining the already stellar cast to play the good witch, Glinda. James Franco is Oz, Weisz and Mila Kunis are sisters Evanorah and Theodorah (evil witches of the East and West, respectively). Zach Braff...

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