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    Steve Job Biopic Finally Lands at Universal; What Took So Long? (UPDATED)

    Universal Pictures has picked up the trouble Steve Jobs biopic less than a week after Sony put the project into turnaround. So why did it take so long?

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    Screen Talk: Mike Nichols, Steve Jobs Biopic, Oscar Updates and Doc Shortlists

    On our weekly Screen Talk podcast, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I share our recent Oscar catch-ups and love of Mike Nichols and Studio Ghibli. And why did Sony pass on the Steve Jobs biopic?

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    Danny Boyle All But Confirmed for Sony's "Jobs" Movie

    Some outlets are reporting that Danny Boyle (“Trainspotting” “Slumdog Millionaire”) is the new director on Sony’s “Jobs” biopic and some are reporting both sides are close to an agreement. Either way it’s an interesting fit.

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    FX Greenlights WWII Miniseries 'Telemark,' From Danny Boyle and His 'Slumdog Millionaire' Team

    In August, the UK's Channel 4 announced that Danny Boyle would be directing the pilot for "Babylon," a comedy drama "set in the world of modern policing" and written by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, of "Peep Show" and "Four Lions." And this afternoon, FX announced that Boyle and his "Slumdog Million...

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    Danny Boyle to Direct Pilot of Brit Police Series 'Babylon'

    Danny Boyle is set to direct the pilot for a new comedy-drama, "Babylon," which will air next year on the UK's Channel 4. Written by BAFTA winners Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong ("Four Lions"), the would-be series takes place in the world of modern-day policing.

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    Empire Magazine's Jameson Awards Honor 'Skyfall' as Best Film of 2012, Helen Mirren Makes Plea for More Women in Film

    The Jameson Empire Awards for the best films of 2012 were handed out in London on March 24, with Sam Mendes taking top honors as Best Director, and 23rd Bond installment "Skyfall" receiving Best Picture as well as the Empire Award. Helen Mirren, who was honored with the Empire Legend award, noted th...

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    'Trance' Director Danny Boyle Channels Evil Side with Naked Femme Fatale: Exclusive Interview, Early Reviews

    "Trance" is stylish escapist fun that makes excellent use of reflective surfaces including the iPad, among other visual tricks--when it isn't pummeling you into submission. Boyle isn't one to sit back and let you feel calm and relaxed. Early reviews by trade critics claim that style trumps substance...

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    Watch: Head-Exploding Red Band Trailer for Danny Boyle's 'Trance,' Starring McAvoy, Cassel and Dawson

    Check out this new red band trailer for Danny Boyle's psychological thriller "Trance," starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel. The final moments surprise us with a trippy, unexpectedly gruesome image -- it's, er, mindblowing...

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    Check it Out! Danny Boyle's Trippy New 'Trance' Poster

    The latest poster for Danny Boyle's "Trance" has been released and it looks like the dizzying, disorienting mind trip the trailer promises. The memory-loss, art heist thriller, which will have a limited U.S. release on April 5th, follows an auction house assistant (James McAvoy) w...

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    Fiction Vs. Non-Fiction Death Match

    POV blogger Tom Roston (@docsoupman), an old colleague from Premiere, loves documentaries--in fact, he blogs about them. And while I enjoy digging into The Interrupters as much as the next cinephile, I love fiction films even better. So Roston challenged me to pit five fiction films, "whether they’v...

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