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    Rating 'Psycho,' Behind-the-Scenes 'Hitchcock' and the Universal Hitchcock Fifteen

    I got over the awful HBO "The Girl," starring Toby Jones as Alfred Hitchcock and Sienna Miller as Tippi Hedren, by watching the entire Dick Cavett Hitchcock interview. I had more fun with Thursday night's AFI FEST world premiere of Sacha Gervasi's light-hearted "Hitchcock," starring a superb ensembl...

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    EXCLUSIVE: 'Hitchcock' Set Visit with Gervasi, Hopkins, Mirren: "we explore the darker recesses of his mind"

    When it opens Nov. 23, Fox Searchlight’s “Hitchcock,” starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren, will join a ‘frenzy,’ if you will, of new attention focused on the British master of suspense, including the HBO/BBC co-production “The Girl” and a year-long London celebration by the British Film Instit...

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    Producers Berger and Yerxa Talk 'Ruby Sparks,' 'Nebraska,' 'Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman,' 'Louder than Bombs'

    At a time when it has never been tougher to get a movie made, credit is due to indie producers Ron Yerxa and Albert Berger, who have slowly but surely turned out quality indie pics ever since they hung their Bona Fide Productions shingle back in 1993. Their most recent film, romantic comedy "Ruby Sp...

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    Nicole Holofcener Starts Shooting New Movie for Fox Searchlight, Starring Keener and Louis-Dreyfus

    Nicole Holofcener has started filming her fifth film, untitled, in Los Angeles. She has assembled quite a cast: regular alter-ego Catherine Keener ("Please Give"), Julia Louis-Dreyfus ("Veep"), James Gandolfini ("The Sopranos"), Toni Collette ("Little Miss Sunshine...

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    Arthouse Audit: New Releases Led by 'Ruby Sparks' Are Hurt By Olympics

    Four years ago at the 2008 Olympics opening, specialized distributors avoided the date like the plague for new releases. This year, several anticipated films opened--and none showed strength consistent with what has been a robust late spring/summer. As the games tend to appeal to older audiences, th...

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    Fox Searchlight Names Director Neil Burger for 'Animal Rescue' Adaptation from Dennis Lehane

    Neil Burger will direct an adaptation of Dennis Lehane's short story "Animal Rescue" for Fox Searchlight and Chernin Entertertainment after his surprisingly successful "Limitless" starring Bradley Cooper.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Moonrise Kingdom' Conquers More Box Office; Specialized Success of The Year

    The news this week is in the expanding films. Two huge hits-- a phenomenal second week for Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" and more success for "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"-- joined with two other decently grossing expansions-- "Intouchables" and "Bernie"-- to provide an even better early June...

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    Trailer Watch: 'Ruby Sparks' is Hipster Pygmalion with Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan

    Fox Searchlight reveals the poster, promo photos, and a trailer (posted below) for their latest quirky number - "Ruby Sparks" - with Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, "Ruby Sparks" tells what amounts to a hipster pygmalion: a young novelist (Dano) suffers from ...

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    EXCLUSIVE CLIPS: 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Sets Brit Seniors in India

    Fox Searchlight is cheered indeed by the unexpected global performance of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," starring a cast of high-end Brits, from Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith to Bill Nighy and Tom Wilkinson. John Madden ("Doubt") brings a rag tag band of retirees together in a broken-down hot...

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    'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel': From Pleasant Surprise to Box Office Phenomenon UPDATED

    The year’s first British movie hit in the UK has shifted from being a pleasant surprise to a box office phenomenon. The question is whether its adult appeal will translate when Fox Searchlight opens the film stateside on May 4.

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