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    Tribeca Film Festival Names Frederic Boyer Artistic Director; Geoff Gilmore to Take 'Active Programming Role'

    The Tribeca Film Festival has overhauled its programming structure, naming former Directors' Fortnight head Frederic Boyer to the position of artistic director, with TFF programmer Genna Terranova promoted to director of programming.

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    "Planet of Snail" Takes Top IDFA Prize

    The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) handed out its prizes Friday evening, with South Korean director Seung-Jun Yi’s "Planet of Snail" taking the Best Feature-Length Documentary prize. The Special Jury Award went to "5 Broken Cameras" (Palestine/Isr...

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    Mendes Casts Whishaw as Bond Gadget-Meister Q in Skyfall

    Clearly, director Sam Mendes is seeking to update the Bond franchise and pull in some younger viewers. While Daniel Craig and Judi Dench are returning as agent 007 and his boss, M, respectively, John Cleese will not come back as Q. That role will go to a younger-generation gadget-master to be played...

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    First Look at Prometheus: Scott's Sci-Fi Thriller with Alien DNA, Fassbender, Theron, Rapace, Elba, Pearce & Wilson

    Ridley Scott's 3-D sci-fi thriller "Prometheus" is shrouded in mystery. Now EW offers a first look at the "Aliens"-related VFX space epic set for June 2012 release starring Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Noomi Rapace, Idris Elba, Patrick Wilson, Guy Pearce. Need we say ...

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    Thankful for Scorsese: What's Next; Ebert's Goodfellas & Badfellas; Fast Company on the 'Greatest Living Director'

    Martin Scorsese is not slowing down, burning out---or selling out, either. "Hugo," his first children's tale and first 3-D film, opens this weekend, and is earning stellar reviews. While it may prove too rich for many mainstream moviegoers, it's a testament to his ongoing exuberanc...

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    Dark Knight Rises: Christopher Nolan Drops News, Batman a Mess, Bane's Brutal Carnage

    Go nuts, Batman fans, new details on "The Dark Knight Rises" have landed. Director Christopher Nolan confirms to Empire that the "first six, seven minutes of the film" will screen in select IMAX cinemas on December 21, and will give "an introduction to Bane [the villain, pla...

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    Interview Watch: Brutal Honesty from Jeremy Renner, Streep & Coen Talk Film in China, Knightley on Dangerous Method & Anna Karenina

    Here's some brutal honesty from Jeremy Renner, whose "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" comes out December 21, followed by "The Avengers" in May 2012. Career comes first: "Even now, any woman would take a No. 2 seat to my job.” No thanks, "Transformers&qu...

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    Lorber Films Catches "Sushi" at IDFA

    U.S. rights to Mark S. Hall's doc "Sushi: The Global Catch" has been picked up by Kino Lorber, the distributor's Richard Lorber told Indiewire at the International Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). Lorber said the company will likely begin rolling out the film, which looks at the ris...

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    CASTING WATCH: Game of Thrones' Harington and The Killing's Kinnaman Are Arthur & Lancelot

    Thanks to Steven Soderbergh, who pitched Brit Kit Harington (Jon Snow in "Game of Thrones") and Swede Joel Kinnaman (AMC's "The Killing," "The Darkest Hour," "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo") for his soon-to-be-aborted "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.")...

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    Trailer Watch: Harrelson in Rampart; the Most Corrupt Cop You've Ever Seen

    Woody Harrelson may play the most corrupt cop you've ever seen in "Rampart," the second feature from "The Messenger" director Oren Moverman.  (TOH interview here.) But that's not why you should see the film when it broadens January 27 (after an Oscar-qualifying run)....

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