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    Lots Of New Pics From 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' As It Heads To Rome Film Festival; 'Mockingay' Finds Paylor

    It seems the Rome Film Festival loves YA adaptations. Last year, the fest hosted the world premiere of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2" (even though by time it screened, U.K. press had started running their reviews). And this year, they've landed another big blockbuster for their screens.

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    James Gray to Chair Rome Film Festival Jury

    Director James Gray will chair the competition jury of the upcoming Rome Film Festival, running November 8-17.

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    Jonathan Demme's New Film 'Fear of Falling' to Premiere at Rome Film Festival

    "Fear of Falling," the latest by Jonathan Demme, will make its world premiere this fall at the 8th annual Rome Film Festival (November 8-17). Adapted from 19th-century Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's "The Master Builder," the film is written by fellow stage scribe and actor Wallace Shawn, who pl...

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    Rome Film Festival and Ennio Morricone Honor Quentin Tarantino with Lifetime Achievement Award

    The seventh Rome Film Festival will honor Quentin Tarantino with a Lifetime Achievement Award on January 4, at a gala screening of "Django Unchained." Legendary composer Ennio Morricone ("Once Upon a Time in the West," "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"), who wrote an ori...

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    Rome Interview: Making 'Charles Swan,' His Version Of 'On The Road' & More From Glimpsing Into The Mind Of Roman Coppola

    At the Rome Film Festival earlier this month, Roman Coppola premiered his second directorial film “A Glimpse Into the Mind of Charles Swan III” starring Charlie Sheen. Coppola’s debut, “CQ” was eleven long years ago, but it’s not like he hasn’t been busy in the intervening years, producing sister So...

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    Rome Interview: Paul Verhoeven On 'Tricked' & What's Next Including 'Rogue,' 'Hidden Force' & 'Jesus Of Nazareth'

    One of the most enjoyable half hours we spent during the Rome Film Festival was in conversation with director Paul Verhoeven. The filmmaker behind a large number of everyone's favorite popcorn movies from the late '80s/early '90s ("RoboCop," "Total Recall," Basic Instinct," "Starship Troopers") is e...

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    Rome Interview: Larry Clark On 'Marfa Girl,' The Role Of The Writer & How He Became Fearless

    In the 17 years and 6 films since his excoriating debut "Kids," Larry Clark has gradually slipped off many radars, as detractors claimed that precisely what had so shocked and impressed in his early work (explicit sex, violence and drug taking amongst photogenic teenagers) was becoming irrelevant at...

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    Rome Interview: Stephen Dorff On 'The Motel Life,' The Coppola Clan & The Dilemmas Of A Career Renaissance

    Few Hollywood actors of any generation, no matter how glorious their start, achieve consistent success. But even fewer, perhaps, experience the seemingly random phenomenon of the mid-career resurgence, winning a gift of a part that suddenly has everyone take notice all over again. Stephen Dorff undo...

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    Interview: Rome Film Festival Director Marco Mueller Discusses His First Year and the Future of Italian Cinema

    Rome Film Festival director Marco Mueller is a divisive figure in the film community, but nobody can deny his impact. He is renowned for his track record of injecting new life into festival, from his successful Rotterdam debut after the death of its intransigent founder Hubert Balls through to his a...

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    Weekend Recap: Jeremy Renner on SNL, 'Now You See Me' Trailer, Rome Fest Winners, Stoppard on Love, and PT Anderson SteadiCams

    The weekend in review, from Jeremy Renner's SNL stint to Tom Stoppard's knowledge of "Anna Karenina" and a brief history of Paul Thomas Anderson's relationship with the SteadiCam.

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