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    San Francisco International Film Fest Selects Opening and Closing Night Films

    Now in its 57th year, the storied San Francisco International Film Festival has selected its opening and closing night films.

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    Get Screenwriting Tips From Tony Gilroy, Susannah Grant, David S. Goyer and More in BAFTA's "How I Write" Video Series

    In an effort to inspire and equip aspiring screenwriters with the tricks of the trade, BAFTA has created a series of videos entitled "How I Write," featuring established Hollywood screenwriters like Tony Gilroy, Peter Morgan and Richard Curtis.

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    'Two Faces of January,' Hossein Amini's Directorial Debut Kicks Off with Mortensen, Dunst & Isaac

    StudioCanal and Working Title announce principal photography has begun on "The Two Faces of January," starring Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac. The film is based on Patricia Highsmith's novel, and was adapted by Hossein Amini ("Drive," "Snow White and the Huntsman"), who will also be ...

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    'Snowtown' Director Justin Kurzel To Helm Adaptation Of John Le Carré's 'Our Kind Of Traitor'

    While we'll have to wait see if the team behind "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" ever gets the sequel "Smiley's People" going, it looks like fans of John Le Carré have another adaptation to look forward to.

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    A Look Inside The 2011 Brit List

    It's been something of a banner year, both critically and commercially, for British film, with the likes of "The Inbetweeners Movie" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" tearing it up at the box office at home, while pictures like "Kill List," "Attack the Block...

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    Viggo Mortensen & 'Drive' Writer Hossein Amini Team For 'The Two Faces Of January'

    If you asked to us to find two talented people to get together to take on an adaptation of a Patricia Highsmith novel, we couldn't do much better than pairing Viggo Mortensen with "Drive" writer Hossein Amini. Well, it looks like that lightbulb went off in somebody's head because 24 Frames reports t...

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    Hossein Amini To Do Rewrites On Universal's 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

    There are two ways through life, the way of nature and the way of grace. Or in Hollywood terms, there are two ways to release a movie: rushed on a tight schedule, or finely tuned with a more realistic production. The battle between Relativity and Universal over their respective Snow White films has been ugly, with the former trumping the latter by moving their Tarsem-directed film all the way up to a March 16, 2012 release date -- nine months from now and no, it hasn't started shooting yet. Universal's "Snow White And The Huntsman" is currently set just under a year away on June 1, 2012, with a comparably luxurious year to get it on screens. ...

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