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    Sundance: John Carney Explains How the Crowd-Pleasing 'Sing Street' is Part of a Greater Trilogy

    Back at the festival with another musical straight from the heart, the filmmaker explains where his lively new feature fits into his unique career.

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    'Once' Director John Carney Finds the Music (Again) in Exclusive 'Sing Street' Poster

    Is their any tune John Carney can't master?

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    Watch: Adam Levine Asks Everyone How to Act in Featurette for 'Begin Again'

    We've already seen a bunch of trailers and clips for "Begin Again," the musically-inclined film that hits theaters this Friday, and now we have a featurette with Adam Levine, who plays Keira Knightley's character's ex-boyfriend.

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    Watch: Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley Talk Music and Cats in New 'Begin Again' Clip

    "Begin Again" stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo as a musician and representative team that seeks to change the way people experience music. Only, first Knightley's inspired songwriter has never recorded anything, which is a problem Dan (Ruffalo) did not anticipate.

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    Watch: Keira Knightley & Mark Ruffalo 'Begin Again' In Trailer For Musical Dramedy

    So, remember the music industry? Okay, so it still exists, but the notion of an A&R guy stumbling across the next big thing in a local bar and pushing their talent seems rather quaint in an era when artists have no shortage of tools to promote themselves. But we suppose a movie about a musician usin...

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    John Carney To Direct 'Sing Street' With Music From Bono & The Edge, Mark Romanek Sees 'The Visitors' & More

    While he's done some other lower key pictures, the ones director John Carney is best known for involve song, and he's sticking to his strength. The "Once" helmer will get behind the camera for "Sing Street," with none other than Bono and The Edge to write some original songs for the picture.

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    25 Movies That Defined The Sundance Film Festival

    As you might have noticed from the wall-to-wall level of coverage over the last week or so, the Sundance Film Festival has grown considerably from its humble beginnings back in 1978, when it was inaugurated as the Utah/US Film Festival and had a remit to showcase exclusively American-made independen...

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    TIFF Review: 'Can A Song Save Your Life?' Starring Keira Knightley & Mark Ruffalo

    Though the music industry has undergone a sea change over the last decade, the goal for both major studios and artists remains the same: musicians want to write great songs and put them out into the world, and record labels want to make some money by helping them do it. That being said, these days, ...

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    Keira Knightley Steps In For Scarlett Johansson On John Carney's Musical 'Can A Song Save Your Life?'

    Now roughly six billion people have seen the thing, we can all pretty much agree that Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson were the secret weapons of superhero mega-hit "The Avengers." The former brought a wry understatement to Bruce Banner, as well as performance-capturing the most effecti...

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    Mark Ruffalo Joins Scarlett Johansson In John Carney's 'Can A Song Save Your Life?' Produced By Judd Apatow

    "Avengers assemble!" Okay, not quite, but it looks Black Widow and The Incredible Hulk are going to get their own spinoff (but not really).

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