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Weekend Box Office Top Ten

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June 12, 2011
Super 8, Theatrical Release Poster

Super 8 got off to a great start over the weekend and managed to come out on top at the box office. The science fiction film tells the story of  a group of children who are filming their own super 8 movie, when a train derails, releasing a deadly Alien into their town. Below...
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Morgan Freeman at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards

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June 12, 2011
Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman won the 39th AFI Achievement Award amidst much warmth and affectionate praise. Most of the guests at the event talked warmly about Freeman’s film career, which began at the age of 50. Prior to this he had been a dancer and stage actor for many years. Dame Helen Mirren who co-starred with...
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Angelina Jolie: Choosing Her Roles With Care

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June 10, 2011
Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie turned down a sequel to Wanted (2008), a decision that later cost her a role in Gravity (2012), but she know’s a good franchise when she sees one. The role she chose over Wanted’s sequel was for a role in an action movie called Salt (2010), a role in which she did...
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What’s Next for J. J. Abrams & Steven Spielberg?

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June 9, 2011
Abrams & Spielberg

When J. J. Abrams was asked about what it was like to work with acclaimed director Steven Spielberg on the newly released movie Super 8, he simply replied, “crazy good.” He added, “Working with Steven Spielberg was a dream, and I was kind of nervous about it because he was like a hero of...
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Film Business On The Brink Of Digital

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June 8, 2011
Film Business On the Brink of Digital

On Sunday afternoon at the PGA’S conference on the Disney lot in Burbank, a stark message came through loud and clear from the panel of ‘Digital Cinema and the New Entertainment Model’ — the message being that the film business is at a digital tipping point. All the panel speakers concurred that the latest...
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Upcoming Film Project Could See Al Pacino Play An Aging Rocker

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June 7, 2011
Al Pacino

Warner Bros is presently in discussions with award winning Hollywood A-lister, Al Pacino. The film will be titled Imagine, and will be directed by screenwriter Dan Fogelman. Actor Steve Carell will handle production through his independent Warner-based Carousel Prods. Carell had actually been lined up to play the role of Pacino’s Son in the...
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Boris Damast’s Production of ‘Vivaldi’ to Star Max Irons and Claire Foy

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May 28, 2011
Max Irons - Vivaldi

Boris Damast’s upcoming epic historical drama will begin filming in September this year across various locations in Europe, including Hungary, Bruges, Germany, and Venice. British actors Max Irons and Claire Foy are lined up for the leading roles. The film will be based on the true story of the genius Italian priest and composer, Antonio...
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Bette Midler and Al Pacino Slated to Star in Upcoming HBO Film

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May 25, 2011
Bette Midler

HBO Films is planning the production of a TV movie about Phil Spector. Bette Midler has already signed up for the leading role, which could see the singer, actress and comedian star alongside another Hollywood A-Lister, Al Pacino. The cast will also be joined by Jeffrey Tambor. Oscar winning director David Mamet will direct...
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Michael Bay and James Cameron’s Battle Over 3-D

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May 20, 2011
James Cameron - Michael Bay

Director Michael Bay’s thoughts on 3-D were radically changed by fellow filmmaker James Cameron. So much so that Bay’s latest movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon, due for release this summer, was filmed in 3-D. At the Paramount Lot presentation, Cameron and Bay engaged in passionate and extensive verbal exchanges about the current state...
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Jack Black’s Next Comedy: Bailout

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May 12, 2011
Jack Black - Bailout

American comedian Jack Black is slated to take the leading role in a comedy flick called Bailout, to be directed by British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom. The movie will be an adaptation of a novel by author Jess Walter called The Financial Lives Of Poets. Walter himself adapted the novel for film. Black has an...
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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’: The Star Search Continues

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May 9, 2011
Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

Quentin Tarantino’s next big film project will be set amidst one of Americas darkest chapters in history. Django Unchained will be set in the Deep South during the slave era. Tarantino always wanted to make an entertaining spaghetti western, or in this case, southern. It will be a buddy buddy adventure flick. The two...
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Tetsuya Nakashima’s ‘Confessions’

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May 6, 2011
Confessions - movie - film

By Larry McCloskey Confessions (告白 Kokuhaku) is another example to the world that the Far East has taken revenge cinema to a whole new level over the past decade. Following in the elaborate vengeful footsteps of Park Chan-Wook’s Vengeance Trilogy, Confessions sees a teacher exact her punishment on the two pupils responsible for the death of...
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‘Fast Five’ Movie Tops Box Office and…

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May 6, 2011
Fast Five - movie

…Memphis Car Audio is probably laughing all the way to the bank as it is a product “partner” for the movie. Fast Five is the fifth movie in the Fast and Furious series of car tuner/racing/Vin Diesel flicks. And while some of the films tanked, Fast Five became a smash hit at the box office...
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