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Simpsons Silverman Directs The Pet

As cheeky, boisterous and witty as it is delicately drawn and beauteous to behold, Sylvain Chomet's second feature film is a winner on every level - and a perfect opening act for EIFF 2010. Our weary hero is an...
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Jonah Hill for Transformers 2

Scott Pilgrim has never had a problem getting a girlfriend. It's getting rid of them that proves difficult. From the girl who broke his heart-and now is back in town-to the teenage distraction he's trying to ...
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Soderbergh Directs The Girlfriend Experience

There's a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn't know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mai...
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Wolfe novel to be made into movie

Endlessly imitated, The Terminator made the reputation of cowriter/director James Cameron -- who would go on to make 1997's titanic Titanic -- and solidified the stardom of Arnold Schwarzenegger. The movie begi...
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Wolverine Talks XMen

X-Men Origins: Wolverine lead man, Hugh Jackman is talking about the upcoming X-Men renaissance (opening Summer ’09). Speaking about the film, Jackman said, "we are dealing with a character who is probably one ...
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Kidman to Play Dusty Springfield

The Nobody's Fool (1994) team of Paul Newman, director Robert Benton, and scripter Richard Russo reassembled for this L.A. detective drama, beginning with a Puerto Vallarta prologue showing private eye Harry Ro...
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Serkis McKellen On Board For Hobbit

Tinker Bell must team up with a rival fairy to keep their existence a secret from humans. With Guillermo del Toro now officially confirmed as directing ‘The Hobbit’ focus has shifted to  who else will be i...
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Mel Gibson returns for Darkness

When Churchill said we'd fight the Nazis on beaches, landing grounds, fields, streets and hills, he left out the church-yard, manorhouse, pub and village-green. But in this stirring, startlingly violent (for it...
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Coen Brothers Launch Venice Festival

In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden beneath this home is a vast secret hideou...
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Irish Film TV Channel in the Works

Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who...
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Go Speed Racer Go Music Video

On a morning like any other a powerful business man, Stanislas Graff, is kidnapped outside his luxurious apartment building by a gang of thugs. From there begins a terrifying ordeal that will last for several w...
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Cloverfield Director Picks Next Project

Fearless, feisty and resolute, the "Rough Aunties" are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, South Africa. The out...
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Mike Judge and Jason Bateman Extract

A devout Catholic engineer, who has his mind set on marrying a nice girl he sees at church, spends a chaste night with a liberated divorcee named Maud. Consequently, the encounter forces him to reassess his own...
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IFI presents First Wave Irish Filmmakers Course

The story of a chameleon with an identity crisis. Commencing with the screening of POITÍN on April 29th the IFI Evening Course will continue throughout May with films from Cathal Black, Kieran Hickey, Joe Comer...
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See Indiana Jones First

A celebrated conductor of the Bolshoi Orchestra in Moscow loses his post during the Soviet regime when he refuses to fire his Jewish musicians. Twenty-five years later, the man is working as a custodian in the ...
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Angels and Demons Cast Update

Following the announcement yesterday that Da Vinci Code sequel ‘Angels and Demons’ has found a leading lady in Ayelet Zurer, today Ewan McGregor has confirmed he has signed on to Ron Howard's sequel. The Story ...
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The Fury Gets A Facelift

"I Hate Luv Storys" is the maxim Jay lives by. But, as an assistant director to Veer, the most famous romantic filmmaker in the Indian Film Industry, Jay has little option but to live with larger than life, glo...
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Hobbit director confirmed

"Frownland" is a pitch-black character study of Keith Sontag, a neurotic, manipulative, stridently unlovable New Yorker whose pitiless roommate aptly describes him, to his face, as "a burbling troll in his unde...
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Eli Roth Goes PG 13

Unlike the rest of his companions at the South Pole, Jasper the penguin believes there is a greater world beyond the edge of the ice. He is proved right when he finds himself aboard an ocean liner in the compan...