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Michael Haneke's Latest, 'Flashmob,' to Begin Filming This Summer

Per Film Comment, Austrian auteur Michael Haneke is gearing up to shoot his next film, "Flashmob," this summer.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 27, 2014 12:20 PM
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Pixar Reveals New Plot Details for Upcoming 'Inside Out'

Pixar celebrated Memorial Day by revealing new details on their website about their upcoming film, "Inside Out."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 27, 2014 11:53 AM
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Filming Begins on Ava DuVernay's MLK Biopic 'Selma': Will We See It at Fall Fests?

UPDATED: ´╗┐Paramount Pictures and Pathe have announced that principal photography has begun on director Ava DuVernay's Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic "Selma." Will we see it at the fall festivals?
  • By Beth Hanna and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 21, 2014 3:14 PM
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Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Adaptation of Dave Eggers' 'You Shall Know Our Velocity'

Daniel Radcliffe is having a go at a Dave Eggers' adaptation, "You Shall Know Our Velocity." Radcliffe will star as the the bookish Will, opposite a yet uncast co-lead to play Will's more gregarious and skirt-chasing buddy Hand, who embark on worldwide excursion to give the $32,000 insurance fallout from their friend's death to those in dire need.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 19, 2014 1:48 PM
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FIRST LOOK: Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Start an Affair to Remember in Todd Haynes' 'Carol'

Exciting news for fans of Patricia Highsmith, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Todd Haynes (that about covers everyone, right?). The first image from Haynes' "Carol," the adaptation of Highsmith's landmark lesbian novella "The Price of Salt" (originally published under the pen name Claire Morgan) on the romance between an unassuming shop girl and a glamorous New York socialite, has arrived. Take a look.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 19, 2014 1:20 PM
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Where Did Crowdfunding Really Originate? Not on Kickstarter

We assume that crowd funding first appeared when Kickstarter launched five years ago. We may be wrong.
  • By Chris Dorr
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  • May 14, 2014 2:48 PM
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Sony Takes Rights to Snowden Book 'No Place to Hide'

Sony has secured rights to Glenn Greenwald's "No Place to Hide," the buzzy book on Edward Snowden and what he revealed about US security officials' electronic surveillance.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 14, 2014 1:29 PM
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FIRST LOOK: Jessica Chastain in J.C. Chandor's 1981-Set Crime Drama 'A Most Violent Year'

More images have arrived via Entertainment Weekly of Jessica Chastain in "All Is Lost" director J.C. Chandor's newest endeavor, "A Most Violent Year." The period crime drama is now in post-production.
  • By Beth Hanna and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 12, 2014 2:56 PM
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NYT Critics Dargis and Scott Weigh In On Everything That Rankles Them About the Film Industry

The NYT has published a fairly fabulous series of "emails" from their two top film critics -- that would be Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott -- openly addressed to a number of groups throughout the industry, including everyone from Megan Ellison and Sony to "directors," "Hollywood liberals" (with Amy Pascal and Steven Spielberg CC'd) and "everyone who is freaking out about the new Barbie and Peeps movies." In other words, they're cutting a wide, mischievous swath. Read some excerpts, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 6, 2014 12:35 PM
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Fandor Now Categorizing Its Films Using the Bechdel Test -- And They Want Your Help

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Fandor is going above and beyond the typical ideas of a streaming service. Beginning May 5, the site is incorporating a pop-up survey that appears with whatever film a viewer has chosen to watch. The three-question survey is the Bechdel test! Answers from the survey will help Fandor catalogue their content, so that all Bechdel-passing films can be found on a dedicated landing page.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 6, 2014 11:36 AM
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