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Sundance 2013: US and World Feature & Doc Competition Titles, NEXT Lineup

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival is starting to release its schedule. Wednesday with its first round of programming - including its US and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary competition films, and its out-of-competition NEXT lineup.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • November 28, 2012 4:00 PM
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Charlize Theron Will Star In & Produce 'Lady Vengeance' Remake from Chan-wook's South Korean Revenge Trilogy

Charlize Theron is set to star in and produce "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" through her Denver & Delilah Films banner.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • November 28, 2012 3:33 PM
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Bridging Hollywood and Latin America, Bernal & Luna's Canana Join Forces with IM Global to Create Mundial

Hollywood's IM Global and Mexico and LA's Canana (Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna and Pablo Cruz's banner) have joined forces to launch new company Mundial, which will focus on the financing and worldwide sales of Latin American movies.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 28, 2012 2:42 PM
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Alamo Drafthouse and Academy Announce Day-Long Saul Bass Tribute, Featuring 'Phase IV' with Long-Lost Ending

The Alamo Drafthouse is partnering with the Academy for a day-long Saul Bass tribute on December 1. The program features the legendary title sequence designer's rarely seen short films and a pristine restoration of Bass' sole directorial effort, sci-fi gem "Phase IV."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 28, 2012 2:35 PM
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Which Stars Need a Tarantino-Style Comeback?

Everyone loves a comeback, but they're hard to come by. HitFix has created a list of 10 stars badly in need of one -- Quentin Tarantino-style.
  • By Beth Hanna and Sophia Savage
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  • November 28, 2012 12:54 PM
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In the Works: Toby Jones Joins Cast of Teen Refugee Drama 'Leave to Remain,' Principal Photography Underway in London

Toby Jones has joined the cast of Bruce Goodison's "Leave to Remain," a coming-of-age story centering on a group of teenagers who have escaped their respective countries and banded together in a hidden underworld of London. Principal photography is underway.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 28, 2012 11:27 AM
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Hurricane Sandy NYC Benefit Concert Will Air on HBO, AMC, Showtime, Sundance Channel, Hulu, Yahoo & AOL

On December 12, the Hurricane Sandy benefit concert at Madison Square Garden will be televised by HBO, AMC, Showtime and Sundance channels, among others -- including networks in Italy and Brazil.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • November 27, 2012 5:02 PM
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DreamWorks Eyes 'Light Between Oceans'; Harry Potter's David Heyman Producing

DreamWorks is in exclusive talks to acquire the rights to London attorney-turned-author M. L. Stedman's WWI-set debut novel "The Light Between Oceans."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 27, 2012 3:46 PM
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Wong Kar-wai's 'Grandmasters' Chinese Release Pushed Again; Check out New Character Posters & Trailer

Wong Kar-wai's long-delayed Ip Man biopic "The Grandmasters" has now hit another roadbump: the mainland China release has been pushed back an additional three weeks due to even more additional shooting last month.
  • By Beth Hanna and Sophia Savage
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  • November 27, 2012 12:45 PM
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Gotham Gets It Right: Award Winners include 'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Your Sister's Sister' [UPDATED]

On the sprawling floor of the restaurant Cipriani, on Wall Street, four lanky women wearing stilettos and Shopska hats stood smiling with trays of Russian Standard Gotham Yule, a vodka mix that included Ginger Beer and lime juice.
  • By Charles Lyons
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  • November 27, 2012 12:15 PM
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