New Release Dates for MONUMENTS MEN, QUARTET, Sony Classics Pictures and the Re-Release of DJANGO

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The latest release date information for the following films:

  • Before there was Django Unchained, there was Django, Sergio Corbucci’s 1966 Western starring Franco Nero in the title role. Rialto will re-release Django starting December 21st.
  • The George Clooney-directed The Monuments Men, starring Clooney alongside Daniel Craig, Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett, opens December 20, 2013.
  • Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, Quartet, starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly, moves from December 28th to January 11, 2013.

Sony Classics has also announced new release dates for:

  • Love Is All You Need, starring Pierce Brosnan, opening May 3, 2013.
  • At Any Price, with Zac Efron and Dennis Quaid, opening April 26, 2013.
  • The Company You Keep, a Robert Redford film starring Redford himself alongside Shia LaBeouf, opens April 5, 2013.
  • No, starring Gael Garcia Bernal, will open February 15, 2013.
  • The Gatekeepers, a documentary directed by Dror Moreh, opens February 1, 2013.

Hit the jump for synopses and images from each picture.

New Images from Brian De Palma’s PASSION, Susanne Bier’s LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED, Harmony Korine’s SPRING BREAKERS, and Nick Cassavettes’ YELLOW

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Earlier today, TIFF announced that they were adding new films to their already stellar Galas and Special Presentations line-up.  Among the new additions are:

  • Passion (directed by Brian De Palma) Starring Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfurth, and Paul Anderson.
  • Love Is All You Need (directed by Susanne Bier) Starring Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, and Paprika Steen.
  • Spring Breakers (directed by Harmony Korine) Starring Selena Gomez, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, and Heather Morris.
  • Yellow (directed by Nick Cassavettes) Starring Sienna Miller, Gena Rowlands, Ray Liotta, David Morse, Lucy Punch, Max Theoriot, Riley Keough, Daveigh Chase, Heather Wahlquist, and Melanie Griffith.

Hit the jump to check out the images and synopses.  The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 6 – 16th.

TIFF Announces New Additions to Line-Up; Includes THE MASTER, PASSION, and ON THE ROAD

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And here I was thinking that the line-up for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival couldn’t get any better.  Silly me.  TIFF has sent out a press release announcing new additions to their Galas and Special Presentations line-up, and there are some powerhouses in the bunch.  The new additions include Paul Thomas Anderson‘s The Master, Brian De Palma‘s Passion, Spike Lee‘s Michael Jackson documentary Bad 25, Susanne Bier‘s Love Is All You Need, Walter Salles‘ adaptation of On the Road, Lee DanielsThe Paperboy, Harmony Korine‘s Spring Breakers, and Nick CassavettesYellow.  Yeah, there aren’t enough hours in the day.

Hit the jump to check out a list of all the new additions.  The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 6 – 16th.

Venice Film Festival Line-Up Announced; Includes Terrence Malick’s TO THE WONDER and Brian De Palma’s PASSION

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The line-up for the 2012 Venice Film Festival has been announced and it’s a surprisingly lean year.  Usually, there’s a lot of overlap between the Toronto International Film Festival and Venice, but the only major crossovers are Terrence Malick‘s To the Wonder, Robert Redford‘s The Company You Keep, Ramin Bahrani‘s At Any Price, Mira Nair‘s The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and Ariel Vromen‘s The Iceman.  Venice does have a few standout exclusives this year, most notably Brian De Palma‘s new film, Passion, starring Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace.  Other notable exclusives include Abdallah Omeish‘s Witness: Libya (executive produced by Michael Mann) and Harmony Korine‘s Spring Breakers.

Hit the jump for the full line-up.  The 2012 Venice Film Festival runs August 29 – September 8th.

Dimension Picks Up COMPULSION; SPC Acquires Susanne Bier’s LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED

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Two movies found their North American distributors today.

  • Dimension Films picked up Compulsion, a psychological thriller led by Heather Graham, Carrie-Anne Moss, Kevin Dillon, and Joe Mantegna.
  • Sony Pictures Classics acquired Love Is All You Need, a romantic comedy set in Italy, directed by Susanne Bier (In a Better World).  Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, and Paprika Steen star.

The announcing press releases provide all the details after the jump.

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