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Exclusive clips from “‘Superman,'” “Freakonomics” find their way online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some high-powered documentaries are about to enter the marketplace after drumming up support on the festival circuit … and now we have exclusive clips from each feature. The push for a more effective public education system is getting a ton of attention thanks toi recent contributions by Oprah[...]

This Week In Movies – “Wall Street 2,” “The Town,” “Waiting for Superman

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Some studios put sequels into production after getting the first weekend’s boxoffice results. Some don’t even wait for that like Summit’s about-to-shoot “Twilight” finale or the upcoming “Harry Potter And The Deathly Gallows” which both decided to make two films at once and then[...]

Eastwood, Kidman, De Niro lead list of expected TIFF attendees

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bruce Springsteen is coming. Nicole Kidman will be there, as well. Hilary Swank, Bill Murray, Robert De Niro and Helen Mirren are expected. Clint Eastwood’s even going, and he hasn’t been there in 20 years. We’re talking about the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, which released its official[...]

Sundance gets its first sale

Davis Guggenheim’s documentary entitled “Waiting for Superman,” which covers the crisis in public education in the U.S., has already been acquired by Paramount Vantage, making it the first sale of Sundance 2010. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film was financed and executive produced by Participant Media, the team who[...]