Upcoming Releases

This is a very biased list of upcoming theatrical releases, only highlighting the things that I am personally interested in. So for your more general/more objective listings, check out Box Office Mojo or IMDb or The Numbers. Last updated from Box Office Mojo 10/2/12.

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2014

January 2014

January 3

See Eventually

Beyond Outrage
Director: Beat Takashi
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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
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The Best Offer (IFC)
In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter (mTuckman Media)
Interior. Leather Bar. (Strand)
Open Grave (Tribeca)

January 10

Not Interested

The Legend of Hercules
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January 17

Maybe See

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
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Starring: Chris Pine
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Like Father, Like Son
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The Nut Job
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Ride Along
Director: Tim Story
Starring: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter
Synopsis: Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James’ sister.

Devil’s Due
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January 24

See Eventually

Knights of Badassdom
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I, Frankenstein
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January 31

See Eventually

Labor Day
Director: Jason Reitman
Starring: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Tobey Maguire, James Van Der Beek
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Not Interested

That Awkward Moment
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February 2014

February 7

Definitely See

The Monuments Men
Director: George Clooney
Starring: George Clooney
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See Eventually

A Fantastic Fear of Everything
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Starring: Simon Pegg
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The Lego Movie
Director: Phil Lord, Chris Miller
Starring: Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt, Will Arnett
Synopsis: The story of the popular children’s Lego building blocks.

February 14

Maybe See

RoboCop
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Endless Love
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Vampire Academy
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Winter’s Tale
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About Last Night
Director: Steve Pink
Starring: Paula Patton, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy
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February 21

3 Days to Kill
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The Wind Rises
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
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Pompeii
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Starring: Kit Harington
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February 28

Non-Stop
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Son of God
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Welcome to Yesterday
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March 2014

March 7

Pick of the Week

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Director: Wes Anderson
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See Eventually

Jodorowsky’s Dune
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300: Rise of an Empire
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
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March 14

Need for Speed
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See Eventually

Veronica Mars
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Grace of Monaco
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Tyler Perry’s Single Mom’s Club
Director: Tyler Perry
Starring: Amy Smart, Terry Crews, Tyler Perry
Synopsis: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children’s school.

March 21

Stretch
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Divergent
Director: Neil Burger
Starring: Shailene Woodley
Synopsis: Set in a futuristic dystopia, a teenager seeks to break free from her homogeneous society that divides people based on human traits. She leaves her faction and joins a rival group, where she falls for a young man.

Muppets Most Wanted
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Nymphomaniac Part 1
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourgh
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March 28

Definitely See

Noah
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Starring: Emma Watson, Douglas Booth, Russell Crowe
Synopsis: The epic, biblical tale of Noah and the ark.

Not Interested

A Haunted House 2
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April 2014

April 4

Pick of the Week

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan
Synopsis: Steve Rogers continues his affiliation with Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D and struggles to embrace his role in the modern world.

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Under the Skin
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Starring: Scarlett Johansson
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April 11

Sabotage
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St. Vincent
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Pick of the Week

Only Lovers Left Alive
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Tilda Swinton
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Not Interested

Rio 2
Director: Carlos Saldanha
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Foxx
Synopsis: The plot will involve the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Draft Day
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April 18

Heaven Is For Real
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Oculus
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Starring: Karen Gillain
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Transcendence
Director: Wally Pfister
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Nymphomaniac Part 2
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg
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Not Interested

Bears
Director: Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey
Synopsis: A look at the life of bears living in Alaska’s coastal mountains and shores.

April 25

Earth to Echo
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The Other Woman
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The Quiet Ones
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Walk of Shame
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May 2014

May 2

Maybe See

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Director: Marc Webb
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Shailene Woodley
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May 9

Chef
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Neighbors
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May 16

The Million Dollar Arm
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Godzilla
Director: Gareth Edwards
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May 23

Blended
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X-Men: Days of Future Past
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Patrick Stewart
Synopsis: The X-Men must travel in time to change a major historical event that could globally impact on man and mutant kind.

May 30

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A Million Ways to Die in the West
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Maleficent
Director: Robert Stromberg
Starring: Angelina Jolie
Synopsis: The “Sleeping Beauty” tale is told from the perspective of the princess’ evil nemesis, Maleficent.

June 2014

June 6

Maybe See

The Edge of Tomorrow
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Charlotte Riley, Bill Paxton
Synopsis: A soldier fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle, though he becomes better skilled along the way.

June 20

Maybe See

How to Train Your Dragon 2
Director: Dean DeBlois
Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Kirstin Wiig

June 27

Not Interested

Transformers 4
Director: Michael Bay
Starring: Shia LaBoeuf
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July 2014

July 11

Maybe See

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Director: Matt Reeves
Starring: Andy Serkis
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July 18

Pick of the Week

The Hobbit: There and Back Again
Director: Peter Jackson
Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellan
Synopsis: Bilbo returns home from his adventure at the Lonely Mountain.

August 2014

August 1

Pick of the Week

Guardians of the Galaxy
Director: James Gunn
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August 8

Not Interested

Ninja Turtles
Director: Jonathan liebesman
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Synopsis: Aliens invade Earth and inadvertently spawn a quartet of mutated reptile warriors, the Ninja Turtles, who rise up against them to defend the world.

September 2014

September 26

Pick of the Week

Untitled Laika Project
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Popeye
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October 2014

October 10

Maybe See

Book of Life
Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez
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Synopsis: An animated movie described as a Romeo and Juliet-inspired love story set during a Day of the Dead celebration.

November 2014

November 7

Maybe See

Untitled Disney Animation
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November 14

Maybe See

Turkeys
Director: Jimmy Hayward
Starring: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson
Synopsis: Two turkeys discover a time machine in a secret government lab and decide to go back to the first Thanksgiving in order to get turkeys off the menu.

November 21

Pick of the Week

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
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November 26

Not Interested

Happy Smekday!
Director: Tim Johnson
Starring: Jim Parsons, Rihanna
Synopsis: A group of aliens seek refuge from their enemies by hiding out on Earth.

December 2014

December 19

Pick of the Week

Tomorrowland
Director: Brad Bird
Starring: George Clooney
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Untitled Minions Project
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Synopsis: Spin-off of Despicable Me.

TBD 2014

Robopocalypse
Director: Steven Spielberg
Screenplay: Drew Goddard
Starring: Nick Santino
Synopsis: A sci-fi story set in the aftermath of a robot uprising.

Can a Song Save Your Life?
Director: John Carney
Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Keira Knightley, Hailee Steinfeld
Synopsis: A dejected music business executive forms a bond with a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan.

Knight of Cups
Director: Terrence Malick
Starring: Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Joe Manganiello
Synopsis: A man, temptations, celebrity, and excess.

Untitled Terrence Malick film (formerly Lawless)
Director: Terrence Malick
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, Rooney Mara
Synopsis: Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.

Gambit
Director: Michael Hoffman
Screenplay: Joel & Ethan Coen
Starring: Stanley Tucci, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Colin Firth, Cloris Leachman
Synopsos: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
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Jane Got a Gun
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Starring: Natalie Portman, Michael Fassbender, Joel Edgerton
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Snowpiercer
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Starring: Song Kang-ho, Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Octavia Spencer
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The Raid: Retaliation
Director: Gareth Evans
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Night Moves
Director: Kelly Reichardt
Starring: Dakota Fanning, Jesse Eisenberg
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The Shadow King
Director: Henry Selick
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Project X
Director: Brett Haley
Starring: Lili Taylor, Devin Brochu, Skyler Gisondo
Synopsis: In the wilderness of junior high, Edwin Hanratty and his only friend Flake are at the bottom of the food chain. Branded together as misfits, their fury simmers quietly until an unthinkable idea offers them a terrifying release.

Would Like to See

Only Lovers Left Alive
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Tilda Winton, Michael Fassbender, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt
Synopsis: A story centered on two vampires who have been in love for centuries.

The Dark Tower
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Starring: Russell Crowe
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Calvary
Director: John Michael McDonough
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the Zero Theorem
Director: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Matt Damon, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis
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Mood Indigo
Director: Michel Gondry
Starring: Audrey Tautou, Romain Duris
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Goodbye to Language
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
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Singularity
Director: Roland Joffé
Starring: Josh Hartnett, Neve Campbell, Claire van der Boom
Synopsis: An epic, sweeping and riveting tale of an impossible love set across two time periods and continents.

Under the Skin
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Starring: Scarlett Johnasson, Paul Brannigan, Robert J. Goodwin
Synopsis: Aliens descend upon Earth with a specific mission in mind. To abduct hitchhikers and take them back to their home world, where human meat is considered a delicacy.

Lowlife
Director: James Gray
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Marion Cotillard
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Nymphomaniac
Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Uma Thurman, Willem Defoe, Christian Slater, Udo Kier
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Nobody’s Daughter Haewon
Director: Hong Sang-soo
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A Field in England
Director: Ben Wheatley
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The Wind Rises
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
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The Rover
Director: David Michod
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His
Director: Ned Benson
Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers
Director: Ned Benson
Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain
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Untitled Pixar Film About Dinosaurs

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Tom à la ferme
Director: Xavier Dolan
Starring: Xavier Dolan, Caleb Landry Jones, Evelyne Brochu, Lise Roy, Mélodie Simard
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Venus in Fur
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Emmanuelle Seigner, Louis Garrel
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Devil’s Knot
Director: Atom Egoyan
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The Double
Director: Richard Ayoade
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Why Don’t You Play in Hell
Director: Sion Sono
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Queen of the Desert
Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Naomi Watts, Robert Pattinson
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Camille Claudel, 1915
Director: Bruno Dumont
Starring: Juliette Binoche
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7 Days in Havana
Directors: Laurent Cantet, Julio Medem, Benicio Del Toro, Gaspar Noé Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabio, Pablo Traper
Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Daniel Brühl, Emir Kusturica
Synopsis: A young American boy is trying to break into the acting business, and goes to Cuba during a film festival.

Hunter Killer
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Gerard Butler
Synopsis: An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rouge general.

Arthur & Lancelot
Director: David Dobkin
Starring: Gary Oldman, Kit Harington, Joel Kinnaman
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While We’re Young
Director: Noah Baumbach
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Synopsis: An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.

Leo the Lion
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Synopsis: Leo, a young vegetarian lion, is shunned by his fellow carnivores.

Santapprentice
Director: Tim Hill, Mike Mitchell, Betty Thomas
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Synopsis: A young orphan is selected to replace Santa Claus when he retires.

The Trick or Treaters
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Synopsis: Countryside thieves are won over by a young orphan girl.

7500
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Starring: Leslie Bibb, Ryan Kwanten, Amy Smart
Synopsis: Passengers aboard a flight across the Pacific Ocean encounter a supernatural force.

King of the Elves
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Your Voice in My Head
Director: David Yates
Starring: Emma Watson, Stanley Tucci
Synopsis: A self-destructive writer struggles with her personal issues and embarks on the difficult road to recovery.

Mommy and Me
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Dirty Dancing
Director: Kenny Ortega
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Ouija
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Halloween 3D
Director: Patrick Lussier
Starring: Brad Dourif, Morgane Slemp
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Avatar 2
Director: James Cameron
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