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    Casting: George Clooney To Appear On 'Downton Abbey,' Elizabeth Olsen Joins 'I Saw The Light' & More

    "Downton Abbey" is about to get a major visitor. George Clooney has shot a cameo appearance on the show, with the episode set to air this Christmas. He'll play "an American character who is a guest at a wedding in the country estate" and his participation is part of the annual charity drive Text San...

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    Elizabeth Banks Will Direct 'Pitch Perfect 2;' 'A Most Violent Year' Casting & More News

    One of the big sleeper hits of 2010, the musical comedy “Pitch Perfect,” grossed $115 million worldwide off a small $17 million dollar budget, so the Hollywood law of averages dictates a sequel must be made (even though the movie was a perfectly enjoyable, self-contained story that really needed no ...

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    Trailers from Hell: Marshall Harvey on Albert Brooks' Otherworldly Limbo Dramedy 'Defending Your Life'

    To Live and Shake and Die in LA! concludes at Trailers from Hell, with editor Marshall Harvey introducing Albert Brooks' "Defending Your Life," starring Meryl Streep and Brooks.

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    'Finding Nemo' Sequel Titled 'Finding Dory' Set For November 25, 2015; Early Plot Details Revealed

    So yeah, we've said it before, and we'll say it again: merchandising, licensing, blah blah blah...it's the monetary lifeblood of major studios and places like Pixar aren't immune (please see "Cars" and the spinoff "Planes," as well the continuing "Toy Story" shorts). There's shit to sell, and that m...

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    'Finding Nemo 2' Is Still Happening, But At Least Albert Brooks Will Return

    The days of Pixar being the lone wolf animation studio focused on original ideas over franchises is long gone. With "Toy Story" staying alive in a series of shorts, a pretty disappointing looking "Monsters University" coming this spring and yes, a "Finding Nemo" sequel,...

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    THIS IS 40

    Fearless, funny, sprawling, messy, vulgar and honest: those are just a few adjectives that describe Judd Apatow’s 'This Is 40'. The film earns its stripes as a raunchy, R-rated comedy even before the main title appears onscreen.

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    Judd Apatow Calls 'This Is 40' A "Coded Conversation" About His Life: 6 Things Learned About The 'Knocked Up' Spinoff

    After the comprehensive onslaught of attributed projects for which his name lies above the title, it then remains a rare and welcome sight to see Judd Apatow return for his fourth directorial effort, “This is 40.” Last seen in 2009 with “Funny People,” Apatow has now expanded his cinematic universe ...

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    Patton Oswalt Disappointed Charlize Theron Wasn't Nominated At The Oscars, But Thrilled For Melissa McCarthy & Demian Bichir

    The Oscars, remember those? It all seems like a distant memory now, and it's hard to believe it was just a couple of weeks ago that we were sitting down in extra stretchy pants with some beer and unhealthy snack food to watch the annual Super Bowl for the movies. And while time will tell what th...

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    Top Oscar Surprises: Gary Oldman and Demian Who?

    The awards season zooms ahead now that the Oscar nominations have been announced. What didn’t we see coming? And what were those voters thinking? Never mind; a pointless question. Here’s a look at the biggest surprises and how they change the race.

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    'Drive' Star Albert Brooks Reflects On His Career & Working With Martin Scorsese, Sidney Lumet, James L. Brooks & More

    Over the weekend, the Film Society of Lincoln Center put on a special event, hosted by Scott Foundas, centered around "Drive" star Albert Brooks, who is earning strong Oscar buzz for his role as menacing mob boss Bernie Rose. The night took a unique (and, it should be noted, unexpected) ap...

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