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    Guy Pearce Joins Kristen Stewart & Nicholas Hoult In Drake Doremus' 'Equals,' Plus More Casting News

    Guy Pearce isn't a movie star, and he's totally fine with that. The Australian actor has been a familiar face on screen for getting on twenty years, and has occasionally brushed against potential A-list-dom, but after getting burnt with things like "The Time Machine," has pretty much settled into do...

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    'A Monster Calls' For Liam Neeson, Evan Rachel Wood Is 'Facing The Wind' With Joe Berlinger & More

    It looks like those rumors were true. Last month word emerged that Liam Neeson was being courted for a role in J.A. Bayona's "A Monster Calls," and the actor has now taken the gig. He joins Felicity Jones in the adaptation of the novel by Patrick Ness that will follow "the unexpected bond that devel...

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    Review: Atom Egoyan's 'Devil's Knot' Lacks Insight Into Case Of West Memphis Three

    It has been twenty years since the horrifically mutilated, murdered bodies of children Steve Branch, Michael Moore, and Christopher Byers were found in a creek in the middle of Robin Hood Hills in Arkansas. And thus started a saga that spanned nearly two decades, with the trials of the accused Damie...

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    "DVD Is the New Vinyl" Podcast: Featuring Tilda Swinton, Alessandro Nivola & Lili Taylor

    While recuperating from a deep-fried, ever-boozy, never-sleepy nine days at the SXSW Film Festival (a shout-out here to senior programmer Jarod Neece, whose delicious book "Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Story of the Most Important Taco of the Day" resolved at least two hangovers), your indefatigable D...

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    Bryan Cranston & Edgar Ramirez Join Errol Morris' 'Holland, Michigan' With Naomi Watts & More

    Over the weekend, "The Act of Killing" director Joshua Oppenheimer and producers Errol Morris and Werner Herzog hit Reddit to talk about the Oscar nominated documentary, but of course, the conversation wound up going to many different places. But for our purposes, one of the morsels that dropped had...

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    Danny Elfman Scoring 'American Hustle,' Alessandro Nivola Talks David O. Russell's "Spur Of The Moment" Style

    David O. Russell didn't tinker too much with what already worked in establishing the talent for his forthcoming "American Hustle." The picture finds him tag-teaming with "Silver Linings Playbook" and "The Fighter" stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Robert De Niro ...

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    HBO Acquires Emily Mortimer's Comedy Series 'Doll & Em,' Directed by Azazel Jacobs

    As we wait for official word as to whether or not "The Newsroom" will be back for a third season (star Jeff Daniels' insistence doesn't count), Emily Mortimer, who plays Will McAvoy's producer and much-abused love interest MacKenzie McHale, has found herself another perch at HBO.

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    TIFF Review: Atom Egoyan's West Memphis Three Drama 'Devil's Knot' Starring Reese Witherspoon & Colin Firth

    It has been twenty years since the horrifically mutilated, murdered bodies of children Steve Branch, Michael Moore, and Christopher Byers were found in a creek in the middle of Robin Hood Hills in Arkansas. And thus started a saga that spanned nearly two decades, with the trials of the accused Damie...

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    David O. Russell's Next Film Titled 'American Hustle'

    Okay, while we might prefer the original working title "American Bullshit," it probably would've created a marketing nightmare, so the official replacement? Yeah, it's not too shabby at all.

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    Review: Intimate & Devastating ‘Ginger & Rosa’ Features A Transformative Elle Fanning Performance

    Lovely and devastating, challenging yet worthwhile, Sally Potter's "Ginger & Rosa" may be the English filmmaker's best since "Orlando," and perhaps her most accessible to date. The intimate and sensual picture also features yet another terrific performance by 14-year-old Elle Fanning, who is quickly...

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