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    'Ginger & Rosa' Opens February 1, 2013; 19 New Photos & A New Clip From The Elle Fanning-Led Drama

    Exclusive: An evocative and beautifully shot portrait of post-war Britain, as seen through the eyes of an impressionable young teenager (Elle Fanning in a terrific, career-making performance), Sally Potter’s “Ginger & Rosa,” which just screened at the New York Film Festival and debuted at the Tellur...

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    New Photos & Poster For 'Ginger & Rosa' Starring Elle Fanning

    There are few young actresses right now who are on quite the same trajectory as Elle Fanning. With directors like Cameron Crowe, J.J. Abrams, Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola, David Fincher, Tony Scott and Alejandro González Iñárritu already on her impressive CV, we can only imagine an Academy Aw...

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    Watch: Trailer For Festival Hit 'Ginger & Rosa' With Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks & Annette Bening

    Among some higher profile competition, one of our editor-in-chief's favorite films from his time in Telluride last weekend turned out to be "Ginger & Rosa," a coming-of-age tale from director Sally Potter ("Orlando"). Probably the most accessible film to date from a filmmaker whose last picture was ...

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    Telluride 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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    Telluride Review: Sally Potter's Moving Coming-of-Age Drama 'Ginger and Rosa' Marks a Turning Point For Star Elle Fanning

    The fundamental coming-of-age conflict facing the troubled teen played by Elle Fanning in Sally Potter's "Ginger and Rosa" may look familiar, but the director brings a raw energy to the material that deepens its possibilities. Set at the height of nuclear paranoia in early-Sixties Lond...

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    Alfre Woodard Boards 'Twelve Years A Slave'; Alessandro Nivola Joins Atom Egoyan's 'Devil's Knot'

    Steve McQueen has quite an abundance of talent at his disposal for "Twelve Years A Slave" but now has more two more additions in TV staple Alfre Woodard and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o. Woodard will play a former slave who has risen through the caste system while Nyong'o plays the obje...

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    Elle Fanning, Alessandro Nivola & Jane Campion's Daughter Alice Englert Join Sally Potter's 'Bomb'

    There aren't many experimental video and performance artists who can also say they've directed a film starring international megastar Johnny Depp, but Sally Potter is one of them. Well, the only one. Making her feature debut with the 1983 Julie Christie film "The Gold Diggers,"...

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    Review: 'Janie Jones' Gets All The Notes Right In The Most Boring Song You Could Imagine

    Take the worst successful bar band you can think of (it was Nickleback, don’t lie). Downgrade their talent about halfway. Now imagine the sheer amount of bands that fulfill that criteria, currently on the road shuffling from bar to bar, hoping to get lucky and have that one moment where the public p...

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    Joe Strummer Would Not Approve Of Poster & Trailer For Abigail Breslin Drama 'Janie Jones'

    We were only just talking about how talented young actress Abigail Breslin has some real range, not to mention a whole slate of finished and potential projects. Today we see the poster for one of those potential projects, “Janie Jones,” which we first told you about way back in late 2010.

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    Alessandro Nivola Replaces Michael Fassbender On Indie-Thriller 'A Single Shot'

    It really goes to show how far Michael Fassbender has come in this town. A little under a year ago, the actor signed on to star in a David Jacobson-directed adaptation of Matthew F. Jones' thriller "A Single Shot." But since then, Fassbender has dropped the adaptation in favor of collaborations with...

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