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    15 Must-See Modern Noirs (CLIPS)

    The noir since 1960 is like pornography: it's hard to describe, but you know it when you see it. With "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" in theaters, it may be time to tackle the question more directly. To paraphrase Paul Schrader, what is a (modern) film noir?

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    Bill Paxton Returns to History Channel with 'Texas Rising'

    Not so long ago true family rivalry 'Hatfields & McCoys' won both ratings and Emmys for History Channel, which now reaches 98 million homes. So why not go back to the well, assemble another ensemble of ace character stars and revisit some juicy action-packed American history?

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    'Edge of Tomorrow' Review and Roundup: Cruise Fights Back in Dazzling Must-See Mindbender

    The reviews are in for Tom Cruise’s new star vehicle “Edge of Tomorrow,” and they are…well, pretty great, actually.

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    Point/Counterpoint Review: 'Edge Of Tomorrow' Starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt And Bill Paxton

    Masks have always fascinated Tom Cruise. There are masks in "Minority Report," "Eyes Wide Shut," and "Vanilla Sky," and they serve a key purpose in all four "Mission: Impossible" movies (movies, it just so happens, that Cruise also produces). In films like "Interview with the Vampire," "Valkyrie" an...

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    Million Dollar Arm

    "Million Dollar Arm" benefits from a strong performance by Jon Hamm in the lead and a top-notch supporting cast.

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    Review: 'Million Dollar Arm' With Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Alan Arkin & Bill Paxton

    In terms of in-house branding, the "Disney sports movie" has almost as much instantly recognizable cachet as something like their animated princess movies or Marvel superhero flicks. Movies like "Cool Runnings" up through "Remember the Titans" and "Miracle" have the same general, crowd-pleasing form...

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    Watch: Tom Cruise Goes To The 'Edge Of Tomorrow' In New Trailer For Doug Liman's Sci-Fi Flick

    "If you love Tom Cruise, you see him giving a genius performance, and if you hate Tom Cruise he dies like 200 times in the movie," director Doug Liman told European press earlier this month, in what must be the oddest promo quote for a summer movie you're likely to hear. But it's also true as Cruise...

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    History Orders 'Texas Rising' Miniseries, Starring Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta and Directed by Roland Joffé

    History will re-team with Thinkfactory Media's Leslie Greif, the executive producer of the network's 2012 ratings hit (and first scripted venture) "Hatfields & McCoys," on a new eight-hour miniseries about the Texas Revolution tentatively titled "Texas Rising."

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