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    Watch: First Trailer For George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' Goes On A Mission

    So, what is "Monuments Men"? A WWII version of "Ocean's Eleven"? A lighter take on "The Good German" era? Well, whatever the film turns out to be, it's a consciously lighter turn from writer/actor/director George Clooney. "[Producer] Grant [Heslov] and I were looking to do a film that was less cynic...

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    Michelle Williams Offered Lead In Remake Of 'South Pacific'

    So here's some interesting news of the day: Bob Balaban is producing a remake of the musical "South Pacific." It's a bit surprising considering his credits as a producer thus far have been few, with "Gosford Park" the most notable, but yeah, he's hoping to give the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musi...

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    Wes Anderson Confirms He's Reuniting With Bob Balaban For 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

    With the one-two punch of the animated “Fantastic Mr. Fox” and last year’s “Moonrise Kingdom,” Wes Anderson has reinvigorated his career and is already hard at work on his next film, “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” While little is known about the film, other tha...

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    Daniel Craig, John Goodman & Hugh Bonneville Join George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men,' Bill Murray & Cate Blanchett Confirmed

    After a busy few years (six movies in three years, from "Up in the Air" to "The Descendants"), George Clooney's been taking things a little easier in 2012. That's not to say that he hasn't been busy: the actor wrapped Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity," and is a producer on Ben Affleck's "Argo," a role whic...

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    John Slattery Is In 'Arrested Development'; Bob Balaban Joins 'Girls' & Natasha Lyonne Grows 'Weeds'

    Some small screen additions to one show that's making a comeback, another show riding high off a massive successful first season and one program headed into its last season... read on....

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    Wes Anderson Releases Animated Short Film to Accompany His Much Beloved, 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    Wes Anderson is no stranger to the animation genre (see "Fantastic Mr. Fox"), so when news came out last week that he would be releasing an animated short to accompany his latest box-office success, “Moonrise Kingdom”, his fans got excited.

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    Wes Anderson Reveals Animated 'Moonrise Kingdom' Short Film To Premiere Online Next Week

    While the joys of "Moonrise Kingdom" are still reserved for those that managed to see it at the Cannes Film Festival or in the handful of cities it opened in last weekend, it looks like there will be even more to enjoy from Wes Anderson's forthcoming film.

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    "There's Freedom In Bondage": 12 Things Learned At Cannes About 'Moonrise Kingdom' & Wes Anderson's Hyper-Controlled Style

    Having received some of his best reviews in years, Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" made a grand debut opening the Cannes Film Festival in style last week. By all accounts (including one very positive review of our own), Anderson's latest picture and first live-action film in five...

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    CANNES 2012: Wes Anderson's MOONRISE KINGDOM

    "Moonrise Kingdom" is a great success, both within the context of Wes Anderson's body of work and as a work unto itself. Initially, however, its Wes- Anderson-y-ness is almost off-putting.

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