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    David Fincher Won't Direct Aaron Sorkin-Penned Steve Jobs Movie

    A Steve Jobs biopic. Sony and Scott Rudin producing, Aaron Sorkin had written the script and David Fincher in the directing chair. It’s basically a dream re-team of the key principals behind “The Social Network,” which worked out swimmingly well for everyone, right?

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    Praise The Lord and Pass the Almond Joy

    This week I'll look at 2014 being The Year of The Bible at the box office as no fewer than five titles vie for the faith based audience. First up is Fox's "Son of God" which is basically a re-editing of the 2013 History Channel mini-series "The Bible". Upon first glance you may say, hey everyone s...

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    Wish List: David Fincher Reportedly Wants Christian Bale To Play Steve Jobs In Developing Biopic

    Yes, the idea of Christian Bale playing Steve Jobs in a biopic is totally inspired. But let's just make it clear: right now it's just an idea.

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    Before They Were Famous: Check Out the Best Actor Nominees in Their Debut Film Roles

    Following one of the most competitive Best Actor races in recent history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to nominate Christian Bale, Bruce Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Matthew McConaughey for their spectacular performances. In honor of the nominees, Indiewir...

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    Exclusive: Robert De Niro Speaks Arabic In Clip From David O. Russell's 'American Hustle'

    "De Niro is extremely meticulous when he's really passionate about something and we had endless conversations," director David O. Russell said last fall at a press conference for "American Hustle." "He loved the fact that this man [Victor Tellegio] spoke Arabic—which happens to be one of the true th...

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    Watch: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'American Hustle' With 30-Minute Special 'The Art And Soul Of Survival'

    Today is what every director, actor, studio executive, PR person, marketing guru and consultant has been building to all awards season long—the start of Oscar voting. But that doesn't mean the campaigns end. Rather, one big push is coming (or has come) and "American Hustle" is being given one last c...

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    Oscar Nominee Christian Bale Holds His Roles to a High Standard, from 'American Hustle' to 'Out of the Furnace,' on DVD/Blu-ray March 11

    Christian Bale has shown intensity, shape-shifting and commitment in roles that are more consistently memorable than most actors can claim over a long career. He doesn't agree-- a sign of the high standards to which he holds himself. Clearly he knows how to pick roles-- and deliver. He finally lande...

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    Oscars: The Best Underrated Performances Of The 2014 Actor & Actress Nominees

    The trouble with awards season, especially when it comes to actors who often attract nominations, is that there's a risk that it delegitimizes their work if it doesn't get recognized. If Meryl Streep, say, has countless nominations, than there could be a temptation to think of her performances in le...

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    'Her' In, Redford Out: Best and Worst of the Oscar Nominations

    Let's start by stipulating that the Oscars have little or nothing to do with art or even how good a film is. Like any political contest, movie awards are about money and campaigning and popularity and image -- so if a good idea or vision sneaks in, what luck!

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