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    TIFF Review: Tom McCarthy's 'The Cobbler' Starring Adam Sandler

    Well, we'll say this for "The Cobbler," it's probably the first anti-gentrification, magical shoe, Jewish fable in the history of cinema. But that's about where the praise ends for this baffling misfire from Oscar-nominated writer/director Tom McCarthy. The filmmaker has previously taken seemingly ...

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    Olga Kurylenko Goes Horror With 'Mara', 'Catwoman' Director Pitof Returns With Thriller Starring Sharon Stone & More

    Olga Kurylenko's name may have just entered the rumor mill in relation to possibly joining “Batman vs. Superman” as Wonder Woman, but as a batch of recent casting news shows, the “To The Wonder” actress will have a bout of horror first. While the star from “We're The Millers” aims to don a costume i...

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    Kristen Stewart Takes 'Anesthesia,' Christopher Walken & Lenny Kravitz Team Are Father & Son In ‘Little Rootie Tootie’ & More

    Kristen Stewart continues to line up her post-"Twilight" schedule with interesting gigs. Having already wrapped the Guantanamo Bay drama "Camp X-Ray" and Olivier Assayas' "Sils Maria," she'll next tackle the indie "Anesthesia." The actress has booked a small role in Tim Blake Nelson's film "about a ...

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    NYWIFT Announces 33rd Annual Muse Awardees

    New York Women in Film and TV has announced the awardees for the 33rd annual Muse Awards.

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    Jenny Lewis Scoring 'Very Good Girls' Starring Dakota Fanning & Elizabeth Olsen

    With production now underway on the drama "Very Good Girls" starring Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen, a bunch of little updates about the film have emerged, including the complete cast and an intriguing choice to score the movie.

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    Jon Favreau Teams With J.J. Abrams For 'Revolution'; Gavin O'Connor, Neil Burger & Ellen Barkin Take TV Pilots

    Remember when big-screen talent lining up work on television was big news? Now it's frankly surprising if a Hollywood director or actor hasn't got a project on TV. Here's the latest list that will be working on pilots this year.

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    Gabe Toro's Best Films Of 2011

    Great art challenges. Bad art flatters. But those of us who don’t dedicate our lives to film don’t always seek to be challenged. Sometimes we want to experience art at our leisure. One doesn’t schedule, or plan the impact of art (making a film review deceptive, as it can never be a critics’ final th...

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    Some Articles to Ponder

    Here are some articles worth a look before the work takes over again tomorrow-

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    Ellen Barkin Talks "Another Happy Day": "I've been waiting for a part this good for my entire career."

    And you thought your family was dysfunctional? Wait till you see the crew Sam Levinson has assembled for "Another Happy Day" in his first outing as writer/director of a feature film. Levinson - and let's get this out of the way - is the son of filmmaker Barry Levinson. Ellen Barkin not only stars...

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    'Another Happy Day' Director Sam Levinson: "Indie Festivals Are Our Only Way of Fighting Back"

    If you spoke with 26-year-old Sam Levinson about how his debut feature "Another Happy Day" came together, you'd never know he's the offspring of a Hollywood legend. (For the unaware: Son of director Barry "Men In Black" Levinson.) On the strength of his Sundance award-win...

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