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    Bennett Miller Originally Considered Ryan Gosling, Heath Ledger And Bill Nighy For 'Foxcatcher'

    “I don’t have a company. I don’t have a staff. I don’t own anything—I’ve never owned a car or an apartment. My entire life can fit into a knapsack. And the thing that I want to do in movies can’t be done every year, or every two years," director Bennett Miller told Vulture in a great profile about h...

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    Watch The Last 10 Years of Best Supporting Actor Oscar Speeches

    Here's a look back at the last 10 best supporting actor winners (fun fact: the last 4 winners have all had first names that start off with "Christ"!), ranked in order of their entertainment value, with embedded clips for your time-wasting pleasure.

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    Trailers from Hell: Dan Ireland on Ang Lee's 'Brokeback Mountain'

    Valentine's Hearbreakers! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Dan Ireland introducing Ang Lee's Oscar winner (Best Director, Score, Adapted Screenplay) "Brokeback Mountain," starring the late Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway and Michelle Williams.

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Dark Knight'

    "Batman Begins" had been a modest hit, taking nearly $400 million worldwide, but given that "Superman Returns" made slightly more in 2006, and failed to launch a franchise, Christopher Nolan had to really push the boat out for his second film. And he certainly did. "The Dark Knight" was longer, bigg...

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    'The Dark Knight Rises' Won't Reference The Joker At All, Plus More Revelations From Empire's Extensive Feature

    We're now getting into the final stretch before "The Dark Knight Rises," probably the most anticipated film of a year that's had plenty of hotly anticipated pictures. After a main trailer a month or so back, we got another sneak peek of footage at Sunday's MTV Movie Awards, as well as a steady drip ...

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    The 5 Best Heath Ledger Performances

    In an ideal world, Australian actor Heath Ledger would have been celebrating his thirty-third birthday today. Heartbreakingly, he isn't here for it: the actor passed away from an accidental prescription drugs overdose just over four years ago, on January 22, 2008. At the time, the actor was shooting...

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    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    Over the years, Terry Gilliam has become something of a brand name, leading moviegoers to expect a generous display of visual razzle-dazzle and an offbeat sensibility; the problem often lies in his story or screenplay. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, written by Gilliam and his frequent coll...

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