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    Casting: Robert De Niro Visits Stephen Gaghan’s ‘Candy Store’; Alicia Vikander Joins Alex Garland's Robot Thriller & More

    Writer/director Stephen Gaghan has given us the scripts to Steven Soderbergh’s “Traffic” "Rules of Engagement," and "The Alamo," but turned full-fledged filmmaker with 2005's excellent political drama, "Syriana." He hasn’t directed a film since, but not for want of trying. Gaghan’s been attached to ...

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    First Official Images From Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 3D 'The Young & Prodigious Spivet' Featuring Helena Bonham Carter

    One movie we pegged as a Cannes Film Festival longshot was Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "The Young & Prodigious Spivet," but perhaps we should be revising our guesswork? The latest from the distinctive French filmmaker has been a bit under lock and key but a brand new selection of official images from the m...

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    Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter Will Play 'Burton and Taylor' for BBC America

    After the campy and somewhat sad spectacle that was Lindsay Lohan's Lifetime movie "Liz and Dick" last fall, BBC America will be offering up its own take on the story of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. The network announced today that it will co-produce "Burton and Taylor," a 90-minute TV movie...

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    Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West to Play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton for BBC

    Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West are on board to play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in a BBC biopic titled "Burton and Taylor." The film, written by William Ivory, will focus on the story of their appearance in 1983's Broadway revival of the Noel Coward play "Private Lives"...

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    Helena Bonham Carter & Dominic West To Play Richard Burton & Elizabeth Taylor In 'Burton & Taylor'

    There are few movie stars of the classic era who continue to captivate -- perhaps for more salacious reasons -- than Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. Their relationship was tabloid fodder at the time, and since then, people have continued to be fascinated by their on-screen pairings and their of...

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    'Amour' & 'Rust And Bone' Top London Critics' Circle Awards

    With the focus this weekend on Park City with the Sundance Film Festival now in full swing, it might be easy to forget we're still in the midst of the awards season. And even though we're nearing the finishing line, with the Golden Globes already handed out, and a few more major guild awards and the...

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    LES MISÉRABLES

    As an ardent fan of the musical stage play 'Les Misérables' and its vibrant songs, I had high hopes for this elaborate screen adaptation.

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    Review: Is It Possible to Enjoy 'Les Misérables' If You Don't Know the Music?

    While impressive in parts for its epic sweep, the movie is routinely marred by blatantly cheesy, self-serious flourishes, uneven performances and misguided attempts to puncture the theatricality with superfluous cinematic devices.

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    London Critics' Circle Film Awards to Honor 'Les Miserables' Star Helena Bonham Carter

    A crop of Britain's leading film critics have chosen to award this year's Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film to Tim Burton's squeeze, Helena Bonham Carter, at the upcoming 33rd London Critics' Circle Film Awards on January 20, just over a week after her latest film, Tom Hooper...

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    Beautiful Darkness: 5 Actresses Whose Gritty Indie Roots Made for Great Fairy Tale Villains

    What these women also have in common -- aside from Academy Award nominations -- is a history of gritty, complex performances in more indie-flavored movies. Below, a rundown of the dark roots of five modern-day queens.

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