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    Your Nominations for the Gender Bender Hall of Fame? [Video]

    “What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine,” observed Susan Sontag, who was both a little butch and a lot beautiful.

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    Guest Post: 2012’s Best Actress Race: A History of Inequality

    Guest Post: 2012’s Best Actress Race: A History of Inequality

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    Fire Your Agent: 10 Actors Who Need A Change Of Career Direction

    Last week brought the borderline-absurd news that Nicolas Cage was in talks to star in a new take on the god-bothering "Left Behind" franchise (this is a WTF even for Cage). This week brings the first major movie starring another Oscar-winner, Halle Berry, in five years, in the shape of "Cloud Atlas...

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    IN THE WORKS: Emmy Rossum to Join Producer-Star Hilary Swank's 'You're Not You'

    When you've won two Oscars and your best options are starring in "The Resident" and "New Year's Eve," you start to produce movies yourself. Thus Hilary Swank and 2S Films' partner Molly Smith are producing their second feature, "You're Not You," directed by George C. Wolfe ("Nights in Rodanthe") and...

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    Gael Garcia Bernal In, Hilary Swank Out For 'The Dallas Buyer's Club' Starring Matthew McConaughey

    To get interesting stories made in today's climate, yes you need financing and all the necessary little wheels in motion, but sometimes you just need someone to take an interest and push things forward. And that's just what Matthew McConaughey has done with "The Dallas Buyer's Club....

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    Hilary Swank Will Have Lou Gehrig's Disease In 'You're Not You'

    After a whirlwind decade for Hilary Swank, which included winning Oscars for lead roles in both “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Million Dollar Baby,” things have slowed down recently for the actress – with only a couple films like 2010’s “Conviction” and a...

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    Meryl Streep & Hilary Swank Team For 'The Homesman' While Streep/Tina Fey Pic 'Mommy & Me' Falls Apart

    Streep + Swank + Jones = Oscar? That's probably the line reps for Tommy Lee Jones' brewing sophomore directorial effort "The Homesman" will be spinning when they shop the movie at the upcoming American Film Market, and yes, Meryl Streep and Hilary Swank are part of the package for the movie they are...

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    Mia Wasikowska Makes 'Tracks'; Hilary Swank Goes HBO With 'Mary And Martha'; Rupert Grint Rocks 'CBGB' & More

    Mia Wasikowska has signed on to star in John Curran’s (“The Painted Veil”) new indie “Tracks.” The film will tell the true story of a young woman named Robyn Davidson who traveled 1678 miles through the Australian desert in 1987. It’s an Australian production and will be based on Davidson’s memoirs ...

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    Indiewire's Greatest Hits: The Top 10 News Stories from 2011

    The indie world has been on a wild ride this year. Lars von Trier and Hilary Swank engaged in questionable behavior; Woody Allen and Kevin Hart had huge hits at the indie box office. Below are the top ten most viewed stories on Indiewire this year:

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    Review: Forget Your Heart: 'New Year's Eve' Just Wants Your Money

    If you've managed to make it through two hours of "New Year's Eve" with the idea that it's about anything more than box office returns and home entertainment bank, Warner Bros., New Line and director Garry Marshall are more than happy to set you straight. In a largely unfunny s...

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