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    Weekend B.O. Sept. 19-21 (Hanging In There, Just Barely)

    Though it took a huge drop this weekend, "No Good Deed" is still in the top five.

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    TIFF 2014 Review: 'Second Coming' is an Intriguing if Meandering Portrait of Black Family Life in London

    Nadine Marshall plays Jax, a woman married for over twenty years to hard-working railway worker husband Mark (Idris Elba). Ever since having their first child JJ (Kai Francis Lewis), now 11, the couple have grown distant, partly due to experiencing four traumatizing miscarriages.

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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways: 'No Good Deed' Tops Weak Field, 'The Drop' Scores, 'The Giver' Soars

    The Top Ten box office holds many surprises, from top-dog "No Good Deed," starring Idris Elba and weak family sequel "Dolphin Tale 2" to festival entry "The Drop" landing at number six. And The Weinstein Co.'s dystopian YA adaptation "The Giver" has unexpectedly become its best-grosser in over a yea...

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    Review: 'No Good Deed' Starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson

    At some point earlier this week Screen Gems, the low-budget genre arm of Sony Pictures, sent out an email saying that press screenings for their upcoming home invasion thriller "No Good Deed" had been shuttered because the twist ending was so seismic that they didn't want members of the press seeing...

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    What’s the Big Secret That Got Those ‘No Good Deed’ Screenings Canceled?

    In case you didn't know, all advance screenings for 'No Good Deed' were cancelled at the last minute by the studio. Is the film that bad, or was it something else?

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    'No Good Deed' Reviews: And the Twist Is That It's Good! (Not Really)

    "No Good Deed" called sadistic, ludicrous and a waste of talented actors.

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    Interview: Taraji P. Henson Talks 'No Good Deed' and a Woman's Intuition (In Theaters Today)

    Many might ask the question: “Who wouldn’t open the door for Idris Elba (or someone who looks like him)?” I caught up with Henson to discuss her character’s motivations, the power of a woman’s intuition, and why Henson feels she’s a comedic actress at heart.

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    Casting: George Clooney To Appear On 'Downton Abbey,' Elizabeth Olsen Joins 'I Saw The Light' & More

    "Downton Abbey" is about to get a major visitor. George Clooney has shot a cameo appearance on the show, with the episode set to air this Christmas. He'll play "an American character who is a guest at a wedding in the country estate" and his participation is part of the annual charity drive Text San...

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    Studio Cancels All Screenings of 'No Good Deed' to Preserve Shocking Twist That It's Probably Terrible

    The studio says it scrapped screenings of the Taraji P. Henson/Idris Elba home-invasion thriller to preserve its surprised. Critics are pretty sure they know the real reason.

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    Interview: Taraji P. Henson On 'No Good Deed' and A Woman's Intuition

    Many might ask the question: “Who wouldn’t open the door for Idris Elba (or someone who looks like him)?” I caught up with Henson to discuss her character’s motivations, the power of a woman’s intuition, and why Henson feels she’s a comedic actress at heart.

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