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    Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes Project With Jack Nicholson, Annette Bening & Owen Wilson Still In The Works

    Not seen on the big screen since 2001's "Town & Country," and not having directed a movie since 1998's "Bulworth," any Warren Beatty news is cause for curiosity -- though optimism is something that you'll likely want to keep on hold. Remember last year when it loo...

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    Jack Nicholson Sought To Play Robert Downey Jr.'s Dad In 'The Judge'

    Between comic book movies, tentpole blockbusters, and big name comedies, it's easy to forget that Robert Downey Jr. has other projects that don't have the Marvel stamp, require him to bromance with Jude Law, or laugh it up with Todd Phillips. And one of those gigs is "The Judge,&qu...

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    “KING OF MARVIN GARDENS” Returns

    As the New York Film Festival prepares to celebrate its 50th year, I am reminded of screenings I attended (of movies old and new) when I was a teenager. In 1965 I was present for a Buster Keaton tribute that included his inscrutable Samuel Beckett short 'Film',

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    New And Notable Film Books

    Books continue coming in at a faster pace than I can possibly keep up with and it’s been a while since I did a survey. Here are some of the recent titles that pique my interest. Remember, these are not critiques, but descriptions based on a quick once-over. I hope to print full-fledged reviews, on a...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: CRUEL SUMMER: BATMAN (1989)

    Tim Burton’s "Batman" was a game-changer for summer blockbusters.

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown'

    Is there such a thing as a perfect film? Perhaps. You could certainly argue that personal taste plays into the question of perfection too much -- one man's triumph is another's disaster. And even so, there are so many possible things that can go wrong with a film -- one duff performance, one ill-con...

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    Jack Nicholson At 75: 5 Of His Most Underrated Performances

    There can be little doubt that Jack Nicholson is one of the greatest movie stars in the history of the medium. He's had more Oscar nominations and wins than any other actor -- twelve, having won three -- and has been an A-list star for over forty years now, remaining a legitimate box office draw in ...

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    OSCARS REVISITED, 1981: REDS

    It’s not shocking that a film like Reds was never made again. It’s shocking that at some point in American history, such a film was made at all.

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    Interview: 'Corman's World' Director Alex Stapleton

    There isn't a splashier or more sensational documentary subject than Roger Corman, a man who has produced hundreds of exploitation and genre movies over the years, answering to no one but himself.

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    Roger Corman Talks 'Corman's World' Documentary, Causing Trouble At The Oscars & More

    Critically overlooked and always underappreciated, Roger Corman, the king of exploitation cinema, is just the kind of character that practically screams for his own documentary.

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