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    Watch: Super Bowl Spot For 'Oz The Great & Powerful' Waves A Magic Wand

    Does anyone know what's going on in the actual Super Bowl? Because we don't. Continuing tonight's logjam of movie marketing, yet another gameday spot has dropped, this time for "Oz The Great And Powerful," Disney's great spring blockbuster hope.

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    Lena Dunham Talks Success, Image Misconception, Franco, Fey and Poehler in New EW

    In the new issue of Entertainment Weekly (on newsstands February 1), "Girls" creator and recent Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham talks her surprise meteoric rise, the misconception that she comes from a rich family, James Franco as a TV critic, Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and more.

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    Watch: New TV Spot For ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’ Plus Super Bowl Teaser & Behind-The-Scenes Pics

    Much of the mystery surrounding Sam Raimi’s upcoming “Oz The Great and Powerful” seems to have dissipated. With two trailers that pretty clearly delineated the story and provided a generous glimpse at the film’s look, all that’s left is to see the darn thing! But, with ...

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    Sex and the (Park) City: Considering An Atypically Sexual Sundance Film Festival

    Sex and the Sundance Film Festival is not a new equation. In fact, sex and this Sundance Film Festival isn't a new equation. It's been a talking point since before the festival even started.

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    What Did They Do To Mila Kunis? 4 Character Posters For 'Oz The Great And Powerful'

    So, in just over a month "Oz The Great And Powerful" will wave a magic wand and drop into theaters, and mostly, Disney is hoping this doesn't "John Carter" on them. But they have a few things that will likely prevent that from happening. First, it's riffing on a belo...

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    James Franco To Direct & Star In Adaptation Of James Ellroy's 'American Tabloid'

    So, what you have done this January? If you're James Franco, you're currently at the Sundance Film Festival dropping two films, signing on to direct and star in the biopic of hairstylist Jay Sebring in "Beautiful People," and you wrote a poem for the inauguration. Seriously. And it...

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    Watch: James Franco Explains Why He Explored Gay Sexuality in 'Interior. Leather Bar.'

    This Saturday night, James Franco and filmmaker Travis Mathews ("I Want Your Love," "In Their Room") debuted their doc/narrative hybrid "Interior. Leather Bar." to a captive audience that was either slightly confused or completely excited.

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    Sundance Review: James Franco Discusses His Sexuality (And Yours) In 'Interior. Leather Bar'

    "Interior. Leather Bar" is an experimental collaboration between queer filmmaker Travis Mathews and James Franco that aims to reenact the 40 minutes lost from William Friedkin's "Cruising." As a fleeting essay on sexual biases, what exactly are the filmmakers trying to say?

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    WATCH: Girls in Bikinis, a Shirtless, Sleazy James Franco and Skrillex Featured in Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' Trailer

    The mind of Harmony Korine ("Gummo," "Trash Humpers") takes film viewers on wild, wild rides. And his new film "Spring Breakers," set to open this March, is no exception.

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    Watch: Get Ready To Party With The First Trailer For Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers'

    At one time, it seemed inconceivable that enfant terrible Harmony Korine would do anything close to courting the mainstream, let alone shoot a picture with folks like James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez and Ashley Benson. But after the awesomely lo-fi audience provocation "Trash Humpers...

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