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    Oscars: James Franco Will Compete For Supporting Actor With 'Spring Breakers' & Anne Hathaway For Best Actress In 'Dark Knight Rises'

    Get our your crystal ball Oscar prognosticators, because it's time to shake it up again. The weekend brought with it a couple more bits and bobs and changes to the Oscar race, with a couple more folks chasing the statue in some unlikely films.

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    Glenn Close, James Franco & Brit Marling Have ‘The Grace That Keeps This World’

    A legend, a hipster multi-hyphenate, and a rising star and filmmaker all coming together? Could be something special or...something else, but "Terri" director Azazel Jacobs is certainly raising the bar for his next effort.

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    Surprise! 'The Master' Tops Our End-of-Venice Poll

    Paul Thomas Anderson's film proved to the juggernaught of this year's Venice Film Festival, handily taking both top film and performances in our Criticwire wrap-up poll.

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    Selena Gomez Worried About Her Fans, Harmony Korine Aspired For The “Poetry Of Surfaces”: 'Spring Breakers' At TIFF

    “I’m tired of seeing the same thing every single day...there’s more than just Spring break,” Selena Gomez laments in Harmony Korine’s latest feature. “It’s your chance to see something different.” The rather orthodox (well at least for Korine), “Spring Breakers,” which premiered in Venice last week ...

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    Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' Goes to Annapurna Pictures

    Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers," which premieres at Venice in competition tomorrow, September 5, before heading to Toronto two days later, has been acquired by Annapurna Pictures. The film stars James Franco and a handful of girls gone wild on spring break - Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley ...

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    Venice Trailer: 'The Iceman' Stars Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, and Many Gunshots

    "The Iceman" stars Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon ("Revolutionary Road," "Boardwalk Empire") as a notorious hit man - responsible for the death of 100 men associated with different crime rings around New York. While his career provides the action, his split from his family life provides the ...

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    Watch: James Franco Has Gold Bullets In New Clip From Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers'

    Wacky cornrows aren't the only things James Franco has in Harmony Korine's zany "Spring Breakers." In the latest clip from the film, he brags about the wild assortment of wares his drug-slinging dealer has in his pretty pimped out apartment/house/condo whatever.

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    WATCH: Franco-Filled Porn-Industry Flick 'About Cherry' Reveals Four New Provocative Clips

    James Franco's rise to headlines these days surrounds his fascination and work with the porn industry. Just recently, he announced plans to join gay art porn director Travis Mathews for a film, which comes after his role in the IFC film "Cherry" that explores the San Francisco porn ind...

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    Mila Kunis Joins Paul Haggis' 'Third Person'; James Franco & Casey Affleck Also In Talks

    Paul Haggis' next film, "Third Person," seems to be moving onward in fits and starts. With sporadic updates throughout last year, this spring the movie started firmly moving foward when Liam Neeson and Olivia Wilde boarded, with Jude Law rumored for a part as well and then....not much ...

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    EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Teams With Gay Art-Porn Director Travis Mathews For a 'Cruising'-Inspired Film

    James Franco is giving mixed signals. He's been a part of successful movie franchises, hosted the Oscars and had an extended run on "General Hospital." But now he's teamed with gay art-porn director Travis Mathews to direct "James Franco's Cruising."

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