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    2013: The Year In Quotes

    2013, we’re not quite done with you yet. To close off our coverage of the year gone by, we wanted to hand over the mic to the actors, directors and other film professionals who made waves, headlines, faux pas, announcements, pronouncements or funny gags throughout the year. And we’re changing up the...

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    Watch: Magneto Goes On Trial For Assassinating JFK In New Video For 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past'

    Last Friday was the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination (check out our feature on 8 movies tackling the subject), an event that even today is a lightning rod for conspiracy hounds everywhere. Who wanted Kennedy killed? How many gunmen were there? Is the single-bullet -- aka...

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    James Franco Compares Steve McQueen to de Toqueville, Takes on Michael Fassbender as Sex Addict and Slave Master

    In an essay posted last week on James Franco's film criticism column on the website for VICE, Franco takes on "12 Years a Slave" and the careers of its director, Steve McQueen, and one of its stars, Michael Fassbender.

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    AFM UPDATE: Winterbottom's Drama Based on Amanda Knox Case, 'Face of an Angel,' Heads Into Production, Stars Beckinsale

    UPDATE: More news coming in from AFM. Production is set to begin next week on Michael Winterbottom's "The Face of an Angel," starring Kate Beckinsale, Daniel Bruhl ("Rush") and Cara Delevingne ("Kids in Love"). Adapted and fictionalized from Barbie Latza Nadeau's bestseller "Angel Face," on the Aman...

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    'Jane Got a Gun' Producers Allege Lynne Ramsay Was Drunk and 'Abusive' On Set

    Even with director Lynne Ramsay out of the picture, the troubled Western "Jane Got a Gun" continues to court controversy months after her departure, with the film now in post-production.

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    Michael Fassbender Goes Gangster In 'Trespass Against Us,' Chemical Brothers To Score The Film

    There's little sense in trying to stop the Michael Fassbender train—you roll with it or get the hell out of the way. Closing off 2013 with two movies in theaters, "The Counselor" and "12 Years A Slave," Fassy isn't spending a moment putting his feet up. He's already in production on the western "Slo...

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    Watch: First Trailer For 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Starring Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy & More

    After no shortage of rumors, lots of set photos, a stinger at the end of this summer's "The Wolverine," and the return of Bryan Singer to the director's chair, bringing two schools of "X-Men" together for one massive outing, it's time to see if this all works. The the first trailer for "X-Men: Days ...

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    The 5 Most WTF Moments From 'The Counselor'

    Acidic, cynical, perhaps having a twisted laugh on those who think they’re in control of their own fate, Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor” is an incredibly moribund and bleak poem about greed, chance, and the dark side of man. It’s like a merciless and blistering riff on the adage, “If you want to make...

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    Watch: A New Clip From 'The Counselor' As The Ridley Scott Movie Flops

    Yep, it was in 3,336 theaters, stars Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz (among myriad other names), was directed by Ridley Scott and written by celebrated American author Cormac McCarthy, but 20th Century Fox's "The Counselor" flopped despite all that star powe...

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    'Bad Grandpa' Pulls Young Males, 'Counselor' Flops, '12 Years' Makes Top Ten, NC-17 'Blue' Starts Strong

    Who knew? All it took to bring back the core males MIA from theaters was a film about an 86-year-old. Paramount's "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" opened to an easy #1 Friday with $12.6 million (including Thursday late shows). Maybe Emmanuelle Riva should have stuck around a little longer after the O...

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