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    CANNES 2012: Jeff Nichols' MUD

    Some film critics have described Jeff Nichols’s "Mud" as the perfect way to end Cannes 2012, a fun and accessible slice of cinematic Americana. But considering the film’s hammy sentimentality and bogus emotional connections, I can’t think of a more disappointing send off.

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    'Scott Pilgrim' Star Mary Elizabeth Winstead Working On An Album With Dan The Automator, Plus Hear Michael Shannon's Band

    The history of movie stars becoming rock stars is just as unfortunate as the history of rock stars becoming movie stars, as anyone who's heard Bruce Willis' blues-rock or Steven Seagal's country record can attest to. But just as Justin Timberlake has become one of the rare figures to bridge the divi...

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    Michael Shannon Isn't Messing Around On First Poster For Hitman Tale 'The Iceman'

    Boasting one of the best performances last year in the psychological drama "Take Shelter," Michael Shannon will take a bit of a different turn starring in Ariel Vromen's real-life hitman chronicle "The Iceman."

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    'Return' Star & Director Linda Cardellini & Liza Johnson Discuss Telling The Story Of A Soldier's Transition To Civillian Life

    "Return," the feature film debut by visual artist Liza Johnson, shakes up the traditional soldier's story by centering on a female protagonist, as she adjusts to her home life following a Middle East deployment. The film stars Linda Cardellini ("Freaks and Geeks," "...

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    Michael Shannon Talks 'Return' & His Experience Making The Indie Film

    Looking for strong roles for women in film? Look no further than this week's "Return," (read our review here), a compelling tale of a woman unable to settle into her suburban life after she returns home from a tour of duty overseas. The debut feature by visual artist Liza Johnson, the ...

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    Michael Shannon Compares Zack Snyder To Martin Scorsese; Says 'Mud' Will Be Like A "Fairy-Tale"

    It's a statement that's thrown around a lot, but there aren't many better working actors today than Michael Shannon. He's consistently proven to be a mesmerizing fixture in any film he's a part of, whether in a lead role ("Take Shelter") or just playing support to bigge...

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    Video of the Day: Watch 'Take Shelter' Star Michael Shannon Be Adorable

    How can we ever repay you, Josh Horowitz? Sure, Michael Shannon may have a reputation for being a big softy already, but this episode of MTV's "Adorable Things" seals the deal. In the video, Shannon covers all the requisite questions asked of any dark horse awards candidate, such ...

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    Watch: Linda Cardellini Loses Her Grip In Trailer For 'Return' Also Starring Michael Shannon & John Slattery

    It's somewhat odd that of all the "Freaks And Geeks" crew, the two leads, Linda Cardellini and John Francis Daley, haven't been able to capitalize on the cult show's success on the same level its supporting players such as James Franco, Seth Rogen or Jason Segel have. Dale...

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    Focus World Will Distribute James Franco's 'The Broken Tower' and Liza Johnson's 'Return'

    Focus World, Focus Features' online digital distributor, has announced its slate for early 2012.

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    Video(s) of the Day: This Year's Best Performers Go Evil for NYT

    The New York Times brought some of this year's most acclaimed performers together for a trip to the dark side for their magazine's annual Hollywood issue. In a series of videos, spearheaded by the magazine's design director Arem Duplessis and directed by artist Alex Prager, stars in...

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