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    Watch: Tense Trailers For Sci-Fi Thriller 'Last Days On Mars' Starring Liev Schreiber & Olivia Williams Plus New Pics

    It looks like Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" won't be the only space bound, sci-fi thiller to get your pulse racing this fall. Just shortly after the Sandra Bullock and George Clooney-starring vehicle lands in orbit, another movie will looking to send your heart rate into overdrive, "Last Days On Mars."...

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    Update to Romola Garai's Campaign Against Tesco

    Romola Garai's support of UK Feminista's and Object's Lose the Lads' Mags campaign has paid off - both the Co-op and Tesco have capitulated, albeit in limited terms.

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    Romola Garai Takes on Sexist Magazines

    Romola Garai, star of The Hour, is taking a stand against U.K.'s "Lads" Mags.

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    Neil Marshall Crowned For 'Game Of Thrones,' Phil Lord & Chris Miller Book A 'Reunion' & More

    After becoming the toast of the genre world with his sophomore feature “The Descent,” Neil Marshall has had trouble connecting with the mainstream. Though both the “Mad Max”-channeling “Doomsday” and “Centurion” left little mark on audiences, it’s his work on the “Game of Thrones” season two episode...

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    L.E.S. Film Festival's Top Prizes Go to 'How to Follow Strangers,' 'Having You'

    Coming to a close after its 10-day run yesterday, the Lower East Side Film Festival handed out its top awards, with the Prix D'or going to "How to Follow Strangers," about a man who disappears after becoming obsessed with an urban tragedy involving a woman's body being found a year after dying, spar...

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    Guest Post: A Response to "This Woman is Too Fat for Hollywood?"

    Recently Melissa Silverstein at Women and Hollywood wrote a blog entitled "This Woman is Too Fat For Hollywood?" Consider this a response to the aforementioned article.

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    An Irresistible Mix: Smart Meets Soapy in 'The Hour'

    When smart meets soapy, the results can be delicious and addictive television – as long as the show proudly owns its soap opera qualities (that’s one of the secrets of Downton Abbey) and integrates them into the drama (the gap between soap and preaching is what dooms The Newsroom.) ...

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    This Woman Is Too Fat for Hollywood?

    I love Romola Garai.  First, she's a good actress.  She's just so excellent in The Hour which is written by Abi Morgan.  Second, she knows that she needs to be in magazines and make appearances in order to have a successful acting career.  But being the feminist that she ...

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    'The Hour' Star Romola Garai Strikes Out at Hollywood's Weight Obsession

    Remember when Kate Winslet was lambasted by the media for her hourglass figure in "Titanic"? Well, Romola Garai, the gorgeous young star of must-see BBC America series "The Hour," is calling out the American media on airbrushing her lithe size ten figure.

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    The Crimson Petal And The White

    I grabbed this two-disc set from Acorn when it arrived because I’m a sucker for anything English and Victorian. As usual, I’m late to the fair because it’s been showing on Encore and I should have gotten my review in last week.  Please don’t tell anyone. (At least I&rsqu...

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