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    Annapurna Pictures Drops Out Of 'Side Effects' Over Casting; Potential Options Emerge, While Catherine Zeta-Jones Joins Cast

    Well, that was quick. Just one week after announcing it had signed on with Open Road, the distributors of the film, to co-finance Steven Soderbergh’s psychological thriller, “Side Effects,” Megan Ellison’s Annapurna pictures has backed out of the project (however, Open Road i...

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    Inside Look: Behind the Costumes in 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'

    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" turns out to be a decent boxoffice performer, although it may have cost too much. But that shouldn't displease moviegoers. Check out Vanity Fair on the creative process behind the stunning visuals in the David Fincher film.

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    Joel Edgerton Locked For Kathryn Bigelow's 'Kill Bin Laden'; Jessica Chastain, Edgar Ramirez & Mark Strong Also Join

    Well, here's a piece of good news. Attached way back last spring for Kathryn Bigelow's upcoming untitled Seal Team 6 movie (aka "Kill Bin Laden"), we began to get worried about Joel Edgerton's involvement when the project began further casting this fall -- adding Jason Clarke -- and his name remaine...

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    Best Performances of 2011: Standouts, Duos, Ensemble & Most Underrated

    Standouts are just that -- performances with so much depth and subtlety that they could have college research papers written on their characters alone. Duos are two exceptional performances that are best considered together. Ensembles are those rare films whose entire primary casts are woven so fine...

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    Rooney Mara to Cover EW

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo hasn't opened at the level that Sony would have liked,  just $27 million in 6 days of release, (see Thompson on Hollywood analysis of what went wrong) but it goes without saying that the character of Lisbeth Salander has gotten people talking.  So m...

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    Rooney Mara Says Terrence Malick's 'Lawless' Won't Shoot Until September; Michael Sheen Reveals Role In Untitled Romance

    While "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" might not have been the box office smash the studio were hoping for (it turns out there's a reason people don't open three-hour-long R-rated thrillers the week before Christmas), there's one person who's done pretty well out of the whole thing: Rooney Mara. On...

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    David Fincher Talks His Approach For The Opening Credit Sequence For 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

    It feels like only yesterday we were talking about the back-and-forths on casting, but at long last, David Fincher's take on best-selling Swedish crime novel "The GIrl With The Dragon Tattoo," the first of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" trilogy, is in theaters.

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    Fincher's Serial Killer Trilogy: Girl with Dragon Tattoo Builds on Se7en and Zodiac's Lone Rangers

    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" opens this week, marking David Fincher's third obsessive film about an intense hunt for a serial killer. What are Fincher's cinematic fixations when dealing with the pathology of murder?

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    Interview: David Fincher Talks Violence, Unpleasant Revenge & The Odd, Perverse Relationship That Drew Him To 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

    Filmmaker David Fincher’s brain works in such a way that it moves too fast for his own mouth. He’s constantly ping-ponging around in conversation to a point where he loses you and then you realize, like his beloved protagonist Lisbeth Salander, as played by Rooney Mara, he’s about five chess moves a...

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    Critical Consensus: EW's Owen Gleiberman and Elle's Karen Durbin On "Dragon Tattoo" and 10 Best Lists

    Entertainment Weekly's Owen Gleibmerman and Elle magazine's Karen Durbin take on David Fincher's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and year-end top 10 lists.

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