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    AFI Fest Review: 'Out Of The Furnace' Starring Christian Bale, Casey Affleck & Woody Harrelson

    In telling the story of a fundamentally decent man's descent into violence and retribution, Scott Cooper's “Out of the Furnace” plants its cues of chilly neo-noir in the claustrophobic corners of America's Rust Belt, and then nearly gets away with its own high-minded meditations. Loyalty and consequ...

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    Review: Sam Shepard Documentary 'Shepard & Dark' A Fascinating Look At Male Friendship

    The thorny dynamics of heterosexual male friendship is a fascinating black hole that few narrative films ever bother looking into. Instead, most choose to focus on simplistic, superficial social maneuvering (or the all-important bromance) without ever investigating the knotty emotional undercurrents...

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    Exclusive: Sam Shepard Explains He Was Once An "Enemy Of Sentimentality" In Clip From 'Shepard & Dark'

    If you want to know who someone really is, sometimes it pays to talk their friends. And it's somewhat from that angle that filmmaker Treva Wurmfeld approaches her upcoming documentary "Shepard & Dark." And it's an interesting peek into the life of Sam Shepard using the conduit of his lifelong friend...

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    Review: 'Savannah' Starring Jim Caviezel & Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Let's say you're a filmmaker, and you're given the opportunity to tell the true life story of two people: Ward Allen, an Oxford-educated Southerner, who defies expectations and makes a career as hunter, rabble-rouser and good ol' boy, and Christmas Moultrie, a man born into slavery, who becomes a fr...

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    A River of Dreams: Mud

    Writer-director Jeff Nichols fulfills the promise he showed in his previous film "Take Shelter" with a beguiling fable called "Mud."

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    Scott Cooper's 'Out Of The Furnace' With Christian Bale & Casey Affleck Gets Fall Release Date

    One film that has been keeping to itself since shooting last year is "Crazy Heart" director Scott Cooper's sophomore effort, "Out Of The Furnace." But a newly stamped release date will see a lot more coming about the movie, hopefully very soon...

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    Who Is Ben Affleck in Terrence Malick's 'To the Wonder'?

    Like all Terrence Malick's films, To the Wonder is art at its purest. This impressionistic take on a man (Ben Affleck) as he goes through a major relationship with Maria (Olga Kurylenko) and a lesser fling with Jane ( Rachel McAdams), is told almost entirely in voiceover, which blends with poeti...

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    Sam Shepard To Head The Weston Clan In 'August: Osage County' & Jennifer Jason Leigh Wants 'The Spectacular Now'

    There's quite a cast building for the upcoming adaptation of "Bug" and "Killer Joe" scribe Tracy Lett's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning play, "August: Osage County." Of course, there's the powerhouse teaming of Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, but on top of that, names like Benedict Cumberbatch, Chr...

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    Casey Affleck & Sam Shepard Confirmed For 'Out Of The Furnace' With Christian Bale & Zoe Saldana

    Things are heating up for "Out Of The Furnace" (sorry), as two more cast members are confirmed.

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