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    Watch: Danger is Sean Penn's Middle Name in 'This Must Be the Place' Trailer (VIDEO)

    Fifteen seconds into the trailer for Paolo Sorrentino's "This Must Be the Place," and Sean Penn awkward laughing as has-been rock star Cheyenne -- a breathy giggle that emanates from lips tinged with red lipstick -- helps to immediately set the tone for the remaining minute and 45 seconds.

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Fast Times At Ridgemont High'

    One of the trickier genres to get right is the teen comedy. Walking the line between not condescending to a high-school-age audience and yet also not alienating them is a difficult balance, let alone making a film that doesn't age, feels truthful, and can be smart and funny as well. And one of the f...

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    Sean Penn Will Head Back Into The Wild To Direct 'Crazy For The Storm'

    On February 19, 1979, I was in a plane crash with my father, his girlfriend Sandra, and the pilot of our chartered Cessna. Sandra was 30 years old. My dad was 43. I was 11. Just after sunrise, we slammed into a rugged 8,600-foot mountain engulfed in a blizzard. By the end of our nine-hour ordeal, I ...

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    Warner Bros. Pushes 'Gangster Squad' Release from September to January in Wake of Aurora Shootings

    As expected, in the wake of the "Dark Knight Rises" Aurora shootings on July 19, Warner Bros. has opted to push back the release from September to January of Ruben Fleischer's "Gangster Squad." The film features a climactic sequence in which machine-gun-wielding gangsters surprise an audience from b...

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    Watch: New International 'Gangster Squad' Trailer & New Photos

    Which do you want first, the good news or the bad news? Let's start with the bad first. The new international trailer for Warner Bros.' "Gangster Squad" has arrived and it is an entire minute shorter than the two and a half minute original trailer and offers almost zero new fo...

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    New 'Gangster Squad' Photos Pop With Explosive Tommy Gun Fire From An Angry Sean Penn

    While that rumored appearance at Cannes never happened (and given the mixed reception to the similar period shoot-em-up "Lawless," perhaps it was  a good move), the buzz is starting to build on Warner Bros' "Gangster Squad." A trailer landed a few weeks back, and soon af...

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    TRAILER MIX: GANGSTER SQUAD

    The trailer for "Gangster Squad" isn't selling nostalgia so much as retrograde, standard-issue images of masculinity.

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    Trailer Watch: 'Gangster Squad' Stars Penn, Gosling and Brolin as Cops and Mobsters

    The trailer for Ruben Fleischer's based-on-a-true-story "Gangster Squad" (which was rumored to be heading to Cannes), reveals a starry ensemble of A-listers playing cops and mobsters, led by heavily accented scene-chewers Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling.

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    "Every Kingdom Comes Up Bloody": Trailer For 'Gangster Squad' Arrives Starring Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling & Josh Brolin

    Despite having ceded its release date to a fellow Warner Bros. film, "Argo," it appears the studio has not given up on its drama "Gangster Squad." Directed by Ruben Fleischer ("Zombieland," "30 Minutes Or Less") and featuring the all-star cast of Josh Brolin, ...

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    Confirmed: Sean Penn Goes to Cannes, for Haiti Benefit

    Cannes Fest Director Thierry Fremaux was right when he suggested that Sean Penn would show in Cannes 2012. Sure enough, he's coming, not with his fall film "Gangster Squad," but as part of a first-of-its kind Carnival in Cannes benefit gala dinner on May 18 at the Festival Agora to raise money for t...

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