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    12 Things You Need To Know About The Making Of Terrence Malick's 'The Tree Of Life'

    Terrence Malick's long-awaited “The Tree of Life,” opening today in select cities, is the kind of movie that is designed to be talked about, chewed on, and poured over. It’s a movie that demands you grasp at the unknowable, is challenging and gorgeous in some very deep and profound levels and asks big questions about who we are and where we came from, not just on a human level but on a grander, “how does life exist” scale. (On the same token, its complete lack of an identifiable narrative/dramatic structure and emotional aloofness might drive you batty.) Looking into “The Tree of Life” (and beyond), though, you’ll find even more tantalizing q...

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    More Thoughts & 3 More Reviews Of Terrence Malick's Luminous, But Uneven 'Tree Of Life'

    Yes, you've read our initial review of Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life," but we've got a few more, simply because it's a film that demands discussion and contrary to popular belief, members of The Playlist do not share a brain or utilize hivemind thinking, but three writers from the site saw the...

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    Brad Pitt On Malick's Cannes Absence: "He Focuses On Building Houses, Not Selling Real Estate"

    Plus 9 New Photos From The FilmAlright, Terrence Malick's long-awaited, long-anticipated "The Tree of Life" has landed at the Cannes Film Festival and as many of us have guessed, reactions are mixed as the experimental, more meditative-focused rather than narrative-focused picture has proven to be a...

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    Brad Pitt Plays The Masculine Asshole Dad (As Promised) In New 'Tree Of Life' Clip

    "TREE OF LIFE!" "TREE OF LIFE!" USA! USA! "TREE OF LIFE!"

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    Sean Penn Was Set To Star In Zach Braff's 'Open Hearts' Before It Fell Apart At The Last Minute

    You might not remember this, but way, way back in the day -- and not too long after "Garden State" hit it big -- Zach Braff had an ambitious plan to do a remake of Susanne Bier's grim drama "Open Hearts." The story follows an engaged couple who deal with the aftermath of a car crash that leaves the man paralyzed from the waist down, and to make matters more complicated, the woman falls in love with the husband of the person who caused the accident. Fun times! Braff said he was drawn to the material because it managed to be about "lust, love, loneliness and so many things and dealt with them in a way an American movie typically wouldn't." And ...

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    Josh Brolin Enters The Mix To Join Ryan Gosling & Sean Penn In 'The Gangster Squad'

    You gotta love Deadline and how they conveniently overlook their own reporting so they can go ahead put a big TOLDJA on their stories.

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    Watch: Sean Penn Gets His Full Robert Smith On In Clip From 'This Must Be The Place'

    Clip removed at the request of the filmmakers.

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    Cannes Preview: First Official Look At Sean Penn In 'This Must Be The Place'; Clip From 'Miss Bala'

    Based on that pic alone, via InContention, we'd already be lining up for "This Must Be the Place," but with the great cast and talent behind the film on top of it, it's yet another exciting entry in what is shaping up to be one helluva year on the Croisette. Starring Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Harry Dean Stanton, Kerry Condon, Judd Hirsch and Bono’s daughter Eve Hewson, the film, directed by Paolo Sorrentino ("Il Divo"), centers on Penn's character, an aging rock star, who becomes obsessed in tracking down the Nazi criminal who tortured his father. Sounds pretty great, right? Well, if that's not enough, David Byrne is collaborating with Wi...

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    Sean Penn Eyeing 'The Last Photograph' With Christian Bale, Niels Arden Oplev To Direct

    Penn Turned Down Roles In Both 'Tales From The Gangster Squad' & 'Man Of Steel'Here's a film we haven't heard about in a little. "The Last Photograph" cropped up last summer with Christian Bale attached to star and now there is new movement on the project.

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