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    'Bodyguard' Musical Teasers Released

    Previews for The Bodyguard the musical are set to start November 6 with its official opening on December 5 at the Adelphi Theater in Londons West End.  As previously reported the musical will star Tony winner Heather Headley as Rachel Marron and Lloyd Owens as Frank Farmer in the roles made fam...

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    2013 Honorary Oscars Go To Documentarian D.A. Pennebaker, Stuntman/Director Hal Needham & More

    In a press release (via Awards Daily), the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced who would be receiving the honorary Oscars at next year's awards ceremony, for both the Governors Awards and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. On the Governors Awards side o...

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    TIFF REVIEW: Opening Nighter 'Looper ' Delivers Sci-Fi Thrills-- and Depth

    You can throw out the old canard that you can usually skip the opening night Canadian film in Toronto. That's because the fest has wriggled free of having to book the latest tasteful film by a respected Canadian auteur. And Rian Johnson's "Looper" is a must-see hardboiled thriller for any cinephile-...

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    Al Pacino Comedy 'Stand Up Guys' Gets First Image & Jan 11 Release, 'Last Vegas' Hits Dec 20, 2013

    News has come in about release plans for a pair of septugenaraian-related capers, so get those damn kids off your lawns and check it out below.

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    Guest Post: How Can We Get More Women In Power As Directors?

    To get more powerful women directors we would need more women directing, and to do that we have to start by changing our cultural attitude toward women 180 degrees.

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    TIFF Review: Rian Johnson's 'Looper' Is Both Impressive and Underwhelming

    "Looper," a rollicking dystopian action-adventure yarn about time travel, is a reasonable broadening of the filmmaker's scope with enough potential to make its flaws stand out. It officially opens the 37th Toronto International Film Festival Thursday night.

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    Contest: Win A Blu-ray Copy Of 'Lola Versus' Starring Greta Gerwig

    Getting engaged, breaking up and starting over. For Lola, turning 30 is a bit more complicated than expected in "Lola Versus," the romantic comedy starring Greta Gerwig and Joel Kinnaman. While Gerwig is currently earning accolades for her festival entry "Frances Ha" directed by Noah Baumbach, earli...

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    What's Academy Award-Winning Actress Mo'Nique Up To These Days?

    In case you're wondering what comedian, actress, talk show host Mo'Nique has been up to lately...

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    Showtime Developing 'The Good Shepherd' as a TV Series With Robert De Niro to Direct

    Robert De Niro's 2006 period espionage drama "The Good Shepherd" is on its way to becoming a TV series.

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    Max Minghella In Talks To Star In Alexandre Aja's 'Horns' Opposite Daniel Radcliffe

    Max Minghella, the talented young actor from "The Social Network" and "Art School Confidential" (talk about a movie that's been universally forgotten) and son of late director Anthony Minghella, has entered into talks to costar in Alexandre Aja's supernatural thriller "Horns," opposite the former Bo...

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