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    Golden Globes: Paul Giamatti Wins Actor Comedy/Musical for Barney's Version

    Given the weakness of the Golden Globe comedy/musical categories this year, it was hard to call who would win best actor. Paul Giamatti totally deserved the win for hilarious Canadian comedy/drama Barney's Version. I hope this award drives more people to watch the movie, which is worth seeing not on...

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    Jonah Hill's '21 Jump Street' To Shoot This April In New Orleans

    Looks like the pieces are finally in place for the long-gestating film adaptation of "21 Jump Street" which has been valiantly shepherded throughout by Jonah Hill. Speaking with MTV at the Critics' Choice Awards over the weekend, the actor has provided an update on the production noting that "the ba...

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    Golden Globe: David Fincher Wins Directing for Social Network

    It's no surprise that David Fincher won best director for The Social Network. Fincher says that when producer Scott Rudin first called he was confused--because he usually is known for "pitch black stories about misanthropes.. or serial killers."

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    James Franco To Direct & Star In Serial Killer Tale 'The Night Stalker'

    Also Working On Comic Quasi-Documentary With Dave FrancoAnother week, another few projects lined up for James Franco and his burgeoning career as an actor, writer and director.

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    "X-Men," "Dick Tracy," "The King's Speech," "Reality Bites" and More in Today's Link Roundup

    - In anticipation of the next "X-Men" movie, hone up on who is related to who in the mutant genealogy, in an infograph via Badass Digest

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    TV Review: MTV's "Skins" Takes on "Gossip Girl"

    MTV may have missed a marketing opportunity for its brash, engrossing American remake (yet another one!) of Skins, the hit British series about a group of teenaged friends who have sex, do drugs, drink and ... well, that’s pretty much what they do. The MTV slogan could have been: Come for the soci...

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    Richard Ayoade Working On Adaptation Of Dostoevsky's 'The Double'

    Co-Writing With Harmony Korine's Brother Avi We still haven't seen "Submarine," the feature debut from British comic-actor-turned-helmer Richard Ayoade, but all the signs are that he's the kind of director that we'll be taking to our hearts. The film, an adaptation of the coming-of-age novel by Joe...

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    Golden Globes: Supporting Actress Melissa Leo for The Fighter

    Californian Melissa Leo looks sensational accepting her Golden Globe for The Fighter. She was afraid she was too young to play Mark Wahlberg's mother but went to the meeting with David O. Russell. "It's all work, man."

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    Golden Globes: Surprise Win for Bier for Foreign Film for In a Better World

    Sony Pictures Classics is releasing Susanne Bier's Globe-winning In a Better World, who won a surprise best foreign film award. Check out her quotes from the foreign film Globe panel here.

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    Mark Duplass Joins Alex Kurtzman's Directorial Debut 'Welcome To People'

    The prospects for screenwriter Alex Kurtzman's directorial debut, the drama "Welcome To People," continue to rise with actor-writer-director Mark Duplass now joining a cast which already excitingly boasts Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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