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    First Look At Riz Ahmed & Kate Hudson In Mira Nair's 'The Relucatant Fundamentalist,' Film Aiming For Venice Premiere

    While Mira Nair has enjoyed some success over the years for her films, acclaim has usually tended to gather around films set in her native India rather than her more mainstream efforts. "Vanity Fair," "Amelia," and even her segment in "New York, I Love You" have all, to...

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    Next Installment 'The Woman In Black: Angels Of Death' Now Moving Forward

    Well, it hasn't taken long for Hammer Films to decide to try and keep the money train going on what is easily their most financially successful project to date. The solid, old fashioned horror flick "The Woman In Black" opened this winter not only to mostly good reviews, but solid box ...

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    The Genius Of Steve Jobs To Be Embodied By Ashton Kutcher In Biopic 'Jobs'

    No, you're not getting punk'd. Of all the actors on the planet, Ashton Kutcher has been chosen to play the late Steve Jobs in the upcoming indie biopic simply titled "Jobs." The film will reportedly focus on Jobs' early days, as he shifted from being a "wayward hippie" to the co-founder of Apple. Co...

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    Why 'Hunger Games' Boasts Such Wide Appeal

    “The Hunger Games” did not devour the boxoffice quite as thoroughly this weekend. At the 10:30 screening at the AMC in Century City Saturday morning, I had my choice of half the seats in every row. But the bodies that filled the other half of the seats should make Lionsgate extremely happy.

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    Motion Studies #9: Rose Hobart

    The original movie remix.

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    Watch: Trailer For Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Reveals (What Could Be) His Greatest TV Show Yet

    Aaron Sorkin is back on television, and from the looks of the trailer of his latest show, "The Newsroom," this is a very good thing. Coming off of back-to-back Oscar nominations for his screenwriting work on "The Social Network" and "Moneyball" (winning the first one, but losing to "The Descendants"...

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    Book Review: Annette Insdorf's 'Philip Kaufman' Elevates the Director But Skips the Pain

    Annette Insdorf's monograph on director Philip Kaufman is just what you'd expect from the astute and thorough Columbia University Director of Undergraduate Film Studies.

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    A Capra Classic Made Whole

    A year before 'It Happened One Night' famously swept the Oscars, Frank Capra and screenwriter Robert Riskin made 'Lady for a Day', which earned four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture—but because it was withheld from TV and 16mm distribution for years, it never attained the widespread...

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    Watch: Seth MacFarlane Goes Hard R In First Trailer For 'Ted' With Mark Wahlberg & Mila Kunis

    Here's the thing about Seth MacFarlane...when "Family Guy" first came on the air, it was a breath of fresh air, an irreverant, rude and very hilarious animated show that took "The Simpsons" template and pushed the envelope even further. And then he didn't really know what...

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    GAME OF THRONES RECAP ONE: THE NORTH REMEMBERS

    The second season of the densely, intricately plotted fantasy series "Game Of Thrones" is going to have to attempt something never before done on television.

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