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    A Major French Film Festival, Online

    One of the best little thrillers I’ve seen lately is Espion(s) (translated with bizarre spelling as a Spy(ies) ) with charismatic Guillaume Canet as a baggage handler blackmailed into working for MI-5 in London, helping them trap a businessman smuggling explosives from Damascus. It’s a highlight amo...

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    "The Green Hornet" is Appropriately the Anti-"The Dark Knight"

    Regardless of whether you like Christopher Nolan's take on the Batman franchise (and there are only a few I know who don't), you'll find that Michel Gondry, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's version of "The Green Hornet" is quite the opposite of "The Dark Knight." This doesn't mean that if you do like ...

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    First Look: Jim Carrey In 'Mr. Popper's Penguins'

    Jim Carrey is everywhere....at least this week. Last weekend he hosted a surprisingly not completely awful episode of "Saturday Night Live" (he does mean impressions of Billie Holiday and Alan Thicke) and his stint on "Inside the Actor's Studio" aired a few days ago as well. And while we're not quit...

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    Updated: Kathryn Bigelow To Hunt Osama Bin Laden In Her Black Ops Thriller? Nope

    Updated: Reps for Mark Boal have told The Playlist that the plot details regarding Osama Bin Laden are untrue and IM Global does not have worldwide rights to the film.

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    First Look At 'The Conquest,' The Biopic Of French President Nicolas Sarkozy

    Who says Oliver Stone is the only one who can make a biopic of a political leader still in office?

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    "Twilight" Rubber Duckies, Best Movie Posters of 2010, Doc and Marty Visit 2010 and Other Links

    - What it would be like if "Back to the Future"'s Marty and Doc traveled 25 years into the future (to now)? Click here to find out.

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    Believe It Or Not, Paramount To Revive 'Ripley's' With Eric Roth Rewriting, Jim Carrey Still Onboard

    One film that has been through the ringer time and time again in the past few years is trying its luck once again. Paramount is attempting to give “Ripley's Believe It Or Not” one more shot this time with Academy Award winning screenwriter Eric Roth ("Forrest Gump," "The Insider," "The Curious Case ...

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    Ron Howard Goes Lowbrow with The Dilemma; Early Reviews

    What was Ron Howard thinking? Did this popular A-list Oscar-winning director really want to make a lowbrow comedy that could be summed up in the following tweet from @giteshpandya:9:24pm via WebDilemma: Low on laughs but should sell to fans of formulaic buddy & relationship comedies. Could use some ...

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    W First-Looks The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo's Mara

    W first-looks Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, along with an in-depth interview portrait of David Fincher by Lynn Hirschberg, which not only sets up the biggest new franchise since Twilight but helps the awards campaign for The Social Network: Fincher, who is contr...

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For 'Soul Surfer' The '127 Hours' Of Surf Movies

    Another true story about an avid outdoorsperson who loses their arm doing the thing they love is getting set to hit cinemas. Is this beginning of an official trend? First, James Franco hacked off his harm in "127 Hours" and now AnnaSophia Robb will lose an arm in the forthcoming "Soul Surfer."

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