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    Video Watch: Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill Star in Bennett Miller's Baseball Drama Moneyball

    Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane in Moneyball (September 23), a baseball drama about the Oakland A's. Robin Wright, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman co-star in the drama adapted by Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List) from Michael Lewis's nonfiction bestseller. Bennett Miller (Capote) took over the...

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    Brando vs. Crowe as Superman Franchise's Jor-El

    I find disturbing the idea of Russell Crowe playing the role originated by Marlon Brando at age 54 in 1978's Superman. Crowe, 47, is in talks to play opposite Superman Henry Cavill as his beloved father Jor-El in Man of Steel, reports Variety. Of course this will give Crowe a handsome payday. Maybe ...

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    Noah Baumbach & Ben Stiller's Version Of 'Mr. Popper' Would've Centered Around Peyton Manning

    While "Mr. Popper's Penguins" will arrive in theaters this weekend with Jim Carrey doing his familiar rubber face schtick, you might remember that at one point "Greenberg" duo Noah Baumbach and Ben Stiller were going to reteam on the film. Unfortunately, they both wound up dropping out but their wo...

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    Preview Kevin Jerome Everson's "Quality Control" (A Day In The Life Of An Alabama Dry Cleaners)

    Kevin Jerome Everson is maybe one of the more well-known African American experimental filmmakers. Born in 1965, Everson now lives and works in Charlottesville, Virginia. A recipient many prestigious grants and fellowships, his works have been exhibited at several revered film festivals and institut...

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    Criterion Adds 'Carlos,' (Finally) Some Claude Chabrol & More To Their September Release Slate

    It's the middle of the month, so you know what that means: an announcement from The Criterion Collection about what they've got coming next, and September looks like yet another strong month from the boutique label.

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    David O. Russell Loves Jolie, Eyes her for Silver Lining, in the Running to Direct Maleficent

    Angelina Jolie, who remains attached to star in Maleficent, still lacks a director. Tim Burton bowed out in May, making room for David O. Russell and others to be considered by Disney. Russell was available for consideration after parting ways with Columbia Pictures over creative differences on the ...

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    Dueling Snow Whites: Relativity Shoots First with No Title, Universal's Huntsman Gets Rewrite

    Relativity may be first out of the gate in the dueling Snow White competition, but they could also be the first to crash and burn.

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    Russell Crowe To Father Superman As Jor-El In 'Man Of Steel'

    Sean Penn & Clive Owen Were Also In ContentionOne thing has been clear, Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan have been sniffing around a big talent to join the upcoming "Man of Steel" in an important role. Earlier this spring, Daniel Day-Lewis was rumored as being sought for an unspecified part and whi...

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    Conan O'Brien's Brilliant Commencement Speech: "Disappointment Stings"

    In case you missed it, Conan O'Brien shows what a masterful stand-up comedian with great writers can do to target a specific audience--the graduating class at Dartmouth College, whose black hats bob gratifyingly with every joke-- with viral video on the worldwide web in mind. (Video is below.) After...

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    Sean Penn To Direct Robert De Niro In 'The Comedian'?

    We have to admit, when we first heard about "The Comedian" with Robert De Niro attached and the project being spun as a possible reteam with Martin Scorsese, we didn't give it much thought. With the project sounding similar in tone to "The King of Comedy" and just the overall scarcity of info, it se...

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