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    SIMON SAYS: Could TRISHNA Really Be a Michael Winterbottom Film?

    If you sat down to watch "Trishna," a modern-day adaptation of Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" reset in contemporary India, and didn't already know that it was directed by Michael Winterbottom, you probably couldn't tell.

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    Watch: New 'Total Recall' Clip, Featurette & International Poster

    As “Total Recall,” the latest entry in the list of remakes no one asked for, is set for release in a little over three weeks, the marketing campaign is going into overdrive. A batch of new stuff from the movie has arrived for your weary eyeballs.

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    BREAKING BAD's Greatest Scene

    If longtime fans of "Breaking Bad" were asked to identify the show’s most memorable scene, many would probably point out gems like Walt and Jesse’s standoff with Tuco in the Mexican desert in early Season 2, Hank’s shoot-out with the cousins in mid-Season 3, or Gus’s spectacular demise in last seaso...

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    Tribeca Executive Director Nancy Schafer Steps Down; Will Continue as Consultant

    After a decade with Tribeca Film, today is Nancy Schafer's last day as executive director of the Tribeca Film Festival and executive VP of Tribeca Enterprises. She's written a piece about her time with the organization, watching its evolution and where it might go in the future. We're ha...

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    Comic-Con '12 Review: 'Dredd' A Visually Strong, Engaging But Ultimately Empty Cinematic Experience

    Remakes and reboots always seem to demand comparisons to their predecessors, but “Dredd” evokes a slightly different relationship: What Zack Snyder’s “Dawn of the Dead” is to George Romero’s original, Pete Travis’ film is to, no, not Danny Cannon’s 1995 film “Judge Dredd,” but Paul Verhoeven’s “Robo...

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    Watch: 2 New Clips From 'The Dark Knight Rises'; Christopher Nolan Says Catwoman Deserves A Spinoff

    We're just over a week away from "The Dark Knight Rises" swooping into theaters, and Warner Bros. is throwing everything they've got at the movie to ensure it will be one of the year's biggest films. Not that they have to worry. They could've declined to show anything from the movie until today, and...

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    'Attack The Block' Helmer Joe Cornish To Direct Family Sci-Fi Adventure 'Rust'

    After making one of the most impressive debuts of last year with "Attack The Block," British writer-director Joe Cornish has, smartly, been taking his time to pick a follow-up. He's been courted by big, megabudget Hollywood projects, including "A Good Day To Die Hard" and "The Hunger Games: Catching...

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    David Slade Exits 'Daredevil,' Fox Facing Fall Deadline To Start Filming Or Else Rights Go Back To Marvel

    Comic-Con officially begins today, but Fox, who've been a frequent presence at the event in past years (including stealing the show in 2011 with the first footage from "Prometheus"), are more or less absent, other than a separate panel for their 2013 summer hope "After Earth." More than anything els...

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    Raymond Scott Back On The Big Screen

    If you grew up watching Warner Bros. cartoons, you know the music of Raymond Scott, even if his name isn’t familiar. He was an innovative musician and composer whose propulsive, syncopated piece “Powerhouse” was adopted by Warner’s music director Carl Stalling as a recurring theme in his Looney Tune...

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    IMDB 'Movies & TV' App Downloaded 40 Million Times, Message Boards Now Mobile-Optimized

    IMDB announced today that its hugely successful "Movies & TV" apps for iOS and Android have each been downloaded 20 million times, making the grand total 40 million downloads. Visits to the mobile optimized website have exceeded 150 million per month since the beginning of March 2012.

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