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    Real World and Film World Collide

    Today is the release of the DVD of Made in Dagenham. Why people didn't go to see this film when it was released last fall I will never understand. It was good, fun and about something important - the fight for equal pay.

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    'Superbad' & 'Paul' Director Greg Mottola To Helm Aaron Sorkin's New HBO Pilot

    We love movies, and (good) television, and stories in general. That's why we do what we do. And sometimes, we get up to see the slate of developing stories, and it depresses the fuck out of us. It can be hard to keep up your enthusiasm when movie versions of "Candyland" and reboots of "Ms. Marple" a...

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    Trailer Watch: Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer

    Opens on June 10. Film is written by Kathy Waugh and Megan McDonald

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    Ryan Murphy Not Directing Will Smith-Produced 'Annie' Remake

    Creative Differences Spawned From Not Having Any Hair To Whip Back And ForthIn Hollywood, the saying goes, you fail upwards. Enter Ryan Murphy, who received his big break in movies by helming the star-studded adaptation of "Running With Scissors." The fact that it was borderline-unwatchable dross didn't seem to affect his next job, the high-profile "Eat Pray Love," which somehow endeared itself to $200 million worth of undemanding Julia Roberts fans, despite being nearly as intolerable as its predecessor. So it goes for Murphy, a "mastermind" between two facile television entertainments ("Nip/Tuck," "Glee") that further remind us of a distinc...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Video Interview: Hunter S. Thompson Talks to Keith Richards

    I am having a blast reading Rolling Stone Keith Richards' memoir Life, which has been on the NYT Bestseller list for 21 weeks now. It's delightfully written in a recognizable entertaining voice. Obviously co-writer James Fox put a lot of work into it, but the book still rings true.

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    New York Times Goes Behind Paywall: Media Reaction

    With the NYT paywall looming, I subscribed to the weekend editions (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) at a steep discount. Whew! I'm safe. What I really want to do, though, is get an iPad and read it that way. Of course the new ones are sold out everywhere. I'm ready to lose my piles of paper in favor of a ...

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    'Ceremony' Soundtrack Features Ringo Starr, Van Dyke Parks, Pete Townsend & Hits April 12

    Album Features Score By Fruit Bats Founder, Plus a Paul Simon Cover By Vampire Weekend FrontmanIndie film cinephiles haven't seen it yet, but likely on their radar is Max Winkler‘s feature debut “Ceremony.” Starring Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman, the dramedy tells the story of Sam (Angarano), a b...

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    Tree of Life Will Not Open in the U.K. Before Cannes After All, Gets New Poster UPDATED

    Thierry Fremaux does not have to fume. After he waited a long year for The Tree of Life to finally debut at the Cannes Film Festival, Brit film mag Empire reported that the Terrence Malick fllm would open first in the U.K., on May 4. Domestic distributor Fox Searchlight now informs me that the story...

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    Monday Hangover: Sucker Punch

    Monday HangoverSucker Punchby Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman

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    Blake Lively, Abbie Cornish & Teresa Palmer Reading For Oliver Stone's 'Savages'; Uni Picks Up Film

    Update: Deadline also tosses in Abbie Cornish as a possible contender as well.

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