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    Now and Then: The Extraordinary Kenneth Lonergan, 'Margaret' & 'You Can Count on Me'

    Rare are squabbles over production and distribution as fraught as those that accompanied the long gestation and brief theatrical life of Kenneth Lonergan's second feature. It would seem that a film must be something special to elicit such strong feelings, and "Margaret" is that film and then some. I...

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    'MIB3' Writer Etan Cohen Hired To Write New 'Ghostbusters 3' Script That Bill Murray Probably Won't Like Anyway

    How much money do you have to spend before Bill Murray says "Yes"? That's the question Sony is hoping to eventually find an answer to as development on "Ghostbusters 3" improbably continues in the vain hope the studio can create a blockbuster 23 years after "Ghostbusters...

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    New On DVD Today - 'Kassim The Dream' (From Child Soldier To Champion Boxer)

    It actually had a limited theatrical run in 2009, but it's only now getting a DVD release, 3 years later.

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    Is American TV Ready for Trisha Goddard's Talk Show?

    How this slipped past us, I have no idea. But along with all the new syndicated talk shows premiering this fall, from folks like Katie Couric, Jeff Probst, Ricke Lake (WHAT AGAIN?), Marie Osmond and, of course, the ladies' favorite Steve Harvey (which is already getting a maj...

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    'Margaret': Extended Cut Vs. Theatrical Cut - What's Different, New & Changed?

    Last night at the Sunshine Cinema in New York, Indiewire hosted a special event for the home video debut of Kenneth Lonergan's troubled epic "Margaret," which included the very first screening of the new "extended cut" (it's not exactly a director's cut of the film, read our interview with Lonergan ...

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    'Easy Money' Star Joel Kinnaman On His Breakout Swedish Thriller and What to Expect From the 'RoboCop' Reboot

    If you watch AMC's hit crime show "The Killing," chances are you know who Joel Kinnaman is. And if you don't, chances are you don't. Starting next year however, that gap will be bridged when the anticipated "RoboCop" reboot (helmed by "Elite Squad" director Jose Padilha) goes wide in August, with Ki...

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    Lennie James To Play Former Heroin Addict Trying To Rebuild His Life In Gritty New Drama Series

    Lennie James has signed up to play a former heroin addict trying to stay clean and rebuild his life, in a gritty new Channel 4 (UK) 4-part drama series titled Run.

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    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Script Features Appearances By Krang, Bebop & Rocksteady

    We have to admit, we're a bit suprised anybody cares at all about the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," but apparently quite a few people are invested in Michael Bay's Plantinum Dunes-produced reboot that will be bringing these childhood heroes to the big screen. Again. All sorts of ...

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    'Game Change' & 'The Campaign' Director Jay Roach Stays Political, Will Direct HBO's 'K Blows Top' Starring Paul Giamatti

    Does the idea of Paul Giamatti playing Nikita Khrushchev sound vaguely familiar? Then you might have a very good memory. First announced way back in 2010, this Cold War drama has been brewing over at HBO and now it looks like it's finally building some steam.

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    Career Watch: Salma Hayek - Does 'Savages' Signal a Comeback?

    Salma Hayek won't be giving up her sex symbol status any time soon, but it's been ten years since her Oscar nomination for 2002's "Frida."

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