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    Best Dressed at Cannes 2012: Chastain, Kruger, Cotillard, Bejo & Watts

    It must be easier to get attention for a hideous dress than a knockout one at Cannes, which accounts for all the fashion disasters. But these ladies lit up the red carpet - some of them more than once. Juror Diane Kruger, Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard, Naomi Watts and Berenice Bejo are our Best...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Sets December 19 Date for Cannes Winner "Amour," Signals Oscar Chase

    The big question coming out of Cannes is whether Sony Pictures Classics can push Michael's Haneke's somber end-of-life Palme d'Or winner "Amour" all the way to major category Oscar nominations beyond best foreign film.

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    Kevin Feige Says 'Thor 2' Villain Won't Be Thanos & 'Iron Man 3' Will Contain "Biggest Spectacle Yet"

    Normally, the window for open discussion on a film's ending is debatable, with some camps saying 6 months while others go for 5 years, but considering in the time it just took to blink “The Avengers” has made another cool million, we feel pretty confident in exploring its mid-credits...

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    Lucius Fox Returns In New TV Spot For "The Dark Knight Rises"

    Wait, Morgan Freeman is in The Dark Knight Rises? Really? Why, I had no idea.

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    Watch Now - French Slavery/Time Travel Comedy "Case D├ępart"

    It's been a long while since we last wrote anything about this flick...

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    Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Will Make Your Holiday Season Depressing On December 19th

    Michael Haneke has never exactly been Mr. Happy Fun Time, and while his latest, the Palme d'Or winning "Amour," has been his most widely embraced film to date, make no mistake, it's basically two hours of watching a woman die. So happy holidays, Sony Pictures Classics is bringing i...

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    FIRST PERSON | Clint Eastwood Explains Why He Usually Goes for the First or Second Take

    In the new book "Film Craft: Directing," Screen International editor Mike Goodridge (who was just named CEO of Protagonist Pictures) compiled interviews with 16 of the world's biggest directors, including Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth"), Pedro Almodovar ("...

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    Jason Bateman, Zac Efron, Goldie Hawn & Leslie Mann Join Adam Shankman's 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    For the most part, Adam Shankman has been known for big screen spectacle, bringing to multiplexes the likes of "Bedtime Stories," "Hairspray" and this summer's '80s musical "Rock Of Ages." But the helmer is looking to shift gears a bit as earlier this year he si...

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    Gavin Polone and Jeff Nathanson Sell Sports Dramedy to HBO

    Jeff Nathanson, writer of "Catch Me If You Can" and "Tower Heist" and director of 2004's "The Last Shot," is teaming up with outspoken producer Gavin Polone ("Zombieland," "Curb Your Enthusiasm" "Panic Room," "Gilmore Girls") ...

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    Screenplay From Late 'Hangin' With the Homeboys' Filmmaker Joseph B. Vasquez Goes Into Production

    Despite having passed away far too young in 1995, promising writer-director Joseph B. Vasquez is getting another film before cameras. The late filmmaker’s screenplay, “The House That Jack Built,” has just begun production in New York under the direction of Henry Barrial, whose &ldq...

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