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    Watch: New Trailer For Gus Van Sant's Relentless Quirk Fest 'Restless'

    Originally set to be released by Sony this past January 25th, then bumped over to their arthouse arm, Sony Pictures Classics and then selected as the opening film of the Un Certain Regard program at the Cannes Film Festival in May, Gus Van Sant's "Restless" has had a bit of a bumpy ride to the big s...

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    Contest Giveaway: 10 Double Passes For The Montreal Advance Screening Of 'Cave Of Forgotten Dreams'

    We have 10 double passes to the advance screening of Werner Herzog's “Cave Of Forgotten Dreams” on Wednesday, July 13th at 7 PM at the AMC Forum in Montreal, Quebec.

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    It Keeps Happening: Take That To Contribute 'When We Were Young' To 'The Three Musketeers'

    Can someone please tell us who Take That is paying off in Hollywood to infiltrate their shitty brand of manufactured pop tunes for middle aged women into tentpole movies? Matthew Vaughn inexplicably decided to use "Love Love" in "X-Men: First Class" and now another big period movie -- that admittedl...

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    Guest Review: The Sleeping Beauty - directed by Catherine Breillat by Emilie Spiegel

    There was no way I wasn’t going to love Catherine Breillat’s latest film, The Sleeping Beauty (La belle endormie). It covers all my bases: female-centric (check), arty and lusciously imagined (check), and of course, French. I love everything I’ve ever seen from Breillat, and her current offering fits in nicely within her oeuvre of sex-positive feminist provocation (with a particular fascination towards youth and adolescence). Her works maintain a poignant paradox that so many films about young people cannot manage; the young heroine in the Breillat imaginary is naïve, yet wise, curious, yet stubborn, innocent, yet awakened. In the case of Th...

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    Naomie Harris' "Bond 23" Role Revealed - "Miss Moneypenny"

    Well, it hasn't been officially announced yet, but the UK's Daily Mail is reporting this morning that the secretive role Naomie Harris has long been in the running for, since we first announced that she was being considered for a part in the next James Bond movie, is not quite THE Bond girl role, bu...

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    "Attack The Block" vs. "Captain America" - Which One is Going To Be Better? (Here's A BIg Clue...)

    One of the main reasons why we're constantly talking about Attack The Block (which is opening in selected cities on July 29) is not only because it's an interesting film (well to me it is), but also because Sony/Screen Gems has been advance screening this film A LOT everywhere. I've lost count how m...

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    Obviously: 'Space Invaders' Is Going To Be Movie Now

    Well, with '80s videogame staple "Asteroids" now seeking a director -- Roland Emmerich was recently offered the director's chair -- producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura isn't wasting any time in getting another bad idea off the ground.

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    Favreau Teases Stories from Cowboys & Aliens Producers Spielberg, Howard and Grazer

    Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau interviews his producers, Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. Below, Spielberg recalls meeting John Ford. Here are more videos of the conversation.

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    Amy Winehouse Still Tops Bond Composer David Arnold’s 007 Wishlist

    David Arnold, who’s scored every James Bond movie since 1997’s Tomorrow Never Dies, spoke to Matt Mueller shortly before a Memorial Concert in honour of legendary franchise composer John Barry at London’s Royal Albert Hall:David Arnold knows who he’d love to sing the next 007 theme tune: Amy Winehou...

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    Watch: Teaser For 'The Iron Lady' Suggests Meryl Streep Shouldn't Count On Another Oscar Just Yet

    Way back in March, we predicted that the Academy Award race for Best Actress this year would come down to two stars both embodying icons in biopics: two-time nominee Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe in "My Week With Marilyn" and sixteen-time nominee Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron...

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