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    Christopher Nolan Talks The Politics & Influences Of 'The Dark Knight Rises' & More From the Film's Press Tour

    "The Dark Knight Rises" is finally in theaters, and has been inspiring furious debate all weekend and into this week. But what there's relatively little of, compared to most major blockbusters, is thoughts on the film, and its production, from the filmmakers and cast themselves. Christopher Nolan is...

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    From the Wire: 'I'm Still Here' and the Brothers Phoenix

    A great piece about the interplay between fiction, autobiography, and real life.

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    Stranger Than Life: Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano In The Fabulist 'Ruby Sparks'

    Neurosis hasn’t seemed this adorably sane since Woody Allen. Clever, funny, expertly walking the line between arty and mainstream, "Ruby Sparks" is a lovable romantic comedy, with Paul Dano as a novelist who writes a dream girl, and Zoe Kazan – Dano’s real-life partn...

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    'Cloud Atlas' To Make Its World Premiere At Toronto International Film Festival

    The epic sci-fi film Cloud Atlas from The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, will makes its world premiere in September at the Toronto International Film Festival, before its U.S. premiere on October 26th.

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    HBO Picks Up Stephen Merchant Comedy 'Hello Ladies'

    Is it just us, or does HBO seem to be becoming a lot more auteur-driven as of late? Their three big commissions for 2012 were Lena Dunham’s “Girls,” Armando Iannucci’s “Veep,” and Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom,” and then they co-produced Ricky Ger...

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    Watch: Martin Scorsese Whips Out His iPhone For A New Siri Ad

    Well, we've already seen Zooey Deschanel, Samuel L. Jackson and John Malkovich use iPhone's Siri to help with a rainy day, cook a meal and investigate the meaning of life, and now, another famous face will find some help from a disembodied voice.

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    Christopher Nolan Says Next Batman Director Should Stay True "To What They Believe In" & Not Worry What Others Want

    Such is the times we live in that only four days after "The Dark Knight Rises" opened and broke box office records, we're already wondering about where the franchise goes next. And it's not entirely an absurd notion. This summer, Sony is having a solid success with "The Amazin...

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    'Community' Director Anthony Russo, 'Paranormal Activity 2' Writer Michael R. Perry & More Discuss Originality in TV and Film at Whitewater Round Table (Audio)

    Two years ago, Whitewater Films ("Mean Creek," SXSW premiere "Fat Kid Rules the World") president Rick Rosenthal began a bimonthly series of round tables at his company's headquarters. These gatherings typically draw about 80 people, who are treated to a taco bar and netwo...

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    'Cloud Atlas,' 'Looper,' 'Argo,' 'To The Wonder,' 'A Place Beyond The Pines' Lead Amazing 2012 TIFF Line-Up

    So this morning, Variety spilled the beans on the first wave of announcements for the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, and... boy, it looks like a great year. So much so that we wonder how much is left over for other fall festivals like Venice or Telluride. A few of the most anticipated fil...

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    Now and Then: Raunchy 'Klown' and the Problem with Sex Comedies

    Frank (Frank Hvam), the hapless protagonist of the funny but disappointingly diagrammatic Danish film "Klown," musters only one nugget of wisdom for his 12-year-old charge, Bo (Marcuz Jess Petersen). It's sage advice from a professional man-child to a burgeoning one: "When grown-ups are horny, they ...

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