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    "Love and Other Drugs" is "The Social Network" for Old People

    Notes on "Love and Other Drugs," which may include SPOILERS, such as the fact that people with Parkinson's disease can laugh at themselves and look great naked. Also, we're quickly reminded that PD is only incurable, not terminal, so there's no reason to expect this is another "Love Story" wannabe.

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    Stephen Dorff Writing And Developing Comedy Script As Starring Vehicle Alongside Jack Nicholson

    Sounds like Hollywood's latest comeback kid Stephen Dorff is planning to stick around long after his starring role in Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere" hits theaters later this year.

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    Weekend Box Office: Families Gobble Up "Harry Potter" and "Tangled"; "Love & Other Drugs" Stumbles

    Families flocked to fantasy this record Thanksgiving holiday; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I (on its second weekend) and Disney animated fairy tale Tangled 3-D dominated the five day frame. On the indie side, indieWIRE reports that Tom Hooper's Oscar favorite The King's Speech enjoyed ...

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    Miguel Arteta's 'Cedar Rapids' Starring Ed Helms Set For February 11th Release

    James Gunn's "Super" Starring Rainn Wilson & Ellen Page Slotted For April 1, 2011After the underwhelming Michael Cera-led adaptation of "Youth In Revolt" early last year, director Miguel Arteta's next directorial effort, the road-trip comedy "Cedar Rapids" starring Ed Helms of "The Office" and "The ...

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    Trailer Watch: Two in the Wave, Godard/Truffaut Documentary

    "I always thought the cinema was great but lacked sincerity and we ought to do it better," said Francois Truffaut.

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    Oscar Talk: Long Shots for Best Actress and Picture

    In this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I cover the best actress race and the relative chances of long-shots The Town (we both spoke to Jeremy Renner), The Way Back (we both spoke to Peter Weir and Jim Sturgess), Secretariat and Diane Lane, and the Coens' True Grit, which should be screening soon...

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    FUTURES | "This Chair Is Not Me" Director Andy Taylor Smith

    British photographer Andy Taylor Smith was at the SilverDocs fest this June for the world premiere of his first film, the short "This Chair is Not Me." By the end of popular documentary event held annually in Silver Springs, Maryland, "Chair" won the Sterling Award for Best Short Film. Smith's first foray into filmmaking was a natural progression, citing his work in photography projects, which he feels, often took on narrative elements. The film itself centers around a pivotal moment in the life of Alan Martin, a dancer with cerebral palsy who gives workshops and performances, played by newcomer Andre Mahjouri. Smith tells his story re-enac...

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    Jonny Greenwood's Score For 'Norwegian Wood' Gets A Japanese Release

    Also Features Three Songs By CanFans of Radiohead and guitarist Jonny Greenwood take note. Your next purchase to fill out your completist catalog is likely going to be coming from overseas as Greenwood's score for Anh Hung Tran's "Norwegian Wood" has received a Japanese release.

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    Tim Burton Turns to Twitter.

    Tim Burton is not crazy about the Internet. He suggested as much to me when I interviewed him last year shortly after a trailer for "Alice in Wonderland" prematurely leaked online. He misses the days when an audience could discover most of a movie's surprises only once it hit the big screen. But Burton has also been aware of the new storytelling possibilities enabled by the web, as his Flash-animated "Stainboy" series demonstrated when he first launched it ten years ago. And now he's turning to Twitter for his latest installment, a high-concept approach to narrative that finds participants energetically drawing on their own perceptions of wh...

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