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    Video: Terry Gilliam Update, The Wholly Family Short Debuts, 1884 Promo

    While The Man Who Killed Don Quixote continues to be stalled, irrepressible filmmaker Terry Gilliam will debut his new short The Wholly Family, reports Bleeding Cool (photos via Italian magazine Ciak), at the Bradford International Film Festival (March 16 to 27). The fest will present a retrospective of Gilliam's films (Jabberwocky (1977), Time Bandits (1981), Brazil (1984), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) along with its Fellowship Award. The short (still in post-production) is one of a series set in Naples funded by Italian ...

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  • The Playlist
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    Kevin Costner Joining Zack Snyder's 'Superman'?

    Alright, Zack Snyder, you're throwing us for a goddamn loop with this one. Updated: Latino Review says if Costner gets this role, and it sounds like he might, that he'll play Pa Kent, Superman's earth-dad, Jonathan "Pa" Kent.

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    SPIRITS 2011 | John Cassavetes Award Nominee Matthew Bonifacio

    Premiering way back at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, Matthew Bonifacio's "Lbs." was finally released theatrically this year. Following a 315-pound man who decides to kick his food addiction by moving to the country, the film is finding a happy ending to its rather extraordinarily lengthy delay in...

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  • The Playlist
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    SXSW '11 Trailer: 'Blacktino' With Danny Trejo, Jeff Fahey, More

    SXSW gets underway in just a few weeks with an especially stacked film lineup this year, from more high profile premieres (“Source Code,” “The Beaver,” “Paul”) to festival favorites from Sundance and TIFF (“Win Win,” “Beginners,” “Being Elmo: A Puppeteers Journey”). For more homegrown fare, the fest has its “Lone Star States” category for films made in or about Texas which is kicking off the festival with “blacktino” by first-time filmmaker Aaron Burns. The indie coming-of-age film may sound slightly familiar to some due to a viral stunt late last year for “Citizen Jane,” supposedly an action packed remake of Orson Welles classic “Citizen Kan...

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    Monday Hangover: Unknown

    Every Monday, two Reverse Shotters wipe the weekend from their bleary eyes and engage in a postmortem on the multiplex trash (good or bad) they took in. For this frigid February week, it's Jeff Reichert and Adam Nayman on Orphan master Jaume Collet-Serra’s Unknown. (First, read Justin Stewart’s revi...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Depressed Holiday Weekend Box Office Taken by Unknown

    Unknown, Liam Neeson's follow-up to sleeper hit Taken, grabbed moviegoers at the Presidents Day weekend box office, which did little to pull Hollywood box office out of its ongoing depression. So far, first quarter box office is off 24 to 28 % from last year, reports Anthony D'Alessandro:

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Guest Post: An Oscar Nominee Attends the Nomination Luncheon by Sara Nesson, director Poster Girl

    I am a first time director, first time Oscar Nominee and first time blogger.

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  • The Playlist
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    Academy Members Are No Fun, Refuse To Let Banksy Show Up At Oscars In Disguise

    One of the long-running concerns/complaints about the Oscar awards is that no one under the age of 30 cares about them. Recent moves to expand the Best Picture category to ten nominees, in a bid to let in more popular, mainstream options have been an attempt to lure a younger demographic, however, i...

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    Watch Colin Firth on "60 Minutes," Plus The Real-Life Letters Behind "The King's Speech"

    Colin Firth has been everywhere in the run-up to the Oscars, but this new 60 Minutes interview goes beyond the usual questions; in fact it travels with Firth all the way back to his childhood neighborhood.

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    Watch: 'Cars 2' & 'Transformers: The Dark Of The Moon' Daytona 500 Spots

    While we don't get the appeal of sitting down for four hours and watching a bunch of cars drive around in a circle, apparently, a lot of other people love it so no surprise that the Daytona 500 has -- this year at least -- become a mini-Super Bowl of sorts. During yesterday's broadcast of the race, ...

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