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    Pulpy New Poster For Arthouse Killer Tire Movie 'Rubber' Debuts

    Those of you waiting for a theatrical release of Quentin Dupieux’s killer tire flick “Rubber,” will be able to scratch that itch in about a month. For those too impatient, the film is currently playing on Video On Demand. The gonzo film directed by Dupieux also known as Mr. Oizo, the French electro musician who also provides the score, has been making the rounds at festivals from Cannes to Fantastic Fest and picking up mostly positive reviews. We were pretty impressed with the trailer so our fingers are crossed that it is the definitive killer tire movie of our generation. With the film now out on VOD and the theatrical date just around the c...

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    Tim Burton & Josh Brolin Teaming For 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' From 'Sherlock Holmes 2' Writers

    Does Johnny Depp Know About This?So many questions to start this report: Is Johnny Depp not available? Does Josh Brolin want to be the new Johnny Depp? Can someone please keep Tim Burton away from any more classic pieces of fiction following the godawful "Alice In Wonderland"?

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    Oscar Winner Melissa Leo Teams With Oscar Nominee Jesse Eisenberg For 'Predisposed'

    Tracy Morgan Also Linked To RoleTalk about striking while the iron is hot. Vulture reports that Oscar winner Melissa Leo -- whose f-bomb was one of the highlights of the otherwise sluggish Oscars last night -- and permanently awkward Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg are apparently set to team for the i...

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    Things I Learned On the Awards Party Circuit

    On Oscar night I started on the red carpet --taking pictures, grabbing video interviews and tweeting madly--and then repaired to the interview room to listen to the show and backstage Q and As (transcripts here). After the best picture winners for The King's Speech had wrapped up, I walked over to t...

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    Quentin Tarantino To Deliver Final Draft Of Western Script Within The Next Couple Of Months

    Project Is Not Surprisingly Set Up At The Weinstein Company; Is It The Director's Long-Mooted Slavery Project?Update: AICN says that the Franco Nero project -- with Keith Carradine and Treat Williams -- is actually something else entirely, but that Christoph Waltz is attached to Tarantino's project.

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    Mandy Moore & Rodrigo Santoro To Star In 'Falling Slowly' From 'Buried' Writer Chris Sparling

    "What I really want to do is direct," might as well be the adage that every screenwriter in Hollywood not so secretly clings to at night when they brush their teeth before bed and daydream of their Academy acceptance speech.

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    Ann Arbor Film Festival to Open with New Film from Helen Hill

    A total of 188 films, videos and live performance will be taking place at the 49th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival, running from March 22-27. 40 different programs organize this year's diverse slate of offerings, which include over 20 premieres.

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    Remembering Jane Russell

    To younger people who only know her as Marilyn Monroe’s brunette costar in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, or baby boomers who remember her selling bras on TV “for us full-figured gals,” it might be hard to convey just how big an impact Jane Russell had on American popular culture in the 1940s and early 1...

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    Watch: A Dinner Date Gets Awkward In Clip From Richard Ayoade's 'Submarine'

    After earning accolades at TIFF, NYFF and Sundance, anticipation is building for Richard Ayoade's "Submarine." The film stars Paddy Considine, Noah Taylor, Sally Hawkins, Craig Roberts and Yasmin Paige and tells the story of a fifteen year old boy with two goals he wishes to accomplish: lose his vir...

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    What We Did - and Didn't - Learn In Oprah's Post-Oscar Show

    The Oprah Winfrey Show did its annual post-Oscar program today, dragging sleep-deprived winners from Colin Firth to Melissa Leo back onto the stage of the Kodak Theater for one more interview. Maybe they think of it as gradual withdrawal from the frenzy of campaigining.

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