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    Elijah Wood Latest To Join Rashida Jones/Andy Samberg Rom-Com 'Celeste And Jesse Forever'

    The cast members of "The Lord of the Rings" have had mixed success in the eight years since the franchise wrapped up. Viggo Mortensen and Orlando Bloom became fully-fledged movie stars (the latter less so in recent years), and Dominic Monaghan managed surprising longevity as a star of "Lost," but Se...

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    Lance Reddick, Rosie Perez Join Viola Davis In Public School Drama "Still I Rise"

    Initially announced about 3 weeks ago... an upcoming film titled Still I Rise (unrelated to the Maya Angelou poem of the same name), which will star Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal as two frustrated mothers who team up to transform an inner-city public school in Pittsburgh, PA.

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    Michael Mann Looking To Direct Racing Pic, 'Go Like Hell' For 20th Century Fox

    So is Michael Mann going to make his "Days of Thunder" for 20th Century Fox?

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    First Look At Robert Pattinson In David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis'

    With the "Twilight" franchise now nearing an end, heartthrob Robert Pattinson has been eagerly looking to break away from the tween sensation that has made him a star. He valiantly tried to steer the ridiculously manipulative "Remember Me" but had better success this year with the period drama "Wate...

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    FREE Online Retrospective Of Cannes Film Fest Programming Celebrating 50 Years Of Critics’ Week

    Online cinematheque MUBI (formerly The Auteurs) has partnered up with La Semaine de la Critique (aka Critics’ Week) (the Cannes Film Festival section known for discovering new talent, showcasing the first and second feature films from directors all over the world), in celebration of 50 years in exis...

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    Trent Reznor & Karen O Cover 'Immigrant Song' For David Fincher's 'Dragon Tattoo' Teaser

    Tagline For The Film Reportedly 'The Feel Bad Movie Of Christmas' Update: Pitchfork has confirmed that Trent Reznor and Karen O indeed cover Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" which is featured in the red band teaser for "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo." If ...

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    Rockmond Dunbar Joins FX Network Show "Sons Of Anarchy"

    All you Rockmond Dunbar fans will be happy to know he's signed up for another network tv gig. The former Soul Food and Prison Break star will be joining Sons Of Anarchy for a multi-episode arc.

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: "Tree of Life" Potential B.O., "The Muppets" Tease Us & More

    Today on indieWIRE we analyze the box-office prospects for "The Tree of Life," Anne Thompson gets up close and personal with Lars von Trier and much more.

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    RS 29—Hearts and Minds: "The Station Agent" and "The World According to Garp"

    About fifteen minutes into Tom McCarthy’s The Station Agent, the film’s protagonist, Fin (Peter Dinklage), walks into a convenience store near the train depot he has just inherited. The clerk is astonished to see the man—a dwarf—in her shop. As he heads over to a cooler to grab some water, she leans over the counter to get a better look. “Yoohoo,” she calls. He turns toward her; she pulls out a camera and snaps a picture. Annoyed, Fin nods and continues to shop, a nonchalant indication that the clerk’s reaction to her once-in-a-lifetime dwarf sighting is all-too-familiar to him. One could criticize this convenience store encounter as easy and...

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    David O. Russell Vacates The Director's Chair For 'Uncharted'

    What is going on today? Is it the upcoming Memorial Day weekend that has director's wanting to clear out the projects they no longer want to do? After all, how fun is it to enjoy a BBQ with some nagging movie project in the back of your mind. Just moments after it was revealed that Albert Hughes bou...

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