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  • The Lost Boys
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    Oh, Canada

    These are indeed the horribly embarrassing nominations for best album at the Juno Awards aka Canada's version of the Grammys. That's right Feist, Justin Bieber's Christmas album is way fucking better than "Metals." And you can suck it, Austra, because Nickelback's latest pi...

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    Final Box Office: "An Inconsistent Truth" Tops Indiewire's Weekly Box Office Chart

    Each Tuesday, Indiewire publishes a box office chart that sorts the final weekend numbers of all specialty releases by per-theater-average.  Check out the full chart here, but here's some highlights:

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  • The Playlist
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    Review: 'Father's Day' Is An Early Frontrunner For The Year's Most Awesomely Tasteless Movie

    There is bad taste, and somewhere below that, there is Troma. Proudly pushing the boundaries of every taboo in the book, the company has remodeled itself in recent years in an attempt to feature movies with a slightly sharper craft, as the direct-to-DVD boom and the torture porn subgenre had stolen ...

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    Neko Case Confirms Appearance On 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack; Listen To Fucked Up's 'Year Of The Tiger' Featuring Jim Jarmusch

    While "Hunger Games" fans implore anyone who'll listen that it's totally different from the "Twilight" franchise, they can't deny that Lionsgate is following the Summit playbook. The marketing rollout is pretty much targeting the exact same demographic in almost the s...

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Eric Bana & Rebecca Hall Ex-Lovers for Focus/Working Title Thriller; Plus What's Next for Each

    As we announced last week, Focus Features and Working Title have paired Eric Bana ("Hanna," "Munich") and Rebecca Hall ("The Town," "Vicky Cristina Barcelona") for an untitled thriller. If you've missed Bana and Hall, rest assured they both have a few proj...

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Spike Lee's FREE Lecture At Chicago State University Is Tomorrow. Expect "Red Hook Summer" Chatter

    As Sergio already announced a month ago, Spike Lee will be lecturing at the Chicago State University library TOMORROW Wednesday February 8th, from 6-8:30PM... figured I'd remind those of you in Chicago in case you've forgotten.

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    Which Best Animated Short Will Win the Oscar? Probably Not Pixar.

    "La Luna," the token Pixar nominee for Best Animated Short Film, is actually the slightest of the five contenders. However, it's also a neat encapsulation of qualities they all possess.

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    Review: 'Return' Starring Linda Cardellini A Modest, Intriguing Portrait Of A Post-War Breakdown

    Homefront drama "Return" deals entirely in a creased and careworn realism, but its premise is reminiscent of the kind of theater experiments that look for a new perspective on a classic production by reversing the races of its characters or shifting the time period or setting. The basic st...

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    Short Film "Yom Kippur At WME" Starring J.B. Smoove Gives Career Boost To Writer

    I just learned that the below short film, made by writer Geoff LaTulippe - a short he made for WME's company retreat, starring comedian/action J.B. Smoove - helped Mr LaTulippe close his first directing job at Paramount - an untitled comedy ensemble based on his pitch.

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    Full Trailer For The Completely Unnecessary "Spider-Man" Reboot Surfaces

    Completely unnessary IMHO; too soon to *reboot* given how short a period it's been since the last one (the worst in the Sam Raimi series). There are sooooooo many other worthwhile superheroes to make films out of; I don't need another Spidey... not in 2012 anyway... not even in 2015.

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