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    Is 'True Blood' Star Joe Manganiello In Contention For Zack Snyder's 'Superman'?

    Reports began to surface over the weekend that "True Blood" star Joe Manganiello revealed to fans at a convention that he's in talks for the titular role in Zack Snyder's upcoming Christopher Nolan-shepherded "Superman" film.

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    REVIEW | Blossoming "Furniture": Lena Dunham Entertaining Self-Portrait

    On a purely creative level, a movie generally should be absorbed without foreknowledge of its back story, but Lena Dunham's "Tiny Furniture" is defined by it. Dunham's lightly entertaining self-portrait, in which the director plays a version of herself wandering around New York City in post-graduate...

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    'The Beaver' Gets February 11, 2011 U.K. Release Date

    The Perfect Valentine's Day Option For Your Abusive Racist Boyfriend Almost as soon as Mel Gibson had tapes leaked of conversations with the mother of his child, in which threats to burn her house down were the least offensive of the many statements directed at her, one question emerged in the movi...

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    "Apocalypse" and "Donor" World Premieres Shine at High-Spirited 2010 Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Though the Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced that it will be moving its dates to June next year due to the crowded slate of European doc fests in the fall, the fest's last November installment still had a lot going for it. Just wrapping up yesterday, the fest boasted a series of world premieres and a healthy dose of mentoring and pitching. The festival, which has rapidly grown from being primarily an industry networking event with a film festival has grown into an incredibly important event for projects-in-development to get funding and resources, a localized point for industry networking and mentoring, and a chance for industry professional...

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    Box-Office: R-Rated 'Due Date' Can't Outwit The Animated 'Megamind'

    It had all the ingredients of a big winner. "Due Date" was widely known as Todd Phillips' R-rated follow-up to the massively successful R-rated "The Hangover," and he had that film's biggest breakout comedian Zach Galifianakis onboard, plus one of the world's biggest stars Robert Downey Jr. But perhaps seasonal timing is everything. "The Hangover" was a surprised hit in the early summer of 2009, and perhaps R-rated comedy that's occasionally nasty doesn't work quite as well in the fall. It's also possibly one of those instances when audiences actually listened to critics for once. "Due Date" was met with mixed reviews and currently holds a r...

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    Script Watch: Jessica Alba Disses Writers, Haggis Romantic Ensemble, Nemirovsky's "Suite Francaise"

    - Some actors think that a script is irrelevant. According to Elle cover-girl Jessica Alba: “Good actors never use the script unless it’s amazing writing. All the good actors I’ve worked with, they all say whatever they want to say.” Which "good actors" could she be referring to? Her co-stars in Fantastic Four? The Killer Inside Me? Paul Walker in Into The Blue? She does offer a hint of self-awareness when she adds: "I know I haven’t been swimming in the deep end with some of the movies I’ve done. I wasn’t trying to. I knew what they were.” She co-stars with Ben Stiller in this Christmas' Little Fockers and intends to reinvent herself as the ...

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    Weekend Box Office: Animated "Megamind" Outsmarts R-rated Comedy "Due Date"

    Marking a possible record-setting weekend at the box office, animated comedy Megamind lead a robust pack including raunchy comedy Due Date and yet another Tyler Perry hit, For Colored Girls, reports Anthony D'Alessandro. Among indie openers, Danny Boyle's 127 Hours soared in its limited debut.

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    M

    The film with the shortest title in movie history is also among the most powerful ever seen: Fritz Lang’s devastating 1931 German-made thriller about a psychopathic child-murderer played with extraordinarily feverish intensity by Peter Lorre: M (available on DVD), the single letter standing for “murderer.” Released during only the third year of full sound, the picture has in common with certain others of this early talking period (1929-1933) a profoundly exciting use of silent-picture technique at its best combined with innovative and remarkably imaginative use of sound. Such masters of visual story-telling as Lang, Ernst Lubitsch, Rene Cl...

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    'Bond 23' May Not Be Quite Ready For A November 2012 Release

    Financing Issues Remain, As Well As Potential Scheduling Issues For Daniel Craig & Director Sam MendesWhile it was recently suggested that the upcoming merger between MGM and Spyglass Entertainment could bring iconic spy James Bond back to the big screen by 2012, updated reports are now asserting th...

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    Digital Theaters From Arts Alliance

    From Film Journal International: Arts Alliance Media and Arqiva bring satellite to Odeon cinemas, Nov 5, 2010Leading European digital-cinema company Arts Alliance Media and partner Arqiva Satellite & Media announced a deal to equip all of the Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group screens in mainland Europe wit...

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