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    Watch: Christopher Plummer Dominates In Trailer For One Man Show 'Barrymore'

    Eighty-three minutes of a one-man stage production adapted into a feature film doesn't exactly sound like exciting stuff, but when it's Christopher Plummer playing the late, great John Barrymore in a Tony-winning role? Count us in.

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    Oprah Winfrey's OWN Orders Episodes Of New Talent Scout Series

    Oprah Winfrey's OWN network has reportedly ordered 6 episodes of a new original series called Secret Talent Scout, which will "center on a group of talent scouts who go undercover in search of untapped talent across the U.S. In keeping with the net's "live your best life" theme, the scouts will give...

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    Watch: New Trailer For David MacKenzie's 'Perfect Sense' Starring Ewan McGregor & Eva Green

    Can Ewan McGregor string together strong back-to-back performances after Mike Mills' "Beginners"? Can he match the heartfelt chemistry he shared with Melanie Laurent in Mills' film with another much-loved Gallic thespian in Eva Green? And will David MacKenzie's fusion of a love story and a disaster ...

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    Watch: Another Amazing 'Muppets' Parody Trailer Riffs On 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

    Marketing a movie and making the message stick is definitely a challenge particularly when you are fighting dozens of other films for attention, but we hope Disney has some pay raises for the team behind "The Muppets" because they have put together the best campaign of any picture this year.

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    TIFF '11 Review: 'Jeff Who Lives At Home' Takes The Duplass Bros Mainstream For Their Best Film Yet

    As surreal as it is to see a micro-budget Duplass Brothers film start with the stars and mountainous terrain of the Paramount logo, in many ways that contradiction and clash sets the tone for their new comedy "Jeff Who Lives at Home." Strange things are afoot in the cosmos as Jeff (played with affable confusion and large-framed, good-hearted charm by Jason Segel) is trying to keep his eyes open for what the universe might be telling him, in terms of his destiny and purpose. Also, his mom Sharon (Susan Sarandon) would like it if he could get his ass off the couch in her basement and go to Home Depot to get wood glue to fix a broken pantry door...

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    Watch: Trailer For Rebecca Hall Chiller 'The Awakening' Looks Like Spooky Fun

    Certain things just make intrinsically good material for ghost stories. Wide-eyed children, for one. Big empty houses in the middle of nowhere. Pale actresses in period nightdresses. Um, Jimmy McNulty. British chiller "The Awakening" has all of these things in one package, and from the looks of the ...

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    "13" Gets New Trailer & Theatrical Release Date ((50 Cent, Jason Statham Play Russian Roulette)

    Well damn... Anchor Bay Films didn't waste anytime on this, did they? It was less than a week ago that I announced that they had acquired distribution rights to 13, a remake of the 2006 French film of the same name - a minimalist, black and white, atmospheric, tense thriller that I enjoyed, the fea...

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    Watch: Moody Trailer for Channing Tatum Crime Drama 'The Son of No One'

    Channing Tatum has made it hard for us to love him over the years. He began his days as a dancer in a Ricky Martin video, parlayed that success into modelling for the obnoxious eugenic fashion dystopia known to the world as Abercrombie & Fitch, before bumbling into Amanda Bynes transvestite comedies and drippy Nicolas Sparks adaptations. But he’s always seemed to have more fight in him than his anonymous contemporaries (hello, Sam Worthington), a willingness to mock himself as seen in the otherwise dull Allan Loeb-scripted comedy “The Dilemma,” and to have a nose for sniffing out promising material with respectable directors – “Public Enem...

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    Watch: Six Clips From Crowd-Pleasing Silent Oscar Contender 'The Artist'

    The big film that no one saw coming this year was Michel Hazanavicius's "The Artist." The director was best known for his cult French comedies in the "OSS 117" series, and reunited with star Jean Dujardin for a silent movie homage, riffing on films from "Singin' in the Rain" to "A Star Is Born," sho...

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