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    New Pictures From Walter Salles' 'On The Road' With Garrett Hedlund & Kristen Stewart

    Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund as Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady with Kristen Stewart as the latter's bride, Marylou? Yeah, we had our doubts when the cast was first revealed for Walter Salles' adaptation of "On the Road," but these newly release pics from the film (via Comme au Cinema) definitely hav...

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    Oscar Ballots Mailed, Tom Sherak Talks: Online Ballots, Franco and Hathaway, Top Ten, Date Move

    The Academy mailed final ballots for the 83rd Awards on February 2 to 5,755 voting members. The completed ballots are due at 5 PM February 22. Most members--whether in London, New York or Borneo--will anxiously mail their ballots or, if they are in Los Angeles, walk them into PricewaterhouseCooper's...

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    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Morena Baccarin & More Shortlisted For Nick Fury Sidekick In 'The Avengers'

    Well, that was fast. Last night Samuel L. Jackson hit "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and confirmed that Nick Fury would be in both "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Thor." He also dropped the bomb that tomorrow, he was going to be screentesting with actresses for some kind of companion role ...

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    Adapting Movies to Fit the Way We Watch Them

    Following a screening of "Sound of My Voice" at Sundance, filmmaker Zal Batmanglij was asked about his reasoning for breaking the film up into chapters. The expected explanation had to be that since "Sound" was conceived as a web series (by he and Brit Marling), those chapter breaks were originally to be episode breaks. But that's not what the director said. He talked about how he used to read books a chapter a night and now he basically does that with movies thanks to Netflix Watch Instantly. While admitting that he does not recommend watching all films this way -- he said it doesn't work too well with Woody Allen's "A Midsummer Night's Sex ...

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    More 'Captain America' Photos, Plus A First Look At Tommy Lee Jones & Hugo Weaving

    Sam Jackson May Appear In Both ‘Thor’ And ‘Captain America: The First Avenger,' With A Female Sidekick In ‘The Avengers’“Captain America: The First Avenger,” stars Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Hugo Weaving , Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Sebastian Stan, Neal McDonagh, Samuel L. Jackson, Stanley Tucci a...

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    dvd watch: From Vaudeville To Film Noir

    I guess you could say my taste is eclectic, as I’m equally excited about a wide variety of DVDs that run the gamut from early-talkie musicals to the stark suggestiveness of Sam Fuller.

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    New Video Buys SXSW 2011 Title "Fly Away"

    In the first purchase of the upcoming SXSW Film Festival, New Video has acquired Janet Grillo's "Fly Away." New Video plans to give the film a limited theatrical run through its Flatiron Film Co. on April 26, with a focus on digital, cable VOD and DVD distribution.

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    Now They’re Just Hiring Anybody: Alyssa Milano Joins 'New Year's Eve'

    Update: E! reports that Julie Andrews has now also joined the film, classing up the proceedings considerably. Also, Marc Malkin looks frighteningly like Steve Zahn.

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    Are Leonardo DiCaprio & Armie Hammer Making Out In Clint Eastwood's 'J. Edgar'?

    An interesting story recently caught our eyes and one that contradicts everything we've heard about and read from Clint Eastwood's 'J.Edgar,' his biopic of FBI Bureau chief J. Edgar Hoover.

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    Trailer Watch: In a Better World Directed by Susanne Bier

    This woman is a master. Her version of Brothers was way superior to the American remake and After the Wedding is stunning. She got screwed when she came here and made Things We Lost in the Fire.

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