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    Weinstein Co. Appeals "Tillman" R Rating

    Weinstein Co. Appeals "Tillman" R Rating

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    Cinedigm to Serve as Digital Cinema Advisor for Telluride

    Cinedigm to Serve as Digital Cinema Advisor for Telluride

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    Taymor's Tempest and Spider-Man Musical Both Open in December

    Julie Taymor is cheering up these days. Her movie of Shakespeare's The Tempest--which had been in limbo at Miramax-- is now closing night at the Venice Film Fest (here's the new poster) and a centerpiece gala at New York, and is set to open December 10. Meanwhile her long-in-the-works Broadway music...

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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Reviews Are Middling; Wright Talks

    Most of the time, when I look at a movie--whether or not I'm inside the target demo-- I know what I'm looking at, I can understand its language, which tends to be fairly universal. Rarely have I felt more in a world that I do not comprehend, than at Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. But I knew when watch...

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    On the Rise: Alison Pill of "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World"

    Up and coming actress Alison Pill shares two things in common with Lindsay Lohan. Both starred alongside one another in the teen dud "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen," and both ladies sport fiery red locks. But fortunately for Pill, that's where the similarities end. For starters Pill loathes L...

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    In the Works: Cutting in "Perfection," Personal/Economic Crisis, Quiet Riot, "The Next Cassavetes"

    In this week's in production column, we speak with writer/director/actress Christina Beck about her Adrienne Shelly grant-winning film "Perfection," about the difficulties of moving to image-obsessed southern California. We also take a look at a fiction feature about a man who mus...

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    Eat Pray Love Early Review: A Shallow Guilty Pleasure

    Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert’s bestseller about the divorced New Yorker's lone odyssey to Italy, India and Bali in search of meaning in her life, delivers an escapist Julia Roberts romance and exotic travelogue. But its pleasures are guilty and skin-deep.

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    Lively vs. Johansson for Cuaron's Gravity; Aniston vs. O'Reilly on Parenthood; Hendricks Talks

    -Two young actresses are pitted against each other for the lead role in Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity as the lone survivor of a failed space telescope repair mission who is trying to get home. Scarlett Johansson and Blake Lively are vying for the part in the project, reports THR's Heat Vision blog, which...

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    "Queen to Play" Goes to Zeitgeist Films for U.S. Distribution

    "Queen to Play" Goes to Zeitgeist Films for U.S. Distribution

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    Before There Was "Scott Pilgrim" There Was "Shaun of the Dead"

    Plenty of film directors repeat themselves with regards to plot, genre and themes. But Edgar Wright's decision to tackle "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" nevertheless left me stunned. He'd already done an excellent job with an original script that similarly -- yet more metaphorically -- is structured a...

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