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    'We Have a Pope' Director Nanni Moretti Talks Taking On The Vatican and Woody Allen (Video)

    With "We Have a Pope," top Italian writer-actor-director Nanni Moretti takes us behind the scenes of a place that we are forbidden to enter, not unlike "The Queen" or "The King's Speech." He imagines what would happen if a Vatican cardinal finds out that he's elected as the Catholic Church's supreme...

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    Watch: Trailer for Woody Allen's 'To Rome With Love' Looks Familiar and Winning

    "Midnight in Paris" came out almost a year ago, so it's about time for a new Woody Allen movie. After his massive international success and Oscar win last year for his international crowd-pleaser, expectations are riding high on his follow-up to deliver. The good news is that his next ...

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    Watch Now: Trailer for Noel Clarke's Sports Drama "Fast Girls"

    Written by and co-starring Noel Clarke (Kidulthood, 4.3.2.1), the forthcoming drama Fast Girls stars a multiracial cast and centers on a street-smart runner who forms a rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy athlete.

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    Review: Morgan Spurlock's 'A Fan’s Hope' Comic-Con Documentary, Is An Amiable & Harmless Look At Geek Culture

    Celebrating its 40th anniversary later this year, Comic-Con, while originally a convention for comic books and science fiction/fantasy enthusiasts has expanded into an annual pop-culture juggernaut that as Kevin Smith says, Comic-Con has gone mainstream; in his view on par with Cannes, Sundance and ...

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    'The Double Hour' on iTunes & DVD: A Twisting, Noirish Italian Delight

    Italian thriller "The Double Hour" from first time director Giuseppe Capotondi lands on iTunes and DVD Tuesday. The film debuted at Venice in 2009, where the film's star Ksenia Rappoport won the Best Actress prize. The film went on to earn a warm reception on the global fest circuit by its limited t...

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    Is Nostalgia Cinema a New Genre? Guy Maddin's 'Keyhole' Isn't the Only New Movie About Movies Opening This Week

    Is Nostalgia Cinema a New Genre? Guy Maddin's 'Keyhole' Isn't the Only New Movie About Movies Opening This Week

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    New on DVD Today: "Being Elmo," "London River," & "Dysfunctional Friends"

    Three films we've covered quite a bit on this site - Kevin Clash documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey, post-UK bus bombings drama London River, and ensemble comedy Dysfunctional Friends - are available today on home video.

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    Love, Sex & Socialists: Yes, It's The Trailer For Woody Allen's 'To Rome With Love'

    While there are still those who will bitch and moan that Woody Allen's comedies haven't evolved much over the past few decades, for those with appropriate expectations, the director's films are -- even at their flimsiest -- generally a delightful annual treat. And so it goes with "T...

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    HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Second Season Opener Breaks Series Record

    While "Luck" took a bad turn for HBO, the cabler is cheering the numbers on "Game of Thrones." The eagerly anticipated second season opener broke the series record for viewers: 3.86 million tuned in, beating last season's June finale (3.04 million), per Nielsen estimates.

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    Final Box Office: 'Bully' Leads Indiewire's Weekly 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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