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    Zoe Saldana Joins Robert Rodriguez's 'Machete Kills'

    If you would have asked us a year ago whether we thought a sequel to Robert Rodriguez's "Machete" would ever happen, we would have taken a bet against it. Response to the 2010 film didn't set the roof on fire, but made quick and inexpensively, the exploitation film's $44 m...

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    Pics From "Grown Ups 2" Set (Shaquille O'Neal Gives You A Reason To Want To See It... Maybe)

    The first film was totally destroyed by critics, with 90% of them trashing it; but that didn't stop it from raking in over $160 million in box office domestically, and over $270 million worldwide.

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    Cannes Review: Leos Carax's 'Holy Motors' Is An Anything Goes Stew Of Big Ideas That Doesn't Always Work

    Hilarious and dull, fascinating and pretentious, there is no doubt that Leos Carax's "Holy Motors" is memorable. Whether it's actually any good is up for debate. Bold and confounding in equal measure, Carax's first feature in over a decade is less a movie than a collection of s...

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    Cannes 2012: Raoul Peck Talks Cinema As A Power Trip & Giving The Under-Represented A Voice

    We have no right to speak in the name of others without legitimacy. Africa, for example, often serves as a backdrop in movies. Yet we see nothing of Africa, we don’t understand its problems. I think that we must get accustomed, and accustom our audiences, to other viewpoints. To adopt thi...

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    FIRST PERSON | Film Historian David Bordwell Releases His Authoritative History of the Digital Transition

    Film historian David Bordwell, who with his wife Kristin Thompson has written the popular intro to film textbook "Film Art" for several decades and was profiled on Indiewire several weeks ago in our Movie Lovers we Love column, has been investigating the digital transition in movie theater...

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    So, This Is What Lindsay Lohan Looks Like As Elizabeth Taylor; Grant Bowler To Play Richard Burton

    Update: Oops, the previous image we had was from an old photo shoot. But here's a pic from The Daily Mail from the costume sessions, to give you some idea of what LiLo will be looking like.

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    Watch 2 Clips From Season 2/Episode 1 Of "Single Ladies" + Behind-The-Scenes Footage

    Watch 2 Clips From Season 2/Episode 1 Of "Single Ladies" + Behind-The-Scenes Footage

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    Bradley Cooper Takes Aim At 'American Sniper'

    Bradley Cooper had a bit of a rough 2011, seeing two tentpoles -- "The Crow" and "Paradise Lost" -- slip through the net, but the actor has some great things on the horizon. He's currently shooting the Depression-era drama "Serena" with Jennifer Lawrence, directed b...

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    'Aqui y Alla' Leads Critics' Week Winners

    "Aqui y Alla" -- the debut film from Spanish director Antonio Mendez Esparza -- has received the Nespresso Grand Prize from the 51st Critics' Week.

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    Cannes Critics Week: Antonio Mendez Esparza's "Aquí y Allá" Takes Top Prize

    Cannes Critics Week showcases the first and second works of filmmakers. Spanish director Antonio Mendez Esparza's feature debut, "Aquí y Allá," has taken the top prize - the Nespresso Grand Prize (won by Jeff Nichols' "Take Shelter" last year), reports Variety...

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