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    Review: Though Keanu Reeves' Heart Is In The Right Place, 'Henry's Crime' Is A Forgettable Offense

    The following review is reprint that originally ran during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

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    Review: 'Ceremony' Is Charming & Well-Made, Despite Wes Anderson Derivativeness

    Employing similar symmetrical framing and tracking shots, classic rock soundtrack flourishes and quirky, fanciful characters, Max Winkler's directorial debut, "Ceremony" feels heavily indebted to the early works of Wes Anderson. Arguably a derivative effort in that sense, the film is still not witho...

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    Penélope Cruz Joins Woody Allen's Next Rome-Set Film

    Despite what you might think of Woody Allen's later works, most can agree that "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" stood head and shoulders above the rest. Beautifully shot by Javier Aguirresarobe, and a charming romantic tale all around, the film featured fine performances by everyone involved but none more...

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    Exclusive: Joe Wright "Waiting On" Saoirse Ronan & James McAvoy To Confirm For 'Anna Karenina'

    'Hanna' Director Says Benedict Cumberbatch & Kelly Macdonald Have Joined The CastWhile director Joe Wright has his teenage-assassin flick "Hanna" ready to kick some ass in theaters this weekend, he's already got his eye on his next project, an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic "Anna Karenina." The...

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    Writers Guild's 101 Greatest Screenplays List Starts with Casablanca, Ends with Notorious

    As part of its ongoing mission to push forward the oft-overlooked writer in the moviemaking process, the Writers Guild of America has posted its 101 Greatest Screenplays list. I'm not going to argue with the top ten, which are posted below.

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    William Fichtner To Make Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Slightly More Awesome

    Actor Also In Talks For 'Wrong,' Quentin Dupieux's Follow-Up To 'Rubber'Is there anything William Fichtner can't do? The longtime character actor basically spruces up whatever project he winds up participating in, even if it's playing something as ludicrous as the devil's right hand man in "Drive An...

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    Jon Favreau Talks 'Cowboys & Aliens,' Says Aliens Are The Only "Pure Evil" Left In Our PC World

    "Cowboys & Aliens" is one of the more intriguing tentpoles to be arriving this summer. In a season filled with sequels and comic book movies, this film lands based on a property that most of Joe Public hasn't read or heard of and it mashes up two genres -- sci-fi and westerns -- that traditionally have been a hard sell at the box office (see "Wild Wild West"). However, in the run up to its release later this summer, you can bet Universal will be pushing the film hard, hoping to sell audiences on its (relatively) unique concept. At the very least, the film won't be lacking in star power as Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano a...

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    LA County Museum of Art Launches Film Independent Series, Backed by NY Times UPDATED

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is partnering with L.A.'s Film Independent on a new film series, sponsored by the New York Times, starting in September. And they are starting the search for a new film curator to run that screening program. Together. "We're helping to hire that person," ...

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    'Attack The Block' Picked Up By Screen Gems For U.S. Distribution

    So much for scaring off potential distributors. SXSW hit and potential genre classic "Attack the Block" has found a home, and it's a fairly nice one. Screen Gems, Sony's smaller genre division, has stepped up to the plate to distribute director Joe Cornish's thrilling debut film, an alien invasion t...

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    Trailer Watch: Is Crazy, Stupid, Love Gosling's Crazy, Stupid Sellout?

    We hope Ryan Gosling isn't selling out. But judging from this trailer, it looks like he has abandoned his usual dark indie depths for pretty-boy womanizing. The pairing of Gosling and Steve Carell and co-stars Julianne Moore and Emma Stone may in fact be the best-looking rom-com since...a really lon...

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