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    SXSW Review: Mike Mills 'Beginners' Is A Wonderfully Attuned & Empathetic Look At Love, Life & Grief

    Touching, heartfelt, melancholy and suffused with a gentle humanity (pick your soulful cliché), with his sophomore drama, "Beginners," filmmaker Mike Mills demonstrates once more that he's acutely attuned to the bittersweet and funny frequency broadcast from the pain of love and life. Mills' empathy antenna has always been sensitively in harmony with the human condition, as evinced by the overlooked "Thumbsucker," his more recent music videos and the short, "Does Your Soul Have A Cold?" (which almost feels a companion piece here). And in "Beginners" he masterfully demonstrates a generous and thoughtful perspective on emotional suffering, crea...

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    Amazing Photos Of Polanski and Cast at "Carnage" Wrap Party

    Now this is a wrap party you want to be a fly on the wall at. Roman Polanski's "Carnage" - starring a ridiculously strong cast in Kate Winslet, John C. Reilly, Christoph Waltz and Jodie Foster (in the most promising role she's had in well over a decade) - finished principal photography, and the cast...

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    SXSW: Duncan Jones & Screenwriter Ben Ripley Talk The Reality Bending 'Source Code'

    Duncan Jones' "Source Code" booted up at SXSW, kicking off festivities last week, and word has been good. In our review, we noted that "Jones remains a strong and original voice in a genre badly needing of both" and whatever you may think of his followup to "Moon," it is undeniably unlike any other ...

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    J.K. Simmons Joins Mark Wahlberg In 'Contraband'

    With filming already underway, Mark Wahlberg's "Contraband" has added one more to the dirty dealing picture.

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    Tribeca Film Festival - Lineup Part 2

    The Tribeca Film Festival announced the lineups for the Spotlight, CinemaMania Section and Special screenings yesterday. The CinemaMania section has eight films and none are directed by women. Neither of the special screenings are directed by women and only one of the five in the sports film festi...

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    Sister Wives and Brother Husbands

    The strong responses from readers about the season premiere of Sister Wives shows how starkly the issue of polygamy divides people, from some who envy the Browns’ communal family to more skeptical readers who point out how much we don’t see on the reality show. (If you missed it, here’s my review an...

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    'Clash of the Titans 2' Runs Scared From 'Hunger Games,' Delays Release A Week To March 30, 2012

    For a film that had barely entered our consciousness at the start of this year, it's impressive the extent to which "The Hunger Games" has come to dominate the news cycle in recent weeks. While we were aware that the trilogy of books by Suzanne Collins were popular, we weren't quite sure of the exte...

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    'Across The Universe' Writers Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais Pen Sam Cooke Biopic

    Music is, obviously, a subjective thing. We might like 1980s Chicago house music, you might like country-folk, and we might disagree, but because we're adults, and not commenting on a YouTube video, we can agree that neither of us are right or wrong. But there are some artists that we at The Playlis...

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    Watch: Russian Trailer For 'X-Men: First Class' Features Lots Of New Footage, Still Rules

    We're sure an English language version of this is probably just around the corner, but for now, pretend you're in Moscow and feast your eyes on a new Russian trailer for "X-Men: First Class." And take it for whatever it's worth, but even in a foreign language, this still looks pretty damn great.

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    Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie: Ferrell says “You Can’t Put A Price on Creative Excellence"

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights for Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie. The film is a co-production between 2929 Productions, Gary Sanchez Productions and Funny or Die Films. It is the feature film debut (as writer-producer-directors) of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim of the Tim and Eri...

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