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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For HBO's 'Cinema Verite' With Diane Lane, James Gandolfini & Tim Robbins

    We're heading out of the winter blahs at the theaters and right into tentpole season, but if big-budget spectacles aren't your bag, HBO might provide some worthy distraction for you. The channel has the highly anticipated mini-series "Mildred Pierce" directed by Todd Haynes hitting in March, and in ...

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    Michael Bay & Taylor Lautner Pitching Studios On 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' & 'Wanted' Styled Project

    Everyone wants to be in the Taylor Lautner business these days. He's got a following thanks to "Twilight," he's got a buff bod, good looks and is non-threatening, which makes him appealing to a big swath of mainstream America. He's being groomed to be an A-list action star and he's already got John ...

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    Matthew Vaughn Eyes Another Superhero Pic With 'The Golden Age'

    Wishlist Cast Includes Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson & Warren BeattySo much for "Kick-Ass 2" (sorry Mark Millar). Despite the reportedly rushed production on "X-Men: First Class," Matthew Vaughn certainly isn't tiring of the genre or cracking under the pressure and is looking to flip the equation f...

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    TV Review: "The Social Network" Invades "The Good Wife"

    A nerdy young social-network creator sues a movie studio for depicting him as “a creep and a jerk.” And that’s just the start of the Social Network echoes in last night’s sly episode of The Good Wife, which plays like Mark Zuckerberg’s path not taken. This episode did not present some vague, Faceboo...

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    Oscar Watch: The King's Speech's Helena Bonham Carter Could Win Best Supporting Actress

    The King's Speech is an Oscar favorite, and depending on how strong it is, the Brit drama could carry some awards on its coattails. While Inception, The Social Network, True Grit and Alice in Wonderland could steal some wins from The King's Speech in the technical categories, recent BAFTA winner Hel...

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    Mark Pellington Still Attached, And Getting Tired Of Waiting Around To Direct 'The Orphanage'

    Says Script For Remake Is Better Than The OriginalFor fans of the Spanish horror flick "The Orphanage" it's kind of a good news/bad news thing. For starters, the English-language remake of the film is still not yet out of the gate but it still looks like it's in the cards as director Mark Pellington...

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    Rowan Joffe To Write WWII Pic 'Agent Zigzag' With Mike Newell To Direct

    For whatever reason, this one escaped our noticed, but last spring the LA Times reported that Mike Newell was developing a WWII film, "Agent Zizag." Well, not much else has been heard since then, but there is now fresh movement on the project.

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    For Your Consideration: Final Oscar Winner Predictions, Part II

    Last week, this column took on the artistic and technical categories at this year's Academy Awards and complained that things looked mighty predictable. While that remains the case, this time around we'll take a look at a group of categories where the majority of Oscar night's suspense should lie. W...

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    Directors Keep It In the Family: Dark Knight Rises, Dark Shadows

    Tim Burton is eyeing Michelle Pfeiffer and longtime girlfriend Helena Bonham Carter to join his Dark Shadows cast, which includes leading man Johnny Depp, Jackie Earle Haley, Eva Green and Bella Heathcote.

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Uncle Boonme' Features Ghosts, Human/Catfish Sex, Red Eyed Creatures & More

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Uncle Boonme Who Can Recall His Past Lives" is a tough sell, even for those who consider themselves arthouse nerds, so kudos to Strand Releasing for trying. With the film set to hit theaters this spring, a trailer has now arrived following the ba...

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