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    Halle Berry Returns & Carla Gugino Joins 'New Year's Eve'

    Our favorite movie of all time -- one that we've even puzzled ourselves with our repeat reportage of -- is Garry Marshall's "New Year's Eve." Or it will be when it eventually comes out.

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    Release Colin Firth! His Long-Delayed Interview Is On Piers Morgan Tonight

    As much as we all love Oscar publicity, it's hard to compete with world crises. Colin Firth's taped, weeks-old interview for Piers Morgan Tonight, originally scheduled for January 28th, has been announced and postponed twice as the show covered events in Egypt. Some people on Twitter are saying that Colin Firth is Piers' Matt Damon - but when Jimmy Kimmel perpetually apologizes to Damon for bumping him from the show, that really is a joke.

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    'Arthur' Poster Is Actually Scarier Than The New 'Scream 4' Poster

    New posters have arrived for a remake and a sequel, both of which, frankly, look dreadful and neither one-sheet has their intended effect.

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    Alice Eve To Play Younger Version Of Emma Thompson In 'Men In Black 3'

    Is "Men In Black 3" a "Wild Wild West"-sized disaster waiting to happen? Guess we'll soon see, but given that filming has been pushed back after a scheduled mid-production break in order to get the script right, signs aren't great for the sequel that Sony hopes will make some mad bank. Regardless of any issues the film is facing, a release date is set and this thing is moving forward, ready or not, and another face has been added to the cast.

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    Review: 'Bouncing Cats' Details Breakdancing In Uganda, Suffers From Inexperience

    Breakdance Project Uganda (B.P.U.) is a program led by dancer Abramz, aiming to create a better, more positive life for what is known to be the "worst place on earth to be a child." Director Nabil Elderkin met Abramz and was completely enamored by his dedication to the future of Uganda's youth, equally impressed with the size of his relatively new, nearly entirely self-created b-boy program. The filmmaker decided to return to East African country with a documentary crew, rounding up plenty of star power (Mos Def and Will.I.Am are interviewed, Common lays the narrating track) and also famous breakdancer Crazy Legs (founder of Rock Steady Crew whom the New York Times cited as "foremost breakdancing group in the world today") to teach a few work shop classes and tour the program. Elderkin matches the Ugandan teacher's optimism through his digital lens, going through the area's history and its current poverty while always returning to dedicated children or current b-boys discussing how hip-hop has changed their lives for the better.

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    New Directors/New Films - The Women

    I always looks at the lineup of New Directors/New Films as a kind of Sundance east because some of the best of Sundance inevitably make it to NYC for this festival. Some highlights from Sundance will be on display including Maryam Keshavarz's Circumstance which will be the closing film. Cannot wait.

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    Richard Kelly To Keep Things (Relatively) Simple For His Next Film 'Corpus Christi'

    Well, Richard Kelly at least gets an A for effort. Despite them both being critical and box office turds, "The Box" and "Southland Tales" were nothing if not ambitious and we say, if you're gonna fail, might was as well fail big. That being said, Kelly is wisely stepping away from the supernatural and metaphysical for his next effort, one that will hopefully live up to the promise he displayed in "Donnie Darko."

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    Adrianne Palicki Cast As 'Wonder Woman' For New NBC Series

    Yes, we know this is television news but considering how long a "Wonder Woman" feature has been rumored and knocked around, and given the heat now building up around the new television series -- if it does well -- you can bet a movie won't be too far behind.

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    Meet the New Wonder Woman - Adrianne Palicki

    I don't know why I am so excited about this, but I am. I loved Adrianne on Friday Night Lights. I'm just gonna hope the show doesn't suck. Scoop: TV's New Wonder Woman Is Friday Night Lights' Adrianne Palicki (TV Line)

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    It's Not The House That's Haunted In Trailer For 'Insidious'

    Say what you will about James Wan, but the creator of the "Saw" franchise has certainly proved he knows what audiences like. And while his particular brand of horror hasn't been our bag, for his next effort "Insidious," he seems to be stepping away from dreaming up fancy ways to kill people and moving toward something a bit more atmospheric.

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