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  • Shadow and Act
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    Watch New Profile Clip: Naturi Naughton as Brenda in "The Playboy Club"

    The Playboy Club's Bunny Brenda character has received much coverage on the site. Naturi Naughton just tweeted this new clip, which goes more in depth about her character.

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  • The Lost Boys
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    Greetings From Provincetown

    Which is as astonishingly gay as I had come to expect. And perhaps not the best place to go on a family road trip. Not that my family is remotely homophobic... its just their idea of fun isn't dancing at gay bars all night (well, its my mother's idea of fun but not anyone else's).

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  • Shadow and Act
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    For You "Law & Order" Freaks Out There...

    I understand. You'll still missing S. Epatha Merkerson as Lt Van Buren on Law & Order. Life just hasn't been the same since Jesse Martin left. And there are some who feel that the show seriously lost its groove after Richard Brooks was taken off after the second season.

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  • The Playlist
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    Joel Edgerton Talks Original Tora Bora Beginnings Of 'Kill Bin Laden'; Gets Ready For 'Great Gatsby'

    It has been a pretty remarkable past couple of years for Australian actor Joel Edgerton. While he made his first tentative steps in Hollywood with a role in a couple of the "Star Wars" prequels, "King Arthur" and "Smokin' Aces," it would be the movies he made as part of his Blue-Tongue Films collective that would raise his profile. "The Square" and "Animal Kingdom" were both breakout films and since then, Edgerton has never been busier. He's got a wide variety of roles on his plate with the horror remake "The Thing," the fantasy "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" and the MMA drama "Warrior" all set to hit theaters, with roles in Kathryn Bigelow's Mark Boal-scribed untitled black-ops thriller (aka "Kill Bin Laden") and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" in the works. In short, the actor is on the cusp of becoming a household name and a familiar face.

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  • Press Play
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    SLIDE SHOW: Ten underrated actresses we'd watch in anything

    By Matt Zoller SeitzPress Play Contributor

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  • The Playlist
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    D23: Pixar Announces 2 New Movies: One Involving Dinosaurs, Another To Go Inside The Human Mind

    Exclusive: 'Toy Story 3' Writer Michael Arndt Penning "Wildly Ambitious" Peter Docter Film About The Formation Of IdeasAt D23 today Pixar and Disney announced a pair of Pixar movies, both of them shrouded in a certain degree of mystery.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Torchwood: Miracle Day, Episode 7, “Immortal Sins,” Recap and Review: Tightly Plotted, Romantic

    Torchwood: Miracle Day, Episode 7, “Immortal Sins,” Recap and Review: Tightly Plotted, Romantic

    Animatronic aliens hit Torchwood: Miracle Day, reports critic David Chute:After episode seven, no one will be able to argue any longer that Miracle Day “isn’t Torchwood” -- not without revealing themselves to be terminally full of shit. There’s even a small and memorably nasty animatronic alien on display, which is supposedly an iron clad indication or orthodoxy – although, thankfully MD seems to be stopping far short of pinning the underlying global health care conspiracy on aliens. Resorting to that creaky SF equivalent of a deus ex machina would be an act of desperation unworthy of a creator and showrunner as cool as Russell T Davies.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Strike Back Episode 2, Recap and Review (SPOILERS)

    Still mourning the demise of 24, action fan David Chute finds his bliss on Cinemax.At some point I will have to devote some major word count to the work of frequent Strike Back director Daniel Percival. In my youth I was a dedicated action aficionado, with enthusiasms that have moved from Don Siegel and Sam Peckinpah to George Miller and John Woo. We can’t put Percival in the all-time category quite yet, in part because he doesn’t use battle sequences for displays of virtuosity. The firefights aren’t abstract exercises, for him. His action sequences are scenes of drama. They are horrendous ordeals that are happening to people who seem normal to him. He’ll give us a tight close up of a fighter’s face, just as he’s firing, as if the most important thing to understand at that moment is why this guy is taking that particular shot.

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  • The Playlist
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    Confirmed: Michael Fassbender Offered The Lead In 'Prisoners'

    However, Can This Once-Hot Project Bag The Rising Star?While names like Tom Hardy, Andrew Garfield, James McAvoy, Garrett Hedlund and Chris Pine are ostensibly the five biggest rising and most-wanted leading males in Hollywood, arguably no actor is more desirable in Tinseltown right now in than Irish/German actor Michael Fassbender. In the two and half years since 2009's "Hunger" put him on the map as an acting force to be reckoned with, the thespian has found himself in the utmost demand and has already worked with some of the most top-shelf and interesting directors out there, including Ridley Scott ("Prometheus"), Steven Soderbergh ("Haywire"), Matthew Vaughn ("X-Men: First Class"), British helmer Steve McQueen again (the follow-up to "Hunger," titled "Shame"), David Cronenberg ("A Dangerous Method") and Quentin Tarantino ("Inglourious Bastards"). In the works are collaborations with Jim Jarmusch (an untitled vampire film opposite Mia Wasikowska and Tilda Swinton) and actor Brendan Gleeson's directorial debut, "At Swim-Two-Birds" with Colin Farrell and Cillian Murphy.

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  • The Playlist
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    Tom Cruise Picks 'Thor 2' Director Brian Kirk To Take On Rodeo Drama 'Paper Wings'

    Hollywood is littered with scripts or projects mostly known for not being made or spending years in development. "A Confederacy of Dunces," "Pinkville," "Shantaram" -- these are just a few projects that have knocked around for years in fits and starts without getting made. And while there is fresh movement on the long-gestating "Paper Wings," this is one that is still a long way off.

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