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    Remember When The MTV Movie Awards Weren't Just The "Twilight" Awards?

    I used to actually watch the MTV Movie Awards, and genuinely appreciated the sort of cool populism their winners portrayed. Mind you, I was 8 or 9 years old, but the days when "Pulp Fiction," "Menace II Society" and "Seven" would take the top prizes helped make the awards a respectably hip cousin to the regular awards circuit. But like their video award counterpart, the awards have seen a bland and predictable mainstreaming that have essentially turned them into a teen version of the People's Choice Awards. Last night continued this trend, with the "Twilight" series continuing what looks to be a half-decade of dominating all the major categories.

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  • Caryn James
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    Watch Extended Super 8 Trailer

    J.J. Abrams' not-quite-so-secret anymore Super 8 arrives on Friday. Peeling away a little more of its mystery, Abrams, stars Elle Fanning and Joel Courtney and producer Steven Spielberg presented a new, action-fueled trailer during the promo-heavy MTV Movie Awards. Take a look.

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  • The Playlist
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    Rupert Grint & Jonathan Pryce To Star In WW2 Soccer Drama 'Wartime Wanderers'

    Considering how hard it is to make a decent sports movie at all (boxing and baseball seem to fare best, but even then there's plenty of dross focusing on both pastimes), it's not surprising, considering the general American apathy towards the game, that soccer, or football as the rest of us call it, hasn't had much success on the big-screen, bar Ken Loach's "Looking for Eric" and Tom Hooper's mostly strong "The Damned United" a couple of years back. "Escape to Victory?" No. "Kicking and Screaming?" Not so much. "When Saturday Comes?" Definitely not.

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  • The Playlist
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    Watch: First Clip From '30 Minutes Or Less'

    If the trailer for "30 Minutes Or Less" didn’t get you excited about what will likely be one of the funniest movies of the summer, this clip from the film will. Jesse Eisenberg plays Nick, a stoner pizza delivery guy who gets a bomb strapped to his chest by two wannabe criminals (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson) who tell him to rob a bank in nine hours or the bomb will explode. Freaked out by the threat of being blown up, Nick goes to the worst place possible: an elementary school to see his best friend, Chet (Aziz Ansari).

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Trailer Watch: Breaking Dawn Part 1

    Film Opens November 19

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  • The Playlist
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    Terrence Malick’s Next Film Includes ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Charles Baker (aka Skinny Pete)

    Though most audiences are waiting to see Terrence Malick’s latest film "The Tree of Life" as it continues to roll out across the country, the filmmaker’s most loyal fans can’t wait to hear details about what he is working on next. In the midst of a Fort Worth Weekly feature on Texas filmmaker and producer James Johnston, it's revealed that, Charles Baker, who plays the recurring character Skinny Pete on AMC’s "Breaking Bad," will appear in Malick’s next, as-yet-untitled film. Baker has a varied CV to date, but Malick's film will definitely be his biggest gig to date and may help bring "Breaking Bad" fans into the ever-growing fold of Malick obsessives.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Trailer Watch: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 1; Bella and Edward Get Married UPDATED

    The MTV Movie Awards Sunday night glorified golden couple Rob Pattinson and Kristen Stewart--with not just an award for "Best Kiss," but many more, for their last Twilight installment, Eclipse. Twilight scored five out of twelve awards, with Rob Pattinson beating The Social Network's Jesse Eisenberg for best actor--even if I happily belong to Team Edward, that's absurd. So is Kristen Stewart beating best actress Oscar-winner Natalie Portman. Please. Here's a red carpet gallery. Full list of winners below.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    "The Ultimate 'Luther' Story Will Unfold On The Big Screen" - Watch "Ask Idris" Part 5

    Here's the final episode of the 5-part video Q&A series titled Ask Idris, in which Mr Elba answers, on camera, fan-submitted questions specifically about Luther, all part of the BBC's marketing efforts, incorporating the star of the series, social networking site, Facebook, and video sharing site, YouTube.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    My Thoughts (Dull) And Your Thoughts (???) On "X-Men: First Class"

    I really don’t quite get why this film has been praised so heavily by critics. It currently enjoys an 87% Fresh rating on movie aggregator site RottenTomatoes.com, with 149 out of 172 critics giving it a thumbs up. Seriously, why? Sometimes I feel like I must be living in a bubble or something, because my reaction to many recent studio films has been mostly apathy; in some cases, repulsion even.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    X-Men: First Class: Winners and Losers, Fassbender Up, Lawrence Down

    X-Men: First Class: Winners and Losers, Fassbender Up, Lawrence Down

    X-Men: First Class's $56 million opening (no 3-D premium ticket sales) marks a big win for most of the folks involved. But there are a few losers, too.

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