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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Noticing Sexism

    This just really annoyed me this morning. And it was at the top of a story about Catherine Hardwicke.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Trailer Watch: Abrams and Spielberg's Super 8

    Paramount has released a full-length trailer for J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg's Super 8 (June 10). Here are seven reasons to be excited about the original 70s-set filmmaking thriller.

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  • The Playlist
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    Johnny Knoxville Set To Play Moe In 'Three Stooges'

    Well, it looks like one name has finally emerged from the host of actors being considered for the Farrelly Brothers big screen incarnation of "The Three Stooges."

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Deadline Update: Why HBO Turned Down Keaton's Tilda, Finke vs. Academy and The Wrap

    Deadline Update: Why HBO Turned Down Keaton's Tilda, Finke vs. Academy and The Wrap

    You know that Nikki Finke was not happy when the HBO series Tilda bit the dust; Deadline announced the show's demise the Friday before the Oscars; the news was swiftly buried by Oscar weekend posts. While most HBO watchers probably don't care, many entertainment industry insiders and press were eagerly anticipating this half-hour comedy starring Diane Keaton as a power-hungry reclusive blogger loosely based on Finke (she was to be paid a modest fee but did not consult on the series). Ellen Page co-starred as her assistant, while Jason Patric played her arch-nemesis. Many had hoped that the behind-the-scenes Hollywood show would replace HBO's Entourage, whose final, 8th season runs this summer.

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  • The Playlist
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    New Images From 'The Hangover 2'; Justin Bartha Says Doug Isn't Lost This Time Around

    Last month, a teaser trailer for the highly anticipated "The Hangover 2" arrived and announced the return of The Wolfpack, but once again, Justin Bartha's character of Doug was nowhere to be found. But there was a monkey featured very prominently (this writer thinks Doug is the monkey but no one else in The Playlist office will listen). There's still two months to go before the film hits theaters and full length trailer will likely shed some light on what's happening, but until then, these latest images from Empire (print edition, not yet online) will have to do. They also managed to speak to the cast and Bartha reveals that Doug will likely to get play along with the Wolfpack.

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Jane Eyre - Review

    The moment you see Jane running through the Moors breathless you are sucked into her world. Jane Eyre is played by Mia Wasikowska, in another stellar performance (The Kids Are All Right,) proving she is one of the leading actresses of her generation. Jane Eyre's story has been told on films many times and now we have a great version for the 21st century written by Moira Buffini and directed by Cary Joi Fukunaga.

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  • The Playlist
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    Details Emerge On Plot Of Guillermo Del Toro's Giant Monster Movie 'Pacific Rim'

    It's not the first time, even within recent memory, that world events have overshadowed the silly little movies that we write about, but given the terrible events in Japan and the Pacific overnight, which are still ongoing, Guillermo Del Toro's new project "Pacific Rim" is looking like a rather less carefree proposition than it did when it was formally announced at the start of the week.

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  • Spout
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    "Mars Needs Moms" Shows You the Love (And Some Needless Family Values)

    “Mars Needs Moms” is a fun movie. I wasn’t expecting it to be, but it is. It’s the kind of movie that doesn't strive too much to keep the parents entertained, or to keep the kids laughing with unlimited dumb jokes, but instead simply tries to tell a solid story with a positive message. It often seems like there aren't enough of those.

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  • The Playlist
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    Robert Luketic To Direct The Heist Pic 'Brilliant'

    Robert Luketic's film career has been a decidedly downward trajectory. He made a big splash helming the better-than-it-deserved-to-be Reese Witherspoon comedy "Legally Blonde" and ever since has made one bad picture after another, culminating in a double whammy of awful Katherine Heigl romcoms, "The Ugly Truth" and last year's abysmal "Killers." But it looks like Luketic is looking to change things up for his next picture.

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  • The Playlist
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    First Image From Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' Shows War, Horses

    Update: EW (print edition; not yet online) has more stills from the film which have been scanned by the folks over at The Film Stage. See below.

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