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  • Shadow and Act
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    Watch Michael Jai White Engage In Swordplay In Teaser Trailer For "Métal Hurlant" ("Heavy Metal")

    Announced at MIPCom (the annual TV and entertainment market held in Cannes in October), Michael Jai White stars (alongside Rutger Hauer, Scott Adkins, Joe Flanigan and James Marsters) in a live-action TV series adaptation of the Métal Hurlant Chronicles fantasy comics magazine.

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  • Press Play
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    MATT ZOLLER SEITZ: Michael Tolkin's THE RAPTURE is a bloody pearl

    By Matt Zoller SeitzPress Play contributor

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  • The Playlist
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    'The Dark Knight Rises' 6 Minute Preview Confirmed, But Only On 70mm Capable IMAX Screens

    Not In Those Tiny, Digital IMAX TheatersLast week word spread like wildfire around the interwebs that a lengthy, six-minute prologue from “The Dark Knight Rises” would be unspooled in front of screenings for “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.” While the news seemed legit, we had our doubts and wondered why Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. were putting a massive teaser for easily the biggest film of next summer in front of a rival studio's film. But it turns out there is a big caveat for those who want to see it which may mean buying your tickets well in advance and scouring to find out which theater in particular near you will even be capable of showing it.

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  • The Lost Boys
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    Watch: Clean Bandit's UK Music Video Award Nominated Videos

    For the past half week or so I've been crashing with a good friend in London, and among his housemates are a couple members of the band Clean Bandit, which I believe I've posted about sometime in the past (its been my go-to place to stay in London for a few years now). They have a newish video for their track "Telephone Banking," and I'm genuinely not posting it as a favour... It's a innovative video for an innovative song, and if you're in the UK and happen to get a chance to see them live (I did a summer ago and was not alone in my enthusiasm), please do so. Their website is here. Their video - which was impressively made by the band itself for next to nothing - is below:

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  • The Playlist
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    Watch: Another Chucklesome Trailer For Aardman Animations's 'The Pirates! Band Of Misfits'

    In the era of Disney's multi-billion dollar "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, it's easy to forget that, for most of the 20th century, the idea of a film revolving around swashbucklers and sea dogs was pretty much box office poison. Sure, Errol Flynn might have brought them in in droves in the early years of the talkies in "Captain Blood," but since then, disaster followed disaster, with the likes of Roman Polanski's "Pirates" and Renny Harlin's "Cutthroat Island" entering the all-time hall of train wrecks.

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  • The Playlist
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    Mikael Blomkvist Gets Inside Lisbeth Salander's Head In New 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' Poster

    The campaign for David Fincher's "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" has been moving steadily along. Last week, when some vintage footage of the accident that kicks of the story landed online, savvy viewers picked up some clues hidden within that led to a viral site What Is Hidden In Snow which has been slowly revealing geographic locations where fans can track down a framed flower like this -- just like the ones Henrik Vanger receives in the book/film -- with a signed card from Fincher. And tonight, another treat courtesy of MouthTapedShut.

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  • Spout
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    On DVD: "“Captain America: The First Avenger” Captivates But Has Little Care for Character"

    On DVD: "“Captain America: The First Avenger” Captivates But Has Little Care for Character"

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  • The Playlist
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    Phillip Noyce To Basically Remake 'Indecent Proposal' With Thriller 'The Arrangement'

    Having delivered a solid international triple again with the Angelina Jolie spy actioner "Salt," and a hit TV series with ABC's "Revenge," Australian helmer Phillip Noyce is back on top, but the director of "Dead Calm" and "Clear and Present Danger" hasn't gone as far as to pick a follow-up yet. He was linked to submarine thriller "Hunter Killer" before Antoine Fuqua took over, flirted with the drama "Our Wild Life," is attached to a remake of "Bloodsport" for some reason, and also eyed up the thriller "Above Suspicion," as well as putting his name to romance "Timeless," which landed a lead a couple of weeks back in the shape of Liam "Brother of Thor" Hemsworth.

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  • The Playlist
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    Sony Courting Aaron Sorkin To Write The Developing Steve Jobs Biopic

    Too obvious? Aaron Sorkin, the Academy Award winning pen behind "The Social Network" and Emmy honored scribe of "The West Wing," and no stranger to portraits of larger than life figures in positions of power, is being sought to pen the gestating Steve Jobs biopic reports 24 Frames.

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Al Thompson's 'ODESSA' Premieres in L.A. at NBC Short Cuts - 10/26

    Fresh on the heels of getting the SyFy Network's "Imagine Greater" Award (which includes a deal to develop a science-fiction project of his choosing) at last month's New York Television Festival, Al Thompson and his ValDean Entertainment will have his short film/pilot ODESSA make its Los Angeles premiere as official finalists of NBC SHORT CUTS this Wednesday, October 26 at 7:15pm (hosted by Craig Robinson from NBC’s 'The Office').

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