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    Todd Haynes Talks Creation And Legacy Of Debut Feature 'Poison'

    Almost 20 years later, Todd Haynes's debut feature is still a sucker punch to the gut. Erratic and experimental, playful and dark, IFC is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a week long exhibition of a new 35mm print at their theater in New York City. Probably the strangest (and strongest) first impression to give to the film world, "Poison" follows three interwoven stories, done in completely different styles to best illustrate the issue at hand. "Hero" is an extremely 90s faux TV documentary consisting of talking head townsfolk, the subject being the recent murder of a man by his son, who flew away after the crime. "Horror," a B-movie drive-in done in black and white, follows a scientist who accidentally ingests his "elixir of human sexuality," which deforms his face and causes him to kill. The last is "Homo," which chronicles the budding relationship between two prison inmates in a muddy, dark style directly representative not just of the setting, but of the inner workings of each character and their disparate relationship. It's definitely the oddest Haynes has ever been - and this is keeping in mind the fact that his next film would be a tense thriller in which a housewife is allergic to her materialistic and empty middle-class existence. Last Thursday the filmmaker swung by one of the screenings in NYC to share a few words with the audience and express gratitude for people still interested in his early work.

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    Cinemania '10 Reviews: 'Sphinx, 'A Night At The Club' & '5 Brothers'

    Another roundup of reviews from Montreal's Cinemania Film Festival. Check out out past installments here and here.

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    'Faster' Soundtrack Features A Score By Clint Mansell, Songs By Iggy Pop, The Heavy & More

    To be honest we haven't really been paying attention to "Faster," mostly because it looks like another dumb Dwayne Johnson action flick, so color us surprised when we learned that one our favorite composers, and frequent Darren Aronofsky collaborator, Clint Mansell had done an original score for the film. Huh.

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    Review: 'Cool It' An Uneven But Informative Doc That Challenges Current Notions Of Climate Change

    Let's be frank, "An Inconvenient Truth" hasn't exactly aged well. It's a glorified slide-show at best, and although it brought the issue of the environment to the front of everyone's mind, it did so by inducing fear. It's not that there's nothing to be afraid of, but the way they did it is very questionable and we only have to direct you to the trailer to prove our point. Four years later, documentary filmmaker Ondi Timoner ("Dig!," "We Live in Public") decided to retaliate with a movie following Bjorn Lomborg and his logic, which has made him an enemy of big name climate scientists everywhere. Authoring "The Skeptical Environmentalist" and questioning the overall nominal outcome of extremely costly programs being put into place, Lomborg showcases his own slide-show and lectures, detailing a number of different sides and solutions to a problem that too many feel is a closed issue.

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    Ryan Reynolds Has Gangrene In Sneak Peek Of 'Green Lantern'

    We've seen Superman and Batman from the DC Comics stable, so who's next? The ringed hero of "Green Lantern" has emerged with a first look, courtesy of "Entertainment Tonight," and they've provided a tease of new footage ostensibly for the film's trailer to be seen in front of next week's "Harry Potter And The Last Movie: Part One."

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    Social Networking Seminar November 16

    Co-presented with Social Network Live Social Networking Seminar for The Film Community: Filmmakers, Actors, Writers, Agents, Studio Executives on LinkedIn Events and thought you might be interested in going!

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    Review: 'Tiny Furniture' Is A Verbose Mess

    This is a reprint of a review we originally ran during the Independent Film Festival Boston.

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    Is 'The Green Hornet 2' Already In The Works?

    Earlier this summer, things didn't look good for Sony and Michel Gondry's "The Green Hornet." Geek reception to the early trailers were not good and the decision to retrofit the film to 3D (a move Gondry defends as being planned from day one) coupled with a January release date spelled disaster in the eyes of many, but it appears that sentiment may change.

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    Cinemania '10 Reviews: 'Stranded,' 'A Screaming Man' & 'All That Glitters'

    A few more reviews from the ongoing francophone film festival Cinemania in Montreal. If you missed our first couple of reviews, click here.

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    Rachel McAdams Embraces Her Funny Side In 'Morning Glory'

    Screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna Also Talks Cameron Crowe's 'We Bought A Zoo'The last time director Roger Michell was in New York, it was to shoot “Changing Lanes,” a dark character drama about two men who find themselves tragically intertwined after a car accident. So how did he get to “Morning Glory,” the new comedy from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production house? “It had to rain every day on the film, we have to make it really rainy and dirty,” Michell recalls of the shoot. “Our strategy for this film was that, while you’re inside in these claustrophobic offices, you have to make the film really breathe, to make the film kind of have a spring. We went to great lengths to use bright colors, lots of orange.”

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