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  • Eric Kohn
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    Mel Gibson in Rewind.

    I couldn't help but giddily enjoy Movieline's rundown of Christian Bale/Mel Gibson rants a few days ago. How often does a guy provide such potent material for remixes more than once a year? For reference, here's the earlier occasion:

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  • Jared Moshé's Blog
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    Bombs Away

    Bombs Away

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Trailer Watch: The Town

    Ben Affleck wrote and directed this new Bean Town crime drama, adapted from Chuck Hogan's Prince of Thieves. The Town depicts the struggles of ruthless robber Doug MacRay (Affleck) and the unexpected complications of falling for his former hostage, Claire Keesey (Rebecca Hall). The robber scenes recall the professionalized intensity of Heat and the masks in Point Break.

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  • Enzian Theater
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    Domingo Gets Low in BOCCANEGRA

    Domingo Gets Low in BOCCANEGRA

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Clip Exclusive: The Disappearance of Alice Creed

    Here's an exclusive preview from the new British thriller, The Disappearance of Alice Creed, which is set for an August 6 theatrical and VOD release from Anchor Bay. The film from rookie director J Blakeson follows kidnappers Danny (Martin Compston) and Vic (Eddie Marsan) as they try to ransom Alice Creed (Gemma Arterton), the daughter of a wealthy businessman. Creed is determined to break free, and capitalizes on the tenuous relationship between her two captors.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Oscar Talk: Inception, Comic-Con, Summer Contenders

    In another summer Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I discuss lingering questions on Inception and first-wave internet criticism. Spoilers beware!

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Trailer Watch: The Social Network

    Trailer Watch: The Social Network

    Here's the new trailer for David Fincher's upcoming The Social Network, which opens the New York Film Festival. The story depicts nerdy Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) triumphing over business rivals and the rigors of becoming a billionaire.

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  • Spout
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    Spout About: "Inception" (Spoilers)

    Here is the first installment of a new regular feature on Spout where we open up the discussion of a hot new film to those who've seen it. That means both the content of the post and the comments will and can be very SPOILER-heavy. If you haven't yet seen "Inception," you'll want to avoid what I write and ask about it after the jump as well as anything below that. It's likely you already understand this, as it's hard to read anything about the film, promotional or reviews, without learning too much about it. It's that kind of movie where you're best off knowing as little as possible going in. I wish I could have had that experience, as I somewhat feel the trailers ruined part of the magic for me.

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  • REVERSEBLOG: the reverse shot blog
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    Chamber of Horrors: Julien Allen on "Saving Private Ryan"

    In defense of violence in film, Otto Preminger reflected that because there was nothing more powerful to an audience than the fear of death, filmmakers had a duty to show it. An audience, reasoned Preminger, expected to be frightened.

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  • iW NOW
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    Review Roundup | "Inception"

    Review Roundup | "Inception"

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