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    The Indiewire Springboard: 'House of Cards' Breakout Mozhan Marnò Thinks Hollywood Needs to Catch Up

    If you subscribe to Netflix as millions around the world do, you're probably familiar with actress Mozahn Marnò by face, and not by name. As one of the new additions to the second, wildly popular season of "House of Cards," Marnò made a big impression Ayla Sayyad, a badass reporter who proves resist...

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  • The Playlist
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    David Gordon Green Talks ‘Joe’ & Reveals How He Convinced Nicolas Cage To Star In His Dark, Tiny Indie Drama

    While he stated early on that the eclectic careers of Danny Boyle, Steven Soderbergh and Gus Van Sant were the ones he strove to emulate, the career of David Gordon Green has nevertheless puzzled those who expected him to follow a singular track. Perhaps because he was touted as the heir apparent to...

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    20 Best & Worst Films Made From Black List Scripts

    Tomorrow sees the release of Ivan Reitman's "Draft Day," a sports drama starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner. There aren't many reasons that it's particularly notable, other than being a late-period Ivan Reitman movie that doesn't have terrible reviews (merely middling ones). However, it's cla...

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    TRAILER: "How To Train Your Dragon 2" #3

    I was a big fan of the first film, but it really feels that Dreamworks is pulling out the stops to make the sequel - and the mythology of this universe - bigger and better. Here's our latest look at the forthcoming chapter.

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  • Thompson on Hollywood
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    Behind the High-Frame-Rate Restoration of 'Oklahoma!' Opening TCM Festival

    Given Peter Jackson and James Cameron's current embrace of high-frame-rate, there's an added importance to Fox's restoration of the roadshow "Oklahoma!," which opens the TCM Classic Film Fest tonight at the TCL Chinese IMAX Theater. In addition to being shot in Todd-AO large format, the beloved 1955...

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    The Films Of Nicolas Cage: A Retrospective

    Yes, the career of Nicolas Cage has taken what one can argue is a serious nosedive in recent years. His frightening hairline has become the butt of endless jokes, his personal life is always a mess (he named his son Kal-El after Superman and he's on his third wife), and his take-a-paycheck career ch...

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    Chris McKay Announces Next 'LEGO' Movie Will Tell Better Female Stories: Here's 5 Reasons That Matters

    "The Lego Movie" was all about utopian alternatives to dull reality. But for a film so devoted to resisting convention it risks looking a little conventional.

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    Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'The Children's Hour'

    The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innue...

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    Guest Post: When Violence is the Answer

    I never thought I'd want to put violence on screen, [but] it seemed like the only proper language to talk about women's plights today.

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    Don't Feed the Trolls: Does Singling Out Contrarian Critics Reward Bad Behavior?

    It's frustrating when writers buck convention just to net clicks. But ignoring them won't make them go away.

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