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    Video: Hugh Jackman Tributes Gene Kelly from 'Les Miserables' Set

    The Academy did a tribute to great song-and-dance man Gene Kelly on May 17 with live testimonials from Justin Timberlake, Nastassja Kinski, Kenny Ortega, Penelope Ann Miller, and Harry Shum, Jr.

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    MAD MEN RECAP 9: CHRISTMAS WALTZ

    In watching "Mad Men" episode 5.10, "Christmas Waltz," my first thought was not about the episode's theme. In fact, at first, a theme didn't emerge. Instead, my first thought was how much fun this episode is.

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    GIRLS RECAP 6: THE RETURN

    One of the things I liked most about "The Return"—and I liked a bunch of things—was its title.

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    Kristen Wiig Says Goodbye to SNL After Seven Years

    She can now be a full time moviestar.

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    Trailer Watch: Bill Murray is FDR in 'Hyde Park on Hudson'

    Bill Murray stars as President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Roger Michel's "Hyde Park on Hudson," about the true story of a the President's country retreat on the Hudson when he, his wife (Olivia Williams) and mistress (Laura Linney) were joined by King George VI (Samuel West) and Queen Elizabeth (Olivi...

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    Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante Says 'The Devil and Daniel Webster' Features the Greatest Satanic Performance of All Time

    Director Joe Dante ("Gremlins") and co-creator of Trailers from Hell guides us through today's Trailer From Hell feature: 1941's "The Devil and Daniel Webster." Dante claims this movie contains "probably one of the greatest satanic performances of all time."

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    Watch: New 'Magic Mike' Trailer Delivers the Goods

    Ladies and gents, try to compose yourselves. A new trailer for "Magic Mike" has landed -- right in your lap this time. It seems logical that after casting a hairless cast of heartthrobs in a movie about male strippers you'd get right to the point with the trailer: naked men dancing! Al...

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    In His Own Words: Alex Ross Perry Shares a Scene From 'The Color Wheel'

    Alex Ross Perry shares an exclusive scene from his sophomore feature "The Color Wheel," which topped Indiewire's 2011 end-of-year poll for best undistributed film. The film got picked up by Cinema Conservancy after topping that chart and opens Friday at BAMcinematek in New York. Co-staring and co-wr...

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    Trailer Watch: Bradley Cooper Plays Tortured Writer With Secrets in 'The Words'

    A new trailer for "The Words" reveals yet another tortured writer plot (see a more whimsical take in the trailer for "Ruby Sparks"). In this version, Bradley Cooper stars as a writer who finally arrives as the next hot young American novelist. The twist is that he's living a...

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    Trailer Watch: Won't Back Down

    This is my kind of movie. It stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, and Holly Hunter. Look for it in Theatres September 28.

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