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    David Cronenberg Clarifies Comments About 'Dark Knight' Series, Questions Comic Book Movies As Cinematic Art

    Last summer, David Cronenberg caused a bit of an uproar among fanboy circles when it was reported that he said Christopher Nolan's best film was "Memento," and by comparison, his Batman films were "boring." Of course, this caused quite the heated reaction on the interwebs, bu...

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    'Iron Sky' Now Streaming On Netflix (When The 1st Black Astronaut Met Some Moon Nazis...)

    I first profiled this sci-fi action/comedy film, and one of its stars, about 2 years ago; it's been a long journey for it, as the filmmakers have been working on it piece by piece, according to however much funding they had for each during each stage of the process. Such is the the way of i...

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    Jay-Z Producing Score for Baz Luhrmann's 'Great Gatsby'

    The first two trailers for Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," both featuring the pulsing hip-hop beats of Kanye West-Jay-Z collaboration "Watch the Throne," let us know that this will be no ordinary F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation...

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joins Contenders For Lead In 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

    Just before the Christmas break, it was reported that Marvel's search for the leading man for their upcoming "Guardians Of The Galaxy" had been narrowed down to Jim Sturgess and "Chuck" star Zachary Levi. However, there was a caveat "that the studio may add a third name ...

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    Jennifer Lawrence is Vanity Fair's 'Most Desirable' Cover Girl, Says Acting is Stupid

    Jennifer Lawrence is Vanity Fair's February cover girl. They call her "the rare celebrity who sounds more like a human being than a well-coached product," as well as the world's "most desirable woman."

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    Katt Williams Threatens To Punch Quentin Tarantino Over N-Word In 'Django Unchained'; Sam Jackson Baits Reporter To Say It

    There has been no shortage of opinion over Quentin Tarantino's hit slavery/western vengeance pic "Django Unchained." Even though neither of them have actually seen it, Spike Lee and Antoine Fuqua have both weighed in on the matter, but the debate still rages, particularly over the use ...

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    Sundance 2013 Preview - 'Milkshake' (Al Jolson Descendant Strives To Be Black)

    David Andalman's Milkshake will make its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival later this month.

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    Composer Alexandre Desplat Will Visit Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Composer Alexandre Desplat -- who had a busy year in 2012, with three original scores qualifying for Oscar consideration -- is on board for director Wes Anderson's upcoming project "The Grand Budapest Hotel."

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    Tarantino Talks 'Django Unchained' Soundtrack, from Vinyl Oldies to Original Morricone

    How much you like spaghetti westerns will be a factor in how much you want to consume the "Django Unchained" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, now available through Loma Vista Recording. This soundtrack marks the first time Quentin Tarantino has collaborated with artists to create original music f...

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    Watch: Garret Dillahunt Goes Into The Basement In Deleted Scene From 'Looper'

    One movie that's showing up on a handful of top ten lists for 2012 -- including our own Drew Taylor -- is the time-bending "Looper." Indeed, in our review of the film we called it Rian Johnson's finest achievement yet. And with the movie arriving on home video this week, there is even more to dig in...

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