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    Contest: Win Blu-Ray Copies Of Otto Preminger's Classic Noir 'Laura'

    We know the winter moviegoing season can be a bit disheartening, but if the multiplex doesn't have any options for you, there's no better time to curl up at home and rediscover an old classic. And Otto Preminger's classic noir "Laura" gets the high def treatment in February and...

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    Lena Dunham’s Big Week: DGA Win, New Show and Entertainment Weekly Cover Story

    Things for Lena Dunham are showing absolutely no signs of slowing down—within the past week, she’s won a DGA, is developing a new show for HBO, is Entertainment Weekly’s cover girl and had a truly terrific episode of Girls air.  

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    Watch: Will Ferrell's Weird Super Bowl Ad You Probably Didn't See

    In case you were in a coma, you know that last night was the Super Bowl and lots of things happened. Beyoncé dominated the half time show, the power went out, and some football was played between a smorgasboard of advertising. Studios rolled out spots for their 2013 heavyweights includin...

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    Weekend Recap: Awards Roundup, Apatow 'This is 40' Sequel, Fincher Music Video, Edgerton Short (VIDEO)

    On the heels of the release of his Netflix series "House of Cards," folks are wondering if Fincher will return to Sony's lower-budget "The Girl Who Played with Fire," with or without Daniel Craig, or do big-scale "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Fincher hints that he wants to go small and direct mor...

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    Fred Williamson On 'Django,' Woody Strode, Sidney Poitier, Working w/ Spike Lee, Being 'The Hammer'

    Aaah... an interview that I tried to get (for obvious reasons) but wasn't successful. But thankfully, someone who could, did get Fred Williamson to chat about everything from originating the "bad-ass slave" in The Legend of Nigger Charley, to Django Unchained (why he hasn&...

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    Colin Farrell Joins Anthony Hopkins In Serial Killer Thriller 'Solace'

    As the solid ratings for the dumber-than-a-bag-of-especially-stupid-rocks Kevin Bacon-starring procedural "The Following" have proven, serial killers are enduring draws in popular culture. But while you can barely change the channel on TV without glimpsing some one-time big-screen star wading throug...

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    Julia Ormond's First US TV Starring Role in Witches of East End for Lifetime

    Julia Ormond has had a varied and interesting career from roles in Legends of the Fall to David Lynch’s Inland Empire. Ormond has also had roles in many TV movies and miniseries and guest stints on shows like Nurse Jackie and Mad Men.

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    Music Box Picks Up Cesar Nominee 'Augustine' for Spring 2013 Release

    Music Box Films has acquired all US rights to Cesar nominee "Augustine," the debut feature by French writer-director Alice Winocour. The film stars Vincent Lindon, Soko and Chiara Mastroianni, and centers on the real-case story of the unusual relationship between 19th-century neurologist Jean-Martin...

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    Lena Dunham Pushes Forward with Personal Shopping Memoir as Possible HBO Series

    EW and Interview cover girl Lena Dunham is pinching herself after back-to-back "Girls" wins at the Golden Globes, Directors Guild and even the Art Directors Guild. Her DGA speech included the classic line: "Steven Spielberg, I'm coming for you. Ben Affleck, I already came for you."

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    SXSW 2013 - First Trailer For John Sayles' 'Go For Sisters' (Yolonda Ross, LisaGay Hamilton)

    SXSW 2013 - First Trailer For John Sayles' 'Go For Sisters' (Yolonda Ross, LisaGay Hamilton)

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