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    'The Waiting Room' Gets A Trailer & Theatrical Release (Real Life Trials Of A Hospital Emergency Room)

    I say forget the abundance of fictional hospital-set medical dramas and see this documentary feature instead, which has all the drama served up non-scripted style. 

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    Miley Cyrus Cuts Hair and the World Thinks She's Gone Crazy

    What is it about young Hollywood women and their hair?  A couple of years ago I wrote a piece about the reaction to Emma Watson's haircut that got page views for months and months.  People were shocked that the young woman who was required to have her hair long for the Harry Potter mov...

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    Sight & Sound Unveil Full 'Greatest Films Of All Time' List; Robert Altman, Ridley Scott & More Crack Top 100

    Following the reveal at the beginning of the month of the top 50 on the Sight & Sound Greatest Films Of All Time, which caused plenty of debate on its own with "Veritgo" taking over the top spot from "Citizen Kane," the BFI have pulled up the curtain on the entire results of their once-a-decade poll...

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    Confirmed! Zoe Saldana Will Play Nina Simone In Biopic + Some Realities To Consider...

    Well folks... for those who wanted more *credible* sources to our story from earlier this week (read it HERE) that Zoe Saldana was attached to play Nina Simone in a film based on the songstress' life, here you go! 

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    Lionsgate & Roadside Attractions Get Dirty With Jeff Nichols' 'Mud' Starring Matthew McConaughey; Eyeing 2013 Release Date

    Fans of Jeff Nichols’ 2011 film “Take Shelter” may be slightly disappointed to hear they'll have to wait a bit longer to see the director’s latest. “Mud” stars Matthew McConaughey (continuing his remarkable career turnaround) as the eponymous fugitive who form...

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    Elle Fanning Dives Into 'Olive's Ocean'

    Last year was like a big coming out party for Elle Fanning. The actress gave impressive performances in films as disparate as J.J. Abrams’s “Super 8,” Cameron Crowe's "We Bought A Zoo" and Francis Ford Coppola's "Twixt," with all of these following her b...

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    Jake Gyllenhaal Does The 'Mississippi Grind' For 'Half Nelson' Directors Ryan Fleck & Anna Boden

    After bursting onto the scene with "Half Nelson," which featured a career-making turn by Ryan Gosling, filmmaking duo Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden haven't exactly lived up to those heights, with the criminally underrated "Sugar" flying below the radar, and the lightweight &...

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    Watch: Love, Pleasure & Pain In New Clip From Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'

    "It's not the L. Ron Hubbard story," Philip Seymour Hoffman told Entertainment Weekly in last week's issue. "[Scientology] was one of the bigger movements at the time, but there were a lot of movements at that time. There's nothing about how I'm behaving or talking tha...

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    Jeff Nichols' 'Mud' Starring Matthew McConaughey Will Be Released in 2013 by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions

    Jeff Nichols' "Mud," which stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Michael Shannon, is in negotiations to be distributed by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. Nichols, who previously directed "Shotgun Stories" and "Take Shelter," premiered the drama i...

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    Carey Mulligan To Star In Dark Comedy Thriller 'Nancy And Danny' From Director James Marsh

    Not content to let Tobey Maguire sign up for all the movies in the space created by "The Great Gatsby" delay, Carey Mulligan is getting into the swing of things joining a film that will see her exercise some different acting muscles than we're used to from the actress.

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