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    IMDb Users List Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time, From 'The Shining' to 'Sweeney Todd'

    IMDb has released its user-rated Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time just in time for Halloween, and at the height of Hitchcock and Kubrick renaissances -- "The Shining" is in the top spot and "Psycho" is not far behind in fourth...

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    Ti West’s 'The Sacrament' Lines Up Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz & More For The Slaughter

    Already three weeks into production in Savannah, Georgia, it was puzzling many who would actually be rounding out the cast of “House of the Devil” and “The Innkeepers” helmer Ti West’s latest venture into the horror genre, “The Sacrament.” Perhaps as a Hallo...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson Says Dirk Diggler From 'Boogie Nights' Probably Dead By Now

    If there has been one constant in the career of Paul Thomas Anderson, it has been a desire to dive into completely different worlds with each picture. From the early days of the oil trade in "There Will Be Blood," to the sprawling city of Los Angeles in "Magnolia" to the intimate...

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    Luke Wilson Is 'A Many Splintered Thing;' Chloe Sevigny Among 'Those Who Kill' & More

    Since leading the ill-fated Mike Judge-helmed “Idiocracy” in 2006, Luke Wilson hasn’t had a high-profile gig -- even something like “Middle Men” barely hit theaters -- but now the actor has snatched a role in the Black List-approved “A Many Splintered Thing.” First-time director Justin Reardon will ...

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    Watch: Guy Ritchie-Directed Commercial For 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops II' Starring Robert Downey Jr & Omar Sy

    For all the endless op-eds about the superiority of film vs. TV, there's one front on which cinema has already conceded the war to another medium; financially, to video games. The interactive entertainment industry has, for several years now, consistently outgrossed the movies, with big games regula...

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    Preview 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' (Fight To Overturn Prison Sentence For Refusing Military Service)

    From Kartemquin Films, the company behind a few documentaries we've covered here on S&A, like acclaimed films The Interrupters and the Bill T Jones profile A Good Man, comes what is expected to be yet another enthralling feature documentary work in The Trials of Muhammad Ali, which is c...

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    Dujardin and Murray Join Blanchett in Clooney's World War II Eurothriller 'Monuments Men' for Sony & Fox

    At the "Argo" premiere party, George Clooney was not only delighted about producing one of the year's hits, but was in the thick of preproduction on "Monuments Men," a project he plans to direct and star in. (Of course that was once true of "Argo.") He and frequent ...

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    Watch: Grisly Red-Band Trailer (& Poster) For 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' With Jeremy Renner & Gemma Arterton

    If the performance this summer of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" was anything to go by, the future of the "[Insert Name Of Historical Or Literary Figure]: [Insert Name Of Supernatural Creature] Hunter" sub-genre isn't looking too great; even on a relatively modest budget, Timur Bekmambetov's horr...

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    What's Behind the Petition to Save India's Indie Cinema?

    In the last decade or so, India's exhibition world has been rocked by the impact of multiplexes. Large, single-screen theaters showing Hindi films with wide appeal once dominated, but when multiplexes came onto the scene their smaller screens were seen as a place for films from the parallel cinema t...

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    Hollywood Gets Political

    With only eight days left before the upcoming Presidential election, more and more of our favorite actors, writers and directors are releasing content in support of Obama. We’ll continue to post interesting political pieces in the remaining days to the election.

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