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    Terence Howard In Talks To Join Arnold Schwarzenegger In Actioner 'Breacher'

    Terrence Howard is reportedly in talks to join Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sam Worthington, in David Ayer's action/thriller Breacher.

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    Watch: Gerard Butler Gets Wet In Trailer For 'Chasing Mavericks'

    So are uplifting yet tragic surfing movies a thing now? Last year we got "Soul Surfer," the true story of a young woman who gets attacked by a shark while out on the water, loses an arm, finds God, and gets back on the board. And now, we're getting another wholesome slice of sadness in the form of "...

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    Watch: Mike Tyson & Spike Lee in Rehearsal for 'Undisputed Truth'

    Mike Tyson's Las Vegas one-man show, The Undisputed Truth, is heading to Broadway under Spike Lee's direction... in case you haven't heard.

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    Snakes, Dancing & More: New Images From 'The Campaign' With Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis

    Around this time last year, we were gearing up for another kind of political movie with George Clooney's "Ides of March." It had a fancy Venice festival premiere lined up and an awards-ready fall release date and...well, "The Campaign" isn't quite like that movie. At all. Instead of Clooney and Ryan...

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    Acclaimed Ai Weiwei Doc Hits Theaters; China Braces Itself

    I wish I could read Chinese to understand Ai Weiwei's Twitter feed. He often updates it every few minutes. Through the help of Google Translator, I was able to approximate one recent post, "If there is no sewer, there would be no new China," which I like even though it's probabl...

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    That 'Indiana Jones 5' Movie You Didn't Want Probably Won't Happen Now That George Lucas Is Retired

    Nobody knows better how to milk a franchise until it's creatively bankrupt than George Lucas. Having driven "Star Wars" down the wormhole of prequels, animated spinoffs, video games and more, taking it straight into oblivion, it seemed the Indiana Jones franchise was next on his list. As if enduring...

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    Isaiah Washington To Co-Star In Play About Richard Pryor

    Isaiah Washington will be co-starring and playing multiple roles in the play Unspeakable, which is described a "dramatic fantasia" on the life and career of comedy icon Richard Pryor, in a new production of the play in Chicago, for a limited 8-week engagement at the Royal George ...

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    4 Women Directors in Competition at 2012 Venice International Film Festival

    Contrary to the folks at Cannes who seem to not be able to find any women directed movies for their competition, Alberto Barbara has gotten 4 films with women directors (or co-directors) in the competition.

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    'Welcome To The Punch' With James McAvoy Gets March 15, 2013 U.K. Release Date

    For fans of gritty British crime dramas, of which there are many, Eran Creevy’s “Welcome to the Punch” looks very promising. It’s got a top-notch cast of talent including James McAvoy, Mark Strong, David Morrissey, Andrea Riseborough and Peter Mullan, and a pretty crackerjack story, with the ingredi...

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