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    Watch: Orson Welles' Film Noir 'The Stranger' That Is Getting Remade By The Guy Who Directed 'Sleeping With The Enemy'

    While undercut by his intent to show studio execs his ability to keep budgets under control above all else, Orson Welles' 1946 thriller “The Stranger” remains quite a taut and entertaining genre entry. Starring Welles himself alongside Edward G. Robinson and Loretta Young, at no poin...

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    David S. Goyer Reveals 'Man Of Steel' Will Be "Naturalistic" & "Rooted In Reality" Like 'The Dark Knight' Movies

    It could be argued that comic book movies didn't really get taken seriously until Christopher Nolan's Batman series came along. While the genre was already a proven moneymaker, they weren't regarded as anything beyond mere pieces of blockbuster entertainment. But from "Batman Begins...

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    Jill Scott Is Cool With Zoe Saldana Playing Nina Simone (Well, That Is If....)

    Yet another development in the endless controversy of the year.

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    'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Actors Ruled Ineligible For SAG Awards + What This Could Mean

    THR reports that the cast of this years indie critical darling Beasts of the Southern Wild, which Fox Searchlight has been positioning as an awards season contender, has been ruled ineligible for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

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    Gina McIntyre Takes Over as Editor of LAT's Hero Complex Blog

    LAT deputy film editor and genre buff Gina McIntyre, editor and contributor on departing staff writer Geoff Boucher's The Hero Complex, is officially taking over the blog. Boucher was lured away by EW.

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    Summit Entertainment Releases First TV Spot For Tyler Perry's 'Alex Cross'

    Seems like it's been a while since this has been in the news (our last post was in June, and it received almost 100 comments). But in case you've forgotten... Alex Cross opens this month - less than 3 weeks from now actually, so, as long as Summt Entertainment goes the press screenings ...

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    A Hint At Its Conclusion? Ethan Hawke Says 'Before Midnight' "May Have Come To The End Of The Story"

    One of the best and most unexpected diptychs in recent years is Richard Linklater's "Before Sunrise"/"Before Sunset." Unexpected because Linklater and his stars and co-writers, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, surely didn't conceive as the films as a trilogy, let alone a s...

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    Watch New Clip From Brit Urban Action/Drama 'Victim' (On DVD/Blu-ray Today)

    It was released in the UK June, earlier this year, although it has yet to travel. If any of our UK readers saw it, please share your thoughts.

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    If You Prefer Surprises, You May Not Want To Watch This 'Cloud Atlas' Clip...

    I haven't seen the movie, so maybe this isn't as much of a spoiler as I think it is. But I thought I'd mention this just in case, and I'd still say that if you don't prefer surprises, maybe you shouldn't watch the clip, which helps audiences connect the dots between the ...

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