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    We're Going To War: 6 Clips From 'Gangster Squad'

    You might have missed it, but last month, Warren Beatty's underrated and colorfully over-the-top "Dick Tracy" made its bow on Blu-ray. So why are we bringing up that 20-plus-year-old movie? Because watching these six clips from "Gangster Squad," we're getting a similar vibe of a scenery chewing, vis...

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    Watch Trailer For South African Actioner 'Vehicle 19' From The Director Of 'Retribution'

    Trailer for another thriller from South Africa; it seems like we've written about more than a couple in the last 12 to 18 months - definitely more than we've ever covered in previous years.

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    Watch: New 'Side Effects' Trailer Shows Crazy & Paranoia In Less Than 1 Minute

    Dear Open Road, can you spare a dime to show a trailer that's essentially not just a cut down version of what we've seen before? Ah well, whatevs. Steven Soderbergh has one last theatrical release in the can before retirement and it's called "Side Effects" (yeah, there's "Behind The Candelabra" stil...

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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Tries To Carve Up 'Promised Land'

    Happy New Year! Mirroring the lull that follows the high energy end-of-the-year countdown, this first week out of the gate is a pretty quiet one in theaters. (Minus the two extremely violent films that top the docket. Blood and gore: yay!) This phenomenon isn't particularly surprising, but it does l...

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    Hillary Clinton The Early Years Script "Rodham" Gets Some Heat

    One of the hottest screenplays in Hollywood right now isn’t just being discussed by industry insiders over lunches in Beverly Hills or in the entertainment blogosphere—it’s also being widely discussed in political circles.

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    Clint Mansell Scoring Adaptation Of Irvine Welsh's 'Filth' Starring James McAvoy

    Musician and composer Clint Mansell doesn't crank out film scores, but when he does, it's always worth paying attention. Even when it's for otherwise forgettable fare like "Faster" or unjustly ignored dramas like "Last Night" (one of the key pieces of which is being u...

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    Ciné Institute Of Haiti, Alliance Française Present An Evening Celebrating New Haitian Cinema (NYC)

    An evening celebrating new Haitian cinema in New York City, this month.

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    New Images From 'Man Of Steel,' 'World War Z,' 'Oblivion' & 'Oz The Great And Powerful' Tease 2013 Blockbusters

    We've already covered these extensively in our Most Anticipated Films Of 2013 Part 1 and Part 2, and if the studios have done their job, you probably already know everything you need to know about them. But with the holidays over, the marketing machine is getting switched back on, and USA Today has ...

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    Cinema Eye Honors Audience Choice Prize Has No Women Nominees

    The Cinema Eye Honors for Non Fiction Filmmaking have announced their 2013 nominees for outstanding achievements in documentary filmmaking.  We were troubled to note that their Audience Choice Prize has no female nominees this year.  This is more than troubling in a year where there was no...

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    2013 Writers Guild Awards Screen Nominations Announced; No Real Surprises...

    No real surprises here; I must be one of the few who thinks Argo is over-rated. I thought it was an OK politcal drama/thriller, and the praise that's being piled on it isn't at all warranted.

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