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    50 New Photos Of Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone & More In 'Gangster Squad'

    So, you know how everyone around your office loves "Mad Men" and now drinks scotch, orders fancy cocktails, wears old school suits and pencil skirts, and suddenly loves French pop? Well, will "Gangster Squad" be the next pop culture event to send everyone raiding their grandma...

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    Film Critic Karina Longworth Leaves the L.A. Weekly

    Friday December 14 is film critic Karina Longworth's last day at the LA Weekly. Three years ago she went to the Weekly, owned by Village Voice Media, to replace Scott Foundas when he split --overloaded and exhausted--to try his hand at programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. It is no coin...

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    Jack White Exits ‘The Lone Ranger,’ Hans Zimmer Now Scoring The Film

    Earlier this week, when the wild new trailer for Gore Verbinski’s big-screen “The Lone Ranger” premiered online, we noticed a curious credit – as the film’s composer, the trailer listed workhorse (and Disney favorite) Hans Zimmer instead of the previously announced Jack White. We didn’t want to jump...

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    'Yelling To The Sky' Is A Film You Need To See This Weekend (In Theaters, VOD, Digital)

    So here we are... if it feels like it's been a long journey from script to screen for Victoria Mahoney's Yelling To The Sky, it's because it has.

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    Daniel Battsek Lands at Cohen Media Group

    Brit film executive Daniel Battsek, who ran Miramax Films after the Weinsteins left Disney, has landed at Cohen Media Group as president. Battsek was president at National Geographic Films until it shut down in December 2011. He will work closely with Cohen Media Group chairman and CEO Charles Cohen...

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    Maysles Cinema Celebrates Al Maysles' 86th Birthday with Friends, Food and the Timeless Tunes of the Stones

    Clad in a suit, spectacles and a smile wide as can be, legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles ("Grey Gardens," "Salesman") celebrated a landmark 86th birthday at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem Friday, Dec. 7. After a short reception, during which his daughter tended bar to ...

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    Guide On How To Tell The Dwarves Apart In 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Plus Final Video Blog & New Clip

    Likely to dominate over the next weeks (though we wonder, with the rather underwhelming reception, if it will be even close to the behemoth the 'LOTR' movies were), "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" has finally arrived in theaters. It has been a long...journey...with studio delays and other woes k...

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    Listen: Five Tracks from Alexandre Desplat's 'Zero Dark Thirty' Score

    The complete score for Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," by the prolific composer Alexandre Desplat, is now available online. This is something a little different for Desplat, melding pulse-pounding and Middle Eastern strings for the film's fraught sequences, with a lighter staccato sound for th...

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    I'd Ruin Bieber: New Trailer For Promising Brit Rom-Com 'I Give It A Year' Starring Rose Byrne & Rafe Spall

    After digesting a meal this month of Very Important Movies, you might be in the mood for something of a palate cleanser, and at least for folks overseas anyway, a very promising and potentially charming rom-com is on the way.

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    Chicken & Egg Pictures Grants Over $200,000 to 25 Women-Directed Docs

    Chicken & Egg Pictures, the film foundation for women filmmakers has announced the grant recipients for its current cycle, with $220,000 going to twenty-five documentary projects. Three of the films, "After Tiller," "The Square" and "Valentine Road," will join forme...

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