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    25 New Photos From Ben Affleck's Thriller 'Argo'

    Ben Affleck's third feature-length effort "Argo" is like three movies in one. It's a thriller, a political drama, and even a Hollywood satire. The fact that it seamlessly mixes in the latter -- the comedy and near-absurdity of a fake Hollywood production -- with the grave and sombe...

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    Blood, Puke & 'Seven Psychopaths': New Clip From Martin McDonagh's Upcoming Film

    Talk about making an entrance. Covered in blood and vomit, you might think that this is as bad as it's going to get for Marty, but in "Seven Psychopaths," there isn't one outrageous moment in the movie that director Martin McDonagh doesn't match with something that takes i...

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    'Akwantu' (On History Of Jamaican Maroons) Opening Jamaica 50th Film Showcase At TIFF Bell

    A film we've been following the progress of for about a year now, since our initial September 2011 post, will be the opening day film at the Jamaica 50th Film Showcase at TIFF Bell Lightbox, on Sunday, October 7, 2012.

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    Hilary Swank Will Have Lou Gehrig's Disease In 'You're Not You'

    After a whirlwind decade for Hilary Swank, which included winning Oscars for lead roles in both “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Million Dollar Baby,” things have slowed down recently for the actress – with only a couple films like 2010’s “Conviction” and a...

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    Irish Film Institute Presents Season Of West African Cinema (Sembène, Mambéty, Cissé & More)

    For our readers in Dublin, Ireland (and I know there are a few, because I've received emails from some, and also seen the site's stats). 

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    Daniel Radcliffe Eyes Fox's 'Frankenstein'

    While Shawn Levy considered directing it for a while, it appears that Levy moving off the project and directing "The Internship" instead, and Fox hiring "Lucky Number Slevin" helmer Paul McGuigan to direct, has put a new surge of electricity back into the studio's b...

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    Fox Puts Steve Carell & Lisa Cholodenko Project 'Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day' Into Turnaround

    In case you're too immersed in the all-too-random minute breadcrumbs that possibly point to Thanos being the villain in "The Avengers 2," Patrick Stewart potentially nodding in the affirmative that he'll be Professor X again one day, or that webshooters are being retroactively retr...

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    'Gambit' & 'The Last Station' Director Michael Hoffman To Helm Nicholas Sparks Adaptation 'The Best Of Me'

    Now middle-aged and leading different lives, a couple from opposite sides of the tracks rekindle their young romance, when a funeral in their hometown brings them together. If this all sounds vaguely familiar, that's because it's yet another Nicholas Sparks adaptation, a man who has turned f...

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    DGA's Grim Stats on Director Diversity in Television: 'Our Industry Has to Do Better'

    The Directors Guild of America's findings on the diversity of directors in episodic television are grim. Included in their analysis were 3,100 episodes of over 190 scripted shows produced across network and cable channels throughout 2011-2012. After the DGA adjusted their parameters to allow mor...

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    Meryl Streep & Hilary Swank Team For 'The Homesman' While Streep/Tina Fey Pic 'Mommy & Me' Falls Apart

    Streep + Swank + Jones = Oscar? That's probably the line reps for Tommy Lee Jones' brewing sophomore directorial effort "The Homesman" will be spinning when they shop the movie at the upcoming American Film Market, and yes, Meryl Streep and Hilary Swank are part of the package for the movie they are...

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