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    Samuel L. Jackson Joins Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' In Small Role, Bruce Hornsby Will Score

    While they recently shared the stage at the 2012 BET Awards, it's hard to believe that Samuel L. Jackson hasn't been in a Spike Lee movie in twenty one years; 1991's "Jungle Fever." But that's all about to change. With four feature-length collaborations under their bel...

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    Bradley Cooper To (Maybe) Co-Star With Beyonce In 'A Star Is Born' Remake

    First it was Russell Crowe, then Leonardo DiCaprio, then Christian Bale and even Tom Cruise. They all were offered the role at one time or attached to the project, but dropped out.

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    Complete List of Sight & Sound's Critics' Polls Now Online - Who Voted, and For Which Films?

    After the news a couple of weeks ago that Hitchcock's "Vertigo" dethroned Welles' "Citizen Kane" as the greatest film of all time in Sight & Sound's poll, the magazine has posted the complete list of critics' choices on its website. The list can be perused by critics' top 250 consensus, individual f...

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    All-Female 'Expendables' Movie Is A Go! Writer Hired. Actresses In Talks...

    As I said in an earlier post today, regarding Expendables 2 director Simon West's interest in an all-female spin-off of the The Expendables franchise... while it all probably was just wishful thinking on his part, don't be too surprised if we eventually po...

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    'My Uzi Weigh A Ton, Son, Carry It' - Second Redband Trailer For 'Man With The Iron Fists'

    'My Uzi Weigh A Ton, Son, Carry It' - Second Redband Trailer For 'Man With The Iron Fists'

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    Best of the Week: Reviews, Interviews, Festivals, Hot Projects In The Works, Kubrick in LA & More

    This week on TOH, we looked at the weekend's offering of films from digital vs. film doc "Side by Side" to Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis," we announced the Stanley Kubrick retro and exhibition making its way to L.A., we looked at the rash of reshoots besetting big-budget studio films, and much more!

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    Rafe Spall & More Join 'The F Word' With Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan

    Earlier this year we tipped Rafe Spall on our list of actors who are stars in the making. This summer he memorably appeared in Ridley Scott's divisive "Prometheus," and later this year you'll see him in Ang Lee's "Life Of Pi." But before the massive campaign begins fo...

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    In Theaters: Find Yourself 'Beloved' Of 'Cosmopolis' & 'ParaNorman' Or Get An 'Awakening' With 'The Expendables 2'

    Hi there! It’s a regular Halloween in August as this weekend’s new releases do much to call back the spirits of the past. These films continue franchises, hearken familiar genre themes, adapt previously published material, or just feature ghosts in plain sight. Less spooky than mirthful, these movie...

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    'Perks Of Being A Wallflower' Soundtrack Features Sonic Youth, Galaxie 500, David Bowie, The Smiths & More

    Every good teen movie needs a soundtrack of great tunes to go with it. For the upcoming "The Perks Of Being A Wallflower," it looks like the filmmakers have to put together one helluva mixtape that will make those who came of age in the '80s and '90s swoon, and perhaps turn some yo...

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    In The Works: Pattinson Says Michôd's 'Rover' is About 'How Much Pain Can the World Take'; Hanks' 'Parkland' Looks at JFK Zapruder Film (Video)

    "Animal Kingdom" was director David Michôd's startlingly good feature debut, so his follow-up, "The Rover" is one we eagerly await. Guy Pearce (who played a cop in "Animal Kingdom") is reteaming with the director and Robert Pattinson is on board to share in the Australian desert-set Western...

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