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    50 New Cloud Atlas Photos Confirms The Cast Wears A Lot Of Silly Looking Make-Up

    "Cloud Atlas" features many things -- narratives, characters, special effects...but it also has a lot of makeup. A lot. With the extended principal cast -- Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Hugh Grant, and Bae Doona -- playing multiple roles in a tale th...

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    'Mary Poppins' Origin Story 'Saving Mr. Banks,' Shooting with Hanks as Disney, Joins Backstage Hollywood Trend

    Production on Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks," yet another behind-the-scenes Hollywood movie (see "Hitchcock," "The Girl," "My Week with Marilyn"), was well under way in Los Angeles last week when the news broke that scribe Kelly Marcel landed the coveted gig to adapt E.L. James erotic bestseller "Fifty...

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    Introducing Criticwire 2.0: The Network for Film Critics and the Readers Who Love Them

    Earlier this year, we unveiled the Criticwire blog to combat the notion that great film criticism has fallen into decline. Editor Matt Singer rounded up new reviews of films released on VOD, theaters and at festivals, engaged with thinkpieces and discovered fresh approaches to the craft. Now we're r...

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    Kunjanimation 2012 - South Africa’s Only Animation Festival - Unveils Dates, Lineup

    Animation South Africa, The French-South African Seasons Project, the NFVF and Wesgro will launch Kunjanimation 2012 - South Africa’s only national event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of animation.

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    New Character Posters For 'Les Misérables' & 'Gangster Squad' Take You Back In Time

    The question this winter will be -- how far back in time do you want to go? The mid-1800s Europe (with a bit of song to go with it?) or California in the '40s and '50s? And which stars do you want to hang out with? Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway or Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn and Emma Sto...

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    In the Works: Scott's 'Blade Runner' Sequel "happening," Affleck Returns to Lehane to 'Live by Night'

    Ridley Scott will be reportedly revisiting "Blade Runner," while Ben Affleck is in talks to return to Lehane material.

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    Cohen Media Group Acquires U.S. Rights for Spanish Oscar Entry 'Blancanieves'

    Cohen Media Group has picked up Pablo Berger's Snow White-turned-1920s matador tale "Blancanieves" for distribution. The film is Spain's official entry for the 2013 Oscars.

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    As Tyler Perry Plays Action Hero In 'Alex Cross,' How Might The Box Office (His Core Fans) React?

    You know, now that I think about it, if my mother were still alive today (she died almost exactly 10 years ago after battling cancer for 2 years)... if she were still alive today, I actually think she'd love Tyler Perry movies, despite the fact that I'm certainly not a fan, as I'm s...

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    Exclusive: Jacques Audiard Says English-Language Western Might Be Next, Wants James Murphy To Write Songs For Musical Project

    The emergence of French filmmaker Jacques Audiard on the world scene has been one of the great cinematic pleasures of the last decade or so. Although he's been in the business for years (winning the Cesar for best debut for 1994's "See How They Fall"), it was 2005's excellent "The Beat That My Heart...

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    Jordan Scott Replaces Her Father Ridley As Director Of 'Gucci,' Penélope Cruz To Star

    At the beginning of the year we broke down the myriad of projects that Ridley Scott was attached to (he's added a few more since then as well), and the bottom line is, the 75-year-old director just isn't going to get to them all. But filmmaking runs in the Scott family, and Ridley's daughter, Jordan...

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