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    Exclusive: M83 Scoring Joseph Kosinski's Sci-Fi Film 'Oblivion' Starring Tom Cruise

    For his first feature film, Joseph Kosinski embraced the challenge set forth to him by Disney. Not only did he bring a unique visual eye to the blockbuster "Tron: Legacy" he eschewed a traditional score for a set of brand new compositions from Daft Punk, a pairing that proved to be a stroke of inspi...

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    The Reactionary Politics of Comic-Book Movies: NY Times Critics Unleash Ideological Attack on Our Beloved Superheroes

    The New York Times headline reads "Super-Dreams of An Alternate World Order: The Amazing Spider-Man and the Modern Comic Book Movies." But it could just as easily have read "The Reactionary Jingoism of Comic-Book Movies." If ever there was a time that Times critics A.O. Scott ...

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    Michael Jai White Says 'Black Dynamite' Will Be A Trilogy Of Films (Working On 'Really Funny' Ideas For Next 2)

    Press day for the upcoming Black Dynamite animated series was yesterday in LA, and Jasmin was present for the event; her full report will be posted soon enough, so watch out for it!

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    Cee-Lo Green Will Go Method & Surprise Everyone By Playing A Hip Hop Star In 'Can A Song Save Your Life?'

    Let's just pause for a moment. Did anyone back in the mid-90s think that Cee-Lo from Goodie Mob would become a massive music star and celebrity on his own? Even now it's kind of hard to believe, but combine the man's clearly undeniable charisma, some hit records with Gnarls Barkley, and ...

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    Cee Lo Joins Cast Of Judd Apatow-Produced Music Drama 'Can A Song Save Your Life?'

    Cee Lo Green has joined the cast of the music drama Can A Song Save Your Life? which already stars Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine and Catherine Keener.

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    EW Lists '50 Greatest Movies You've Never Seen'... Made After 1991

    Entertainment Weekly has compiled a list of the "50 Greatest Movies You've Never Seen." The list only spans the past two decades, which is unfortunate because, chances are, many of the 50 greatest films you haven't seen were made before 1992...

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    Calm Down Crazy: First Trailer For David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' With Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence

    While The Weinstein Company have quickly gotten the buzz started around Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" and Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master," they've been a bit slower on rolling out the campaign for David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook"...

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    International Film Circuit Acquires Health Care Doc 'The Waiting Room'

    We had some nice news from the Supreme Court this morning, but we now have even more healthcare-related news. "The Waiting Room," Peter Nicks' acclaimed documentary, will hit theaters this fall through International Film Circuit. The film won the Audience Award at the San Francisco Fil...

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    Watch: 2 Clips From ‘Killer Joe’ Showcase Twisted Tone, Better Look At Thomas Haden Church and Juno Temple’s Characters

    In a film as filled to the brim with deliciously nasty characters and dialogue as “Killer Joe,” it’s been frustrating to see it marketed down through snatches of seemingly generic action beats and lines in the trailer. Luckily though, two new clips have appeared to give a better sense of the film’s ...

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    Austin Film Festival Announces Conference and Panelist Lineup, Includes Damon Lindelof, Paul Feig, Terry Rossio

    The Austin Film Festival, running October 18-25, announces their first round of conference panels and panelists. An interview with screenwriter Damon Lindelof ("Prometheus"), an incendiary "DC vs. Marvel" panel and a presentation on scene transitions by screenwriter Terry Rossio of the "Pirates of t...

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