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    Warner Bros. Throws P.J. Hogan A 'Bone'

    There two things Hollywood seems to love these days: comic books and franchises. The lure of already established source material and a built in audience, make it an easier propostion for studio heads to throw big money at a movie, and if a project can bring with it an interesting concept as well, al...

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    The Onion Interviews Aisha Tyler

    Maybe it's me, but I've always felt that comedian and actress (and now talk show host on CBS's The Talk) Aisha Tyler hasn't really broken out as big as she deserves.

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    In Theaters: Go 'Haywire' With 'Miss Bala,' 'Red Tails' & 'Underworld: Awakening' Or Go Shakespeare With 'Coriolanus'

    What a weekend for female-oriented action movies! It's almost like Steven Soderbergh requested "Haywire" be released the same weekend as "Underworld: Awakening," the latest entry in the dum-dum vampire franchise. You know, as a commentary on the female action hero. Regardless...

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    So, The Other Villain In 'The Dark Knight Rises' Is Probably Exactly Who You Thought It Would Be

    Once again folks -- there will be spoilers within, so stop reading if you don't want to know. You've been warned.

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    Nanni Moretti Named Jury President For 65th Cannes Film Festival

    With Sundance just underway, Berlin a couple of weeks off, we're now taking a longer look at to May, when the grand daddy of them all, the Cannes Film Festival, will roll out the red carpet. And it looks like organizers on the Croisette are beginning to put their pieces into position.

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    Sundance: Stacy Peralta Talks Returning To The '80s For 'Bones Brigade' & His Desire To Make Feature Films

    Prior to 2001, Stacy Peralta was “just” known as one of the young luminaries of skateboarding, a wunderkind skater who turned his sense of civil disobedience into some of the most influential tricks and techniques in the sport’s history. But after “Dogtown and Z-Boys,” ...

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    Mickey Rourke Had Surgery To Look Like Gay Rugby Player Gareth Thomas, Biopic Shoots In September

    The comeback of Mickey Rourke has been a faltering thing. After years in the wilderness, the actor returned in force with an Oscar-nominated turn in Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler," and followed it up with supporting roles in bona-fide blockbusters "Iron Man 2" and "Th...

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    Maggie Gyllenhaal & Rhys Ifans Circling Noah Baumbach's 40-Hour-Long HBO Series 'The Corrections'

    Nothing demonstrates the status of HBO these days better than "The Corrections." Jonathan Franzen's novel was hugely acclaimed on publication in 2001, later landing atop many of the "best of the decade" literary lists, and was soon snapped up for a film version by Scott Rudin...

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    Cannes Picks Nanni Moretti To Head 2012 Jury

    Nanni Moretti will be President of the Jury at the 65th Cannes Film Festival, it was announced today. The festival runs May 16 to 27, 2012.

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    Codeblack Entertainment Forms Multiyear Partnership w/AMC Theaters; Will Release "On The 7th Day" First In April

    On the heels of the immense success of Kevin Hart's Laugh At My Pain, Codeblack Entertainment (the company that distributed that concert film) has formed a multiyear partnership exclusively with AMC Theaters, to release CodeBlack films at select AMC locations nationwide.

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