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    'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Gets Some Love In ASC Nominations, 'War Horse' Once Again Left In The Barn

    The most interesting thing about watching the awards season is how the narratives slowly take shape and change over the dense, fast-moving months leading up to the Oscars. Back in the fall, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" was being tipped as the movie to beat, with Gary Oldman said to be locke...

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    'Saving Private Ryan' Scribe Robert Rodat To Rewrite ‘Thor 2′

    Now that Marvel is done tossing around directors for "Thor 2," choosing TV helmer Alan Taylor ("Game Of Thrones," "Mad Men") over the Christmas holiday, it seems the script is going to get worked over as well.

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    James Toback Planning Film About Identity That Will Blur The Line Between Fiction & Documentary

    It's been over three years now since James Toback released "Tyson," his gripping portrait of infamous boxer Mike Tyson, and other than keeping himself occupied scripting for the notoriously delayed "Gotti: In The Shadow Of My Father," it looks like the writer-director ha...

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    Rotterdam Reveals Films Vying for Tiger Awards and Jury

    The 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam has selected its 15 films vying for their 2012 Tiger Awards Competition, including eight world premieres. All films mark first or second features for the filmmakers. Highlights include "It Looks Pretty from a Distance," the directorial de...

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    Warner Bros. Doesn't Seem To Get It; Plans To Delay DVD Rentals For 8 Weeks To Boost Disc Sales

    Maybe Warner Bros. execs didn't get the memo on stats showing that online streaming sites like Netflix, as well as reduced wait times between a film's theatrical release and its availability as a rental, actually have curbed piracy all over the world.

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    Ben Foster Talks Producing 'Rampart' & 'Queer'; Says He'll Age Two Decades, Put On Weight For 'Gotti'

    Ben Foster's character Sebastian in the new film "Contraband" is partially based on a producer the actor once worked with, and it's someone who inspired him by teaching him exactly what not to do -- a lesson especially handy now that he's become a producer himself. Since starting a production compan...

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    Tracksuits! New Pic From 'The Hunger Games'; Steven Soderbergh Admits He Was "Nervous" Shooting Second Unit

    With "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" improbably inspiring a fashion line at H&M, could a branded clothing spinoff for "The Hunger Games" be far off?

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For James Franco's Hart Crane Biopic 'The Broken Tower'

    Between his acting career, university studies and vast array of other artistic ventures, multi-hyphenate James Franco has made several directorial efforts in recent months, including a film about actor Sal Mineo, an 'SNL' documentary, and the upcoming "Francophrenia" premierin...

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    "Black Power Mixtape" Rough Trade East In-Store Screening; Plus Q&A With Darcus Howe (Friday, January 20th @ 6:30PM)

    The film has already been released on DVD, but if you're in London and want to see The Black Power Mixtape: 1967 - 1975 on the big screen, you still can. And as an added bonus, you'll also get to be present for a Q&A session with activist and writer Darcus Howe, who garnered internation...

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    Rosie O'Donnell Trashes Critics at National Board of Review Awards Gala

    Among the comedienne's targets were the National Society of Film Critics, Denmark and Woody Allen. Per O'Donnell: "This is one crazy-ass black-tie dinner."

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