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    Here Are 9 Stories You Might Have Missed This Weekend

    With the year soon coming to a close, awards news dominated this weekend, with both "The Descendants" and "The Artist" coming out on top. Below, get caught up on who won what, and other highlights you might have missed.

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    "Men In Black 3" Trailer Arrives... Watch It Now!

    I don't think this needs much of an intro, so I won't bother. Here's the first trailer for the next installment in the successful Men In Black franchise, Men In Black III, which will be in theaters next summer - Will Smith's first big screen appearance since 2008!

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    Stephen Daldry Hopes To Make Long-Gestating 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' As 8-Hour HBO Series

    This year marks a full decade since Michael Chabon's masterpiece "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay," a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel telling the story of America in the 1930s and 1940s through the eyes of two Jewish comic book creators, was published. And as tends to happen...

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    Bill Hader Says Rachel Bilson Is "Really Funny" In 'The To-Do List'; Confirms Vaughn Meader Biopic "Still In Development"

    When we last spoke to Bill Hader, the multi-talented comedian had several irons in the fire, specifically a supporting role in the upcoming comedy formerly titled “The Hand Job.” Written and directed by Hader’s wife Maggie Carey, the film follows a straight-arrow high school senior who decides to el...

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    Can Todd Solondz Survive? "Dark Horse" Still Dark Horse with Distribs

    Todd Solondz's "Happiness" and "Life During Wartime" are among my favorite American independent films. While Solondz was a household name in the indie movement in the mid-'90s with "Welcome to the Dollhouse" and the searing social satire "Happiness,"...

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    Nick Frost Says The Plan Is To Shoot 'The World's End' In 2012

    It was 2004 that the trio consisting of actors Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and director Edgar Wright gave audiences the innovative and highly entertaining zombie comedy “Shaun of the Dead.” While it helped to continue the spread of the zombie film renaissance led by Danny Boyle’s “28 Days Later,” it als...

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    'Drive' Sequel 'Driven' Coming In April 2012 (In Book Form)

    As the year-end lists start to roll out proclaiming the best films of 2011, Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” seems to be receiving a lot of the love from critics and audiences alike. Though many will forget that Refn’s assured thriller found its basis in crime novelist John Sal...

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    Awards Mania As 'The Artist,' 'The Tree Of Life' & 'The Descendants' Earn Top Critic Organization Honors

    Sunday was a major day for Oscar prognosticators, as a number of critics organizations went live with their end-of-2011 honors. Some films gained support, and some lost quite a bit of steam, but for those of you who look at the whole thing like a horse race, there was a lot of movement amongst a thi...

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    Watch: Josh Brolin Nails His Tommy Lee Jones Impression In First Trailer For 'Men In Black 3'

    Of all the big tentpole pictures of next year, none seems to have had a more troubled production than "Men in Black 3." The first film in the series, in 1997, was an enjoyable sci-fi comedy, but it took five years to get a sequel together,  and when "Men In Black 2" hit thea...

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    Weekend Box Office Declines, Lowest Since 2008; New Year's Eve and The Sitter Disappoint, Tinker Tailor Scores

    The pre-Christmas blues continued at the boxoffice this weekend as two new arrivals failed to ignite a spark with audiences. Overall revenues were down a steep 15% from the comparable frame last year. The projected total for all films this weekend is a dismal $78 million – the lowest grossi...

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