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    Does The New "Prometheus" International Poster Reveal Idris Elba's Character's Fate?

    A week or so ago, Sergio asked for your thoughts on whether Idris Elba's character in the film lives until the end, or if he succumbs to the "Brotha Rule" - token black guy whose purpose really is to be sacrificed so that the others (the white characters) can live.

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    First Teaser Poster For Sam Mendes' 007 Movie 'Skyfall' Arrives, Plays On Classic Bond Imagery

    Bond is back. Of course, Bond has been been back 21 times since "Dr. No" kicked cinema's longest-running continuous franchise off fifty years ago, but the financial difficulties of MGM seemed to be one of Ian Fleming's superspies most deadly foes. Fortunately, Bond survived, as he ...

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    3 UK *Urban-Themed* Productions Hit US Shores: "Shank," "Anuvahood," & "Sket"

    2 British films we've covered are now available here in the USA on DVD/Blu-ray/VOD, with a third one on the way, scheduled for an end-of-the-month Stateside release.

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    Ridley Scott Says ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel To Feature Female Protagonist + Kick-Ass New ‘Prometheus’ Poster

    As the release of “Prometheus,” Ridley Scott’s first sci-fi movie in 30 years, quickly approaches, the journeyman director is opening up about his return to the genre, sharing details about his upcoming “Blade Runner” sequel, and dropping hints about what he’s going to be working on with Angelina Jo...

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    New U.K. Poster and Trailer Arrive For David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis'

    Hot on the heels of the announcement that David Cronenberg’s wildly anticipated adaptation of Don DeLillo’s “Cosmopolis,” starring Robert Pattinson as a disaffected non-vampire millionaire on a very strange 24-hour odyssey through Manhattan, has secured a June 15th release date in England, we now ge...

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    Watch: Trailers For 'What Maisie Knew,' 'Won't Back Down,' 'The Possession' And 'Maniac'

    While the following films have all been simmering quietly on the burner while we usher in the major tent poles of the summer movie season, their trailers promise that once the explosions and action die down, we can get back to normal (for the most part).

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    First Look: Liam Neeson Gets Badass Again In 'Taken 2'

    As it turns out, he still has a very particular set of skills. It's nearly four years since Liam Neeson action vehicle "Taken" became a surprise worldwide smash-hit: the Luc Besson-produced film made more than $200 million worldwide, which was particularly impressive given its meager $25 million bud...

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    Mads Mikkelsen To 'Move On' With Asger Leth, Agyness Deyn & Peter Mullan Lead Terence Davies' 'Sunset Song' & More

    Versatile Danish thesp Mads Mikkelsen is set to team with "Man On A Ledge" helmer Asger Leth for road film "Move On." Developed by Matt Greenhalgh (screenwriter of "Control" and "Nowhere Boy"), the story begins with a flawed hero, stepping off a boat in Rotter...

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    First Look: John Cusack, Nicolas Cage and Vanessa Hudgens In Serial Killer Pic 'Frozen Ground'

    Nicolas Cage has appeared in a seemingly endless stream of action-thrillers over the past several years, including treasures like "Bangkok Dangerous," "Seeking Justice" and "Trespass," — all done, we assume, to help pay down that mountain of debt Cage has accrued — but we're particularly intrigued b...

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    Larry David To Star In Improv-Heavy Comedy For Fox Searchlight And 'Superbad' Director Greg Mottola

    If you were as taken by “Superbad” helmer Greg Mottola’s coming of age comedy “Adventureland” as we were, you’ve probably been pretty eager to see what else he has in store. While he did helm the slight but entertaining road trip alien comedy “Paul,” he was also tapped to helm the pilot for Aaron So...

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