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    Watch: 1-Hour Documentary 'NWR' About Nicolas Winding Refn With Ryan Gosling, Mads Mikkelsen & More

    Nicolas Winding Refn has never been busier. Busy in post on "Only God Forgives," with a number of projects in the works including "I Walk With The Dead" with Carey Mulligan; producing a prequel to "Maniac Cop"; looking at "The Button Man" to direct and bringin...

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    Jennifer Hudson Joins Cast Of 'Smash' + Gets Her Own Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

    Jennifer Hudson has joined the cast of NBC's musical drama Smash in a multi-episode arc for next season.

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    In the Works: Casey Affleck Set to Write and Direct Story of Baseball Star Josh Hamilton's Fall and Rise

    Casey Affleck is following his older brother Ben to the league of serious actors-turned-directors. Of course the Young Affleck also directed faux-documentary "I'm Still Here" with Joaquin Phoenix, but that counts more as a stunt than a directorial debut...

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    Netflix Lures Movie-Going Non-Subscribers with $1 Movie Ticket Offer

    Netflix wants non-subscribing moviegoers to give the digital platform a chance...

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    Best of the Week: LA Film Fest Reviews, 'Girls' & 'Newsroom,' Plus Remembering Andrew Sarris

    This week on TOH, we covered the heck out of the ongoing LA Film Festival, looked at the excellent Season 1 run of "Girls" while rounding up mixed reviews for the soon-to-start Season 1 of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom," and culled early critics' reactions to "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Abraham Lin...

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    'The Bourne Legacy' Gets Out Of 'The Dark Knight Rises' Shadow & Will Now Open On August 10th

    How wide will the wings of "The Dark Knight Rises" spread? Well, let's put it this way: when "The Dark Knight" opened in 2008, it was the number one movie at the box office for four straight weeks, and stayed in the top ten for 11 weeks on its way to a $533 million domestic h...

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    Rufus Wainwright Working On A Movie Musical (Loosely) Based On His Own Life

    In a way, it has always seemed like the life of Rufus Wainwright was headed for the big screen. The son of famed Canadian folk music legends Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III, he was born into something close to music royalty. But he forged his own musical path, performing weekly shows in hi...

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    Watch: Documentary About Modest Mouse's Second Album 'The Lonesome Crowded West'

    Long before Modest Mouse became guest stars on "The O.C." (remember that?) and best-selling Grammy nominees, they were just another Northwest indie rock band. But they showed tremendous promise from the start. And their second album, the sprawling double LP The Lonesome Crowded West, was a...

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    Fox Home Entertainment Debuts 'Own the Moments' App, Features Date-Specific Movie Trivia

    Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is debuting new mobile app "Own the Moments," which allows fans to get a specific-to-the-day movie "moment" featuring trivia and a clip or photo from a film, ranging from classic to upcoming titles.

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    Aaron Eckhart Joins 'White House Down' Rival 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    So, concept is simple: the White House comes under attack and a Secret Service agent (or a former Secret Service agent) needs to come in, knock heads and save the day. And it seems this idea was good enough to spawn two rival movies that are racing to win audiences: "White House Down" and ...

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