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    Stellan Skarsgård & Hiroyuki Sanada Round Out Cast For 'The Railway Man' Starring Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman

    Fresh off his well-received, Matthew Goode-led drama "The Burning Man," helmer Jonathan Teplitzky has set up his biggest project yet with the adaptation of Eric Lomax's prisoner-of-war retribution tale "The Railway Man" starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman (who replaced a sudd...

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    The Next "Inconvenient Truth"? Jeremy Irons Talks New Cannes Doc "Trashed"

    The Cannes Film Festival isn't best known for its nonfiction, but ever since Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" won the top prize in 2004, there has been a steady increase in the number of important docs at the fest, many of them with a heavily activist bent, from Moore's ...

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    Chris O'Dowd & Nick Frost To Star In Salsa Dance Comedy 'Cuban Fury'

    Chris O'Dowd is on his way to becoming a very big deal. The Irish comic actor first came to notice, alongside Richard Ayoade, in cult TV show "The IT Crowd," and after early movie appearances in "The Boat That Rocked" and "Gulliver's Travels," has gone from strength to strength; he got to show drama...

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    First Look At Emily Blunt In Rian Johnson's 'Looper' Plus More Joseph Gordon-Levitt As Young Bruce Willis

    A time-traveling actioner that pits Joseph Gordon-Levitt against his older self, played by Bruce Willis? We don't need to know much more to be sold on the idea, but add to that the fact it's the third directorial effort by writer-director Rian Johnson and features a supprting cast that ...

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    And So It Begins: New 'The Dark Knight Rises' Viral Campaign Launches Ahead Of Trailer

    With "Prometheus" dropping an eye-popping three-minute trailer yesterday and generally speaking, occupying the print over the last few weeks thanks to a slick and intriguing marketing campaign, "The Dark Knight Rises" has fallen a bit behind in stoking anticipation from fanboys. ...

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    'Maniac' Remake Starring Elijah Wood, SXSW Hit 'Gimme The Loot' & More Join Cannes Film Festival Lineup

    With the Cannes Film Festival underway in just over two weeks, the finishing touches have been put on the lineup, and while some high-profile titles (such as "The Place Beyond the Pines") had been hoped for as late-minute additions, some rather surprising and lower key fare is rounding thi...

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    Watch: New 3-Minute 'Prometheus' Trailer Sends Already High Expectations Into Orbit

    Fuck it. No intro, let's just get right to the point: "Prometheus" looks like the movie event of the summer, hands down, no argument (sorry Marvel and DC comic movies).

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    "Hogtown" - A Film To Be On The Watch For

    We always like to keep our readers aware of indie films of note currently in production; here's another one for you: It's entitled Hogtown by Chicago area writer/director Daniel Nearing, who previously made the 2009 critically acclaimed drama Chicago Heights.

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    Look Into My Eyes: 9 Clips From Tim Burton's 'Dark Shadows' With Johnny Depp & Eva Green

    We've had an inkling thus far that "Dark Shadows" would be a return to form for both Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, whose batting average over their last few films -- "Alice In Wonderland," "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," "Charlie and the Chocola...

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    Philip Glass To Stage Opera About Fictionalized Last Days of Walt Disney

    Well, time to get our plane tickets in order: next year, according to the Independent, London’s English National Opera is set to stage an opera by super genius composer Philip Glass about the fictionalized last days of Walt Disney. They’re also debuting an experimental new work by “Cloud Atlas” auth...

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