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    Richard Ayoade's 'Garth Marenghi' Partner Matthew Holness To Direct And Star In Warp Films Feature 'The Reprisalizer'

    1996's "The Dana Carvey Show" lasted only seven episodes, but it's fondly remembered by comedy fans, not least because it proved something of a Ground Zero for talent for years to come. The Fox sketch-show vehicle helped give big breaks to cast members Steve Carell and Stephen Colb...

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    Why "Ten For Two" is the John Lennon-Yoko Ono Music Doc You Haven't Seen

    When John Lennon and Yoko Ono accepted an invitation to perform at the John Sinclair Freedom Rally in Ann Arbor, they knew it would be an event to remember. In addition to their performances, the rock benefit concert marathon featured Stevie Wonder, Bob Seger and Allen Ginsberg as well as activists ...

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    Toby Jones & Sienna Miller To Star In BBC TV Drama About Relationship Between Alfred Hitchcock & Tippi Hedren

    Considering he's the most instantly recognizable and iconic filmmaker of all time (bar perhaps Charlie Chaplin), a man whose silhouette alone became a brand name, it's surprising that no one has ever made a film about Alfred Hitchcock, especially considering the particular obsessions in his ...

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    New Looks At Bradley Cooper & Olivia Wilde In 'The Words' & First Images Of Ari Graynor In 'For A Good Time, Call...'

    After Bradley Cooper’s “Limitless” was a surprise box office hit this spring, he's lined up a string of projects including David O. Russell’s “The Silver Linings Playbook,” Derek Cianfrance’s “The Place Beyond the Pines,” and “The Words...

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    New Looks At Julie Delpy & Chris Rock In '2 Days In New York' & Paul Dano In 'For Ellen'

    Julie Delpy’s last two directorial efforts, 2009’s “The Countess” and this year’s “Le Skylab,” have yet to receive U.S. theatrical distribution, but her latest Sundance entry, “2 Days in New York,” should get distributors’ tongues wagging. The sequel to Delpy’s 2007 critical hit “2 Days in Paris,” c...

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    Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo In Talks To Join Will & Jaden Smith In M. Night Shyamalan's '1000 A.E.'

    Looking back at the blockbusters of this year, it's pretty much whiter than a dinner party at Mel Gibson's house. Bar the occasional token supporting role, like Derek Luke's five lines in "Captain America: The First Avenger," Idris Elba stealing the show in "Thor" or ...

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    Warner Bros. Theater to Open at Smithsonian in February

    A new theater bearing the Warner Bros. studio name will open in February 2012 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. In addition to providing the grant to fund the theater's renovation, Warners will also partner with the Smithsonian Institute to present four pu...

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    Watch: Dead Tom Hanks Inspires His Son In New Trailer For 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'

    So, what's a cinematic shorthand to wring the waterworks out of your audience? Take America's everyman Tom Hanks, put in the Twin Towers and then dial the calendar back to 9/11. Break out your Hankies folks (get it!?).

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    Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo In Talks To Join Will & Jaden Smith In "1000 A.E." Directed By M. Night Shyamalan

    Zoe Kravitz and Sophie Okonedo are reportedly both in talks to join Will Smith and Jaden Smith in 1000 A.E., the scifi action/adventure movie that M. Night Shyamalan is attached to direct.

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    Andrew Stanton Explains 'John Carter' Name Change

    Many fanboys and literary fanatics became ruffled when Disney (and director Andrew Stanton) changed the name of this spring's Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation "John Carter of Mars" to simply, "John Carter." Apparently Stanton was in London to screen 20 minutes of footage from ...

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