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    Bill Murray Gets Presidential In New Pics From 'Hyde Park On Hudson'

    While both Daniel Day Lewis and Benjamin Walker will portray Abraham Lincoln this year, Bill Murray as usual is going down his own distinct path playing a different president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt in "Hyde Park On Hudson." And this writer is anticipating it more than either "Linc...

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    Watch: New 'John Carter' Trailer Bleeds Blue

    So, "Waterworld" folly of epic proportions or does everyone just want to see an expensive movie bomb? While "John Carter" is the biggest role of the dice so far in 2012 (at least until "Battleship" shows up), it has been benefitting from new buzz (mostly from the geek s...

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    'Rango' Oscar-Winner Verbinski Starts Production on 'Lone Ranger,' Starring Depp as Tonto; Red Carpet Verbinski Video

    At long last, Disney has started principal photography in New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado on producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s epic "Lone Ranger" (May 13, 2013). In the wake of the disappointing "Cowboys & Aliens," Disney chief Rich Ross tussled with Bruckheimer, Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp to...

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    Marilyn Monroe Blows Out The Candle On The Poster For The 65th Cannes Film Festival

    There is no one now or since quite like Marilyn Monroe. Her enduring appeal is understandable, and this year she's going to Cannes.

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    Weinstein's MPAA 'Bully' Battle Hits Internet With Web Petition

    The Weinstein Company will be releasing Lee Hirsch's documentary "Bully" this year, and were hoping to screen the film in schools nationwide. However, by a one-vote margin, the MPAA gave the film an R-rating for "some language."

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    Watch: New Tease For 'Prometheus' Confirms Guy Pearce Plays Peter Weyland In The Film, Explains Who Prometheus Actually Is For Those That Never Went To High School

    With all the talk of the rumors and news about the "Blade Runner" sequel/prequel/whatever and Ridley Scott's Cormac McCarthy penned "The Counselor" we kind of forgot about "Prometheus." But Fox didn't and just to remind you this film is still coming, a new viral...

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    Red Flag Takes Documentary 'High Ground'

    Red Flag Releasing has acquired North American rights to "High Ground," winner of two awards at the recent Boulder International Film Festival where it world premiered. The company plans to release the documentary, from three-time Emmy winner Michael Brown, late this summer. Full rele...

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    TV News: 'Blood' Loses Ball, Lucy Liu First Female Watson for 'Elementary,' Robb for 'Carrie Diaries'

    Lucy Liu will play Watson in CBS' modern take on Sherlock Holmes, "Elementary." The pilot will star Jonny Lee Miller as Holmes, living in New York City...

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    Watch: New Trailer For Terence Davies' 'The Deep Blue Sea' Starring Rachel Weisz & Tom Hiddleston

    This writer is a bit baffled as to why Terence Davies' "The Deep Blue Sea" didn't get more buzz on the festival circuit last year. An auteur behind the camera, with a pretty starry cast in front of it led by Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston it seemed like a no brainer, but it never ...

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    Jonathan Demme To Direct 'My Dinner With Andre' Reunion 'Wally And André Stage Ibsen'

    Even his detractors must admit that there's a glorious unpredictability in watching the career of Jonathan Demme. In the last decade alone, he's directed two remakes of 1960s classics, documentaries on Neil Young, Haitian activist Jean Dominique and former President Jimmy Carter, indie drama...

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