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    Watch: Val Kilmer Has Awesome Secrets For Harmony Korine In 'The Fourth Dimension' Trailer

    Val Kilmer + Harmony Korine + roller rink + motivational speaking....if that doesn't get your cinematic nether regions wet, then we don't know what to tell you. But there is perhaps no pairing more inspired or more insane heading to cinemas this year than the actor and director on their upco...

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    New 'Dictator' Trailer Reveals Plot Twist, Republic of Wadiyan R.E.M. Cover & New Portrait Photos With Beloved World Leaders

    A lot of the complaints surrounding Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming comedy, "The Dictator," or at least those gripes that exist so far, center around the fact that the film looks somewhat like a "Borat" rehash, in just a similar, but sorta different milieu. While to this writer ...

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    First Look At James Franco In Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' Plus More Pics Of Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez & More

    Harmony Korine has made movies with dudes fucking garbage, nuns jumping out of planes, and Die Antwoord riding around in wheelchairs, but nothing is quite like "Spring Breakers." Boasting a cast of young Hollywood babes -- and James Franco -- and (relatively speaking) as mainstream a plot ...

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    Kasi Lemmons Set To Helm "On Beauty" Based On Zadie Smith Novel

    Some exciting news for fans of Lemmons and author Zadie Smith!

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    Surprise, Surprise, Movie Fans are Racially Biased (Context for the "Hunger Games" Fiasco)

    Yes, there was a giant racial dust-up over the release of The Hunger Games yesterday. Yes, we saw the Jezebel article, capturing the outcry of "racist" moviegoers who were upset that the character Rue, who some Hunger Games fans apparently envisioned as white, was cast in the film as black...

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    Vinessa Shaw Joins Steven Soderbergh's Thriller 'Bitter Pill'

    If there is one actress we've been hoping to see more of on the big screen it's Vinessa Shaw. An underrated talent, she shined in James Gray's "Two Lovers" and nabbed our attention in "3:10 To Yuma," but her appearances in movies have been too few and far between. She...

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    Famed Manga 'Lone Wolf And Cub' Getting The Hollywood Treatment From 'Fast Five' Helmer Justin Lin

    Manga is all the rage in Hollywood at the moment. While "Akira" is on hold for the moment, fans were concerned when Warner Bros. announced that they were bringing "Bleach" to the big screen. And opinions are still split on Spike Lee's redo of "Oldboy," which is now ...

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    Deborah Cox Joins Revival of "Jekyll and Hyde" Musical

    Grammy-nominated singer Deborah Cox has joined the cast of the forthcoming revival of the "Jekyll and Hyde" musical Jekyll, set to tour this fall in advance of a Broadway run next year.

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    Branagh Takes Helm of New Jack Ryan Flick at Paramount, Starring Chris Pine

    Kenneth Branagh has taken the helm at Paramount of the long-in-the-works untitled Jack Ryan project, based on Tom Clancy's character. Branagh replaces Jack Bender, who had scheduling issues...

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    Kenneth Branagh Gets Jack Ryan Reboot Moving Again As He Takes The Director's Chair

    Left for dead? Never count out Jack Ryan. A week after the long developing/suffering Jack Ryan reboot AKA "Moscow" lost director Jack Bender, Paramount has re-upped with a helmer who not only knows how to deliver blockbuster action on a dime, he's an Oscar nominee too.

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