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    David Gordon Green Talks The Failure of 'Your Highness,' The Comfort of 'The Sitter,' & His Career Choices

    David Gordon Green’s “The Sitter,” opening nationwide today, seems like the natural conclusion of a movement in the director’s career.

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    Sundance, Swinton, Green, Madonna: This Week on Indiewire

    This week on Indiewire, Sundance unveiled the last of their lineup, we sat down with Tilda Swinton and David Gordon Green to talk about their latest projects, Variety made a surprising announcement and much more. NEWS Variety Launches IMDb Competitor Want the name of the second assistant...

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    In Theaters: If You Want To See 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' You'll Need To Call 'The Sitter' For Your 'Young Adult' (Just Don't Stay Out Until 'New Year's Eve')

    This is what I'm talking about! This is the kind of weekend we deserve in December. Some buzzed about prestige pieces, comedies for adults of the slapstick and dark variety, and one giant overstuffed blimp of star exploitation for people who don't actually like movies.

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    'The Blue Lagoon' Getting A Remake On Lifetime

    "A story of natural love," the poster for the 1980 film "The Blue Lagoon" proclaimed, hoping to deflect from the fact that the movie was essentially an excuse to get a teenage Brooke Shields to take off her clothes (though yes, body doubles were used too). That sensual story was ...

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    Bret Easton Ellis Wants Miles Fisher Or Scott Disick To Be Patrick Bateman In The 'American Psycho' Remake

    Well, it looks like we're gonna have to endure a microbudget remake of "American Psycho." While the logical train of thought is that the first movie wasn't exactly a box office and that the material is ripe for another attempt to grab more cash from the multiplex, with Lionsgate sh...

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    Marrakech Film Festival '11: Forest Whitaker Working With 'Goodfellas' Writer Nicholas Pileggi On His Louis Armstrong Biopic

    After early supporting roles in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," "The Color of Money," "Platoon," "Stakeout" and "Good Morning, Vietnam," Forest Whitaker finally landed a leading role, winning Best Actor at Cannes in the process, in 1988's "Bird" the biopic of jazz legend Charlie Parker directed by C...

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    2011's Potential Oscar Nominees For Acting, Directing & Writing Get Together To Talk At THR's Awards Roundtable

    One of the necessities for any Oscar candidate is to do a lot of smiling, gladhanding interviews where they answer the same questions over and over again. An antidote to this madness is the annual Hollywood Reporter Roundtable Interviews. They’re awesome. You take six leading Oscar potentials ...

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    AFM Opts for the Beach: Annual Film Market Stays Put in Santa Monica

    When news broke during the American Film Market in November that the organization was negotiating to move downtown in two years, the decision was met by war cries. A petition went around, as attendees remembered the loss of MIFED and nightly treks to the Milan eatery, Bagutta, for dinner. They d...

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    Watch: New Trailer For 'Battleship' From Hasbro The Company That Brought You 'Transformers'

    So this is what $200 million dollars spent on a board game movie looks like, and despite all the cash thrown around, this new trailer for "Battleship" plays like a mashup of every blockbuster movie ever made.

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    "Mama I Want To Sing" Coming Out On DVD In February

    I completely forgot there was film version made based on the long running "urban" play Mama I Want to Sing.

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