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    Josh Fox Arrested on Capitol Hill While Filming 'Gasland' Sequel

    Oscar-nominated "Gasland" filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested this morning in Washington, D.C. and charged with unlawful entry after trying to film a House Science Committee hearing on fracking.

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    Watch: Lenny Kravitz Talks Playing Cinna In 'Hunger Games,' Paying His Dues & Growing As An Actor

    While Lenny Kravitz has dominated the stage as a musician for years, his recent transition to the big screen has been a fascinating journey to follow. The burgeoning actor made his movie debut in Lee Daniels' "Precious," and it was pretty far from the charismatic persona he developed a...

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    Watch: Volkswagen Goes To The 'Star Wars' Cantina (Randomly) In Super Bowl Ad

    Last year, Volkswagen scored a huge hit with their very cute Darth Vader themed Super Bowl ad. And this year, they're going back to the "Star Wars" universe. With dogs.

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    Joe Carnahan Says 'Death Wish' Will Be A Contemporary Remake Based On The Book, Frank Grillo Eyed For A Role

    Yesterday, Twitter enthusiast Joe Carnahan promised his followers he would provide an update on the just announced remake of "Death Wish" he will be writing and directing. And, for those who stayed glued to their feeds, they got a little bigger window into what "The Grey" helmer has planned.

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    'Kill List' Director Ben Wheatley Talks Sneaking In Script Rewrites, Influences & How Hard It Is To Make Naked People Scary

    When we saw "Kill List" back at South by Southwest last year, well, we almost pooped ourselves in fear. Not really. But it was close. The movie, a clever-as-fuck mash-up of suburban domestic drama, hitman thriller, and occult horror film, really left an impression on us (one Playlist team member was...

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    Gareth Evans Spills Details On 'The Raid' Sequel 'Berandal'; Has Trilogy In Mind

    "A triumph of kicks, punches & unrelenting thrills" is how we summarized Gareth Evans' movie "The Raid" after we saw it at the Sundance Film Festival last month. But we're not the only ones taken with the film. Riding a huge wave of buzz, and acquired by Sony Pictures...

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    Eva Green Talks Finding Love In 'Perfect Sense' & Her "Electric" Role In 'Dark Shadows'

    What would happen if we not only lost our ability to communicate with the world around us, but with the people in our life, in the most basic, fundamental way? That's the question at the heart of David Mackenzie's "Perfect Sense." Starring Eva Green and Ewan McGregor, the story fol...

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    Bill Hader, Kate Hudson & 'Book Of Mormon' Star Josh Gad To Voice DreamWorks Animation's 'Me And My Shadow'

    DreamWorks Animation have to be feeling pretty good these days. Coming off their creative highpoint to date with "How To Train Your Dragon," the company picked up two Oscar nominations last week for the solid (if uninspired) "Puss In Boots" and "Kung Fu Panda 2," while arch-rivals Pixar missed out, ...

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    How Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' Was Almost Named 'Without a Trace'

    When Alfred Hitchcock began work on a film adaptation of the French novel, "D'entre les Morts" in the late 1950s, Paramount did not like his selected title: "Vertigo." Studio executives sent the director a list of strongly suggested alternatives that includes a bevy of melodramatic choices:

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    New On DVD/VOD This Week - Jamie Foxx-Produced Award-Winning Doc "Thunder Soul"

    Out on DVD and VOD this week is the Jamie Foxx-exec produced documentary Thunder Soul, which follows the extraordinary alumni from Houston’s storied Kashmere High School Stage Band, who return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for the 92-year-old Conrad “Prof”...

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