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    Patton Oswalt Disappointed Charlize Theron Wasn't Nominated At The Oscars, But Thrilled For Melissa McCarthy & Demian Bichir

    The Oscars, remember those? It all seems like a distant memory now, and it's hard to believe it was just a couple of weeks ago that we were sitting down in extra stretchy pants with some beer and unhealthy snack food to watch the annual Super Bowl for the movies. And while time will tell what th...

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    Soundtrack Details For 'Casa De Mi Padre' Plus Video For "Yo No Se" Performed By Will Ferrell

    SXSW kicks off today, and the sunny, BBQ roasted city of Austin is probably the perfect place for "Casa De Mi Padre" to making its premiere. The odd ball comedy stars Will Ferrell, Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal, Nick Offerman and Genesis Rodriguez in a riff on Mexican telenovelas, that te...

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    Next Tugg Test: Paramount Insurge Launches 'Loved Ones' and Drafthouse Opens 'The FP'

    The real test for the on-demand Tugg releasing model is films that have not been pre-sold via well-branded theatrical releases with ads and reviews. "The Tree of Life," for example, is well past its first run, and is now reaching more moviegoers via Tugg.

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    Rising Stars Mark Webber & Sarah Snook To Star In 'Jessabelle' From 'Saw 3D' Director Kevin Greutert

    Typically, a Lionsgate horror flick from "Saw 3D" helmer Kevin Greutert isn't one to grab our attention but their latest collaboration "Jessabelle" has scored two pieces of casting that has forced our hand.

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    Viola Davis To Star In Biopic Of Groundbreaking Politician Barbara Jordan

    Since picking up her first Oscar nomination when she stole the show in "Doubt," Viola Davis has developed into one of the most respected actresses in Hollywood -- someone you know you can go to for a guaranteed good performance, no matter the role. And now that she's won that well-dese...

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    Joseph Cedar Talks His Oscar Nominated 'Footnote' & Why Argument Is A Necessary Force

    One of five nominees for this year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, “Footnote” comes from award-winning writer-director Joseph Cedar, who at only 43 years of age, has already established an enviable track record with his work. The Israeli auteur’s latest creati...

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    Theft Of Nicolas Cage's Action Comics #1 Will Now Be Turned Into A Movie That Doesn't Star Nicolas Cage

    "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," "Season of the Witch," "Drive Angry," "Seeking Justice," "Trespass," "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." Is that it? Is Nicolas Cage finally done paying that tax bill? Can he go back to making interesti...

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    First Look: Chris Hemsworth As Formula 1 Champion James Hunt In Ron Howard's 'Rush'

    We've always been intrigued as to how the sport of Formula 1 could crack the big screen, especially after 2001's disastrous "Driven" starring Sylvester Stallone. As dramatic and illustrious as the sport can be, at its core it's still a slow-burning, strategic game of inches set...

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    Are They Headed To Cannes? 'Cosmopolis' & 'Rust And Bone' Get May Release Dates In France

    Last night, Thierry Fremaux set the movie world abuzz, announcing Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" as the opening film for the 65th Cannes Film Festival. It's a film we listed as a strong contender for the red carpet in our predictions for the fest -- could two more movies fr...

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    Critics Trounce Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words"

    It shouldn't be any surprise that Eddie Murphy's comedy A Thousand Words, which finally opened today after numerous delays, is getting no love from the critics.

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