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    Barry Pepper Joins ‘Broken City’ with Mark Wahlberg & ‘Snitch’ With Dwayne Johnson

    For a minute back in May of 2000, it looked like Barry Pepper’s career was on life support after starring as Jonnie Goodboy Tyler in the stillborn L. Ron Hubbard sci-fi mega-flop “Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000.” In the years since, John Travolta’s career has...

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    "The Hunger Games" Gets A Full Trailer... And I Still Have No Interest In Seeing The Flick

    I'm probably in the minority when I say I have so little interest in seeing this. I've seen enough of these broadly-categorized "white teenager in mythical worlds adventure" flicks; I saw the last 2 Harry Potter movies, and I've had my fill for awhile.

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    Here Are Nine Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend

    In case you were away from your computer this weekend, get caught up on what you missed by checking out nine of the top stories published over the past two days on Indiewire and the blog network. Indie Box Office: Lars von Trier's "Melancholia Debuts Strong Lars von Trier's "...

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    Sony Lands TV Rights To David Fincher & Kevin Spacey's 'House Of Cards'; Will Air After Netflix Run

    It's remarkable how quickly things change in the media world. Back this spring, Netflix were throwing their weight around, making television studios scared by acquiring the rights to "House Of Cards," the forthcoming series from producers David Fincher and Kevin Spacey (with the latter...

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    Watch Don Cheadle Get Frisky In New Full Trailer For "House Of Lies"

    Don Cheadle's new dark comedy TV series for the Showtime network, titled House Of Lies (based on the book House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn) stars 

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Corman's World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel'

    Though he's most recently responsible for producing SyFy originals like "Dinoshark" and "Dinocroc vs. Supergator," Roger Corman has a legacy that would make most producers in Hollywood jealous. Not only has he produced more than 300 features (almost all of them profitable) bu...

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    Occupy Wall Street: The Movie; Will There Be a Definitive Film of the Movement?

    So far, Occupy Wall Street has inspired a dozen prominent filmmakers, from Haskell Wexler to Jonathan Demme to Jem Cohen, to document the rising protest movement. And a handful of Hollywood and indie films, produced after the rebellion's rise, from "Margin Call" to "Tower Heist...

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    Russell Brand To Lead 'The President Stole My Girlfriend'

    This isn't scientific or anything, and evidence still needs to gathered to turn this theory into a fact, but as Russell Brand's hair has become far less wild and as he's settled into a domestic life with his improbable wife Katy Perry, the man has gotten distinctly less funny. The witty,...

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    'Robot Chicken' Helmer Chris McKay To Co-Direct 'Lego' With Phil Lord & Chris Miller; 2014 Release Pegged

    The various movies in development based on childhood toys and board games, probably the most serious symptom of the creative bankruptcy facing most studios, have, thankfully, yet to come to pass for the most part. McG's "Ouija" had the plug pulled on it, Ridley Scott's "M...

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    Watch: Full Trailer For 'The Hunger Games' Is Mostly Convincing

    If a trailer's going to bow on "Good Morning America," it feels like you're safe in making some assumptions on the content of that trailer. Something frothy, we would imagine, in the vein of "New Year's Eve" or "Eat Pray Love," perhaps. At the very most...

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