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    Over 30 New Photos From Telluride Hit 'Prisoners' Starring Hugh Jackman & Jake Gyllenhaal

    While there's only a handful of reviews in at the moment, Warner Bros.' abduction crime drama "Prisoners" currently stands at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes and 95% on Metacritic. Yes, those grades will surely drop when more reviews come in but this is the shorthand, easy way of saying "Prisoners," starrin...

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    Telluride Film Festival Review: Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal Carry Denis Villeneuve's Tense Kidnapping Drama 'Prisoners'

    A first-rate ensemble procedural with weighty themes to spare, Quebecois director Denis Villeneuve's tense kidnapping drama "Prisoners" revolves around a familiar set of genre ingredients but lays them out with expert precision. Similar to Villeneuve's Oscar-nominated "Incendies," the director's fir...

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    Oh, Canada: Xavier Dolan, Bruce McDonald, Denis Villeneuve and Bruce LaBruce Among Homegrown Filmmakers Heading To Toronto 2013

    The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its lineup of Canadian features, including new work from Bruce McDonald, Xavier Dolan, Denis Villeneuve (who has two films in the festival with "Prisoners" and "Enemy" -- both of which star Jake Gyllenhaal), Michael Dowse, Jennifer Baichwal with ...

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    Trailer of the Week: Hugh Jackman Puts Down the Claws and Gets Serious for 'Prisoners'

    Before the Trailer, We Thought: Quebec filmmaker Denis Villeneuve came to substantial acclaim and recognition with his 2010 film "Incendies," about a pair of Canadian twins who work to uncover the secrets behind their recently deceased mother's experiences in a Middle Eastern country's civil war, w...

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    'Prisoners' Sounds Familiar: Dano Joins Jackman, Gyllenhaal, Leo

    Imitation is the usual form of Hollywood flattery. You can count on a movie like "Taken" to not only spawn a sequel (which opened well enough to reinforce Liam Neeson's misguided belief that chasing big paydays is the best career path) but a slew of imitators.

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    Jake Gyllenhaal To Make 'An Enemy' With 'Incendies' Director Denis Villeneuve Based On Jose Saramago's 'The Double'

    While he didn't get the win in 2011, Denis Villeneuve's Oscar nominated "Incendies" put the helmer on the map, Hollywood called and he suddenly found a few more options on his plate. Last year, he came on board the long developing Black List script "Prisoners" (which rece...

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    'Incendies' Director Denis Villeneuve To Helm Animated Take On Joe Sacco's Graphic Novel 'Footnotes In Gaza'

    Quebecois filmmaker Denis Villeneuve has always been one of French-speaking Canada's most exciting filmmaking talents, thanks to the likes of "Maelström" and "Polytechnique," both of which won him Genie awards for Best Director, but last year saw him really start to make...

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    Producer Andrew Kosove Says Screenwriter For New 'Blade Runner' Film Will Be Announced Soon, Black List Script 'Prisoners' Still On The Way

    With 2011 winding down, all eyes are now on 2012 and what the future will bring and one project that has been knocking around for a while is "Prisoners" -- but the new year should bring the film some better fortune.

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    Jessica Chastain Reportedly To Star In 'Incendies' Director Denis Villeneuve's Adaptation Of Russell Banks' 'The Darling'

    2011 certainly seems to be actress Jessica Chastain’s lucky year, as she had a series of fine performances in parts both big and small in acclaimed films ranging from “The Help” to Terrence Malick’s “The Tree Life.” Throw in turns in the apocalyptic “Take Sh...

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    'Incendies' Director Denis Villeneuve To Take On Hot Black List Script 'Prisoners'

    Leonardo DiCaprio No Longer Attached To StarSo, where do we begin with "Prisoners"? How about with a bit of a history lesson, but essentially, keep in mind that of all the Black List scripts of the last few years making noise, this taut vigilante thriller may have been the white-hottest of all of th...

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