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    George Clooney Saves the World (Or At Least Art) in 'The Monuments Men'

    The Monuments Men begins with a captivating scene, set in Belgium during World War II. We see close-ups of a work of art -- van Eyck's oversized Ghent Altarpiece—hear banging, then see priests crate up the individual panels of the painting, put them in a truck in the dark of night and send it off f...

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    Advertising Men: Watch This Nespresso Ad Starring George Clooney & Matt Damon, Directed By Grant Heslov

    So why do celebrities like endorsing products? Well, Page Six's recent report is fairly instructive, as they reveal that Matt Damon got paid $150,000/second, or $3 million, for twenty seconds of work to feature in a new Nespresso spot with his good pal George Clooney.

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    WATCH: THR's Writers Round Table with Holofcener, Delpy, Clooney, Ridley and More (VIDEO)

    The Hollywood Reporter continues their round table series with a top-rate assembly of writers. Included in the mix are Julie Delpy ("Before Midnight"), Nicole Holofcener ("Enough Said"), John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave"), Danny Strong ("Lee Daniels' The Butler"), Jonas Cuaron ("Gravity") and George C...

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    Watch: 50-Minute Writers Roundtable Talk With George Clooney, Julie Delpy, Jonas Cuaron & More

    We're in the thick of the awards season, which means long gone are the conversations about how long it took to set up a big VFX shot or what it was like playing [insert superhero]. Instead, movie lovers can now actually have substantive talks about, well, movies, and more importantly, so to can film...

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    Is The Oscar Best Picture Next? Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Takes Top Prize At Producers' Guild Awards

    After a bit of a breather from awards season due to the Sundance Film Festival (in recent years, Oscar noms are announced during the festival, but the Academy moved it up this year), barely minutes elapsed between the Sundance awards ceremony and the first of a coming wave of precursors awards cerem...

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    In the Works: Clooney, Greengrass & Terrio Onboard for NY Crime Syndicate Drama

    Producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov and screenwriter Chris Terrio are reteaming after their success with Ben Affleck's "Argo" on a currently untitled crime movie. Clooney is attached to star, and Paul Greengrass to direct and produce. Details of the film's plot are still a secret, but it re...

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    George Clooney To Direct & Produce 'The Yankee Commandante'

    Last year, alongside Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon, George Clooney picked up a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar nomination for his work on "The Ides of March." It was the single nomination received for Clooney’s solid but pedestrian fourth directorial effort. Since 2002, Clooney’...

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    George Clooney To Write, Direct & Star In Adaptation Of WWII-Set Heist Film 'Monuments Men'

    Even though "The Ides Of March" is on the awards season comeback trail, it didn't make the initial waves we anticipated. Another strong directorial effort from George Clooney after the misstep that was "Leatherheads," the return to form looks to have revitalized the film...

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    George Clooney's Smokehouse Pictures Plotting Film About '60's Comedians The Smothers Brothers

    Through their production shingle Smokehouse Pictures, George Clooney and Grant Heslov have been developing and producing interesting, intelligent fare over the last five years.

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    The Amazing Race: Which Writers Could Adapt & Survive Their Way To An Oscar Nod?

    Considering they spend the rest of their time ignored, humiliated, rewritten and robbed of credit, it's only fair that screenwriters get two categories at the Academy Awards, effectively doubling their chances of being nominated. It's also their best chance of gaining real cachet; witness the career...

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