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    Playing Bad Cop: "Rampart"and the Occupy Movement

    The record of anonymous police in riot gear facing down unarmed protestors takes on a new dimension when it's witnessed away from their heated environments. By way of apparent serendipity, gritty cop drama "Rampart" addresses this topic head-on.

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    Woody Harrelson Didn't Take To The First Cut Of 'Rampart,' But Loved It The Second Time Around

    Woody Harrelson Didn't Take To The First Cut Of 'Rampart,' But Loved It The Second Time Around

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    Exclusive: Oren Moverman Says He’s Off Deeply "Unconventional" Kurt Cobain Biopic; Says Courtney Love Was Heartbroken

    Screenwriter/director Oren Moverman is having a banner year. His sophomore directorial effort, the blistering L.A.P.D. cop-drama “Rampart,” is a stunner, one of the year’s best and it features a scorching performance by Woody Harrelson. Other than Micheal Fassbender in “Shame...

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    New Poster For Oren Moverman's 'Rampart' Spotlights Star Woody Harrelson

    "A wildly ambitious slow burn that succeeds immensely, powered by one of the best performances of Woody Harrelson’s career."

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    Guy Pearce, Ben Foster & Kelly Macdonald To Star In Steve Buscemi’s Adaptation of 'Queer'

    In early 2010 we reported that writer/director Oren Moverman — who directed "The Messenger" and the upcoming police drama "Rampart" starring Woody Harrelson — was working on an adaptation of William S. Burroughs' "Queer" and staged a test-drive reading of the screenplay at the Sarasota Film Festival...

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    'Rampart' Starring Woody Harrelson Gets November 23 Oscar Qualifying Run Release

    Film Will Hit NY & L.A. For One Oscar Qualifying Week & Will Reopen In Platform Release On January 27Largely known so far for straight to DVD/VOD fare ("Trespass," "Blitz" "Shadows and Lies" with James Franco) and some theatrical releases, (Chris Evans' "Puncture") Millennium Entertainment might se...

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    Ben Stiller & Oren Moverman Teaming On Biopic Of Legendary Producer David O. Selznick

    It's like the movie gods have decided that us mere mortals are deserving of some good news today. First, of course, there was Werner Herzog joining Tom Cruise's "One Shot" and now one of our favorite writer/directors is pairing up with a solid actor to take on the life of a legendary Hollywood figur...

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    Millenium Entertainment Acquires Oren Moverman's 'Rampart,' Planning 2011 Oscar-Geared Release

    At its TIFF premiere earlier this month, Oren Moverman's police drama "Rampart" was applauded by critics all round with lead actor Woody Harrelson, in particular, earning praise for his performance as Dave "Date Rape" Brown (not kidding), a corrupt cop caught in the '90's L.A.P.D. scandal where the...

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    TIFF '11 Review: Woody Harrelson Stands Tall Amidst Crumbling LAPD In Riveting 'Rampart'

    "Everything you learned at the Academy is bullshit." That's the sage bit of wisdom Date Rape Dave (Woody Harrelson, and we'll get to his cop moniker in a moment) gives a new trainee in the opening frames of Oren Moverman's "Rampart," a searing and riveting look at a crooked cop's decay amidst the cr...

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    First Look: Woody Harrelson Proves NWA Had A Point In New Clips From 'Rampart'

    Tonight is the world premiere of "Rampart," currently showing without a distributor at the Toronto International Film Festival. Anticipation is high for Oren Moverman's highly-anticipated follow-up to the excellent "The Messenger," and while Woody Harrelson nabbed a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for that role, three new clips courtesy of THR showcase Harrelson as the lead in what we figured was an intriguing ensemble piece. The film is a period piece that showcases the repercussions of the L.A. Riots on an embattled former Vietnam vet struggling with the responsibilities of the badge, and trying to balance his sanity and questionable...

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