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    Here Are the New Indies (Hopefully) Playing In a Theater Near You: 'Byzantium,' 'I'm So Excited,' 'Laurence Anyways' and More

    Gemma Arterton hits theaters for the second weekend in a row (following last week's "Unfinished Song"), this time as a vampire; a new documentary teaches us the real roots of punk, and Pedro Almodovar's latest opens. Here's a list of the indies opening this week, with synopses courtesy of the distri...

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    This Weekend: Head to 'The Heat' and 'Laurence Anyways,' Skip Emmerich's Latest Disaster 'White House Down'

    This weekend, the movie to see is Paul Feig's buddy cop comedy "The Heat" starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, but you may want to skip Roland Emmerich's latest blow-em-up spectacle "White House Down."

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    Gemma Arterton On Life After James Bond, the 'Clash of the Titans' Nightmare and Why She's a 'Quite a Sexual Person'

    Playing a Bond girl has long been synonymous with career suicide, especially for actresses just getting their start in the business. For British bombshell Gemma Arterton it was anything but. After portraying Strawberry Fields in the critically reviled Bond outing "Quantum of Solace," the actress has...

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    Review: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Starring Gemma Arterton & Saoirse Ronan

    Between "Twilight" on the big screen, and "True Blood" and "Vampire Diaries" on the cable dial, among countless other books, graphic novels and more, if you're a fan of bloodsuckers, there's likely a flavor out there for you. And with countless other projects in the pipeline (including Universal's b...

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    Review: Forget 'Twilight,' Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Will Satisfy Your Vampire Bloodlust

    Contemporary cinema has featured a fair share of young, attractive vampires in recent years, but Neil Jordan's "Byzantium" stands out for exploring that subject with a mixture of intelligence and gravitas.

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    Watch: 2 Clips And Lots Of New Pics From Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' With Gemma Arterton & Saoirse Ronan

    Neil Jordan’s vampire flick “Byzantium” is only a month away from its US release date of June 28th so if they want to draw out the undead crowd from their darkened dens and Anne Rice book clubs, the time for a promotional barrage is now. To get the ball rolling we have two new clips from the upcomin...

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    The 10 Indie Films You Must See This June

    From William Shakespeare by way of Joss Whedon to Paris Hilton by way of Sofia Coppola (sort of), check out Indiewire's picks for your 10 best options, and then check out June's full calendar, as there are many worthy films that didn't end up making this list (including some studio efforts).

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    New Trailer: Byzantium - Starring Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton

    IFC Films has just released a new trailer for Byzantium, based on Moira Buffini's play which she also adapted for the screen. The film follows Clara (Gemma Arterton) and Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan) a mother-daughter vampire pair who relocate to a coastal town to try to start over. This ends up with dead...

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    Nicolas Winding Refn Suggests You Should Lower Your Expectations For 'The Equalizer,' Plus NSFW New 'Only God Forgives' Clip

    With "Only God Forgives" screening this morning at Cannes (read our review), it's clearly Nicolas Winding Refn day here at The Playlist. In the shadow of the success of the new film's predecessor, 2011’s “Drive,” one of the more surprising moves the director made was signing up for an adaptation of ...

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