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    Stream This: James Gandolfini In 'Romance & Cigarettes,' Pixar Shorts & More On VOD This Week

    It's homage week here at The Playlist, and, goodness knows, there's plenty to pay tribute to. "World War Z" opens in theaters today, and you may be in the mood to spend a little extra time with Brad Pitt. We'd like to suggest settling in with one of his oldies-but-goodies. Similarly, with Pixar's "M...

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    George Lucas' First Draft Of 'The Star Wars' Getting Comic Adaptation From Dark Horse

    No, this is not an April Fool's Day prank, and it's pretty big news for "Star Wars" fans, who already have enough to geek out about with sequels, spinoffs and more all on the horizon.

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    Honor Roll 2012: Christopher Walken On 'Psychopaths,' 'A Late Quartet,' 'Heaven's Gate' and Why He Talks Like That

    Honor Roll is a daily series running throughout December that features new or previously published interviews, profiles and first-person stories of some of the year's most notable cinematic voices. Today, we're running a new interview with Christopher Walken, currently acclaimed for his performance ...

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    Time Magazine Names Michael Haneke's 'Amour' The Best Film Of 2012

    While "Zero Dark Thirty" seems to be the movie to beat at the moment, another picture is slowly gaining momentum. The punishing yet beautiful "Amour" is not only poised to be a major player in the Foreign Language category at the Oscars, but many think it could sneak into the Bes...

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    Why 'The Queen of Versailles' Tops Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks This Week

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: Lauren Greenfield's timely documentary that opened this year's Sundance Film Festival; the latest from Oliver Stone; Amy Heckerling's reunion with her "Clueless" star Alicia Silverstone; Julie Delpy's winning follow-up to "2 Days in Paris"; and the latest dry comedy from To...

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    Dark Horse-movie review

    Todd Solondz is the master of suburban angst, but for me his films run hot and cold. When he’s hot, as in the recent 'Life During Wartime', he has an uncanny ability to find both absurdist comedy and poignant drama in the vicissitudes of everyday characters.

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    In Theaters: 'Safety Not Guaranteed' For 'Prometheus;' 'Madagascar 3' May Be The Weekend's 'Dark Horse'

    Hello, and happy Friday! There is quite a presence of quieter subject matter this week, including an unassuming musician and Edward Cullen playing a human version of his lothario self. But of course, no shortage of big screen adventures in 3D either. And, amidst the hailstorm of big-budget summer fl...

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    The Playlist Profile: Todd Solondz

    Todd Solondz walks through the door of a Cafe on 12th Street in Manhattan, looking, apart from his trademark lemon-yellow converse all stars, like a person in disguise. He wears a floppy khaki sun hat and oversized shades. As he walks through the room, he peels off the sunglasses and replaces them w...

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    Weekend Preview: Spectacular 'Prometheus' Arrives, 'Safety Not Guaranteed' Best of the Indies

    "Prometheus" finally arrives this weekend and it's quite a ride. While its story may not deliver on the promise of its dazzling trailer and promos, it's visually stunning and Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender are an impressive pair. Among the indie fare arriving this weekend is the charming Sundan...

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    Review: Todd Solondz's 'Dark Horse' Deconstructs Man-Child Comedies, Mostly Toothlessly

    If there's one theme that's been prevalent -- nay omnipresent -- in American comedy (and some dramas) in the last half-decade or so, it's that of arrested development: the male (for they are usually male) who's been so coddled by parents, by society, by expectations, that he remains ...

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