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    Angela Lansbury Says 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot A "Mistake," 'Downton Abbey' Gets 5th Season & More

    While we didn't think the idea of a "Murder, She Wrote" reboot was entirely egregious, it looks like Jessica Fletcher herself is less convinced the idea will work. Angela Lansbury recently spoke with Associated Press (via Herald Sun) and revealed she wishes CBS wouldn't jump off the show she made fa...

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    The Biggest Lesson from Films This Decade: Only Bad Things Happen in Cabins

    Whether you're a couple of estranged family members, a group of couples looking for a relaxing getaway or an art thief seeking a secure hideout, cabins are never the answer.

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    Magnolia Takes US Rights to Norway's 'Ragnarok' with 'Kon-Tiki' Star ål Sverre Hagen

    Magnolia takes rights to Norwegian adventure film "Ragnarok" after seeing a three minute promo at the Berlin Film Market. The Trust Nordisk film, from director Mikkel Sandemose, is about an archaeologist ("Kon Tiki"'s Pål Sverre Hagen) obsessed with the Oseberg Viking ship...

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    'Hitchcock' Director Sacha Gervasi Talks 'My Dinner With Hervé' & 'Headhunters,' But Isn't Quite Sure What's Next

    Now that Sacha Gervasi has "Hitchcock" ready for theaters this week, what will the director do next? "The Jennifer Aniston-Russell Crowe project," he teased when talking to The Playlist this weekend. "The Jennifer Aniston-Love Hewitt/Brad Pitt project. It's all in clayma...

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    European Film Academy Opens Vote for People's Choice Awards 2012

    European Film Academy opened the vote for the 2012 People's Choice Awards and announced the roster of final films for the 2012 contest - including "The Artist," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "The Iron Lady," and "In Darkness." The EFA invites audiences to weigh in, and if you're so inclined you...

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    Why 'Monsieur Lazhar' Tops Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks This Week

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: Canada's moving Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film; a horror flick from the guy that brought you "The Blair Witch Project"; The Who's classic rock opera; a cool and brutal Scandinavian thriller; and the latest comedy from the director of "Th...

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    In Theaters: 'Bernie,' 'The Five-Year Engagement,' And 'Pirates!' Are 'Safe;' 'The Raven' Not So Much

    Happy Friday! It’s the last minute run-up to summer blockbuster season, and since no one wants to even contemplate challenging “The Avengers” next week (except for those pranksters over at DC Comics), a swell of smaller, independent, and foreign pictures are hitting theaters this weekend. And with t...

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    Headhunters—movie review

    I can’t remember the last time a movie surprised me as much as 'Headhunters': not just its story twists and turns, which are considerable, but its continual stripping of character veneer and overall audaciousness left me breathless.

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    Review: Nasty Nordic Thriller 'Headhunters' Doesn't Have The Courage Of Its Convictions

    For fans of the crime genre, both on the page and on the screen, Scandinavia has been the hottest source of new material in recent years (although obviously not literally). Steig Larsson's Millennium trilogy was a huge bestseller worldwide, and has already provided three Swedish films and David Finc...

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    'Goon,' 'Aggression Scale' to Rough Up ActionFest 2012

    Action cinema festival ActionFest has announced the first crop of films making its way to North Carolina in April. Steven C. Miller's SXSW favorite "The Aggression Scale," Bobcat Goldthwait's dark comedy "God Bless America" and Michael Dowse's hockey comedy "Goon...

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