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    This Holiday Weekend, See Musicals 'Black Nativity' and 'Frozen'

    From Langston Hughes adaptation "Black Nativity" to Disney's animated musical comedy "Frozen," there is plenty of family fare to see this holiday weekend, which is light on awards contenders. Starring an acclaimed Idris Elba, the Nelson Mandela biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" also opens, as d...

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    Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Doesn't Measure Up to Park Chan-wook's

    Spike Lee's latest film owes much to its 2003 predecessor, and that level of adaptation is an inescapable part of the reviews that hit the web yesterday.

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    Review: Spike Lee's Bloody, Eccentric 'Oldboy' Remake Is His Most Entertaining Movie Since 'Inside Man'

    Lee has characterized his take on the material as a "reinterpretation" rather than a remake, although it might be more aptly described as a remix -- like a Spike Lee join slammed head-first into a Park Chan-wook one.

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    Spike Lee Talks 'Oldboy,' Studio Interference, '12 Years a Slave' (and, Implicitly, 'Django Unchained') and More in NYT

    Spike Lee's "Oldboy," a remake starring Josh Brolin of Park Chan-wook's now cult revenge classic, hits theaters November 27. Lee is profiled today in the New York Times and, as is to be expected, has some no-bullshit things to say about the lasting appeal of revenge films, his personal connection to...

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    Josh Brolin Wields a Hammer in Exclusive Art for Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'

    With Spike Lee's anticipated remake of Park Chan-Wook's "Oldboy" gearing up for a Nov. 27 wide release, Indiewire has obtained an exclusive first peek at an alternate poster for the thriller.

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    Anticipating Spike Lee's Remake and Want to Watch the Original 'Oldboy'? Don't Go to Netflix.

    Want to watch or revisit the Park Chan-wook's "Oldboy"? Don't look to Netflix -- unless you want to see a dubbed version of the classic violent 2003 thriller.

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    First Look: New Red Band Trailer and Poster for Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Remake

    Spike Lee's remake of Chan-wook Park's 2003 South Korean visceral thriller "Oldboy" arrives on October 25 (Film District scooped up U.S. rights in September). Lee released "Red Hook Summer" last summer; his Michael Jackson doc "Bad 25" played well on the fall fest circuit in advance of its Thanksgiv...

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    Watch: Josh Brolin In The Violent Red-Band Trailer For Spike Lee's Remake of 'Oldboy'

    FilmDistrict has finally unveiled the anticipated red-band trailer for Spike Lee's remake of Park Chan-Wook's "Oldboy," which you can watch below.

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    Check Out the Great Poster for Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Remake Featuring Josh Brolin Inside a Chest

    We're still a few months out from the debut of Spike Lee's remake of Park Chan-Wook's "Oldboy," with an October 25h release date planned, so it's understandable that we haven't seen too much promotional material yet, save for a teaser poster. Today FilmDistrict unveiled the first proper poster for t...

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