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    IN THE WORKS: Movies of Ebert's 'Life Itself' and Ellroy's 'Big Nowhere,' Plus Berg & Holofcener's 'Secret Thing'

    A handful of exciting projects based on books are in the works, from some heavy hitters, from Roger Ebert and Martin Scorsese to Elmore Leonard and Nicole Holofcener.

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    Holiday Box Office: Oscar Doc 'Undefeated' So-So; 'Descendants' and 'Artist' Full Speed Ahead (UPDATED)

    Oscar nominated doc "Undefeated" led a quiet set of specialty debuts this President's Day weekend. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the football documentary grossed $42,658 from its five opening screens over the 4-day weekend, averaging $8,532. Released by The...

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    In Theaters: Make 'The Vow' To Stay Inside The 'Safe House' & Avoid The 'Journey 2' 'The Phantom Menace'

    Happy Friday all, another week has gone by and another weekend is here with new releases for your eyeballs and eardrums (cause cinema is both audio and visual... get it..). There's a nice little salad bar of items to choose from, so just make sure you choose the right one and not a re-release of a b...

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    Oren Moverman Talks Taking A Paranoid Woody Harrelson To Dark Places For The Searing Police Drama 'Rampart'

    Oren Moverman's directorial debut, 2009's "The Messenger," nabbed two Oscar nominations -- for Best Original Screenplay, and for Woody Harrelson as Best Supporting Actor. Moverman and Harrelson's critically-acclaimed follow-up "Rampart" seemed to be on the path for a repeat performance, especially g...

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    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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    10 Things You Want To Know About Woody Harrelson

    Woody Harrelson made a stop at the BFI London Film Festival this week to chat at one of the festival's many Screen Talks, where actors and directors at the festival sit down to discuss their careers in front of an audience.

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    My Favorite Films Of 2011 - Rodrigo Perez

    Topping my list of 2011’s #1stworldproblems was making a top 10 list. Such is the difficult life of having to see movies for free and then attempt to express something insightful about them. I have the same issue every year: feeling zero motivation to write a top 10 list and then of course, al...

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    Ben Foster Talks Producing 'Rampart' & 'Queer'; Says He'll Age Two Decades, Put On Weight For 'Gotti'

    Ben Foster's character Sebastian in the new film "Contraband" is partially based on a producer the actor once worked with, and it's someone who inspired him by teaching him exactly what not to do -- a lesson especially handy now that he's become a producer himself. Since starting a production compan...

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    From Bloody Murders To Bridesmaid Speeches: The 25 Best Movie Moments Of 2011

    The great Howard Hawks once famously said that what makes a good film is "three great scenes, and no bad ones." While we'd argue that that's not an absolute hard-and-fast rule, he wasn't far off. With 2011 providing a number of above-average films, there've been plenty of m...

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    Exclusive: Woody Harrelson's Bad Boy Cop Called A "Classic Racist" In Clip From 'Rampart'

    Featuring a sun stroked Los Angeles, boiling in the midst of various LAPD scandals that are sweeping the city, and led by a towering performance by Woody Harrelson, Oren Moverman's "Rampart" is a riveting portrait of a city and of one man trying to keep his head above water. But Date R...

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