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    James Marsh and Andrea Riseborough Talk About the Personal, the Political and 'Shadow Dancer'

    James Marsh may be best known as the director of the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire, about Philippe Petit's tightrope walk between the Twin Towers, and Andrea Riseborough as the star who actually burnished her reputation by playing Wallis Simpson in Madonna's otherwise critically reviled ...

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    TOH! Worst Movies of 2012

    Anne Thompson and TOH! writers Maggie Lange, Beth Hanna, Matt Brennan, and Jacob Combs share their picks for Worst Movies of 2012.

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    Box Office: Madonna's 'W.E.' So-So Over Super Bowl Weekend

    On the weekend of her much-anticipated Super Bowl performance, The Weinstein Company released Madonna's "W.E." on four theaters. While falling well short of disastrous, the results were unspectacular. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the film took in $45,000, a...

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    Madonna Defends "W.E.": "I know that I did the best that I could do."

    Whatever audiences may make of Madonna's "W.E.," she says she's satisfied with her work. [This interview was originally published during Indiewire's coverage of the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. "W.E." opens this Friday, Feb. 3.]

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    Here Are the Highest-Grossing Madonna Films

    In honor of this week's limited run for her directorial effort "W.E." this weekend, Indiewire decided to take a trip down Madonna memory lane, counting down her best-performing films at the box office.

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    The Best Way To Enjoy 'W.E'? A Madonna Vanity Project.

    "W.E." is less outright bad than underwhelming; if the director were unknown, it would hardly deserve notice. Like her first film, the 2008 "Filth and Wisdom," it suffers from countless storytelling flaws. But where her debut was a bizarre low-budget and blatantly amateur British...

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    Madonna Premieres "W.E." in NY: "No one has gotten me a glass of champagne like they did in Venice and Toronto. So I’m sober and I hope I like the film."

    After screening her decidely ambitious historical romance "W.E." to less than stellar reviews in Venice, Toronto and London, Madonna brought her baby to MoMA Sunday night for the premiere in the city where she got her start, New York. With Madonna in attendance, the crowd for the Cine...

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    Angelina Jolie Smartly Promotes "Blood and Honey" on 60 Minutes

    If you missed Bob Simon's exceeeeeedingly polite interview with Angelina Jolie on 60 Minutes, watch it here. All week CBS had been teasing the piece with a snippet in which Jolie recalled her wild, "dark" days and said she was lucky she hadn't died. Did Simon press her on that? He ...

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    The Well-Done Trailer for 'W.E.' Begs the Question: Is It Really That Bad?

    The Weinstein Company have taken their sweet time to deliver a trailer for Madonna's period romp "W.E." And who can blame them? Following its disastrous premiere at Venice and its chilly reception in Toronto the film's gone quiet -- and the film's Oscar qualifying run begins in...

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    iW's Online Video of the Day: Madonna Loathes Hydrangeas. Really.

    Madonna's largely reviled "W.E." isn't the only thing courting bad press for the Material Girl in Venice.

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