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    Young Adult: Early Reviews and Theron's Deliciously Narcissistic Anti-Hero

    "Young Adult," the lastest from director Jason Reitman ("Up in the Air") and screenwriter Diablo Cody ("Juno") is a rare black sheep. It plays like a dark indie comedy with attitude, but it stars Oscar-winner Charlize Theron, sidesteps convention and beats to its own dr...

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    Box Office: Steve McQueen's 'Shame' Scores In Strong First Weekend (UPDATED)

    Steve McQueen's "Shame" debuted on 10 screens this weekend for Fox Searchlight and  according to estimates the results were far from shameful.

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    Weekend B.O. (Dec. 2-4) - The Juggernaut That Is Twilight

    I'm a guy so I don't understand at all what the deal is with these movies, but Breaking Dawn again was No. 1, and, so far, looks like it can't be stopped, with worldwide box office totals at over $532 million.

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    Weekend Box Office: Twilight and Muppets Hold Top Spots, Hugo Moves Into Third Place

    A post-Thanksgiving hangover held sway at the sluggish weekend box office as most films saw steep percentage drops. The total gross for all films was an estimated $82 million, down some 5% from the comparable frame last year, when Disney’s “Tangled” topped the charts with $21.6 mil...

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    Weekend Preview: Sex & Power Dominate The Box Office: Shame, Sleeping Beauty, Coriolanus, Outrage, The Lady

    Forget feel-good holiday movies: themes of sex and power dominate this weekend's newcomers. Feast on the dark side before more heartwarming Christmas fare hits multiplexes--"War Horse" will loosen your tear ducts and we can assume 9/11 drama "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close&...

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    Here's The Top Grossing NC-17 Rated Films

    In honor of today's release of Steve McQueen's "Shame" - which Fox Searchlight is releasing uncut with a NC-17 rating - Indiewire is taking a look back at the history of the controversial rating, which has been in effect for over 20 years now.

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    Watch: Ghost Protocol's Patton & Seydoux Look Lovely While Beating Each Other

    Paula Patton and Lea Seydoux don't play nice in "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," but they still look perfectly lovely while beating each other to a pulp. Clearly the real stars of this clip are their cleavage. Watch Patton and Seydoux (more likely: their body-doubles) in the cli...

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    Interview/Trailer Watch: Mulligan Talks Shame, Tattoos, Nudity, Being Rogers & Astaire with Fassbender, Red Band Trailer

    Carey Mulligan chats with Vulture about everything from nudity in "Shame" to her late night drive with "Drive" director Nicolas Winding Refn. (He was in a Puma track suit, she was high on "seventeen Red Bulls" when they almost got arrested.) Mulligan begged Steve McQuee...

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    Holiday Box Office: 'Marilyn,' 'Dangerous Method' and 'The Artist' Debut; 'Descendants' Continues To Shine (UPDATED)

    It was a very crowded Thanksgiving weekend at the specialty box office, with David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method," Simon Curtis' "My Week With Marilyn" and Michel Hazanavicus' "The Artist" all making their debuts.

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    Fox Sneaks We Bought A Zoo; Early Reviews

    With theatrical box office more important than ever, the studios have gone back to a tried-and-true method of building word-of-mouth for movies they believe in--sneak previews. Disney has sneaked "War Horse" twice now, and Paramount threw "Young Adult" into key markets as well. S...

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