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    Weekend Preview: Fast Five Pumps Testosterone, Prom Tween Fantasy, 13 Assassins, Cave 3-D, The Arbor

    It's a weekend of extremes, with the Fast Five testosterone-fest, a Prom tween fantasy, not one but 13 Assassins and a Hoodwinked Too! that no one asked for. Several indie gems are mixed in with some less-inspiring releases: we recommend Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams in 3-D and Clio Berna...

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    Fast Five Could Beat Last Installment's $70.95 Million Weekend

    With Fast Five, Justin Lin, by all accounts, has delivered the best Fast and Furious installment so far--adding Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to chase the original lead duo Vin Diesel and Paul Walker--and Universal is cautiously optimistic, saying that it is tracking as well in the same range as the fourth. Anthony D'Alessandro looks at the performance of the franchise to date--and predicts the coming weekend's performance. Gas-strapped Americans are expected to break their piggy banks this weekend to see Universal’s auto five-quel Fast Five, which has scored the first "fresh" reviews of the series. Should the gross rival the $70.95 million April...

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    Prom Early Reviews: Formulaic Tween Fantasy Flick or Stereotype Reinforcer?

    Disney's Prom opens April 29. It stars Aimee Teegarden, Thomas McDonell, DeVaugh Nixon, Danielle Campbell, Yin Chang, Nolan Sotillo, and more. Joe Nussbaum directs a script from Katie Wech. Reviews, picture and the trailer are below.

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    Todd Phillips Compares The Hangover Parts I & II To The Godfather. Seriously.

    Todd Phillips is confident that The Hangover Part II can live up to its predecessor. So much so that he has the nerve to compare his man-boy films to The Godfather. The writer-director tells MTV: "I think there are very few sequels that have been made that live up to or exceed their first film. The ...

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    Weekend Box Office: Rio Rolls Over New Openers Madea's Big Happy Family, Water for Elephants

    Niche fans for Tyler Perry and Rob Pattinson turned out for Madea's Big Happy Family and Water for Elephants, respectively, but family toon Rio continued to rock the box office. Anthony D'Alessandro reports:Family films shined brightly at the Easter weekend box office as kids kept Fox’s Blue Sky Stu...

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    Weekly Wrap: Remembering Tim Hetherington, Cannes, Earth Day, Bourne, Reichardt's Filmmaking 101

    Earth Day Is April 22: Films, Festivals To Celebrate, Protect and Inspire.

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    Weekend Preview: Madea, RPattz, Witherspoon & Elephants, Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Incendies

    Tyler Perry fans and Robert Pattinson shriekers can flock to theaters this weekend. In the meantime, check out a variety of alternatives from the indiesphere.

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    The Tree of Life Delivers Dinosaur Picture

    In case you weren't already excited for Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life (premiering at Cannes May 16, limited stateside release May 27), here's the latest picture-- revealing a dinosaur. (This is a higher-res version of the tiny photo included in the poster art.) Sight unseen, it's hard to label ...

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    X-Men: First Class: A Critique of Lawrence's Mystique; New International Trailer

    Here is MTV's take on this new still of Jennifer Lawrence as X-Men: First Class's Mystique: "This may not be the most engaging of press images, but we’re satisfied with a static shot of the iconic character in full makeup—not to mention confident we’ll see Mystique in a variety of more dynamic, even...

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