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    Stephen Colbert Rips Amazon Over Hachette Dispute, Sells More Books (VIDEO)

    America's late-night comedy hosts are now, it would seem, the country's new defenders against corporate overreach.

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    Trailer Watch: Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges Go Dystopic in 'The Giver'

    A new, longer trailer for "The Giver" has landed, and while it looks all-too similar to its recent fellow-dystopia cousins, it should give some hope to fans of Lois Lowry's iconic novel.

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    John Green's Enthusiastic Fan Base Bodes Well for 'The Fault in Our Stars'

    John Green's fans love him. As in, LOVE him. The "Fault in Our Stars" scribe has nearly 2.5 million(!) followers on Twitter and his vlogbrothers YouTube videos routinely rack up 500,000 to a million hits.

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    Hollywood Isn't Giving Up Its Repetition Disorder Anytime Soon; See 'The Gray Man'

    Hollywood is hellbent to find franchises and multi-part literary properties not just because they seek easy-sell established brands with huge fan bases. To state the obvious, the studios have figured out that spending multi-millions to launch a one-off product just doesn't make sense.

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    Godard Fans, Rejoice! The Film Auteur Has Released a Book, 'Introduction to a True History of Cinema and Television'

    Throughout his long and fruitful career, Jean-Luc Godard has made films that, to put it mildly, challenge the status-quo. From his 1960 French New Wave debut "Breathless," to his most recent endeavor, the narratively incoherent "Goodbye to Language 3D," it's an undeniable truth that the man hasn't l...

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    Gilles Jacob: Author, Raconteur, Lover of Cinema and Outgoing Cannes President

    The Cannes Film Festival hits its titular locality for the 67th time on May 14th. Following a 22-year stint as Festival artistic director, Gilles Jacob, 83, rose to Presidency in 2001. But this year's Cannes will be his last. In 2015, Pierre Lescure takes over.

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    If You Could be Adopted by a Mother in the Movies, Who Would It Be?

    I’ve been reading Richard Corliss’ "Mom in the Movies," a sprightly survey of cinemamas, as though it were a catalogue of mail-order moms. Which movie mom would you choose for your own? Why?

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    All-Star Cast Lines Up for Andy Goddard's Cannes-Bound Patricia Highsmith Adaptation

    Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, Imogen Poots and Toby Jones have joined the cast of Brit helmer Andy Goddard's Untitled Patricia Highsmith adaptation.

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    I Answer Questions About My New Book 'The $11 Billion Year'

    My new book about the year 2012, "The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, an Inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System," is in bookstores.

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    Oliver Stone to Get the Matt Zoller Seitz Treatment in New Book, 'The Oliver Stone Experience'

    Few recent filmmaker biographies are as comprehensive, insightful or personal as Matt Zoller Seitz's "The Wes Anderson Collection," and Seitz is following up that achievement with a book on multiple Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone.

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