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    Paramount Tries New Ticket Tack to Boost 'Interstellar' Sales

    After a solid but less than expected 12-day performance for Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," Paramount Pictures has announced an unusual promotion with AMC Theaters, the second-largest domestic exhibitor, for the rest of its theatrical run.

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    Screen Talk Episode 20: Debating 'Theory of Everything,' 'Interstellar' and 'Nightcrawler'

    In our 20th Screen Talk podcast, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I scrap over "The Theory of Everything" and "Interstellar," and agree on the merits of "Nightcrawler," starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

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    'Interstellar' Screenings Launch Upbeat Buzz

    The screenings of Chris Nolan's "Interstellar" have landed. Paramount is keeping press folks under embargo until October 27th--they're allowed to do that if they invite you to an advance screening. (When studios try to control film festival screenings it makes me crazy.)

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    The Superstar Behind 'Interstellar''s Amazing Science (VIDEO)

    I sat with a genius the other night at the American Cinematheque Ball honoring Matthew McConaughey. CalTech astrophysicist Kip Thorne worked closely with Christopher Nolan and his VFX people to create a scientifically realistic wormhole and black hole so that the film's use of relative time would be...

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    Recipe for a Successful Cinematheque Ball: Matthew McConaughey

    Hollywood is rife with tributes, glam red carpet events with sponsors and scads of cameras. What I love about the fall's annual American Cinematheque Ball is that sometimes--not always--there's a grain of authenticity.

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    Screen Talk Report from Halls of Comic-Con, 'The Giver' and Other Oscar Possibilities

    Every year I approach the trip to Comic-Con in San Diego with equal measures of anticipation and dread. Why? It's huge, crowded, stressful and crammed with the best and worst of pop culture. I talk about it with Indiewire critic Eric Kohn on our weekly podcast, sitting cross-legged on the floor outs...

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    Chris Nolan and Matthew McConaughey Rock the Con with Surprise 'Interstellar' Footage

    After a quiet first day at Comic-Con, Hall H was finally rocked by a movie of clear scope and ambition that was not an imitation of other things. Christopher Nolan came to Comic-Con for the first time with fellow Con virgin Matthew McConaughey to show an early trailer for Paramount release "Interste...

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    How Does 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Composer Hans Zimmer Do It? Hack or Genius? "I am still an architect" (VIDEO)

    Composer Hans Zimmer, whose latest score can be heard in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' says: "I am still an architect. Authorship seems to be more difficult for other people. My head runs over with ideas." Also, in a new video, 'Spider-Man' director Marc Webb talks working with Zimmer, and his dream t...

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    WATCH: New 'Man of Steel' Trailer; How Nolan, Goyer and Snyder Reinvented the Big Blue Boy Scout

    Who knew, when Brandon Routh took on the alien Kal-El in Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns," that fans would split so divisively? The 2006 movie, which paid homage to the Richard Donner "Superman" movies without completely updating the franchise the way Christopher Nolan did with "Batman Begins," gro...

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    Weekend Recap: Hollywood's Most Secretive Directors, Cinema's Future, Tina Brown, AMC vs. Dish

    Secretive directors: In a world where new posters, trailers, and spoilers are prized and rumors are updated minute-by-minute, remaining a "secretive" director takes willpower and determination. A select few directors manage to keep a tight lid on their projects, and Vulture's Kyle Buchanan posted a ...

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