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    Was Jennifer Lawrence Too Young to Play Rosalyn in 'American Hustle'?

    Age is just a number. But what if that number is 23 and you're Jennifer Lawrence, whose Golden Globe winning role in "American Hustle" some critics have said is too mature for her age?

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    'Marked Ones' Leads Friday Openers, 2013 Films Thrive in New Year

    Typical for early January, a new horror film marked the first new wide release of the year. And like the last two years, it started out in first place. But it weekend matinees look poised to return Disney's "Frozen" to the #1 spot in its 7th weekend (the last film to do that was "Avatar").

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    Jennifer Lawrence Is AP's Entertainer of the Year (CLIPS)

    Hot off rave reviews and Oscar buzz for her scenery-chewing performance in David O. Russell's "American Hustle," and the $370-million-plus box office take of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Jennifer Lawrence has just been crowned Entertainer of the Year by the Associated Press.

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    The Designer Behind the Wild 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Costumes: Trish Summerville

    Who dreamed up and executed all those crazy costumes in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"? Relatively new to moviemaking, American costume designer Trish Summerville is known for music videos (Pink, Christina Aguilera, and Justin Timberlake) and dressing music stars such as Adam Lambert, Ricky Marti...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Anchorman 2' Dethrones 'Hobbit' While 'Her' Is Top New Limited Opening

    New opener "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (Paramount) narrowly edged out the second Friday of "The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug" (Warner Bros.) for the top spot yesterday, while "American Hustle" is staying strong and "Her" took the spot for Friday's highest grossing limited release.

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    Oscars Narrow Makeup Race To 7; 'Hobbit' and 'Oz' Both Miss Cut

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition for the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 86th Academy Awards, and there were some big surprises.

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    Top Ten Box Office: 'Frozen' and 'Catching Fire' Lead Limping Pack; 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Starts Off Huge

    The weekend following the Thanksgiving holiday is usually one of the year's weakest. The top two films, Disney's "Frozen" and Lionsgate's "Catch Fire," both grossed more than any previous film for a similar weekend at $31.6 and $27 million respectively, blowing past previous record holder "Tangled" ...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Catching Fire' & 'Frozen' Dominate While 'Out of the Furnace' Flops, 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Opens Huge

    "Hunger Games" and "Frozen" continue to dominate the box office, with the week's only new wide release, "Out of the Furnace," offering little competition. The Coens' "Inside Llewyn Davis," however, opened huge in four theaters in New York and LA.

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    Open Up the Best Actress Oscar Race: Five Locks and Eight Must-See Performances

    As usual, there are more viable men hustling after a Best Actor slot than women in contention for Best Actress. (My current predictions are here.) 'Twas ever thus, as the myopic film industry continues to chase the male demo and sequester "soft" relationship movies to the indie realm. Which means th...

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    Top Ten: 'Catching Fire' and 'Frozen' Gobble Up the Holiday Weekend Box Office

    Two huge films gobbled up almost 75% of the holiday weekend top 10 box office. The second week of "Catching Fire" and the wide opening of "Frozen" both amassed huge totals that blew all the other films away. Will 2013 catch up with 2012? December will tell the tale.

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