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    'Bond 24' Gets a Start Date; 'Goldfinger' Celebrates 50th

    "Bond 24" has a start date of December 6th and the announcement comes two days before "Goldfinger" celebrates its 50th anniversary (it opened September 17, 1964, in the UK, ushering in Bond mania).

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    Oscar Watch: Three Movies Will Dominate the Crafts Awards

    The crafts buzz has already started with Emmanuel (Chivo) Lubezki's extraordinary "continuous take" in Alejandro Iñárritu's "Birdman." Will the experimental cinematographer snag his second Academy Award in a row after "Gravity"? Or will 11-time Oscar nominee Roger Deakins (just as digitally cutting ...

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    Toronto: Tomm Moore Follows 'Secret of Kells' with Exquisite Animated Oscar Contender 'Song of the Sea'

    Tomm Moore follows up his Oscar-nominated "The Secret of Kells" with an even more ambitious Irish folk tale, "Song of the Sea," which plays Toronto on Saturday. "Song of the Sea" (opening December 19th) looks to be a sure Oscar contender for its exquisite hand-drawn beauty and stirring story about t...

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    'Big Hero 6' Sneak Peek: Disney Grabs the Marvel Superhero Holy Grail

    Following its "Frozen" juggernaut, Disney goes after boys craving a superhero fix with "Big Hero 6" (November 7), its first venture into the Marvel universe. And like "Guardians of the Galaxy," the obscurity of this comic has allowed the studio to Disneyfy it in all the right ways with an action-pac...

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    Immersed in Movies: Sneaking 'Big Hero 6': Disney Embraces the Marvel Superhero

    The timing for Big Hero 6 couldn't be better for Disney. It's not only completely different from Frozen but also captures the holy grail for animation in tapping the superhero genre. In fact, it shares a common theme with Marvel's latest hit, Guardians of the Galaxy: the loss of a loved one as soci...

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    How Christian Berger Shot the Twin Horrors of Hungary's 'The Notebook' in CinemaScope

    Janos Szasz's "The Notebook," last year's foreign Oscar film entry from Hungary, explores the dark side of inseparability among innocent yet cruel twin boys. And DP Christian Berger ("The White Ribbon"), who is now busy prepping Angelina Jolie's next directorial effort, "By the Sea," which will co-s...

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    Immersed in Movies: Gary Trousdale and Tiffany Ward Talk "Rocky and Bullwinkle' Short

    Rocky and Bullwinkle are back in their own short, thanks to DreamWorks' Mr. Peabody & Sherman feature, and, although they didn't make it to the big screen, you can see their latest antics on the upcoming Blu-ray/DVD (Oct. 14). June Foray, of course, voices her iconic squirrel but the lovable moose (...

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    Ben Kingsley's Tightrope with Mythology, from Attenborough's 'Gandhi' to Upcoming 'Boxtrolls,' 'Exodus,' and 'Jungle Book'

    Ben Kingsley relayed how sad it was that Richard Attenborough had suffered a massive stroke and could hardly string a sentence together, and that he had visited him not too long ago. But our entire conversation, which covered "The Boxtrolls," "Exodus: Gods and Kings," "The Walk," and "The Jungle Boo...

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    How Joseph Gordon-Levitt Blew Up Frank Miller & Robert Rodriguez's Return to Sin City, 'A Dame to Kill For'

    It's hard to believe that it's been nine years since "Sin City." So much has changed and we're worse off, in many ways, which makes the timing just right to slip back into Frank Miller's deliriously noir hell hole. If anything, "A Dame to Kill For" is bolder yet more cohesive and emotionally involvi...

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    Director John Bruno Talks the Stormy Waters of 'Deepsea Challenge 3D' & "The Ultimate Stress Test" of James Cameron (TRAILER)

    For John Bruno, it was surreal directing James Cameron's record-breaking solo voyage into the deepest part of the ocean in the Mariana Trench for the "Deepsea Challenge 3D" doc. That's because the journey into the abyss this time was real after first working with Cameron as VFX supervisor on "The Ab...

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