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    Berlin Review: '71' Starring Jack O’Connell An Outstanding, Bloody, Meditation On The Personal Cost Of Conflict

    While the odds of seeing two truly extraordinary, brutal but brilliant British films in as many weeks are fairly long, the chances of both films starring the same relative unknown, in two similarly impressive yet fundamentally different performances, must be exponentially smaller. But we should buy ...

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    Exclusive: Poster War Drama '71' Starring Jack O'Connell, Premiering At The Berlin Film Festival Plus Pics & Clip

    While he might not be gracing the cover of magazines just yet, but the time 2014 is over, Jack O'Connell should be. The actor has steadily been earning buzz from his breakout role on "Skins," his appearance in "This Is England" and his star-making turn in the forthcoming prison drama "Starred Up" (r...

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    Interview: Director David Mackenzie On The Cast And The Process Behind 'Starred Up' Plus Upcoming Projects

    One of the highlights of the Göteborg International Film Festival, and indeed one of the highlights of our year so far, was catching up with David Mackenzie’s “Starred Up," which, if you missed our review first time out, you can read all about here. The unflinching but brutally human prison drama is...

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    Göteborg Review: 'Starred Up' Is An Instant Classic Of The Prison Movie Genre

    What a glorious, freezing, snowy Swedish Monday at the Göteborg International Film Festival it was, because, for a non-Sundance attendee like me, it yielded the first truly great film of 2014. “Starred Up” (which, OK fine, actually premiered at Telluride last year) is an instant classic of the priso...

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    Watch: New Trailer For '300: Rise Of An Empire' Goes Into Battle

    LOUD NOISES! Believe it or not, this isn't about "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues." And while this sequel does feature yelling, buff bods and outrageous costumes, it takes itself much more seriously, and with a higher body count.

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    Saoirse Ronan, Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Margot Robbie & More Up For 'Fantastic Four' Roles

    So remember way back when names like "Girls" star Allison Williams and "Fruitvale Station" lead Michael B. Jordan were being tossed around as possible contenders for "Fantastic Four"? Well, that list just got a helluva lot longer.

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    Watch: New Trailers, Clips for TIFF Selections 'We Are The Best,' 'Art of the Steal,' 'Starred Up' & More

    Based off of the steady stream of crowd-pleasers, critical darlings, and uneven oddities that hit Toronto this past week, the Toronto International Film Festival could already be considered a runaway success. But an entire week more of cinematic gifts await, and we've got clips and trailers for a sl...

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    Exclusive: Get Ready For An Acid House Party With Clip & Poster For 'Weekender' Presented By Kevin Smith

    As long as there's drugs, good music, attractive people to hook up with and the opportunity to dance, kids will find a way to party. And as long as they find a way to party, there will be filmmakers looking to capture that vibe, which brings us to "Weekender" from director Karl Golden. While the U.K...

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    Jack O'Connell Takes Lead In Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken,' Film Slated For Oscar Season 2014 Release

    Dev Patel, Kaya Scoledario and Nicholas Hoult can all thank BBC's "Skins" for their career breakthroughs, and now Jack O'Connell can do the same. He's touted for a part in next year's sequel "300: Rise Of An Empire," but it looks like he's already making the leap to an awards season player.

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    Dane DeHaan Among Those In The Mix To Lead Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'

    Angelina Jolie's greatest battle this year might just be her valiant effort against cancer, surviving thanks to a double mastectomy, modestly going public with her story and then heading back to work on her next project. It's the true WWII story "Unbroken," and after gaining a rewrite from the Coen ...

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