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    From 'Blue Ruin' to 'The Other Woman,' What to See and What to Skip in Theaters This Weekend

    While you do have the option of seeing Nick Cassavates' (yup, that Cassavetes) "The Other Woman" in wide release this weekend, why bother when there are three excellent indies to choose from? (Trailers below.)

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    Tom Hardy and Steven Knight Explain How the Hell They Pulled Off Must-See 'Locke'

    Writer-director Steven Knight and actor Tom Hardy shot "Locke" 16 times from start to end in 12 days, locked inside a moving car on the M6 in England, with multiple cameras filming. Yes, Tom Hardy was often driving that car, but not always. In a video interview the two men explain how they pulled of...

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    Interview: Tom Hardy & Steven Knight Discuss Their One-Man Gamble In The Risky, Mesmerizing ‘Locke’

    Tom Hardy has defined his career by playing very distinct and willfully hard-as-nails men. His breakthrough came in portraying a sociopathic prison inmate in “Bronson,” then came a flamboyant dream criminal in “Inception,” a taciturn bootlegger in “Lawless,” an intractable UFC pugilist in “Warrior,”...

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    Review: Steven Knight's 'Locke' Starring Tom Hardy Is An Impressive Achievement

    Of all the genres, the single location film is perhaps one of the hardest to get right. For one, you need a hell of an actor (or actors) to hold the attention for even the briefest of running times. You also need a story that coherently keeps the actors in place, with enough of a hook to keep you in...

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    In Must-See 'Locke,' Tom Hardy Is Under Pressure

    "Locke" is a fully realized high-concept drama carried by Tom Hardy's riveting, naturalistic performance. It could use the help of the right film festival rollout. Unfortunately, it already had the wrong one.

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    10 One-Man Show Movies

    If there's any justice in the world, many of you will spend 85 minutes of your upcoming weekend in a car with Tom Hardy. "Locke," the formally-rigorous, real-time Steven-Knight-directed film opens on Friday, and it's terrific: a taut drama that unfolds like a thriller despite being a small, detail-s...

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    Tom Hardy and Lake Bell Are Topless on the Cover of Esquire

    Check out Brit babe Tom Hardy and indie dream queen Lake Bell topless on the dual cover of Esquire's May issue, which hits newsstands April 22.

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    Review: Existential Thriller 'Locke,' Starring Tom Hardy and His Fabulous Voice

    If you’re going to make a film about a guy taking calls from his car -- and if half of those calls are about concrete -- then you sure as hell better cast a lead actor with command of the screen. This apparently wasn’t lost on writer-director Steven Knight, who wisely got Tom Hardy to take the wheel...

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    Watch: 2 New Trailers For Tom Hardy's 'Locke' Go Forward & In Reverse

    When you're selling a drama about a guy sitting in a car for 90 minutes, driving and talking to people on the phone, you have to get a bit creative. And the folks behind the forthcoming "Locke" are trying an idea that will hopefully get folks to check out the movie.

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    10 Movies To See In April

    We’re inching ever close to the 2014 summer blockbuster season, but that’s not to say April is lacking its fair share of spectacle and bombast. This month’s ten movies to see ranges from Marvel’s latest to a mess of independent fare moving away from the festivals and into your local multiplex. It’s ...

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