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    Now and Then: Wes Anderson and Ridley Scott, Two Master Stylists Whose Best Work Is Past

    Let me begin by clarifying my headline. I am not saying that Wes Anderson and Ridley Scott, two master stylists with new movies in theaters, will not someday surpass their best films; that kind of prediction is impossible and counterproductive. But it must be admitted that they set the bar high, and...

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    Roadside Acquires Sci-Fi Thriller 'Branded' for September Release

    Forget SKYNET or The Matrix. The real villain in our world is marketing, says Ignition Creative's Jamie Bradshaw, who co-wrote, directed and produced Roadside Attraction's upcoming sci-fi dystopian thriller "Branded" with Alexander Doulerain of Russia's Networks TNT.

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    'Prometheus': Blow by Blow on London's Footage Screening and Q & A with Scott, Theron, Fassbender, Rapace

    This morning in London, Twentieth Century Fox held the world’s first screening of 3-D footage from “Prometheus,” treating an early-morning crowd to three scenes and thirteen minutes followed by a Q&A session with director Ridley Scott (“Please stop calling me Sir Ridley”) and stars Noomi Rapace, Mic...

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    Robert Orci Launches "Ender's Game" Production Blog

    Prolific Roberto Orci, when he is not sweating over "Star Trek" rewrites with producing and writing partner Alex Kurtzman, is now running a weekly production blog for the upcoming sci-fi film "Ender's Game." He's also producing and adapting the epic adventure from the Orson Scott Card sci-fi classic...

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    Trailer Watch: Action-Packed 58-Second Teaser for Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus'

    In case you missed this, check out Ridley Scott's "Alien"-inspired "Prometheus" whirlwind of a 58-second teaser trailer. Fox's teaser adds new material to shots from the first trailer, while retaining a shroud of mystery.

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    IN THE WORKS: Viola Davis Lines Up New Projects, 'Beautiful Creatures' and 'Ender's Game'

    Best Actress front runner Viola Davis ("The Help") has been open about the lack of strong roles for African American women. It was eye-opening when I interviewed her and played clips from her career at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, where she accepted the Performer of the Year Award. Dav...

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    Great Expectations: Predicting The Ten Best Studio Films of 2012 - Will They Deliver?

    As the flurry of year-end top tens has slowed, it's time to anticipate the films of 2012. What have the studios got to offer?

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    IN THE WORKS: Genre-Bending 'Cloud Atlas' Adaptation Shows Future Seoul

    It looks like David Mitchell's ambitious, narrative-jumping, multi-era novel "Cloud Atlas" has sparked some equally experimental concept art for its film adaptation.

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    Trailer Watch: Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' Seeks Origin Myth

    Check out the new trailer for the unofficial Ridley Scott prequel "Prometheus"( June 8, 2012). The tagline: "They went looking for our beginning. What they found could be our end."

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    Trailer Watch: Marriage, Sex & Pregnancy in Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 TV Spots

    The latest in the Twilight Saga series, Breaking Dawn: Part 1, hits theaters November 18. Check out two new TV spots below. In this film continuation of Stephenie Meyer's vampire/human romance, Bella and Edward get married, enjoy a romantic honeymoon in Rio, and give birth to a very strange child. W...

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