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    Watch: Judi Dench Looks For Her Son and Another Oscar In International Trailer For 'Philomena'

    An international trailer has given us our first glimpse at Stephen Frears' "Philomena," which is world premiering in Venice in a few weeks. Judi Dench stars in the film as a woman searching for the son she was forced to give up as a teenager. It's clearly the kind of role Oscar nominations are made ...

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    Steve Coogan Fans Use Social Media to Change Premiere Venue

    Steve Coogan fans have spoken. Using Facebook and Twitter, hardcore fans lobbied to move the world premiere of Coogan's new film, "Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," from London's Leicester Square to Norwich, England, the brash fictional broadcaster's home town.

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    Review: Michael Winterbottom's 'The Look Of Love' Starring Steve Coogan

    While stylishly capturing the verve, exotica, and free-spirited mojo of swinging '60s London, uber-prolific English director Michael Winterbottom's portrait of legendary U.K. smut impresario Paul Raymond is otherwise a shallow misfire.

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    Review: 'Despicable Me 2' Starring Steve Carell & Kristen Wiig

    The original "Despicable Me," released back in 2010 by Illumination Entertainment (a mini-Pixar that would go on to release "Hop" and "The Lorax") was, at its best, an easily forgettable trifle with a handful of hummable songs by Pharrell Williams. It concerned a super-villain named Gru (Steve Carel...

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    Michael Winterbottom On Tackling the World of Adult Entertainment in 'The Look of Love' and Reuniting With Steve Coogan

    Paul Raymond was once the richest man in Britain. An adult entertainment mogul who rose to fame in the ‘60s, he was notorious for his private club, Raymond Revue Bar, and gentleman’s magazine, "Men Only"; and infamous for his business smarts, party habits and charm. Think Hugh Hefner with the pomp o...

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    IFC Films Re-Teams With Michael Winterbottom For a Sequel to 'The Trip' Starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Michael Winterbottom's upcoming comedy "The Trip to Italy," the director's follow up to the 2010 roap trip comedy "The Trip," which was also released by the company. The semi-fictional improvised film re-teams stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.

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    Watch: Steve Coogan Goes From Radio Host to Hostage Negotiator in 'Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa'

    Despite some choice roles in popular American comedies like "Night at the Museum" and "The Other Guys," Steve Coogan has yet to catch on as a big name talent here in the States. In his home country of England, however, the comedian has managed fame not just as himself, but as the fictional radio and...

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    A-Ha! Watch The Full Trailer For 'Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa' Starring Steve Coogan

    While "The World's End" may be the most anticipated Brit-com of the summer by quite some distance, there's at least one other laugher landing before the weather cools that could be worth the price of admission; the big-screen debut of Alan Partridge. There's been talk of bringing Steve Coogan's most...

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    Gareth Evans Is Action Director On 'The Night Comes For Us,' Emir Kusturica Returns For 'Love & War'

    An assortment of news, rolling in from Cannes like the waves on the beach there. Probably. I've never been. Anyway. "The Raid" helmer Gareth Evans is currently in production on his most-likely bone-crunching follow-up "Berandal," and, while he's got some Hollywood projects in development, isn't goin...

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    Review: 'What Maisie Knew' Is Deeply Affecting, Hard To Watch

    It’s often an easy way to handicap your film, by centering it on a child character and demanding a great deal from the young actor. By definition, children are not fully-formed people, but a character in a film must be either fully-formed to yield proper dramatic results, or so uniquely authentic th...

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