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    The Fall Festival 50: Our Wishlist For The Venice, Telluride And Toronto Film Festivals

    So while the rest of the world, (pretty much literally, it seems) goes to see “Transformers: Abandon Hope” our choice is either to kvetch and moan and rend our clothes about the Death of Culture and People These Days, or to retreat into our nice comfy wheelhouse/padded cell, humming gently to oursel...

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    First Look: Carey Mulligan In 'Suffragette' Plus Official Synopsis

    With post-production now underway, and the filming having taken place early this winter, the question is whether or not we'll see "Suffragette" completed in time for the fall festival circuit or if it'll be held for next year. Those decisions are likely being made right now, but until we know more, ...

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    Liam Neeson Rolls With 'Entourage,' Andrew Garfield Joins 'The Woman In Gold' With Helen Mirren & More

    Like some kind of Irish acting shark, Liam Neeson cannot stop working or else he dies. Though he’s already set to shoot “Taken 3” this spring—with no one being taken, strangely enough—The Wrap reports the “Non-Stop” actor has been spotted filming a scene on the set of the long-awaited “Entourage” mo...

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    Jai Courtney Is Kyle Reese In 'Terminator' Reboot, Meryl Streep Joins Carey Mulligan In 'Suffragette' & More

    The long national nightmare is finally over. Sort of. After other people like Nicholas Hoult and Garrett Hedlund passed on the part, Jai Courtney has landed the role of Kyle Reese in the "Terminator" reboot aka "Terminator 5" aka "Terminator: Genesis." Hooray. He'll join the returning Ah-nuld, Jason...

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    Jessica Lange Bets On ‘The Gambler,’ Alicia Vikander Replaces Saorise Ronan In 'Testament Of Youth' & More

    With Santa Claus just hours away from leaving presents under the tree around the world, a handful of actors and actresses got some gifts early from their agents in Hollywood...

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    Carey Mulligan Feels ‘The Fury’ For Women’s Rights

    There are few faster rising UK writers at the moment than Abi Morgan. Under her impressive belt already is Steve McQueen’s “Shame," the Meryl Streep starring biopic “The Iron Lady,” the already missed Brit series “The Hour” and the movie which arguably kicked it all off for her career, “Brick Lane.”...

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    ‘Shame’ Screenwriter Abi Morgan Talks Ralph Fiennes’ ‘Invisible Woman’ Project, Joe Wright’s ‘Little Mermaid, ‘Suffragettes’ & More

    Three of screenwriter Abi Morgan's projects were honored by Golden Globe nominations Thursday -- the first season of her much-acclaimed BBC miniseries "The Hour," as well as the lead actors from her films "Shame" and "The Iron Lady," Michael Fassbender and Mery...

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    Film4 & Focus Developing 'Suffragettes' With 'Shame' Writer Abi Morgan & Director Sarah Gavron

    One of the reasons we get frustrated with political apathy -- the "I'm not going to bother voting, because it won't affect anything" mentality -- is because of the lengths that people went to in the past to ensure that they, and their descendants, would have the rights to have a say. Along with the civil rights movement, one of the most famous such campaigns were the Suffragettes, in early 20th century Britain. Initially used as a derogatory term (by the ever-sympathetic Daily Mail), their members -- women campaigning for the right of their gender to vote, which was finally fully granted in 1928 -- reclaimed the term, and have become inspirat...

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