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    Watch: Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor' Gets Its Cult Film Due

    Fans of Ridley Scott's much-reviled 2013 film 'The Counselor' rejoice! Watch the latest Trailers From Hell, which sings the Cormac McCarthy-scripted thriller's praises.

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    Ridley Scott Says He Prefers Director's Cut Of 'The Counselor,' Mocks Fox Studio's Prudishness

    When "The Counselor" was released last fall, it was an intriguing conundrum: how had Ridley Scott, the one-time bad boy auteur behind "Blade Runner" and "Alien," taken the first original screenplay by legendary American author Cormac McCarthy (of "No Country for Old Men" and "The Road" fame), and tu...

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    "DVD Is The New Vinyl" Podcast: Chuck Klosterman, Alex Ross Perry, J.T. Petty

    Here's your Martha Stewart-esque craft tip for the month, physical media lovers: Did you know that a scratched DVD can be polished with just a dab of toothpaste? Stay away from extra-whitening product (you don't want to bleach your Criterions!), but when mixed with water and wiped clean with a micro...

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    Unrated Extended Cut Of Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor' Coming To Blu-ray in February

    Back in October, we pored over Cormac McCarthy's script for "The Counselor" and compared it to the theatrical cut of Ridley Scott's film—and there was a lot left on the cutting room floor. While we dug into The 5 Best Deleted Scenes from the movie, there is ton more, and now you're going to see it a...

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    The Most Memorable Movie Moments Of 2013

    Can you feel it? The end of 2013 is hurtling toward us like a stampeding rhino. And as our year-end wind down is winding down, we're letting ourselves off the leash a little and assembling this unwieldy monster—an unashamedly scrappy and random list of The Most Memorable Movie Moments of the Year ak...

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    NY Times Manohla Dargis's Top Films Of 2013 Include 'The Counselor,' 'Her,' 'Spring Breakers' & More

    Another day, another top ten sixteen list, this time from the desk of New York Times film critic Manohla Dargis. And while you'll find the usual suspects like "Inside Llewyn Davis," "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "Her," the list is mostly notable for giving shine to perhaps some of the mo...

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    Time Magazine Names 'The Counselor,' 'Only God Forgives' & 'Grown Ups 2' In 10 Worst Films Of 2013

    First there was the best....and now the comes the worst. And while Mary Pols stoked internet fury last year by naming "Cloud Atlas" the top stinker of 2012, hardly anyone will argue with her choice this year: "Grown Ups 2." And in fact the rest of her list is pretty debate proof.

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    Fox Made Cameron Diaz Re-Record Her 'The Counselor' Dialogue Because It Was Too Rihanna-Esque

    It seems Ridley Scott's flop "The Counselor" is a movie that keeps on giving. After supplying no shortage of things to talk about including The 5 Most WTF Moments and The 5 Best Deleted Scenes, The 10 Best Quotes & More, it seems there's even more trivia to digest surrounding one of the most divisiv...

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    The 5 Best Deleted Scenes, The 10 Best Quotes & More From ‘The Counselor’

    Yes, for a film that none of us wholeheartedly loved (and some of us vehemently disliked), we remain kind of fascinated with the Ridley Scott’s toxic morality cesspool that is “The Counselor." Or rather we should call it Cormac McCarthy’s “The Counselor” because he is probably the true author here, ...

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    The 5 Most WTF Moments From 'The Counselor'

    Acidic, cynical, perhaps having a twisted laugh on those who think they’re in control of their own fate, Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor” is an incredibly moribund and bleak poem about greed, chance, and the dark side of man. It’s like a merciless and blistering riff on the adage, “If you want to make...

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