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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? Gain 'Admission' To 'The Croods' & 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    This weekend's release docket may inspire even the most cynical of cinephiles to wax a little nostalgic about their younger days. The reminiscence upon past events, eras and moments which we paint with the strokes of simplicity and unadulterated joy is one we all deign to indulge in once in a while....

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    THE SAPPHIRES

    I can’t imagine anyone concocting a movie about four Aboriginal girls entertaining American troops in Vietnam in the late 1960s unless it were based on a true story.

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    15 Fictional Movie Bands That Rocked Your World

    Today sees the release of "The Sapphires," the modest but entertaining Australian comedy starring Chris O'Dowd, which proved to be a crowd-pleasing hit at Cannes and TIFF last year and was snapped up by The Weinstein Company. The film's very loosely based on a true story, but focuses on a fictional ...

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    Review: Chris O'Dowd Shines In The Otherwise Uneven 'The Sapphires'

    Among the The Weinstein Company's acquisitions prior to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival was the largely unknown (until it was bought) Aussie musical/drama/comedy effort "The Sapphires." It's certainly easy to see why this easy-to-digest, feel-good movie earned their attention. With a slate last year t...

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    Five Minutes With 'The Sapphires' Breakout Miranda Tapsell At the NYC Premiere

    Last week The Weinstein Company hosted the New York premiere for their latest film, "The Sapphires" at the Paris Theater along with a star studded after party at the Hudson Hotel.

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    Interview: Chris O'Dowd on Shooting 'The Sapphires' in Vietnam and Taking a Role in 'Thor 2' for Fun

    Chris O'Dowd, the hilarious Irish charmer who shot to international fame after his starring role opposite Kristen Wiig in "Bridesmaids," hasn't paused for a second after becoming a comic hit stateside. The former "IT Crowd" star has become one of the most formidably dependable scene sealers in the J...

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    Watch: New Clips From 'Rust And Bone' & 'The Sapphires'

    While these films are yet to hit U.S. theaters, they are rolling out overseas, and so until you can pull up with a bag of popcorn to check it out yourself, here are clips to keep you sated for now.

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    New Photos: Joel Edgerton In 'Wish You Were Here,' Viggo Mortensen In 'Everybody Has A Plan,' 'The Sapphires' & More

    The 56th BFI London Film Festival kicks off October 10th and runs through October 21st. Like any good festival, this means a panoply of new marketing materials, in this case in the form of pictures. First up is a new pic from "Wish You Were Here" featuring Aussie stars Joel Edgerton and Teresa Palme...

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    'The Sapphires,' 'The Oranges' and 'Seven Psychopaths' to Headline San Diego Film Festival

    The 11th annual San Diego Film Festival returns this month with over 100 screenings, panel discussions and nightly cinematic celebrations throughout the Gaslamp District. The titles of the festival's Headline and Premiere films were officially released Wednesday, and the lineup includes 11 ...

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