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    Friday Box Office: 'Captain America' Does Huge Business, 'Under the Skin' Has Healthy Limited Opening

    Marvel's latest juggernaut "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (Buena Vista) replicated its one-week earlier initial initial success with a domestic take of $37,041,000, a record for an April opening. This is just under $3 million better than the previous best April first day achieved by the non-...

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    Review: Under the Skin - Avant-Garde Intergalactic Maneater

    "What matters is what’s on the inside" A catch phrase that aims to lessen the role that physical appearance plays in human interactions. Predisposed to be bane, humans based their first impressions of what another on what’s tangible and visible – the surface. But for a predator vanity is irrelevant,...

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    Interview: Jonathan Glazer Burrows 'Under The Skin' With Scarlett Johansson For A Haunting Experience

    It has been close to a decade since commercial and music video director-turned-filmmaker Jonathan Glazer released his sophomore feature film, “Birth.” Following his slick and stylish debut, the gangster flick “Sexy Beast,” marked a leap forward stylistically, with longer takes, a bold visual approac...

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    Composer Mica Levi on Why Going 'Under the Skin' Was "Really Mental"

    You won't hear a more gorgeously freaky score this year than Mica Levi's unnerving, scratchy and seductive music for Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin." Like the film, about an alien succubus-among-us in the comely guise of Scarlett Johansson, the score is weird, atonal, discordant and something to ...

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    This Weekend, Watch Johansson and Gainsbourg Suck Men's Souls in 'Under the Skin' and 'Nymphomaniac: Volume II'

    This weekend, catch sexy Scarlett Johansson in not one, but two films, and in two wildly different roles. While reviews are solid-gold for the Marvel sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," in which she stars opposite the reassuringly bland charms of Chris Evans, you're unlikely to see a weird...

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    Ranked: Jonathan Glazer's Music Videos

    As part of our continuing efforts to make everyone in the world go see "Under the Skin," which opens this Friday, earlier in the week we featured a rundown of director Jonathan Glazer's top ten commercials. But, advertising is not the only string to his bow (though no doubt the most lucrative), Gla...

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    How DP Daniel Landin Captured Scarlett Johansson's Alien Nature in 'Under The Skin'

    We recently spoke with Daniel Landin, the cinematographer of "Under the Skin," about the unique challenges he faced in bringing Jonathan Glazer's vision to the screen.

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    Review: Jonathan Glazer's Seductive Girl-Who-Fell-To-Earth Pic 'Under The Skin' Starring Scarlett Johansson

    If you’re a random male pedestrian and a gal who looks like Scarlett Johansson ever pulls up and offers to take you to her place for a quickie, the logical thing to do would be run like hell, since this could only be either a sting or a sign of the apocalypse, no matter how good looking a fellow you...

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    10 Movies To See In April

    We’re inching ever close to the 2014 summer blockbuster season, but that’s not to say April is lacking its fair share of spectacle and bombast. This month’s ten movies to see ranges from Marvel’s latest to a mess of independent fare moving away from the festivals and into your local multiplex. It’s ...

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    Why Ten Years Later, Jonathan Glazer's 'Birth' Is Still a Masterpiece

    Ten years after its premiere at the Venice Film Festival in 2004, Jonathan Glazer's "Birth" remains as powerfully mysterious as ever. With his long-awaited followup "Under the Skin" hitting theaters this Friday, it's time to dust off "Birth" for careful, critical reconsideration.

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