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    Trailer Watch: Ratner Might Have a Populist Hit with Robbery Flick Tower Heist

    Tower Heist (November 4) is going to be a huge hit for Universal, for several reasons. First, it's about getting back at The Man: Bernie Madoff, basically, played by Alan Alda. The American moviegoer is ready for some payback about now. The trailer below spells it out: a Madoff-type rip-off artist i...

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    Estevez's The Way Hits AMC Theatres October 7

    Writer-director Emilio Estevez launched his indie film The Way, starring his father Martin Sheen, at last year's Toronto Film Fest. And now, like so many other indie filmmakers these days, he's releasing it himself by cobbling together his own distribution and marketing team. After Toronto, Estevez ...

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    Trailer/Poster Watch: Clooney's Ides of March Stars Gosling, Hoffman, Wood, Giamatti UPDATED

    Check out the poster (arresting original art for a change) and trailer (below) for The Ides of March, which opens the Venice Film Festival before its gala screening at the Toronto Fest. Columbia releases the film October 7.

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    Don't Make Dan Savage Angry: A Warning to Rick Santorum

    My politics line up with Dan Savage's. But I'm still relieved we share the same last name, just in case I ever get on his bad side:Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum from Dan Savage

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    Cowboys & Aliens, Crazy, Stupid, Love & Indies The Future, The Guard, Interrupters, Life in a Day

    Cowboys & Aliens gets the prize for most literal title, if nothing else. While Andrew O'Hehir writes: "The movie never makes much of a case for its own existence; it's a mediocre western clumsily welded to a mediocre alien shoot-'em-up," and Roger Moore concludes: "A perfectly serviceable B-movie in...

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    Mad Men Era Commercials from the 60s

    Missing Mad Men? Check out these commercials from the 60s: favorites: Noxzema -- "take it off, take it all off," and 007 After Shave--"License to Kill...Women."

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    Ava Gardner Loves That Man: Show Boat

    For your pleasure, here's Ava Gardner (dubbed by Annette Warren) singing Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man of Mine" from the 1951 musical Show Boat. Ella Fitzgerald, Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand, Lena Horne and Judy Garland all covered this, and Helen Morgan made i...

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    Crazy, Stupid, Love Reviews: Refreshingly Upscale, Contrived, Genial Messy Comedy, Real Actors

    Each time a studio presents a new romantic comedy I face it with dread, unless Judd Apatow is involved. He works hard at finding some grain of truth about how men and women relate to each other. (Check out this candid KCRW podcast interview.) I'm allergic to fake studio gloss, and was surprised by t...

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    Michel Gondry Directs Bjork's Crystalline

    Michel Gondry directs yet another wonky Bjork video, "crystalline." Always fun. Check out older ones below.

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    Crazy, Stupid, Love Ad Meeting: Steve Carell Has a Big Head

    In case you never noticed, Steve Carell, whose comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love opens Friday, has a big head. Check out this Funny or Die video:

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