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    The Career Progression of Freida Pinto, From 'Slumdog' to 'Trishna': Auteur's Leading Lady or Shallow Ingenue?

    Since Freida Pinto and Dev Patel broke out with Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire," the real-life couple have had slightly different career paths. Pinto's had the boost of beauty endorsements (L'Oreal) and magazine covers, and it's easier to find roles for a beautiful ethnically-ambig...

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    Watch: First 12 Minutes of Brit Marling Starrer 'Sound of My Voice'

    Zal Batmanglij's Sundance 2011 Fest entry "Sound of My Voice," which he co-wrote and produced with the film's star, Brit Marling, who plays a charismatic cult leader, opens April 27. (Batmanglij's follow-up with Marling, "The East," is already in the can and will...

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    Weekend Preview: Brutal & Heartbreaking Oscar Nominee 'Bullhead' Is Must-See

    If you live in New York, Los Angeles or Austin, get yourself to a theater for "Bullhead" (it expands February 24). The Belgian film, nominated for a Best Foreign Language film Oscar, may not take home the big prize on February 26 ("A Separation" and "Monsieur Lazhar" are custom-made to the academy's...

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    Trailer Watch: Whit Stillman's 'Damsels in Distress' Stars Indie Fave Gerwig

    Check out the new trailer for Whit Stillman's long anticipated college comedy "Damsels in Distress" (Sony Pictures Classics, April 6). The movie, which has been on the fest circuit since September, where it played Toronto (reviews here), is just what you'd expect from Stillman (&qu...

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    Watch: SXSW Hits "The FP" and "Natural Selection" Drop Promising Trailers

    Just as the 2012 edition of the SXSW film festival gears up for its March 9 kickoff, trailers for two of last year's big breakouts -- "The FP" and "Natural Selection" -- have landed. If nothing else, they demonstrate a festival's range.

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    Weekend Preview: Washington's 'Safe House,' 'In Darkness,' 'Rampart,' 'The Vow' and 'Star Wars' in 3-D

    If you like the idea of seeing "Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace" (and paying for it) in 3-D, go forth. However, if you want to enjoy some grittier contemporary cinema...

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    Trailer Watch: Jeremy Renner Takes Over in Tony Gilroy's 'The Bourne Legacy'

    I'm looking forward to "The Bourne Legacy" more than most studio sequels that have lost their signature director and star, as the "Bourne" series has. Why? Because even without Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon, this one still has DNA from screenwriter Tony Gilroy, who wrote the...

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    Will a Super Bowl Spot Bring the Second Coming of David Gordon Green?

    Madonna was the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, but a car-company commercial that didn't seem to sell cars was the headliner. Chrysler's two-minute spot, "Halftime in America," captured the zeitgeist in nanoseconds, with 4 million YouTube views in its first 36 hours online.

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    Who Sold You at Super Bowl XLVI 2012? Vote for Best TV Spot

    Like many folks on my movie-oriented Twitterfeed, I watched and tweeted the entertainment side of the Super Social Bowl and tuned out the game. And I was disappointed as hell by the super-expensive ($3.5 million per 30 seconds) TV spots created by the Hollywood studios' best and brightest.

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    Watch: Michelle Williams Navigates Life and Longing in Trailer for Polley's 'Take This Waltz'

    Michelle Williams considers the fact of being alive (and a kind of idiotic, marvelous, ridiculous longing) in the new trailer for "Take this Waltz" (Magnolia, June 29), Canadian actress-writer-director Sarah Polley's follow-up to 2006's "Away from Her," which earned tw...

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