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Lars Von Trier Has ‘Melancholia’
Sunday, February 13 by

Lars Von Trier now has a way to bring his latest depressive episode to you.

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James Franco Opens First Art Exhibit, Has Time For A Sandwich
Saturday, February 12 by

James Franco does art too.

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The Adjustment Bureau
Saturday, February 12 by

Director: George NolfiCast: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Christoph Waltz, Anthony MackieSynopsis: On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris (Damon) meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas (Emily Blunt)—a woman like none he’s ever known.  But just as he realizes he’s falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. Release Date: September 17, 2010

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Oh Hi: Did Tommy Wiseau Really Direct ‘The Room’?
Saturday, February 12 by

Someone else thinks he deserves a directorial credit on The Room.

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Yeah, But THIS Teen Vampire Movie Stars Abigail Breslin
Friday, February 11 by

Like a ripped, shirtless teen transforming into a vampire after a bite, the movie industry has been transformed into something awful by ‘Twilight.’

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Morgan Spurlock Developing HBO Political Drama Between Burgers
Friday, February 11 by

Based on the director’s recent work, I’m guessing the Texas-based drama a lot of product placement for Texaco and maybe propane companies.

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Rob Riggle “Pulling A Danza,” Playing Ex-Athlete In Multicamera Sitcom
Friday, February 11 by

Rob Riggle wins the Super Bowl of acting gigs, starring in a potentially very lucrative CBS sitcom.

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John Lasseter Is Strangely Miscast As “John Lassetire” In ‘Cars 2′
Friday, February 11 by

The director cameos as a car named John Lassetire, which I’m told is a clever pun, but I don’t get it at all. What’s a “Lassetire?” It’s like solving the DaVinci Code, you guys.

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Jay Roach Takes Us All The Way Back To 2008 Election In ‘Game Change’
Friday, February 11 by

If you’re too young to remember, a gentleman by the name of Barack Obama (‘Mythbusters’) was running for a little title called the President of the United States of America.

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Should Schwarzenegger Return To Action Movies?
Friday, February 11 by

Earlier this week, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that he’s actively searching for his next starring role, but should he consider an action-packed film? Fight!

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After Searching For Seven Hours, Willis And Fox Find A Director And Script For ‘Die Hard 5′
Friday, February 11 by

Wow. Once the ball gets rolling, these projects pick up momentum quickly!

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Charlize To Play Some Role In Prometheus (Enough With The Secrecy, Ridley)
Friday, February 11 by

Charlize Theron is joining Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace for the sci-fi project that contains “strands of Alien’s DNA.”

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Next Nolan Project May Cover The Freakier Howard Hughes Years
Friday, February 11 by

Scorcese may have shed some light on the earlier years of Hughes’ life, but it sounds like Christopher Nolan may want to play the back nine.

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Kidman And Firth To See One Another In A Non-Awards Show Setting
Friday, February 11 by

Both have signed on for Chan Wook-Park’s English-language debut, Stoker.

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UPDATED: Bruce Willis Heads To Vegas And Then To ‘Die Hard 5′
Friday, February 11 by

We’ll see Bruce Willis play a bookie in Stephen Frears’ Lay The Favorite, Take The Dog before we see him play a geriatric John McClane.

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Franco Reportedly To Star In ‘Akira’ Adaptation. After That, Perhaps A Nap?
Friday, February 11 by

It’s been reported by JustJared that James Franco has been offered the lead role of Kaneda in the feature adaptation of Akira.

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Pass The Salt: Guy Ritchie Rumored For ‘Cannonball Run’ Remake
Friday, February 11 by

Keeping in the spirit of remaking everything just because, there’s a rumor going around that Guy Ritchie is eager to remake Cannonball Run.

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Uwe Boll Wants To Sue The Berlin Film Festival Because He’s Uwe Boll
Friday, February 11 by

Uwe Boll, prolific director of a million terrible movies, is very angry at the Berlin Film Festival. Can you guess if it’s for a good reason?

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Gerard Butler To Return To Natural Shirtless State As Surfer
Friday, February 11 by

Curtis Hanson, who kind of looks like an old surfer, is going to be directing Gerard Butler, who kind of doesn’t, in a movie about surfing.

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Zac Efron Takes Intriguing Role, Shocks World
Friday, February 11 by

Zac Efron is branching out into grittier territory with the dark action comedy ‘The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman’. Tweens, start fashioning your fake IDs.

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Hathaway To Share Cruise’s Shame In ‘Rock Of Ages’?
Friday, February 11 by

Hathaway has entered talks to star in the musical as a rock journalist who falls in love with Tom Cruise’s character.

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Road To The Oscars: Best Actor Showdown
Friday, February 11 by

It’s time for the men to grease up and battle it out for the shiny bald gold dude.

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Mark Millar Finds ‘Nemesis’ Writer, Kicks Ass In The Adaptation Game
Friday, February 11 by

A super dark, ultra violent film about an evil supervillain who uses his powers for evil? Eh… Oh, it’s a graphic novel? Greenlight!

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Watch Bill Murray Squawk It Up As Carl Spackler
Friday, February 11 by

Bill Murray is at it again!

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‘Milli Vanilli’ Biopic Is Syncing Up
Friday, February 11 by

Because the 4,000 specials shown on VH-1 didn’t cover the topic adequately enough, Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall are moving forward with a Milli Vanilli biopic.

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Open Letter To ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Creator Kurt Sutter
Friday, February 11 by

When I interviewed Charlie Hunnam for his film The Ledge at Sundance I had no idea it would cause such a stir. Here I’ve post the audio file in its entirety.

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Director Shortlist For ‘G.I Joe 2′ Induces Indifference, Yawns
Friday, February 11 by

The idea of a ‘G.I Joe’ sequel smacks of film making as a numbers game, and the search for a director isn’t helping, as Paramount is batting around 3 different but equally middling talents for the job.

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Chick From ‘Harry Potter’ Meets Guy From ‘Twilight’ In Today’s Most Swirly-Inducing News
Friday, February 11 by

Try to resist the urge to find the closest nerd and noogie him until he begs for mercy.

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All Grown Up Nicholas Hoult To Star In ‘Jack The Giant Killer’
Friday, February 11 by

Nicholas Hoult, the adorable child star of About A Boy, tragically not afflicted with a disorder that keeps him looking like a child his entire life, is now a full-fledged adult male actor.

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Your Future Includes At Least 8 More James Wan Movies
Friday, February 11 by

James Wan is going to be eating well for a while.