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Watch: New Clip From 'The Hunger Games' Plus 'The Muppets' Trailer Parody

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2012 7:19 PM
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In case you haven't heard, there's a little movie called "The Hunger Games" coming and given the early buzz this thing is receiving, and the projected box office, it's shaping up to be one helluva blockbuster.

Forest Whitaker Will Be 'The Butler' For Lee Daniels

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2012 6:07 PM
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Cropping up with all kinds of heat and big names being thrown around a couple of weeks ago, and then going quiet again, it looks as if Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is pushing ahead, and the cast is getting more intriguing with each passing day.

New Pics Of Greta Gerwig, Analeigh Tipton, Adam Brody & The Cast In Whit Stillman's 'Damsels In Distress'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2012 5:41 PM
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For the girls at Seven Oaks, most life's problems can be solved by dancing, good hygiene and even proper perfume. Sound odd? Well, welcome to the arch, hilarious world of Whit Stillman and his latest, "Damels In Distress."

New Looks At Jemaine Clement, Alice Eve & Nicole Scherzinger In 'Men In Black 3' Along With Will Smith & Josh Brolin

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2012 5:10 PM
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Well, since we're not 9 years old, we're not exactly too jazzed on "Men In Black III" -- the latest trailer makes it clear, this one is aiming straight for the kiddie set -- but there are a couple of reasons why we'll still be tuning in. First off, Bill Hader as Andy Warhol has our ticket sold, and the promise of Jemaine Clement weirding it up as the villain is just too good to pass up.

Watch: 5 Minute Red Band Clip From '21 Jump Street' Will Show You All The Hilarious Parts So You Don't Have To See It

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2012 4:19 PM
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When did movie marketing turn into 'What The Hell We'll Just Show You As Much Of The Movie As Possible Before It Opens'? It's a strange trend that has seen teasers and trailers turn into multiple clips to the first 8, 10 or 12 minutes being shown online. And while that's a tactic best served for indie movies like "Sound Of My Voice" which recently showed it's first chapter online to start buzz, it's bizarre when Disney serves up a big chunk of their $250 million space opus "John Carter" on the internet (though we suppose they are pretty desperate at this point).

Review: 'Jiro Dreams Of Sushi' A Fascinating (If Sometimes Jarring) Profile Of A Master Chef

  • By Simon Abrams
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  • March 6, 2012 4:01 PM
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There’s something weirdly off-putting about the music cues in "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," a documentary-cum-character study of an 85-year-old sushi “shokunin” or craftsman. Octogenarian Jiro Ono is the cheeriest of workaholics. He can’t imagine retiring, at least not until he’s either too ugly or too infirm to serve his patrons. Simply put, Ono loves his demanding job as the head chef at Sukiyabashi Jiro, his own 10-seat, Ginza-based sushi bar. Sukiyabashi Jiro is the smallest restaurant to be given a three-star rating by the Michelin Guide.

The Lambs Have Come To The Killing Floor: New Trailer For 'Cabin In The Woods'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2012 3:56 PM
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A two-year delay for any movie certainly doesn't help with the buzz, but in the case of "The Cabin In The Woods," it's not really the filmmaker's fault. Completed long ago, the horror picture wound up in the MGM bankruptcy mire, and it took a while for it to find its way out of the mess and headed into theaters this spring. But, not only is the movie finally seeing the light of day, the advance buzz has been very good. Indeed a couple Playlisters have already seen 'Cabin' and come back with surprisingly positive word.

Leslie Mann, Israel Broussad & Pack Of Newcomers Join Sofia Coppola's 'The Bling Ring'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2012 3:31 PM
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Is Sofia Coppola a fan of Judd Apatow films? Man, we hope so, because if that's the case just give us a call Sofia, and we'll bring "Knocked Up" and some Orville Redenbacher.

New First Look Photos: Juno Temple In 'Jack & Diane,' Kate Bosworth In 'While We Were Here' & Val Kilmer In Harmony Korine's 'Fourth Dimension'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 6, 2012 3:15 PM
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If you were paying attention a couple of hours ago, you'll know that the Tribeca Film Festival has announced its preliminary slate beyond the opening night film, "The Five-Year Engagement." And it's a pretty good one so far, with highlights including "Jack And Diane," Bradley Rust Gray's long-awaited follow-up to the 2009's "The Exploding Girl," the Mexico-set drama "The Girl," starring Abbie Cornish, and much more.

15 Most Anticipated Films Of SXSW 2012: From Will Ferrell In Spanish To The Lost Duplass Bros. Movie & More

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • March 6, 2012 3:03 PM
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While Sundance still gets the headlines, the last few years have seen the film strand of South By Southwest, the Austin, Texas cultural conference, become just as vital to the movie world as Robert Redford's baby. The past few festivals alone witnessed some of the best movies of their respective years debut, from low-budget indies like "The Puffy Chair," "Beeswax," "Tiny Furniture" and "Cold Weather" to more mainstream fare like "I Love You Man," "Adventureland" and "Bridesmaids," to international genre hits like "Kill List," "Attack The Block" and "Monsters."

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