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Listen: David Lynch's “Pinky’s Dream” From 'Crazy Clown Time' Featuring Karen O

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 30, 2011 3:26 AM
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Halloween is on Monday, and if you're looking for something to set the mood between the jack o' lanterns and ghouls, this just might do the trick.

'A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas' Soundtrack Features Big Boi, RZA, Bing Crosby & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 30, 2011 2:53 AM
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The Grinch, Jesus, Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer, George Bailey, Charlie Brown, Scrooge and now Harold & Kumar. The foul mouthed duo are hoping to become a new part of your holiday tradition with "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" and they are bringing a mix of classic carols, party favorites and other oddities to get the mood right.

Despite 3D 'Titantic' Re-Release, James Cameron Says He Doesn't Have The "Revisionist Gene"

  • By Todd Gilchrist
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  • October 29, 2011 12:08 PM
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On Friday morning, writer-director James Cameron and producer Jon Landau hosted a screening of footage from the upcoming 3D rerelease of “Titanic,” Cameron’s 1997 Academy Award winner and box office record-setter. After screening 18 minutes or so of the film, which was painstakingly converted into 3D over a 60-week period, Cameron and Landau fielded questions from the audience and discussed the expansion of 3D into both the future and the past of the moviemaking industry.

'Elizabethtown' Duo Kirsten Dunst & Orlando Bloom Reunite For Financial World Drama 'Cities'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2011 5:01 AM
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Watch: Kirsten Dunst Stars In R.E.M.'s Final Video: "We All Go Back to Where We Belong"It's okay if you forgot about this movie, because we did too. Way back in the spring, it was announced that Clive Owen and Anil Kapoor were being lined up to star in Roger Donaldson's "Cities." And then...we didn't hear much after that. But the film is getting a couple of fresh faces who haven't worked together since they first paired up six years ago in Cameron Crowe's not-so-hot "Elizabethtown."

Joel Kinnaman Wins Role Of Lancelot In David Dobkin's 'Arthur & Lancelot'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2011 4:20 AM
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One down, one to go. Just over a week after it was revealed “Game of Thrones” and “The Killing” stars Kit Harington and Joel Kinnaman (respectively) were the frontrunners for "Arthur & Lancelot." One part has been locked down.

'Spellbound' Director Jeffrey Blitz Takes Over 'Table 19' From The Duplass Brothers

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2011 4:18 AM
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Writer/directors Jay and Mark Duplass have slowly been moving up the ladder from their lo-fi indie beginnings, delivering last year's "Cyrus" and following it up with "Jeff Who Lives At Home," hitting theaters next spring. They still have their long-forgotten sports-comedy "The Do-Deca-Pentathalon" sitting somewhere waiting to get released, but another film they had written and were lined up to helm has found another director.

Justin Timberlake Offered A Starring Role In The Coen Brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • October 29, 2011 2:56 AM
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If you were gearing up to make a film based on the '60s folk scene, or any music-based film for that matter, why not recruit one of the most popular musician-turned-actors of recent times?

'Rampart' Starring Woody Harrelson Gets November 23 Oscar Qualifying Run Release

  • By The Playlist
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  • October 29, 2011 2:44 AM
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Film Will Hit NY & L.A. For One Oscar Qualifying Week & Will Reopen In Platform Release On January 27Largely known so far for straight to DVD/VOD fare ("Trespass," "Blitz" "Shadows and Lies" with James Franco) and some theatrical releases, (Chris Evans' "Puncture") Millennium Entertainment might seem, on the outside, like a strange fit for "Rampart," Oren Moverman's cop drama and follow-up to excellent 2009 film, “The Messenger.” But as the recent acquisition of Richard Linklater's black comedy, "Bernie" suggests, the company is in the middle of a rebranding strategy, and moving away from B-movie fare.

James Mangold Calls 'The Wolverine' A Dark Character Piece Like Eastwood's 'The Outlaw Josey Wales'

  • By Todd Gilchrist
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  • October 29, 2011 2:21 AM
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'Walk the Line' Director Also Likens It To 'Chinatown,' Calls It A Foreign-Language Super-Hero Drama, Film-Noir & Detective Story; Reveals He Spoke With AronofskyEvidenced by his success with “Cop Land,” “Walk the Line,” “3:10 To Yuma” and “Knight and Day,” James Mangold has a knack for turning populist entertainment into personal expression. But when 20th Century Fox announced that Mangold would be taking on “The Wolverine,” a sequel to “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” his fans seemed concerned he might be overwhelmed by the enormity of a franchise sequel, and the constant scrutiny that seems to come with one. (Never mind the fact that he’s directed critical and commercial darlings alike with Russell Crowe and Tom Cruise, and came away with fun, interesting pictures that still feel like they belong to him.) But Mangold told The Playlist that he thought that a sequel was the best place for him to be able to imprint his personality on the property, since he’s unencumbered by the requirements of an ensemble piece or an origin story.

Brett Ratner Threatens Broadway Musical 'Wicked' as His "Dream Project"

  • By Sam Price
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  • October 29, 2011 1:29 AM
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It’s been a while since chubby megalomaniac Brett Ratner deigned to bother the film world with his mirthless blitherings behind the camera, but with the decidedly non-revolutionary “Tower Heist” hitting theatres in the proximate future, the bolshie “Rush Hour 3” director seemingly can’t keep his trap shut.

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