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Kate Winslet Is A 'Dressmaker'; David Tennant & Rosamund Pike Go On 'Holiday' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 10, 2013 3:36 PM
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Cannes starts next week, which means producers and buyers are flocking to the market, which means a bunch of projects are being announced, so let's just dive in...

Warner Bros. Will Learn 'How To Catch A Monster' With Ryan Gosling's Directorial Debut

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 10, 2013 3:02 PM
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So, you're a first time filmmaker. You pour you heart, time, soul, energy and more into a passion project, spend long months shooting and editing and then finally show it off to the world. If you're lucky, you get good reviews. If you're luckier it builds up more steam and you land a distribution deal, maybe it'll get a limited release opening. Perhaps it'll break even, and some doors will open, and your next project can move forward. It's the same drill whether you're new to the industry or even, like Ryan Gosling, a big name actor turned director. Wait, scratch that...

5 Reasons Why You Must See The Hilariously Dark & Twisted 'Sightseers'

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • May 10, 2013 2:45 PM
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5 Reasons: 'Sightseers'
Caravanning into theaters this weekend in limited release is Ben Wheatley's "Sightseers." It’s easily one of the best films of the year so far and perhaps more importantly one of the most enjoyable. Our review of the film from Cannes last year affectionately dubbed it "Natural Born Campers," and that's pretty apt. A pitch-black road-trip comedy (or at least that's one of many ways to describe it), "Sightseers" centers on Chris and Tina, two misfit lovers taking a sightseeing trip through rural England, but during their voyage, Chris (Steve Oram) starts to show his psychopathic true colors once he crosses paths (and becomes incensed) with society’s various annoying boobs: the careless litterer, the obnoxiously loud party girls, the pedantic asshole, etc.

What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Gatsby' & 'Peeples' To Attract Lots Of 'Sightseers' But Generate Little 'Aftershock'

  • By Emma Bernstein
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  • May 10, 2013 2:23 PM
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Some weekends are just perfect for dishing out oodles of death and destruction. This one, for instance, brings us a theater schedule that features all manner of gory violence and evil plotting, followed by some good old-fashioned, cold-blooded killin' sprees. We have revenge-hungry assassins, period piece murder, vacationing serial killers, natural disaster fatalities, and a deadly hang-gliding accident. Plus, the Williams Sisters totally kill it on the tennis court. And there's always the chance that David Alan Grier might off Craig Robinson for trying to wed his daughter in the latest "Tyler Perry Presents" movie. Frankly, the debut of B-grade bloodbath "No One Lives" could not be better timed, its title capturing the mood and material of this release slate with judicious pith. With that in mind, we'd like to know, dear readers: which homicidal stories pique your debauched interest? Or will you be hanging with F. Scott Fitzgerald instead? Tell us in the comments below!

Can Seth MacFarlane Break $500 Million Again? 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' Sets 2014 Date

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 10, 2013 1:55 PM
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Was it beginner's luck, or is Seth MacFarlane the new R-rated comedy king? With his feature directorial debut "Ted" taking over $540 million worldwide last year, it certainly went way above and beyond what anyone was expecting of a movie with a talking, foul-mouthed teddy bear and Mark Wahlberg. And Universal is hoping MacFarlane will do it again with "A Million Ways To Die In The West." The film carries another high-concept premise, except there will be a couple of small changes: MacFarlane himself will take the lead role, and it will boast even more stars than his last effort.

Watch: New Clip & Featurette For 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • May 10, 2013 1:44 PM
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If you are one of the many who are looking forward to “Star Trek Into Darkness," you may have felt that too many years had gone by without much information regarding the film. But now, with the release just a week away, you might start to feel that there’s too much information being exposed, with clip after clip being released in the past few weeks. Well, guess what? We have… yet another clip and a featurette to show you!

Andrea Arnold Lines Up U.S. Film Plus Paddy Considine & Shane Meadows Working On New Projects

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • May 10, 2013 1:23 PM
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The UK’s Film4 have updated their current development slate, and with films like Shane Meadows’ “The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone,” Ben Wheatley’s “A Field in England” and Jonathan Glazer’s “Under The Skin” all edging their way closer to release, we’ve now got news of some of the new projects these directors have underway.

Watch: 2 New Spots For 'Man Of Steel' Reveal More Footage & Explosions

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 10, 2013 12:54 PM
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Man Of Steel
Because a cloak of secrecy continues to be held over "Man Of Steel," if you want to see anything new from the movie you have to keep your eyes open and an ear to the ground for the slightest morsel. Well, two such morsels have arrived in the last day or so, bringing bits and bobs of new footage.

Sorry Richard Linklater, Robert Redford Will Direct 'A Walk In The Woods' Himself

  • By Kieran McMahon
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  • May 10, 2013 12:44 PM
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As excited as we were at the prospect of “Before Sunset” with two old guys in the woods (no really!), it has been confirmed that the director of “A Walk in the Woods” will now be Robert Redford and not Richard Linklater, as we previously reported.

Instead Of A Movie, '24' Might Just Return To TV After All

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • May 10, 2013 12:17 PM
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Despite Antoine Fuqua's best efforts to get it off the ground, the “24” film was finally caught in a development cougar trap last month, with the director admitting “it's not happening.” A matter of star Kiefer Sutherland's schedule and paycheck were cited as reasons, but as the actor's alternative Fox show “Touch” now comes to a cancelled end, it seems the series may be revived at its original platform after all.

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