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'Game Of Thrones' Actors Peter Dinklage & Carice Van Houten Find New Roles, In 'Hop Frog' & Greta Garbo Biopic

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 20, 2013 10:40 AM
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Over time, the cast of "Game Of Thrones" are slowly conquering Hollywood. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has been seen in "Mama" and "Oblivion" so far this year, Richard Madden just won the male lead in "Cinderella," Emilia Clarke is teaming up with James Franco, and Kit Harrington has the lead in Paul W.S Anderson's "Pompeii," among just a few of the cast of the show who are going from Westeros to the big screen.

Tribeca Review: 'A Case Of You' Is A Painfully Insipid Rom-Com For The Social Media Generation

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • April 22, 2013 4:03 PM
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It was only a matter of time before someone tried to fully exploit our current social media communication age for the evils of the generic romantic comedy and "A Case Of You," a new Justin Long-led rom-com, does just that; abusing the Facebook platform to create the first creepy FB stalker comedy. Somehow, everything creepy and vile in this Kat Coiro-directed comedy ("L!fe Happens") is meant to seem comically cute and not the restraining-order freaky that it clearly is. Like all of these meretricious and morally-reprehensible culture-farts, it’s presented as harmless and adorable at heart, but as the central quintessentially dorky character becomes more and more fawning and subservient, the actors themselves seem border on queasiness.

Review & Recap: 'Game of Thrones' Episode 3 'Walk of Punishment' Lends A Hand In Kickstarting The Action Of Season 3

  • By Katie Walsh
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  • April 14, 2013 9:00 PM
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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Game of Thrones, Season 3, Jamie Lannister
What up Gamers! Things are finally starting to get funny/sexy/crazy on ye olde "Games of Thrones." Blood 'n boobs, that's why we're here, that's what we were promised, and that's what we're going to get. This episode finally hits the gas on this season, and off we go. Thankfully, we get a bit of humor and levity to offset the gore and blood, which always helps.

Review & Recap: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 3 Begins To Coalesce With Episode 2 'Dark Wings, Dark Words'

  • By Katie Walsh
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  • April 7, 2013 7:05 PM
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Joe Dempsie, Ben Hawkey and Maisie Williams in Game of Thrones
After episode one, "Valar Dohaeris," reminded us of what half of our Seven Kingdoms are up to in “Game Of Thrones,” episode two, “Dark Wings, Dark Words,” catches us up with the remaining characters not featured in the inaugural episode and moves the story forward in a more decided fashion, introducing new, significant characters and teaching us a bit more about some of the more mysterious aspects of story.

Tribeca Roundup: Trailers For Michael Haneke Doc & Drug Tale ‘Deep Powder’ Plus New Images From ‘A Case of You’

  • By Diana Drumm
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  • April 3, 2013 12:45 PM
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Michael Haneke
It’s that time of year again and the Tribeca Film Festival is just around the corner. Here are a few images and trailers here and there to give us a taste of what is to come from April 17th-28th. True to Tribeca’s characteristic range, we have new images and trailers from a documentary about a highly esteemed filmmaker, a sexy feature about preppy drug smugglers, and a romantic comedy for the social media generation with a star-studded cast.

Review & Recap: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 3 Slowly Rises From The Ashes of ‘Battle Of Blackwater’ In Episode 1, 'Valar Dohaeris'

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • March 31, 2013 8:58 PM
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Sometimes you have to be a little nerdy to fully understand HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Or at least understand it more deeply than the average viewer. If Season 2 ended with the well-titled episode “Valar Morghulis" meaning, “all men must die,” in Season 3 we begin with the less ominous and more appropriate "Valar Dohaeris" -- “all men must serve.” As fans of Westeros should know, Season 3 falls roughly within the first half of “A Storm of Swords,” the third of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels by George R. R. Martin.

Bryan Singer Says Peter Dinklage Won't Be CGI In 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past,' Says It's "Not A Shy Character"

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • February 22, 2013 11:38 AM
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Once the news came in last week that Peter Dinklage would be joining the cast of “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” it did not take long for the rumors to begin swirling about. Would he be playing Puck or Toad? Then we wondered if he could be playing a fully CGI character. Turns out it’ll be none of the above, as director Bryan Singer recently confirmed to IGN.

Could Peter Dinklage Be A Motion-Capture CGI Villain In 'X-Men:Days Of Future Past'?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 14, 2013 5:12 PM
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Okay, so we're less than 24 hours from when it was first announced that Peter Dinklage would be joining "X-Men: Days Of Future Past," and the rumor mill is in full swing. His character is being kept under wraps, which led many to start ruminating on who he could be, with the actor's unique size suggesting he might be Puck or Toad. But a couple new bits of info have changed the thinking a little bit.

Who Do You Think He'll Play? 'Game Of Thrones' Star Peter Dinklage Joins 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 13, 2013 10:57 PM
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The way things are going, either everyone is going to be on screen for two minutes or "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" is going to be four hours long, as the cast keeps growing and growing. With Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Ellen Page, Anna Paquin and Shawn Ashmore among the cast already, now another name is coming on board.

Wagner Moura To Play Federico Fellini In 'Fellini Black And White'; Peter Dinklage, William H. Macy & Terrence Howard To Co-Star

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 30, 2012 3:49 PM
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It seems we're entering a bit of a renaissance in terms of movies about filmmakers. One could easily argue that Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" was a biopic of Georges Melies and there are already two Alfred Hitchcock centered flicks on the way: "The Girl" and "Hitchcock." And just this morning, the Cannes Film Festival added the biopic "Renoir" the lineup in the south of France. And now, another giant filmmaker is getting the big screen treatment with an intriguing cast lining up.

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