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Ellen Page To Star In Apocalyptic 'Into The Forest'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 10, 2013 3:49 PM
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Ellen Page has been keeping it pretty low key lately. Since "Inception" in 2010, she's only had a couple of other feature films, James Gunn's low-fi "Super" and last summer's Woody Allen jaunt "To Rome With Love," but fans will be seeing more of her in 2013. In fact, at Sundance starting next week, the actress has roles in two films, Lynn Shelton's "Touchy Feely" and Zal Batmanglij's thriller "The East" and it looks like she'll be keeping busy.

First Look At Oscar Nominee Philip Seymour Hoffman In 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 10, 2013 3:28 PM
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Well, you don't put food on the table with Oscar movies and arthouse fare. We love Philip Seymour Hoffman, and he's great in "The Master" and deserving of his Oscar nomination this morning, but we totally understand why the dude wants to hang around in the districts. It's good pay, probably not as taxing as acting opposite Joaquin Phoenix and the wigs are glorious.

Composer Alexandre Desplat Talks Scoring 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Working With Terrence Malick, Wes Anderson & More

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • January 10, 2013 3:06 PM
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Few film composers had a more amazing 2012 than Alexandre Desplat. The French composer, who rose to prominence based on his lush, nearly operatic score to Jonathan Glazer's woefully underrated supernatural melodrama "Birth," had an unparalleled 2012 which included scores to (deep breath) Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom," Jacques Audiard's "Rust & Bone," Ben Affleck's "Argo," DreamWorks Animation's "Rise of the Guardians," and Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty."

Aaron Johnson Offered Lead In 'Godzilla'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 10, 2013 2:43 PM
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So, the Oscar nominations is old news -- hey, that's just how this crazy news cycle thing works -- so we can get back to what Hollywood does best. Offer stories! Woo! So with "Godzilla" set to start shooting in March, they need to find someone to star. They tried Joseph Gordon-Levitt, considered Henry Cavill, Scoot McNairy and Caleb Landry Jones, but the offer went out to someone else.

Exclusive: Jason Schwartzman Writing Music For Roman Coppola's 'Bugsy Malone'-Styled Musical For Kids

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • January 10, 2013 1:56 PM
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Jason Schwartzman has already collaborated with his cousin Roman Coppola several times, more recently in the upcoming comedy “A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III.” But while Schwartzman plays supporting roles in Coppola's latest feature-length film as well as his previous one, “CQ,” the actor would be taking on more central responsibilities in two of Coppola’s prospective upcoming projects.

Watch: New Trailer & Featurette For Jackie Robinson Biopic '42'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 10, 2013 1:28 PM
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There may be snow on the ground, and the daylight hours are short, but believe us when we say spring is around the corner. And nothing says spring like the smell of the grass on the field and sound of a baseball hitting the bat. After watching the new trailer for the Jackie Robinson biopic "42," you might be eager to start oiling your glove.

Steven Soderbergh Offered To Edit 'The Canyons', Lindsay Lohan Was Fired & The Saga Of Paul Schrader's Troubled Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 10, 2013 12:58 PM
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There are a few ways to start this article. We could talk about the film's indie cred, with its Kickstarter-fueled funding and low-budget, digital-filmmaking approach. We could talk about it being a cautionary tale about working with Lindsay Lohan (more on that in a moment). But instead, we'll start with this quote from the film's screenwriter, Bret Easton Ellis, about the Paul Schrader-directed "The Canyons": “The film is so languorous. It’s an hour 30, and it seems like it’s three hours long. I saw this as a pranky noirish thriller, but Schrader turned it into, well, a Schrader film.”

'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Sequel Not A Go Just Yet; 'Fright Night 2' Is Happening, But With An All New Cast

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • January 10, 2013 12:45 PM
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It came as a surprise to many when "Texas Chainsaw 3D" topped the box office last weekend, hauling in $21.7 million and beating out "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," "Django Unchained" and "Les Miserables" in the process. What wasn’t so surprising was the subsequent news that a sequel to the movie was already underway. Well, as it turns out, looks like someone might have spoken a little too soon regarding that information.

Watch: Trailer For 'Putty Hill' Director Matt Porterfield's Sundance Entry 'I Used To Be Darker'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • January 10, 2013 12:18 PM
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Sprung from a five-page treatment and fashioned into a striking blend of drama and documentary, writer/director Matt Porterfield's “Putty Hill” took a community's reaction to a young death and explored it from a number of different angles. Now, with that film leading into a successful Kickstarter campaign for his third feature, “I Used to Be Darker,” a trailer for the Sundance-bound result has finally hit the web.

Watch: Mark Wahlberg Investigates The 'Broken City' In 3 New Clips

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • January 10, 2013 12:09 PM
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Like Jason Statham, Mark Wahlberg reliably brings audiences out to the theaters, which is how we get something like last year’s mid-budgeted action thriller “Contraband” or the upcoming Allen Hughes-helmed “Broken City.” While the January release date suggests yet another generic Wahlberg actioner, “Broken City” boasts Russell Crowe in a co-starring role, and three new clips have hit the web showcasing the actor sliming it up.

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