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Ethan Hawke Says They're Writing The Script, Not Shooting The 'Before Sunrise'/ 'Before Sunset' Follow-Up In Greece

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 31, 2012 8:59 AM
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Well, there's good news and bad news. We'll give you the latter first -- despite what looked like a lot of evidence to suggest that the much talked about follow-up to Richard Linklater's "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset" was now filming in Greece...it's not. However, it is being actively worked on, and while both Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy were spotted around Greece, it seems they are still putting ideas to paper.

Watch: Zac Efron & Dennis Quaid Share A Moment In Clip From Ramin Bahrani's 'At Any Price'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 31, 2012 8:30 AM
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With reviews still coming in from Venice for Ramin Bahrani's latest, "At Any Price," critics largely seem to agree on one point -- that the film carries with it a distinct vibe and feeling of classic cinema of yore. In our own breakdown of the film, our man on the Lido wrote the picture takes "the form of an good old-fashioned melodrama, closer to 'Giant' or 'Death Of A Salesman' then anything else," and in this first excerpt from the film, that sensation is palpable.

Sneak Screening Of 'Argo' Planned For The Telluride Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 31, 2012 8:11 AM
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The Playlist is earning its air miles this month. With Oliver currently sipping espressos in Italy, we've got another man on the ground in Colorado, where the Telluride Film Festival gets underway today. As per usual, organizers dropped their slate right before the kickoff yesterday, revealing an impressive selection of films culled from the best of Venice and Cannes, with premieres including Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha," "Hyde Park on Hudson" with Bill Murray, Michael Winterbottom's "Everyday," Deepa Mehta's "Midnight's Children" and more. The fest seemed to be missing a knockout title (or two), but it appears one of them has been revealed.

Jamie Foxx Shows Off His Six-Shooter In New Wintry 'Django Unchained' Image

  • By Edward Davis
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  • August 30, 2012 5:37 PM
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It's Jamie Foxx in an olive-drab coat and cowboy hat.  It's an old-school six-shooter and it's the winter time. it can't be anything other than a new image from Quentin Tarantino's upcoming slave/vengeance epic "Django Unchained."

New Photos: Kristen Wiig In 'Imogene,' Elle Fanning In 'Ginger & Rosa,' 'At Any Price' & More

  • By Edward Davis
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  • August 30, 2012 5:34 PM
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Maybe we should call it Annette Bening day. The actress features in two new photos from two films arriving on the film festival circuit. First up is "Imogene," which is a starring vehicle for Kristen Wiig, developed by the 'SNL' comedienne before she took off in "Bridesmaids." Directed by Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman ("American Splendor"), the picture centers on a washed-up playwright (Wiig) who, after faking her own suicide as a ploy to get her ex-boyfriend's attention, winds up remanded to the custody of her wackily dysfunctional family. The picture also co-stars Bening, as you can see by the photo, Matt Dillon and "Glee" star Darren Criss.

Watch: Jennifer Lawrence Does The Dishes In Clip From 'House At The End Of The Street' Plus New Pics From The Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 30, 2012 5:30 PM
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Everything got so serious in the past couple of weeks as the awards season rolled in, didn't it? All these movies with Ideas and Themes and Concepts, all vowing to give your brain a workout on their way to various awards season honors. But if you're looking to completely switch off, grab some popcorn, feed your face and empty your mind, here comes "The House At The End Of The Street."

Guy Pearce Says His 'Iron Man 3' Role Is "Cameo Stuff"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 30, 2012 4:26 PM
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Guy Pearce is a man of many faces. This year alone he went from being a space jock hero in "Lockout," to a sneering effeminate baddie in "Lawless" in two wholly different performances. That the actor is talented and versatile, you already know, and his choices tend to be both interesting and eclectic. But he still managed to raise eyebrows this spring when he signed on for a role in "Iron Man 3." Pearce doing a Marvel movie? It seemed like a odd fit for the actor who favors roles that require some research and depth, but as he says, it gave him the opportunity to dip his toes into a franchise that seemed like it could be something looser than he's used to.

"No F*ckin Cops!": It's The Red Band Trailer For 'Seven Psychopaths'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • August 30, 2012 4:00 PM
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As you likely already know, Martin McDonagh's "Seven Psychopaths" is one of our most highly anticipated movies of the fall. For one, its cast, which includes Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell to name just a few, rules. Secondly, it's directed and written by McDonagh, the Irish filmmaker behind "In Bruges" and the famed playwright behind such wickedly delicious pitch-black plays as "The Lieutenant of Inishmore," "The Pillowman" and "The Cripple of Inishmaan."

Watch: Trailer For 'The Iceman' With Michael Shannon Features A Parade Of Facial Hair

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 30, 2012 3:50 PM
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Well, the verdict is in from Venice on hitman thriller "The Iceman" and unfortunately...it's not great. Our man on the ground filed his review this morning and said, "being based on a true story isn’t enough to elevate a film in a well-worn genre ahead of the pack. Fans of [Michael] Shannon might get a kick out of seeing him front-and-center in a film like this, but for everyone else, it’s likely a rental at best." Bummer. And while Shannon does look good, this indeed seems like a missed opportunity.

Dustin Hoffman's 'Quartet' Gets Year End Release & Rolling Stones Doc 'Crossfire Hurricane' Goes HBO In October

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • August 30, 2012 3:11 PM
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Two films are dropping near you soon, one with a bit of Oscar potential and other giving us yet another portrait of one of the most famous rock 'n' roll bands of all time.

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