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Kelly Reichardt's Period Western 'Meek's Cutoff' Scores April 8 Theatrical Release

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 9, 2010 2:29 AM
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Michelle Williams Taking One Year Hiatus After 'My Week With Marilyn'After premiering at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals, Kelly Reichardt's period western "Meek's Cutoff" has now excitingly been handed an April 8th theatrical release through Oscilloscope Pictures, the distribution shingle founded by Beastie Boy Adam Yauch.

Poster, Stills & Synopsis For Sarah Polley's 'Take This Waltz'; Soundtrack To Feature Leonard Cohen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 4, 2010 5:05 AM
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More material culled the promo kits from the American Film Market.

'Blue Valentine' Producer "Dumbfounded" By NC-17 Rating, Says They Won't Change Film For Appeal

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 1, 2010 8:21 AM
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In case you forgot, "Blue Valentine," the prickly relationship drama starring Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling, was recently slapped with an NC-17 rating by the MPAA much to the confusion of, well, everyone. While the MPAA keeps the reasons for their decisions secret, most believe it is due to a scene where the troubled couple, played by Williams and Gosling, have an argument in the midst of having sex. Yes, it's a very uncomfortable and bracing scene but certainly nothing risqué about it. Regardless, the notoriously sex-afraid, violence-happy MPAA got their knickers in a twist and gave the hardest rating they could against the film.

Keira Knightley, Natalie Portman, Michelle Williams, Scarlett Johansson In Mix For 'Great Gatsby'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 1, 2010 6:59 AM
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Amanda Seyfried, Blake Lively & Abbie Cornish Also In ContentionDo these names seem familiar? Yep, its the go-to crop of actresses that seem to circle every major project and you've probably seen them crop up as potential leads for Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Ridley Scott's "Alien" prequel. So not really much of a surprise then that another high profile project, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" now has these usual contenders being linked to the part of Daisy. If you had asked us to guess what names would be considered, these faces probably would've been right up there.

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