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Twisty Relationship Drama 'The One I Love,' Starring Moss and Duplass, Gets a Release Date UPDATED

UPDATE: The Weinsteins' boutique label RADiUS has given a day-and-date to Charlie McDowell's buzzy Sundance sci-fi relationship dramedy "The One I Love," which stars Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass as an unhappily married couple who try to sort out their issues over a long weekend at a bucolic vacation home prescribed by their marriage counselor (Ted Danson). Let's just say they discover way more than they bargained for.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • April 23, 2014 3:43 PM
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'A Monster Calls' Felicity Jones to Star in Juan Antonio Bayona's Children's Fantasy Adaptation

Brit "It" woman Felicity Jones ("Breathe In," "The Invisible Woman") has landed a starring role in Spanish helmer Juan Antonio Bayona's adaptation of the children's fantasy novel "A Monster Calls."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 23, 2014 3:35 PM
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WATCH: Wondrous Trailer for Artist Takashi Murakami's Weird Feature Film Debut 'Jellyfish Eyes'

Known for his ocular aesthetic and pop-art-inspired wall installations, Japanese mixed-media artist Takashi Murakami brings his feature filmmaking debut "Jellyfish Eyes" to Film Independent at LACMA on Monday, April 8th. This is the film's international premiere.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2014 3:35 PM
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In Must-See 'Locke,' Tom Hardy Is Under Pressure

"Locke" is a fully realized high-concept drama carried by Tom Hardy's riveting, naturalistic performance. It could use the help of the right film festival rollout. Unfortunately, it already had the wrong one.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • April 23, 2014 3:28 PM
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Will Cannes-Bound 'Jimmy's Hall' Be Ken Loach's Last Film? (TRAILER)

Brit director and master of kitchen sink realism Ken Loach has been a Cannes Competition mainstay since his breakout "Black Jack" won the fest's coveted FIPRESCI Prize in 1979. His latest film, "Jimmy's Hall," will make its way to the Croisette next month. But will it be his last? Watch the trailer here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2014 3:10 PM
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Review Roundup: Neil Patrick Harris Is "Beyond Fabulous" on Broadway in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' (VIDEOS)

Reviews are in for the latest Broadway revival of John Cameron Mitchell's glitz-and-glam rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," starring gay icon Neil Patrick Harris in the title role, an East German singer scorned by a botched sex-change operation.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2014 2:15 PM
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Jessica Chastain Will Go 'Blonde' for Andrew Dominik as Marilyn Monroe: What's Next?

Two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain has a most busy year coming up. This Fall, we'll see her in Christopher Nolan's ambitious sci-fi "Interstellar" (November 7) and, hopefully on the festival circuit at least, in director Liv Ullman's Strindberg adaptation "Miss Julie." Also in post-production is director JC Chandor's "A Most Violent Year." And now, she's been cast as Marilyn Monroe.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2014 1:28 PM
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Exclusive Trailer: 'Ivory Tower' Blows the Lid Off High Cost of College Education

In CNN Films' "Ivory Tower," director Andrew Rossi questions the purpose of higher education in an era when record-high college tuition doesn't necessarily yield results for graduates struggling to get on their feet. Check out the film's new trailer, exclusive to TOH!, here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2014 1:26 PM
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WATCH: John Turturro Spans Career, 'Fading Gigolo' and More in Hour-Long Conversation at 92nd Street Y

Triple-threat John Turturro wrote, directed and stars alongside Woody Allen in the new comedy "Fading Gigolo," now the second best limited opening of 2014 so far. Following a screening of the film in New York at the 92nd Street Y, Turturro sat down with critic Annette Insdorf for an hour-long conversation about the film and his career. Watch here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 23, 2014 1:21 PM
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Amazon Prime Makes Exclusive Multi-Year Deal to Stream HBO Classic Series

Amazon and Netflix are in an intense race for premium content. Now Amazon.com Inc. has nabbed HBO. People have speculated about when and how HBO would make its wealth of programming available to consumers on a wider basis separate from its bundled arrangement with the cable companies.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • April 23, 2014 1:10 PM
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