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David Fincher Photographs Rosamund Pike's Smeared Dark Side for W Magazine UPDATED

UPDATE: Rosamund Pike, aka the "Gone Girl" at the center of David Fincher's latest thriller set to hits theaters in October, graces the cover of May's W Magazine. The cover image and photo spread inside were taken by Fincher. Check it out, plus the film's recently released trailer, below.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • April 21, 2014 3:18 PM
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Want to Know How Many Characters Died in Your Favorite Films? This Website Has the Answer (CLIPS)

These days, deaths in Hollywood movies are, quite literally, dime-a-dozen, and we're left with a feeling once articulated, unfortunately, by Stalin: "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic." Well, website Movie Body Counts has evinced this feeling to a T. The folks behind the site have dedicated an inordinate amount of time to tallying the exact number of deaths in some of Hollywood's biggest movies.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 21, 2014 1:38 PM
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WATCH: Director Alexander Payne's Bizarre 1985 Silent Short 'Carmen'

From "Citizen Ruth" and "Election" to "About Schmidt," "The Descendents" and "Nebraska," two-time Oscar winner and auteur Alexander Payne has gone from indie to mainstream and back again. Get a sense of his indie roots by watching his 1985 student short "Carmen," a silent film he made at the UCLA Film School.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 21, 2014 12:55 PM
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Watch Writer/Executive Producer Joss Whedon's Latest, Tribeca Entry 'In Your Eyes,' Now

On Easter Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Bellwether Pictures' Joss Whedon and Kai Cole made an unexpected announcement after premiering their latest production "In Your Eyes." Directed by Brin Hill and written by Whedon, this metaphysical romance is now available to download instantly for $5 via the film's website.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 21, 2014 12:09 PM
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Trailers from Hell on 'Pink Flamingos,' the Filthiest Movie Alive

Today on Trailers from Hell, Mark Helfrich takes on John Waters' filthy 1972 cult classic "Pink Flamingos."
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  • April 21, 2014 11:31 AM
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Best of the Week: Pfister and Depp Interviews, Jon Hamm Career Watch, Women Screenwriters and More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • April 19, 2014 2:45 PM
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WATCH: Trailer for Jim Mickle's Southern-Fried Revenge Thriller 'Cold In July,' Starring Michael C. Hall

Writer/director Jim Mickle shook up the indie genre film world last year with his domestic horror film "We Are What We Are," and now he has done it again with his throwback thriller "Cold in July," starring Michael C. Hall. Watch the official trailer here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 18, 2014 1:52 PM
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WATCH: Stylish First Trailer for Clint Eastwood's Musical 'Jersey Boys,' Why Go Out in Summer?

The first trailer for director Clint Eastwood's hotly anticipated "Jersey Boys," adapted from the celebrated musical about iconic '60s rock group The Four Seasons, has landed. Why is the presumed Oscar contender opening so early?
  • By Anne Thompson and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 18, 2014 1:18 PM
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Trailers from Hell on 'Pitch Black' Starring Vin Diesel

Today on Trailers from Hell, Jesus Trevino takes on the 2000 science fiction thriller "Pitch Black," starring Vin Diesel.
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  • April 18, 2014 12:47 PM
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WATCH: It's All Hitting the Fan in New Trailer for 'Orange Is the New Black' Season Two

For those of you who were big fans of Netflix's rollicking women-behind-bars dramedy "Orange Is the New Black," a new full-length trailer is here for the second season, which arrives with all episodes on June 6. As the trailer song cries, the ladies in orange (or beige) are going "into the jungle," i.e. the tension in prison is heating up and boiling over, though it's hard to say from this spot exactly what that entails.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 17, 2014 2:04 PM
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