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Watch: Ben Whishaw's New Q in 'Skyfall' Is Brit Hipster Tech-Wiz

Check out this new clip from "Skyfall," in which Bond meets quartermaster Q (Ben Whishaw) for the first time. Looking like a Brit hipster barely old enough to have a college degree, this is the Q for a new generation.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 22, 2012 12:53 PM
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'Holy Motors' Trailer, Review ("bonkers, delirious, pretentious"); Carax Q & A (VIDEO)

Indomina has released an exhilarating U.S. trailer for Leos Carax's "Holy Motors," which debuted on the fest circuit last May in Cannes (where it did not score a prize) and wound up playing Fantastic Fest as well as New York, which tells you something. Matt Mueller's review calls the film "bonkers" and "equal parts delirious and pretentious." Indiewire's Eric Kohn draws some answers out of the notoriously press shy Carax here.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • October 21, 2012 2:20 PM
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WATCH: Luhrmann Updates 'Great Gatsby' Trailer (VIDEO)

Warners has released a similar but different trailer for Baz Luhrmann's"The Great Gatsby." About a month ago, Warner Bros. announced a May 10, 2013 release date for Baz Luhrmann's $127 million 3-D drama starring Leonardo Di Caprio in the title role, moving it back from its planned December 25 berth.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • October 18, 2012 12:14 PM
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Trailers from Hell: 'The Prize' with Paul Newman

Joe Dante leads us through Cold War melodrama "The Prize" (1963), starring Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson and Elke Sommer. Adapted by Ernest Lehman from the Irving Wallace potboiler set during the Nobel Prize ceremonies in Stockholm, Lehman borrows liberally from his own Hitchcock classic "North by Northwest," which also stars Leo G. Carroll.
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  • October 17, 2012 7:19 PM
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'60 Minutes' Showcases 007, Anderson Cooper Plays Bond [Video]

On "60 Minutes" last Sunday, Anderson Cooper interviewed the guardians of the Bond franchise, the daughter and stepson of "Cubby" Broccoli -- Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson -- about the task they inherited and their most recent Bond: "Skyfall."On "60 Minutes" last Sunday, Anderson Cooper interviewed the guardians of the Bond franchise, the daughter and stepson of "Cubby" Broccoli - Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson - about the task they inherited and their most recent Bond rendition: "Skyfall."
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • October 17, 2012 6:38 PM
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Trailer Watch: Stylish, Vivid Martial Arts Epic 'Wu Xia' from Peter Chan

Peter Ho-Sun Chan's martial arts epic "Wu Xia" received glowing reviews out of Cannes in May and, following its domestic release in China this past summer, is dropkicking its way to VOD on October 26, and to US theaters next month. The film stars Donnie Yen and Takeshi Kaneshiro. Trailer below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 17, 2012 3:35 PM
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Trailer Watch: No Refunds, Bingo & Real Strip Clubs in Sean Baker's 'Starlet'

The trailer for Sean Baker's "Starlet" has arrived, featuring Dree Hemingway, Besedka Johnson and Boonee...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • October 17, 2012 12:38 PM
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Exclusive Clip from Sundance Title 'That's What She Said,' Starring Anne Heche

Actress-turned-director Carrie Preston's "That's What She Said" opens in theaters October 19 following its Sundance debut earlier this year.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • October 17, 2012 6:36 AM
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Red Bull Posts Baumgartner Sky Dive Video, Gets Eight Million Live Views [UPDATE]

No, Red Bull did not use Tom Petty's "Free Falling" as background music, nor does this slick after-the-fact video capture the real-time anxiety of watching Austrian Felix Baumgartner, 43, take his record-setting, sound-barrier breaking stratospheric 127,900-foot jump, 24 miles above Roswell, New Mexico.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 16, 2012 4:16 PM
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Brad Pitt First Man to Sell Chanel No. 5 (VIDEO)

Brad Pitt, 48, is an actor who tries to push integrity and authenticity. He functions without a publicist. Last Friday night at LA's Sunset 5 when he introduced Eugene Jarecki's anti-drug war expose "The House I Live In," he joked about past drug use and arrived through the back door fresh off an international flight.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 15, 2012 4:17 PM
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