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Trailers from Hell: Adam Rifkin on Coppola's 'Rumble Fish'

"Francis Ford Coppola Week" continues at Trailers from Hell, today with screenwriter Adam Rifkin introducing 1983's dreamy black-and-white "Rumble Fish"...
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  • June 20, 2012 3:35 PM
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Kristen Stewart Is Forbes' Highest Earning Actress in Hollywood; Plus Diaz, Bullock, Jolie, Theron, Parker, Streep, Wiig & Aniston

Thanks to "Twilight" and "Snow White and the Huntsman," Kristen Stewart tops Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest earning actresses...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 20, 2012 12:37 PM
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LAFF Mid-Fest Report: Reviews, Exclusive Clips and Ursula Meier Talks Oscar-Worthy 'Sister' (VIDEO)

Halfway through Film Independent's LA Film Fest, we've sampled a spectrum of films, among them a gala premiere ("Seeking a Friend for the End of the World"), an indie debut ("Pincus"), indie gems ("Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Gimme the Loot"), a foreign stunner ("Sister") and powerful docs ("The Invisible War," "Birth Story").
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 19, 2012 7:17 PM
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Trailers From Hell: Josh Olson on Coppola's 'The Conversation'

Check out screenwriter Josh Olson ("A History of Violence") introducing Francis Ford Coppola's 1974 masterpiece "The Conversation":
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  • June 19, 2012 2:48 PM
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UN Refugee Agency Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Delivers Message of Tolerance for World Refugee Day (Video)

June 20 is World Refugee Day. UNHCR is launching a new campaign to promote tolerance towards refugeses. It asks, "If conflict threatened your family, what would you do?"
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  • June 19, 2012 12:50 PM
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Two Masterful Teasers for Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master'

So far the marketing behind Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is genius; it builds intensity and anticipation while maintaining a sense of mystery. This new teaser...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 19, 2012 12:31 PM
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Celebrate Edward Cullen's Birthday with 'Breaking Dawn - Part 2' Teaser

Apparently Edward Cullen's birthday - June 20 - is a national holiday, because Lionsgate is celebrating his 111th year starting today with a special teaser for a teaser of "The Twilight Sage: Breaking Dawn - Part 2." The first ten second teaser is below...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 19, 2012 12:27 PM
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New Trailer for 'Dark Knight Rises' Warns Fans 'It Takes a While to Get Back in the Swing of Things'

A new trailer has landed for Christpher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," and it's not as exciting as it should be, nor does it reveal much more than the others already have...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • June 19, 2012 11:52 AM
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Carl Reiner Gives Mel Brooks His Honorary AFI Doctorate

At the AFI Commencement this week, Carl Reiner presented his old chum Mel Brooks with an honorary doctorate, and much hilarity ensued (video link). (The 2000 Year Old Man made an appearance.)
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 15, 2012 9:29 PM
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Best of the Week: LA Film Fest Premieres, Reviews, Interviews, In-the-Works and More

This week on TOH, we offer 10 important takeaways (some courtesy of Chris Nolan) from the Produced By Conference 2012, both Woody Allen's underwhelming "To Rome with Love" and Pixar's "Paperman" had premieres at LA Film Fest, modern Gothic screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith talks "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" and more!
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  • June 15, 2012 4:24 PM
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