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WATCH: In New Clip from 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' Isaac, Timberlake and Driver Sing 'Please Mr. Kennedy'

Check out a new clip from the Coens' "Inside Llewyn Davis," where Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Adam Driver have a recording session for a pretty humorous number, "Please Mr. Kennedy." Driver steals the scene with his guttural and bizarro noisemaking. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 29, 2013 2:08 PM
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WATCH: Trailer for 'The Legend of Hercules,' Plus New Poster

The latest trailer has arrived for Summit's "The Legend of Hercules," slated for a January 10 release. It stars Kellan Lutz (of the "Twilight" franchise) in the title role as the Greek half-man half-god who must overcome his existence as a slave by using his outsized strength. Watch below, plus check out the film's new one sheet.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 29, 2013 1:04 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Comedy Classic 'Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip'

Who's Afraid of Richard Pryor's Sneakers? continues at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing "Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip," Pryor's now classic "concert" film wherein he prowls the stage of the Hollywood Paladium for 82 remarkable minutes, gleefully riffing on his personal lifewhile effortlessly embodying a multitude of characters.
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  • November 27, 2013 2:05 PM
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Weinsteins Go New Media with 'August: Osage County' as Streep Limits Press Access, Pursue Awards Influencers in New Way (STREEP TALKS VIDEO)

What does the mighty New York Times do when there's no Meryl Streep interview? They do a write-around. Streep was a no-show at the "August: Osage County" unveiling and press conference at the Toronto Film Festival, allowing others to speak for her. (Early press reaction was mixed.) Instead she did the one thing press-shy folks must do: a press conference posted on YouTube (below). And the Weinstein know this movie's most enthusiastic supporters will be actors, so they are courting them in an innovative new way.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • November 27, 2013 1:10 PM
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WATCH: Quentin Tarantino Tells Jay Leno About His Next Film -- "It's Another Western" But Not a 'Django Unchained' Sequel

Quentin Tarantino, grateful to Jay Leno for the late night host's years of support in helping to spread the word on his films, gave Leno a juicy tidbit on last night's show. Tarantino told Leno the scoop on his next film: "It's a Western. It's another Western. It's not a 'Django' sequel." More below, plus watch the video.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 27, 2013 11:47 AM
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WATCH: Smart and Hilarious Video Mashup of 'It's A Wonderful Life' Cut Like 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Trailer

Check out this spot-on video mashup of Frank Capra's holiday classic "It's A Wonderful Life" as cut to the beats of the trailer for Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street." Never thought you'd see Jimmy Stewart edited to Kanye West? Well, here's your chance. Owen Weber, who put together the smart and funny mashup, has titled it "The Wolf of Bedford Falls." Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 26, 2013 12:43 PM
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Watch: THR's Actress Round Table with Oprah, Julia Roberts, Emma Thompson, Octavia Spencer, Amy Adams and Lupita Nyong'o (VIDEO)

The Hollywood Reporter's round table series adds its next installment this morning, assembling actresses Oprah Winfrey ("Lee Daniels' The Butler"), Julia Roberts ("August: Osage County"), Emma Thompson ("Saving Mr. Banks"), Octavia Spencer ("Fruitvale Station"), Amy Adams ("American Hustle") and Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave") to talk everything from summoning tears for Steven Spielberg to, er, "muff shots." Quote highlights below, plus full video.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 25, 2013 4:22 PM
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WATCH: Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski Directs Blanchett, Redford, Ejiofor and Many More in 11 Gorgeous Short Films

Here's a nifty thing. Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski directed 11 very short films for the New York Times Magazine, and the Times has a released a behind-the-scenes video of Kaminski directing the likes of Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oprah Winfrey, Adele Exarchopoulos, Forest Whitaker, Oscar Isaac, Greta Gerwig, Michael B. Jordan and Julia Louis-Dreyfus for the projects. Check it out, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 25, 2013 2:14 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Dan Ireland on 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,' Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton with Gloves Off

Who's Afraid of Richard Pryor's Sneakers! kicks off at Trailers from Hell, with filmmaker Dan Ireland introducing Elizabeth Taylor-Richard Burton classic "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
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  • November 25, 2013 2:05 PM
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Daniel Brühl Talks Formula 1 Star Niki Lauda, 'Rush' and 'The Fifth Estate' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Spanish/German star Daniel Brühl not only co-starred with Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Fifth Estate," the opening night film at the Toronto International FIlm Festival, but with Chris Hemsworth in another international story based on real people, "Rush," directed by Ron Howard. Written by Peter Morgan (Howard's "Frost/Nixon") and produced by Imagine and Working Title, "Rush" could make Brühl a star, especially if he nabs awards attention for his portrait of the fiercely competitive Austrian Formula 1 driver.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • November 23, 2013 2:08 PM
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