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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Mario Bava's Career High and Low 'Lisa and the Devil'

Euro Horror Week! continues at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing "Lisa and the Devil," which Dante calls "a career high -- and low -- point for director Mario Bava."
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  • April 3, 2013 11:44 AM
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Quentin Tarantino Obsessions, from Food to Toes (VIDEO)

Quentin Tarantino loves to shoot his characters eating. More than a few film students have likely written a thesis paper on the way Bill cuts the crusts off a sandwich in "Kill Bill: Volume 2."
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  • April 1, 2013 6:14 PM
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'World War Z' UPDATE: Paramount Execs Cut Mention of China as Possible Culprit of Zombie Outbreak

As if "World War Z" hasn't already stomached enough production turmoil. News broke earlier today that Paramount executives have changed a minor plot point in the film that involves China, so that Chinese officials might look more favorably on the film for domestic distribution in the fast-rising Chinese market.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2013 2:54 PM
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Watch: Peter Jackson Previews 'The Desolation of Smaug,' Behind-the-Scenes Sneak Peek and New Characters

Those who purchased the Blu-ray and DVD combo pack of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" received a special access code to watch Peter Jackson previewing the second installment in the franchise, "The Desolation of Smaug" (December 13). Six minutes of that preview have now been released online -- watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2013 1:52 PM
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Trailer Watch: Glitz, Ivory Tickling and Bath Time for Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in Soderbergh's 'Behind the Candelabra'

A new teaser trailer has landed for Steven Soderbergh's "Behind the Candelabra," with Michael Douglas channeling famous pianist Liberace in all his glittered, feathered and tanned glory. As Matt Damon's Scott Thorson breathlessly gasps in the trailer, "Wow!"
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2013 12:40 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Sam Hamm on Georges Franju's Nightmarish 'Eyes Without a Face'

Euro Horror Week! begins at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Sam Hamm introducing Georges Franju's seminal French film "Eyes Without a Face," which centers on a surgeon's maniacal focus on restoring his daughter's disfigured face.
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  • April 1, 2013 11:29 AM
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WATCH: Gory Clip from Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove' Shows Werewolf Transformation

Gore alert! It should come as no surprise, coming from gorehound Eli Roth ("Grindhouse," "Hostel") that the latest clip from Netflix's next original series "Hemlock Grove" is not for the faint of heart. The whole horror series is likely to be as eagerly gross as this scene. Produced by Roth, "Hemlock Grove" begins with a "Twin Peaks" premise: when a 17-year-old girl is brutally murdered in a former steel town in Pennsylvania, all of Hemlock's eccentric denizens-- and violent creatures-- are suspects.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • March 30, 2013 5:20 PM
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Watch: 'Voice' Contestant Judith Hill Talks Singing with Michael Jackson in Sundance Hit 'Twenty Feet From Stardom'

Check out this clip from must-see Sundance documentary "Twenty Feet From Stardom," in which Judith Hill (a breakout from the most recent season of "The Voice") discusses her experience working onstage with Michael Jackson. Morgan Neville's film --which hits theaters 14 via June RadiusTWC-- spotlights the true stories of gifted talents who tried to build careers but stayed within arm's reach of the spotlight: backup singers.
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  • March 29, 2013 1:57 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on 'Hannibal Brooks,' Starring an Elephant-Rescuing Oliver Reed

Oliver Reed Week! concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing Michael Winner's "Hannibal Brooks," starring Reed as an escaped POW who rescues an elephant from a bombed-out Nazi zoo and tries to get her to Switzerland.
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  • March 29, 2013 11:29 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on 'Sitting Target,' Starring a Malevolent Oliver Reed

Oliver Reed Week! continues at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing "Sitting Target," starring Reed as a crazed convict who breaks prison to kill his unfaithful wife.
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  • March 27, 2013 11:27 AM
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