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Watch: Matt Damon Goes on Toilet Strike for World Water Day

Matt Damon starts a toilet strike to raise awareness for his Water.org campaign prior to World Water Day (March 22) and it goes very badly.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 13, 2013 11:14 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Dan Ireland on Ang Lee's 'Brokeback Mountain'

Valentine's Hearbreakers! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Dan Ireland introducing Ang Lee's Oscar winner (Best Director, Score, Adapted Screenplay) "Brokeback Mountain," starring the late Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway and Michelle Williams.
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  • February 13, 2013 11:04 AM
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Watch: 'Bringing Lincoln to Life' on '60 Minutes' with Spielberg, Day-Lewis and Biographer Goodwin

Check out the complete 12-minute segment from February 10's "60 Minutes" episode focusing on Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." The show explores the painstaking process by the director and his team to recreate an authentic, war-torn 1864-65 environment...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 11, 2013 1:59 PM
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Watch: Oscar-Nominated Short 'Head Over Heels' a Poignant Love Story of a Couple on Different Planes

Following the online debuts of the other four competing Oscar-nominated short animated films, stop-motion "Head Over Heels" is now available to watch until the day of the Oscars (February 24). Full video below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 11, 2013 12:40 PM
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Watch Berlin Trailer for Documentary 'GMO OMG' on Corporate Takeover of Seeds

Check out the trailer for documentary "GMO OMG," the opening night film for the Berlinale's Culinary Cinema section. The film follows first-time feature director Jeremy Seifert as he investigates genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in seeds and the subsequent effects on health, biodiversity and the global agriculture industry.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 11, 2013 11:54 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Elaine May's 'The Heartbreak Kid'

Valentine's Heartbreakers! week begins at Trailer from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing "The Heartbreak Kid," starring Charles Grodin and Cybill Shepherd.
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  • February 11, 2013 10:51 AM
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WATCH 'Adam and Dog': Exclusive Animated Oscar Short

Korean Minkyu Lee's Oscar-nominated animated short, "Adam and Dog," which won the Annie for best animated short last year, is available online.
  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • February 8, 2013 11:48 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Gillo Pontecorvo's 'Burn!' with Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing "Burn!," Gillo Pontecorvo's follow-up to "The Battle of Algiers."
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  • February 8, 2013 11:04 AM
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Watch and Listen to Ravishing Trailer for Indie Spirit Doc Nominee 'Leviathan'

Cinema Guild has released the trailer for Lucien Castaing-Taylor ("Sweetgrass") and Verena Paravel's ("Foreign Parts") festival favorite doc "Leviathan." The film is nominated for the Indie Spirit's Truer Than Fiction award and will be released theatrically March 1 at NYC's IFC Center, followed by a national rollout.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 7, 2013 2:18 PM
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As Berlinale Kicks Off, Watch Hollywood Speak Deutsch [VIDEO]

With the opening of the Berlin International Film Festival (February 7-17), check out these videos of Hollywood stars who speak German. Bradley Cooper's fluency in French? Passé. Deutsch is where it's at -- just ask Keanu Reeves, Kirsten Dunst, Leonardo DiCaprio and more.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 7, 2013 11:42 AM
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