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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on 'What's the Matter with Helen?,' Starring Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters

New Year's Potpourri week continues at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing cult director Curtis Harington's "What's the Matter with Helen?"
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  • January 2, 2013 10:48 AM
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The Best Supercuts of 2012: Heist Films, PT Anderson's SteadiCam, and the Manic Pixie Dream Girl [Videos]

Much of the time, supercuts – videos that mash together various clips around a certain theme – don’t gain any lift-off beyond fan obsession. However, when movie supercuts do transcend this compulsion, they can achieve something incisive, critical, hilarious, or glorious. In the best of supercuts, the rhythm is phenomenal and the catalogue is inspirational. These test your movie mettle or challenge you to round out your roster.
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  • December 31, 2012 5:05 PM
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Apatow Hawks 'This is 40' on '60 Minutes,' Pals Sandler, Ferrell & Rogen Add Support

In case you missed it, check out "This is 40" creator Judd Apatow on "60 Minutes" as well as the NYT's live-streamed December 17 round-table interview with Apatow, Paul Rudd, and Leslie Mann.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 31, 2012 1:29 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Dan Ireland on 'Bus Stop,' Starring Marilyn Monroe

New Year's Potpourri week begins at Trailers from Hell with director Dan Ireland introducing "Bus Stop," featuring Marilyn Monroe in her first screen performance after studying with Lee Strasberg, and directed by Joshua Logan ("Picnic").
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  • December 31, 2012 11:02 AM
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Watch: Hulu's Top Five SNL Moments from 2012

Check out Hulu's Top 5 SNL Moments from 2012, including newcomer Cecily Strong's "girl at a party" impression and Bill Hader's war-vet puppeteer. Ranking in the top spot is The Real Housewives of Disney, chronicling the drama between Cinderella...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 28, 2012 1:42 PM
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Trailer for 'Girls' Season Two: More Sex and Shenanigans for Dunham & Friends

Season two of Lena Dunham's HBO hit show "Girls" debuts on January 13. The shenanigans continue for Dunham's Hannah Horvath and friends as they awkwardly navigate through their messy, sexy twenties in Brooklyn, NY. Check out the season two trailer below:
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  • December 26, 2012 1:22 PM
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Compare Jimmy Fallon, Billy Crystal, and Jerry Seinfeld's 'Who's on First' to the Abbott and Costello Original [Video]

Jimmy Fallon, Billy Crystal, and Jerry Seinfeld revive the classic Abbott and Costello banter about a baseball team with whacky monikers - and they pull it off! As expected, Who is on first, What is on second base, and I Don't Know is on third. Check out the video below along with the classic.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • December 24, 2012 12:30 PM
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New Epic Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's 'Great Gatsby' with a Smoldering Leonardo DiCaprio

When Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" explodes onto screens on May 10 --and explode it will, if the trailer's outrageously epic footage is any indication--at least two subsets of people will have reason to celebrate: Fans of Luhrmann's extravagent creative license-taking...
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  • December 20, 2012 2:09 PM
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Producers Talk 'Les Mis,' 'Argo,' 'Django,' 'Hobbit,' 'Silver Linings, 'Master' at THR Roundtable

I enjoy the award-season THR roundtables not only because I know some of the players, but because I don't know some of them. And you always learn something.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • December 19, 2012 9:22 PM
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More 'Les Miserables' Featurettes on Jackman's Jean Valjean, Sound Mixing, Costume and Production Design UPDATED

If you are itching to see Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" on Christmas day, check out four featurettes with Hugh Jackman...
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  • December 19, 2012 4:26 PM
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