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Watch Deleted Scenes from Lena Dunham's 'Girls,' Plus Season 2 Poster & Upcoming Soundtrack Album

Season two of HBO's "Girls," from creator-writer-director wunderkind Lena Dunham, premieres January 13. The new season's poster has landed, as have some deleted scenes from season one. Watch as Dunham's Hannah Horvath faces humiliation at her local cupcakery, and gets schooled in respect for menial jobs.
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  • December 10, 2012 12:55 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Sam Hamm on Hammer's 'Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll'

Jekyll and Hyde Week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Sam Hamm introducing Hammer's "The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll," notorious in its day as "the movie where Jekyll becomes Hyde by turning his back and -- quick! -- pulling his beard off."
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  • December 7, 2012 10:48 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Sam Hamm on Jean Renoir's Made-for-TV 'Testament of Dr. Cordelier'

Jekyll and Hyde Week continues at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Sam Hamm introducing Jean Renoir's "The Testament of Dr. Cordelier," an unauthorized Robert Louis Stevenson adaptation.
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  • December 5, 2012 10:57 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Sam Hamm on Jerry Lewis-Starrer 'The Nutty Professor'

Jekyll and Hyde Week begins at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Sam Hamm introducing 1963's "The Nutty Professor," starring Jerry Lewis as nerd-turned-heartthrob Buddy Love.
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  • December 3, 2012 11:30 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Brian Trenchard-Smith on 'Game of Death,' Starring Bruce Lee & Heavily Disguised Doubles

Happy Birthday, Bruce Lee! week concludes at Trailers from Hell with director Brian Trenchard-Smith introducing "Game of Death," released five years after Lee's death in 1973 and containing only 11 minutes of footage from the original production.
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  • November 30, 2012 10:52 AM
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Watch: Tarantino, Russell, Van Sant, Lee, Affleck & Hooper Talk Directing at THR Roundtable

Check out the new Hollywood Reporter roundtable interview with Quentin Tarantino, David O. Russell, Gus Van Sant, Ang Lee, Ben Affleck and Tom Hooper, in which the directors discuss tough onset moments, "difficult" brothers, navigating temper tantrums, early retirement plans and more. Full video and highlights below.
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  • November 29, 2012 12:30 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Brian Trenchard-Smith on Bruce Lee International Hit and Posthumous Release 'Enter the Dragon'

Happy Birthday, Bruce Lee! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Brian Trenchard-Smith introducing huge international hit "Enter the Dragon," released only a month after the untimely death of Lee at age 32.
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  • November 28, 2012 10:46 AM
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Bigelow and Boal Talk 'Zero Dark Thirty' with Nightline: Controversy, Meticulous Recreation & Chastain's Character

Check out this interview by ABC's Martha Raddatz with "Zero Dark Thirty" director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, in which the two talk about the controversy surrounding classified information that arose before the film began shooting, meticulously recreating the house in Abbottobad, the amazing woman at the center...
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  • November 27, 2012 1:18 PM
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Trailer Watch: 'Love Is All You Need' in Susanne Bier's Latest

Susanne Bier, whose "In A Better World" won the Best Foreign Language Oscar and Golden Globe in 2011, returns with lighter fare in "Love Is All You Need." With Pierce Brosnan and "Better World"'s Trine Dyrholm at the helm, the film looks more cliched than inspired...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • November 26, 2012 3:38 PM
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Trailer Watch: Hoult & McGregor Head Up the Beanstalk in 'Jack the Giant Slayer' -- Fee Fi Fo Fum

Check out the new trailer for Bryan Singer's "Jack the Giant Slayer," which stars Ewan McGregor, Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci and Eleanor Tomlinson. It's the latest entry on Hollywood's ever-growing beanstalk of fairytale reinventions.
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  • November 26, 2012 1:58 PM
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