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Screen Talk Report from Halls of Comic-Con, 'The Giver' and Other Oscar Possibilities

Every year I approach the trip to Comic-Con in San Diego with equal measures of anticipation and dread. Why? It's huge, crowded, stressful and crammed with the best and worst of pop culture. I talk about it with Indiewire critic Eric Kohn on our weekly podcast, sitting cross-legged on the floor outside Hall H between panels with my laptop, holding my snowball mic.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 25, 2014 12:49 PM
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Chris Nolan and Matthew McConaughey Rock the Con with Surprise 'Interstellar' Footage

After a quiet first day at Comic-Con, Hall H was finally rocked by a movie of clear scope and ambition that was not an imitation of other things. Christopher Nolan came to Comic-Con for the first time with fellow Con virgin Matthew McConaughey to show an early trailer for Paramount release "Interstellar" which hits theaters in November.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 24, 2014 8:07 PM
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Christopher Nolan Wants to Tell You About the Future of Movies

In his Wall Street Journal op-ed, "Interstellar" writer-director Christopher Nolan offered a double-sided solution to what he considers the modern movie malaise
  • By Nick Newman
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  • July 9, 2014 11:45 AM
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Oscar-Winner McConaughey is Next American Cinematheque Tributee

This year's American Cinematheque honors will go to Matthew McConaughey. At 44, while he is younger than some Hollywood tribute subjects, McConaughey nonetheless makes a strong candidate for one of these galas.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 10, 2014 1:51 PM
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'Interstellar' Teaser Poster Lands, Plus First Details on New Trailer

A first teaser poster is here for Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar."
  • By Beth Hanna and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 6, 2014 4:41 PM
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How Does 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Composer Hans Zimmer Do It? Hack or Genius? "I am still an architect" (VIDEO)

Composer Hans Zimmer, whose latest score can be heard in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' says: "I am still an architect. Authorship seems to be more difficult for other people. My head runs over with ideas." Also, in a new video, 'Spider-Man' director Marc Webb talks working with Zimmer, and his dream team for the soundtrack. Watch here.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • May 2, 2014 1:48 PM
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2014 Preview: From 'Nymphomaniac' to 'Gone Girl,' What Films Look Good, Great, and Troublesome This Year

With awards season still very much in full swing, it's still too soon to shake off 2013 completely. But a slate of great-looking films lies ahead on the horizon, as well as the theatrical releases of some of 2013's festivals hits that we've already seen.
  • By TOH!
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  • January 30, 2014 2:50 PM
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WATCH: First Trailer for Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Starring Matthew McConaughey

The first trailer for Christopher Nolan's upcoming and highly anticipated "Interstellar" has landed. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Casey Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • December 14, 2013 1:37 PM
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