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SCREEN TALK: Festival Updates, Fall Hopefuls, New Openers from Woody Allen to Zach Braff, Fox vs. Time Warner

David Fincher is back for the opening night of the New York Film Festival with Ben Affleck-starrer "Gone Girl." What folks really care about, says Indiewire's Eric Kohn on our sixth Screen Talk podcast (now on iTunes!) is that the opening night party is returning to Tavern on the Green. We talk about changes at various festivals, the movies that carry expectations as the fall award season gets under way, from Woody Allen to Zach Braff, and several movies coming out this weekend. We dig into Rupert Murdoch's attempted takeover of Time Warner.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 18, 2014 11:50 AM
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Career Watch: Has 'Maleficent' Restored Angelina Jolie's Box Office Mojo?

Reviews were mixed. But for moviegoers, the $70 million opening for "Maleficent" -- an Angelina Jolie record -- for a rare female summer action adventure suggests that they were transfixed by the sight of the right actress in a perfect-fit role.
  • By Susan Wloszczyna
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  • June 2, 2014 6:30 AM
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Angelina Jolie Says Acting Is "Going to Take More of a Backseat" (VIDEOS)

Angelina Jolie's got a lot on her plate these days. With Disney's dark fairytale "Maleficent" coming out May 30 and her next directorial effort "Unbroken" currently in post, save a voiceover or two, she hasn't had much time for new screen roles of late. Jolie plans to put acting on the back burner while she commits to her aid work, and to directing. Here's what she had to say at a recent press conference promoting "Maleficent."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 9, 2014 1:29 PM
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WATCH the First Trailer for Director Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'

Director Angelina Jolie's third film "Unbroken" is a chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini (Jack O'Connell), an Olympic runner taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II. Check out a preview for the film, which aired during the 2014 Sochi Olympics TV broadcast, here.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 17, 2014 1:33 PM
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NYT Best Sellers Dominated by Films and TV: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Long Walk to Freedom,' 'Orange Is the New Black' and More

One of the revelations from the current New York Times list of non-fiction bestsellers is how many films land there. Solomon Northup's "12 Years a Slave," which was overshadowed upon its 1853 publication by abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and "A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin" and long only known by historians, now sits at number three on the bestseller list. Impressive, and cool.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 19, 2013 2:29 PM
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FIRST LOOK: On Set Photos from Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' UPDATED

UPDATE: A trio of on-set images have arrived for Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken." Take a look, below.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • October 31, 2013 3:16 PM
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