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April 10, 2013

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New Photos from Elysium Set

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Via Entertainment Weekly. In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from…

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Almodovar’s ‘I’m So Excited’ to Open LA Film Fest

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Film Independent announces that Pedro Almodovar’s I’m So Excited will open the Los Angeles Film Fest, June 13-25 at LA Live. Full press release after the jump.

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Ben Affleck Pays Tribute to Ebert

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Ben Affleck will always be tied to Ebert for all eternity. Argo was the last number one movie ever named by Ebert, predicted to win the Oscar (rightly) by Ebert, and To the Wonder was the last movie reviewed by Ebert. Kind of strange, don’t you think? Either way, here is what Affleck said about Ebert at last night’s To the Wonder preem, from Variety – “last summer” would have…

Oblivion design featurettes

Oblivion design featurettes

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Looks as if the production design of Oblivion will be the true star attraction. A few featurettes after the cut.

Alec Baldwin says he’ll never never never host the Oscars again

Alec Baldwin says he’ll never never never host the Oscars again

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There’s talk that Alec Baldwin is in talks to host a late night talk show on NBC at 1:35 a.m., as Jimmy Fallon and Carson Daley move up to earlier slots. Meanwhile Baldwin talks to THR about hosting the Oscars, a job he claims he’ll never never never do again. Suits me fine. Some days I can handle hearing Alec Baldwin talk like he’s got it all figured out but…

The Coen Brothers commercial for “Clean Coal”

The Coen Brothers commercial for “Clean Coal”

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As much as I respect the Coen brothers’ more serious work, I wish they had more time to indulge their special knack for broad comedy.