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Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini in The Drop

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Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini and Noomi Rapace star in The Drop, based on a tale by Dennis Lehane called “Animal Rescue” that appears in the short story collection Boston Noir. A couple of years ago Neil Burger was set to direct but then Michaël R. Roskam took the reins — the Belgian director of Bullhead and Carlo. The trailer lays out the plot pretty clearly so no need for a…

Oscar Contenders Make GQ’s Men of the Year Covers

Oscar Contenders Make GQ’s Men of the Year Covers

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Justin Timberlake (Inside Llewyn Davis), Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) and the dearly departed James Gandolfini (Enough Said) are some of the covers running concurrently for this month’s GQ mag.

Nicole Holofcener’s Enough Said

Nicole Holofcener’s Enough Said

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(thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen)

Gandolfini will Play Leon Panetta in Zero Dark Thirty, EW gets the Exclusive

Gandolfini will Play Leon Panetta in Zero Dark Thirty, EW gets the Exclusive

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EW’s Anthony Breznican gets to scoop the news that James Gandolfini will play Leon Panetta in Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty: James Gandolfini will appear as one of the highest-ranking government figures featured in the film — Leon Panetta, the current Secretary of Defense, who was head of the CIA when bin Laden was found and killed. There’s a too-easy joke to be made here: How awesome is it that…

Not Fade Away from director David Chase

Not Fade Away from director David Chase

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First feature film from director David Chase, creator of The Sopranos, set in suburban New Jersey the 1960s. A group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big. With James Gandolfini, Bella Heathcote, Jack Huston, Brad Garrett. Opens December 21.

Oscar Watch on Kristen Stewart,  Melissa Leo

Oscar Watch on Kristen Stewart, Melissa Leo

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Welcome to the Rileys features three really great performances, so says the buzz coming out of Sundance. Kristen Stewart is supposed to be particularly good as the 16 year-old stripper. This MTV review says Stewart is “utterly fearless in “Welcome to the Rileys.” That’s the takeaway from the film’s world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday afternoon. You can quibble all you want with her portrayal of a…

Where the Wild Things Are, TV spots

Where the Wild Things Are, TV spots

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Like all the other exceptional marketing we’ve seen for Where the Wild Things Are, the latest batch of TV spots are just splendid. There’s an extended promo running on Sundance Channel this week, but I haven’t been able to find a get a copy to embed yet. In the meantime, enjoy the 30-second spot above and 2 more after the cut. (How much do we love that Tony Soprano’s karma…

The Actors of In the Loop

The Actors of In the Loop

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There are so many great performances in In The Loop it would be tough to single any one out. It works as a brilliant ensemble piece and there really isn’t a weak link. James Gandolfini has the advantage for being so well liked over here. Still, the movie is very small. A while back, Vulture made a play for Peter Capaldi, whose “Tasmanian Devil‚Äìlike performance as the British prime minister‚Äôs…

In the Loop

In the Loop

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Thanks to Noah R. for reminding us to post the trailer for In The Loop. GreenCine Daily says: A cynical, razor-sharp, truly laugh-out-loud farce about the symbiotic relationship between ineffectual, flip-flopping bureaucrats and the sneaky, petty spin doctors who need them, co-writer/director Armando Iannucci’s loosely inspired expansion of his BBC comedy series The Thick of It values and cleverly parodies the power of language (vulgarity, doublespeak, jousting, meaningful ambiguity)… The…