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Robert Duvall, Robert Downey Jr in The Judge

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Robert Downey Jr. is a hot-shot, big-city lawyer Hank Palmer, who suddenly finds out that his estranged father and honorable Judge (Robert Duvall) is being charged with murder in the town where he presides. Now Palmer must investigate the small town he grew up in and try to bond with old friends and colleagues in order to find the truth that can prove his father’s innocence. “The Judge” is directed…

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Robert Downey, Jr. on Winning an Oscar

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A healthy perspective from the actor in GQ magazine, via JustJared: On the inevitability of his winning an Oscar: “I, personally, would be shocked if we went to the end of the tape now and I didn’t have at least one. …Because I’m young enough, and I’m running down being occupied with these kind of genre movies, close enough. Even the next thing we’re doing with [my wife], I’m so…

Character banners for Sherlock Holmes 2

Character banners for Sherlock Holmes 2

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The teaser trailer for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows will be part of the premium preview package attached to Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows 2. See them twice this big after the cut.

Forbes: Hollywood’s Best Bang For The Buck

Forbes: Hollywood’s Best Bang For The Buck

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Forbes does the math and finds that Shia LaBoeuf delivers the best return on a studio’s investment, bringing in $81 for every dollar he’s paid in salary. This is the second year in a row he’s topped the chart. Anne Hathaway and Cate Blanchett are the two best female investments a producer can make. Danial Radcliffe and Robert Downey Jr round out the top 5.¬† Full list of the Top…

Cuarón aims for epic 3D in Gravity

Cuarón aims for epic 3D in Gravity

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Deadline reports that Robert Downey Jr plans to split his Sherlock Holmes 2 shooting schedule in two so he has time to squeeze time between sleuthing stints for Alfonso Cuar√≥n’s 3D space opera, Gravity. The Playlist finds tantalizing descriptions of the concept and design intentions from Oscar-winning effects specialists, Framestore: Framestore is about to embark on one of its greatest challenges yet, Gravity is the next Avatar in terms of…

Sam Raimi off to see the Wizard?

Sam Raimi off to see the Wizard?

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Vulture has an exclusive report this morning that Sam Raimi may take the director’s reins for Oz, The Great and Powerful, a prequel to the beloved 1939 classic. Sam Mendes and Adam Shankman had both been speculated as contenders for the job, but insiders tell us that Raimi received the official offer earlier this morning. The project is written by Mitchell Kapner (Romeo Must Die), and Joe Roth ‚Äî who,…

Iron Man 2: The IMAX Experience

Iron Man 2: The IMAX Experience

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Unplug your political sensibilities and revel in the mash-up of messianic complex with the military-industrial complex. While some of us might need to do some fancy rationalizing to resolve our conflicted feelings about celebrating vigilantism and promoting the privatization of the defense department, normal people can simply get off on the gadget porn. Conservatives won’t feel a bit conflicted, and Progressives get a vicarious NASCAR thrill. Best to heed the…

First Sherlock Holmes reviews

First Sherlock Holmes reviews

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“Singularity is almost invariably a clue.” – Sherlock Holmes The game’s afoot! And who but Hunter himself is better equipped to find the first non-anonymous review, from Katey Rich at CinemeBlend: It’s become a central truth of American filmmaking that audiences will watch Robert Downey Jr. doing pretty much anything, and when he’s having as much fun as he is as the magnetic center of Sherlock Holmes, there’s no choice…

Sherlock Holmes, trailer 3

Sherlock Holmes, trailer 3

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Rakish meets raucous. The more they tinker with these trailers, the more the movie feels tailored to exceed expectations. Maybe Holmes’ distinguished reputation survives the steampunk transformation intact and untarnished after all. Are we more excited yet? Here’s a perplexing clue: Anthony Peckham, hot-property screenwriter of the moment, is responsible for loading both big guns for Warner Bros. this December: Sherlock Holmes and Invictus.

Sherlock Holmes, trailer 2

Sherlock Holmes, trailer 2

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