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Tim Burton: Goofy Artist or Excellent Judge?

I know that, in the land of cinema, "goofy artist" or "excellent judge" are phrases overused, at best. But rest assured, I'm not attacking M. Night Shyamalan. I'm talking, of course, about Tim Burton's appointment as the head of the Cannes 2010 film jury. Okay, so he's a bit of a Marmite director. Some would...

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Wall Street Comes to France

Of course, I don't mean they're going to ship the location over to our French neighbours, though knowing the budgets going into Cannes I wouldn't be surprised. I am talking about, of course, Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, the continuing of a saga that, as of the sequel, now spans an impressive 23...

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Mickey Rourke = Genghis Khan?

I'd love to tell you I was kidding, and that this was another joke about the now rubber-faced actor, but it really isn't. He's donned the Mongolian warrior outfit, and he's coming for you in cinemas not too long away from now. [caption id="attachment_751" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A serious...

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Ozzy Osbourne Biopic On The Way?

The Prince of Darkness may just end up with his shuffling, murmuring charm making its way onto the silver screen in the near future, if rumours are anything to go by. According to reliable sources (read: the mouthy matron of Britain and Hell's first lady, Sharon Osbourne herself), a producer is already on the...

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Scream 4 Is Coming…

That's right, folks - grab your popcorn and don your ghost outfits - the man in black is back. For fans of Wes Craven's parodies of the horror genre involving a man, a mask, and a whole host of vapid murder victims, the news that he is returning to the franchise is more than welcome. The movie poster (shown...

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