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Cool Stuff: Artistic Posters for ‘The Kings of Summer’

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Audiences love a good coming of age story, and Jordan Vogt-Roberts‘ film The Kings of Summer is a great one. It tells the story of three boys (Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Aries) who decide to run away from home and build their own house in the woods. The Sundance hit opens in New York and Los Angeles May 31, will expand from there and you should certainly seek it out...

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‘The To-Do List’ Red-Band Trailer

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In The To Do List, Aubrey Plaza plays a high school graduate who decides she needs to make some serious headway (er) into sexual experience before going off to college. Think of a film like Superbad oriented around a female character, and you might have the right frame of mind.

We saw a red-band teaser not long ago, but that seems to have been pulled...

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‘Coffee Town’ Trailer: Now CollegeHumor is Making Feature Films

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CollegeHumor‘s silly videos have entertained many a procrastinator for five- or ten-minute chunks, but now the site’s looking to command people’s attentions for a whole lot longer. The self-proclaimed “comedy leaders” are making their first foray into features this summer with the 87-minute VOD release Coffee Town.

The film features quite an array of TV talents, including director Brad Copeland (

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‘The Family’ Trailer: Luc Besson and the Mobsters Who Couldn’t Change

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Luc Besson‘s The Family (once called Malativa) seems like a fun amalgamation of well-known film ideas, as Robert de Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer play the two heads of a former mob family that has gone into witness protection in France. Despite the helpful guidance of Tommy Lee Jones, things don’t go so well, thanks to a comically toxic combination of elements: the family’s inability to change, and ...

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Will Smith on ‘Men in Black 4′: “Three of Anything Is Enough for Me”

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Sony is developing a fourth Men in Black film, but it may not be able to rely upon Will Smith to play the charming lead. While Smith led audiences into the world of a secret government bureau incorporated to police galactic aliens on Earth, and acted as the franchise center for three films, he’s not so sure about continuing on.

Oren Uziel (The Kitchen Sink) was recently signed to rewrite 21 Jump...

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First Look: Joaquin Phoenix in ‘Inherent Vice’; Maya Rudolph Joins Cast

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Just nine months after The Master made its debut at the Venice Film Festival, Paul Thomas Anderson is already plugging away on his next feature Inherent Vice. Shooting on the Thomas Pynchon adaptation recently began in Los Angeles, with a sprawling lineup including Joaquin Phoenix, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Sean Penn, and many more.

The first pics from the set offer a look at Phoenix, who as...

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First Look: Michael Keaton and Costumed Friend in ‘Birdman’ From Alejando González Iñárritu

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Director Alejandro González Iñárritu isn’t known for comedy — films like Amores Perros, Babel,and 21 Grams may have elements of humor (small ones), but are generally serious, muti-strand dramas.

His new film, Birdman, appears to be something else. The film features Michael Keaton as an actor known for playing a the hero Birdman, and the character appears to be haunted by his past as he a...

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Dan Harmon Confirms ‘Community’ Return

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There’s no business quite like show business when it comes to people flip-flopping between friendship and antagonism. (Or the business versions thereof.) Community creator Dan Harmon was often famously at odds with the exec staff at Sony Television over his three-season run on the show. After his ouster, David Guarascio and Moses Port were brought on to keep Community going, but while the fourth...

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Fan Creates Chronological Edit of ‘Arrested Development’ 4th Season

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The highly anticipated fourth season of Arrested Development hasn’t even been in the world for two weeks and already fans have made it their own. We’re quoting it, meming it, creating merchandise based on it and now… completely altering it.

Creator Mitchell Hurwitz created a complex, labyrinthine story for the fourth season...

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DVD Preview: From Wadiya to Cote d’Ivoire

This week’s DVDs include one of the year’s biggest films, and one of the summer’s biggest comedies. While The Hunger Games saw a special release last Friday, The Dictator, Chimpanzee, and Bernie all came out today.

The Dictator: Sacha Baron Cohen stars as General Aladeen, a displaced dictator who tries to regain his rightful role as dictator of Wadiya in this comedy from earlier in the summer...

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