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Michael Keaton makes comeback in Birdman opposite Stone, Galifianakis, and Watts

After a time in the wilderness, Michael Keaton is set to return to the world of feature film starring roles. The Hollywood Reporter recently announced Keaton as lead in the upcoming dark comedy Birdman. Birdman is a change of pace for hard-hitting drama director Alejandro González Iñárritu (21 Grams, Babel); it tells the blackly comic […]

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Francis Lawrence to helm Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire

Francis Lawrence sits atop the Cornucopia victorious. Lionsgate has confirmed the I Am Legend director will helm their Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire. He replaces outgoing director Gary Ross, who exited on account of not having “the time I need to write and prep the movie I would have wanted.” Lawrence reportedly beat Bennett Miller, […]

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David Cronenberg to direct Catching Fire?

Canada’s finest, David Cronenberg, is on Lionsgate’s shortlist of potential directors for their Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. According to the L.A. Times, the studio is also interested in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban helmer Alfonso Cuarón, and Biutiful director Alejandro González Iñárritu, among others. After weeks of speculation, Gary Ross announced on […]

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Emotion sickness – Biutiful review

Biutiful – Starring Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez and Eduard Fernández. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Every so often a movie comes along to remind me how arbitrary it is to assign a star rating to a film, as if anything could rightfully be called “a three out of five” or […]

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