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  1. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Looper,' 'Hotel Transylvania,' 'Won't Back Down' and More

    9:00 pm 9/27/2012

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week. Read more

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  2. Box Office Preview: 'Hotel Transylvania' Headed for Easy No. 1, 'Looper' Eyes No. 2

    5:32 pm 9/27/2012

    The Maggie Gyllenhaal-Viola Davis teacher drama "Won't Back Down" is expecting a soft opening; new specialty offerings include "Pitch Perfect."Read more

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  3. Elle Fanning, Emma Watson to Be Honored at Women in Hollywood Awards

    10:51 am 9/27/2012

    The fashionable event will also honor Shirley MacLaine, Sarah Jessica Parker, Octavia Spencer and Uma Thurman.Read more

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  4. Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rosie Perez Address Raging Controversy About 'Won't Back Down' (Video)

    4:03 pm 9/26/2012

    More than 50 people protested outside of the film's New York premiere, having heard that it unfairly demonizes teachers unions. The film's stars vehemently disagree.Read more

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  5. Q&A with 'Won't Back Down' Actresses Rosie Perez, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis

    12:34 pm 9/26/2012

    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg hosts a Q&A with the stars of Daniel Barnz's drama 'Won't Back Down'.Read more

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  6. Teachers and Parents Protest 'Won't Back Down'

    10:29 am 9/26/2012

    20th Century Fox and Walden Media hold steadfast against angry teachers unions.Read more

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  7. Won't Back Down: Film Review

    6:01 am 9/26/2012

    Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis take charge of a turnaround campaign at a failing Pittsburgh elementary school in Daniel Barnz's inspirational agenda movie.Read more

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  8. 'Won't Back Down' Trailer

    3:24 pm 9/25/2012

    Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis star in Daniel Barz's movie about two mothers, one a teacher that face major obstacles when they attempt to transform a failing inner city school. Read more

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  9. 'Beautiful Creatures' Trailer Debuts, Smells Like Teenage Spirits (Video)

    12:43 pm 9/20/2012

    Alice Englert and Alden Ehrenreich are star-crossed lovers threatened by magic and mystery in the first trailer of the highly anticipated YA franchise. Read more

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  10. 'Beautiful Creatures' Promises Bewitching Teen Romance

    2:36 pm 8/20/2012

    THR visits the set of the forthcoming YA adaptation by writer-director Richard LaGravenese, who enlists heavyweight acting talent to give his film gravitas.Read more

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