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  1. 'Prisoners' Trailer

    9:36 am 5/31/2013

    The first trailer for 'Prisoners' shows Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal hunting for two kidnapped girls. The film, from Warner Bros. and Alcon Entertainment, was directed by Denis Villeneuve. It also stars Terrence Howard and Viola Davis.Read more

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  2. Box Office Preview: Bruce Willis' 'Die Hard 5' Eyeing Big Holiday Win

    12:44 pm 2/13/2013

    UPDATED: The action pic opens on Valentine’s Day opposite female-fueled “Safe Haven” and “Beautiful Creatures”; animated pic "Escape From Planet Earth" debuts Friday as the long Presidents Day weekend gets underway.Read more

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  3. 'Beautiful Creatures' Star Viola Davis on Why Her Character Isn't a Maid in the Adaptation (Q&A)

    11:41 am 2/11/2013

    "I think that when black people are woven into the lives of characters in 2013, then I think they play other roles than maids," says the actress, who stars as a woman with supernatural powers in the romance drama.Read more

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  4. Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Anne Hathaway Lead First SAG Award Presenters

    4:45 am 1/16/2013

    A star-studded group that includes several nominees will help chaperone the festivities at the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.Read more

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  5. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of Brad Pitt's 'Killing Them Softly' and More

    9:00 pm 11/29/2012

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

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  6. Disney's 'Sofia the First' TV Series Sets Premiere Date, Reveals Guest Stars

    9:00 am 11/27/2012

    The animated show will feature the voices of guest stars including Eric Stonestreet, Viola Davis, Bonnie Hunt, Ellie Kemper, Megan Mullally, Kiernan Shipka and Jeffrey Tambor.Read more

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  7. August Wilson's Plays to Be Recorded as Radio Dramas in 2013

    5:24 pm 11/14/2012

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's work will be recorded in front of a live studio audience and streamed online.Read more

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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