In Canada snowdrifts, Coen brothers’ ‘Fargo’ gets cable TV treatment

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By Scott Haggett - CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) A particularly punishing winter, even by Canadian standards, has served well the new cable television series "Fargo," a reimagining of the blood-soaked black comedy film of the same name by brothers Joel and Ethan Coen. The 10-episode single-season … [Read more...]

Entourage The Movie Starts Filming

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The cameras have officially started to roll on the big screen version of HBO's hugely popular Entourage. All the main cast members are reprising their roles including Jeremy Piven, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara, Rex Lee, Adrian Grenier, Debi Mazar, Perrey Reeve … [Read more...]

A Minute With: Robert Duvall on Westerns and avoiding stereotypes

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By Piya Sinha-Roy (Reuters) With a career spanning seven decades, actor Robert Duvall has played roles ranging from Joseph Stalin to Dwight D. Eisenhower, and he still looks for ways to diversify his choices. Duvall, 82, will next be seen as a stoic war veteran patriarch in "Jayne Mansfield's … [Read more...]

Theme of captivity dominates Berlin films in 2012

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By Mike Collett-White BERLIN (Reuters) - Directors from around the world have tried to recreate the drama and trauma of captivity at this year's Berlin film festival, though not all of them found a captive audience. From kidnapping to political repression, and from a queen trapped in her … [Read more...]

Billy Bob Thornton’s daughter gets 20 years prison

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By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla (Reuters) - The estranged daughter of Oscar-winning actor Billy Bob Thornton was sentenced in Florida on Thursday to 20 years in prison for killing a child in her care. Amanda Brumfield, 32, was convicted in Orlando in May of the aggravated manslaughter of Olivia … [Read more...]

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