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James Marsden & Wife To Divorce

October 1st, 2011 9:05am EDT
James Marsden & Lisa Linde
James Marsden's wife Lisa Linde has filed for divorce.

The couple wed in 2000 and share two young children - 10-year-old Jack and Mary, six.

Linde has cited "irreconcilable differences" as her reason for filing divorce papers, obtained by TMZ.com.

Marsden, who is filming new movie "Bachelorette" with Kirsten Dunst in New York, can currently be seen in the "Straw Dogs" remake.
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'The Lion King 3D' Dominates Weekend Box Office

September 19th, 2011 10:15am EDT
The Lion King 3D
The 3D re-release of Disney classic "The Lion King" has roared to the top of the box office chart, grossing $29.3 million.

The animated family film, which features the voice of teen idol Jonathan Taylor Thomas as a young Simba, was originally released in 1994, when it opened with takings of more than $40 million, and it's proved a big hit the second time around, too.

"The Lion King 3D" knocked last week's number one, the star-studded outbreak thriller "Contagion," into second place with $14.5 million.

Ryan Gosling's "Drive" enters at three, followed by "The Help" at four. The remake of 1...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Straw Dogs'

September 19th, 2011 9:57am EDT
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Didn’t dig the recent remake or want to see what inspired it? Check out the new to high-def Blu-ray release of the Dustin Hoffman/Sam Peckinpah original "Straw Dogs" now available from 20th Century Fox. Check out the Hoffman brand of justice below!

Title: "Straw Dogs"

Grade: 4

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan

Director: Sam Peckinpah

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 118 minutes

Release Company: 20th Century Fox

Website: www.foxconnect.com

The Flick: There’s a pure visceral quality to the work of Sam Peckinpah – be it "The Wild Bunch" or even this quirky o...
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Review: 'Straw Dogs' - 'Two Jews' Have Different Takes On This Classic Remake (Video)

September 16th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Straw Dogs
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz - You are a Hollywood screenwriter. You have a hot wife and a hot Jag. You move to your wife's hometown in the Deep South after her father's death. It's filled with God fearing, Bambi killing, football addicted, good ole Southern boys. Do you really think you'll live happily ever after?

David Sumner (James Marsden) and his actress wife Amy (Kate Bosworth) move to her father's house so David can get some quiet and solitude to complete the World War 2 screenplay he's working on. But all is not as bucolic as it seems in Blackwater, Mississippi.....
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Drive,' 'I Don't Know How She Does It,' & More

September 12th, 2011 10:00am EDT
Drive
Faithful readers, I apologize that we didn’t have a Trailer Talk column last week. I just moved into a wonderful new apartment and got pretty wrapped up in the packing/unpacking process. Now that I’m settled though, we’re back to business as usual.

I watched Steven Soderbergh’s “Contagion” last week, which I really enjoyed. It’s an infectious whodunit with fantastic casting, eerie electronic music that effectively builds tension, and solid character development. My Grade: A

Arriving in theaters this week are the Ryan Gosling crime thriller “Drive,” the Sarah Jessica Parker dramedy “...
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Fall 2011 Movie Preview: September

August 29th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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The end of the year is always the most exciting time for true movie lovers as the studios release the films they hope to compete in the race for the many awards shows that will happen early next year. This September will have some decent films to choose from (namely "Contagion" and "Drive"), but with a greater amount of less-than-impressive fare than is normally seen. Either way, this first month in the awards season will have moviegoers flocking to the cinema nearly every weekend.

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Apollo 18

This horror/thriller has been called “The Blair Witch Project” set in space, and the ...
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