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Michael Keaton soars in new 'Birdman' trailer

3 hours ago | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Michael Keaton got a career boost when he played Batman in both Batman and Batman Returns, and now he might get another one by playing a new superhero: Birdman.

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman follows Riggan Thomson (Keaton), an actor who’s famous for playing superhero Birdman but is now struggling to get his life together as he puts together a Broadway show. The film, which also stars Edward Norton and Zach Galifianakis, is set to open the Venice Film Festival August 27.

González Iñárritu’s Babel was nominated for both best picture and best director Oscars in 2007 and he most recently directed 2010’s Biutiful, »

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Brian Eno Addresses Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Letter on David Byrne’s Website

7 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Brian Eno has shared his feelings about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a passionate letter that has been published on David Byrne’s website. “I received this email last Friday morning from my friend, Brian Eno,” Byrne wrote on his site. “I shared it with my office and we all felt a great responsibility to publish Brian's heavy, worthy note." Story Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Denounce Israeli 'Genocide' in Open Letter The artists have collaborated on such albums as My Life in the Bush of Ghosts in 1981 and Everything That Happens Will Happen Today in 2008. In the note,

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Penelope Cruz Clarifies Stance on Middle East Conflict

19 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

After signing her name to an open letter condemning the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza as “genocide,” Penelope Cruz has walked back her stance on the complicated Middle East crisis. “I don't want to be misunderstood on this important subject,” the actress says in a statement. “I'm not an expert on the situation and I'm aware of the complexity of it. My only wish and intention in signing that group letter is the hope that there will be peace in both Israel and Gaza.” Also read: Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Pedro Almodovar Condemn Israel for Gaza Attacks The open letter, also signed by. »

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Penélope Cruz Clarifies Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Open Letter, Chrissy Teigen and Gal Gadot Also Weigh In

21 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Penélope Cruz has come forward to clarify an earlier open letter she penned with husband Javier Bardem condemning Israel for their attacks on the Gaza Strip. "I don't want to be misunderstood on this important subject. I'm not an expert on the situation and I'm aware of the complexity of it," the actress explained in a statement. "My only wish and intention in signing that group letter is the hope that there will be peace in both Israel and Gaza. I am hopeful all parties can agree to a cease fire and there are no more innocent victims on either side of the border. I wish for unity, and peace... I believe in a civilization that can be capable of bringing the courage to have a world where »

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Penelope Cruz Clarifies Gaza Genocide Comments

23 hours ago | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Update, 1:35Pm: Penelope Cruz has issued a statement to clarify the open letter that she, husband Javier Bardem and director Pedro Almodovar signed yesterday, which called for an end to “the genocide perpetrated by the Israeli occupation army in the Gaza strip against Palestinian civilians.” The comments were bound to be regarded as incendiary and polarizing, taking sides in a most controversial issue. Today, Cruz explains that her reaction was not motivated by politics as much as humanitarian concerns. “I don’t want to be misunderstood on this important subject,” she said. “I’m not an expert on the situation, and I’m […] »

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How Roadside Attractions Made Hit of 'Most Wanted Man,' Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Web is Changing the Movie Business

30 July 2014 11:37 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Roadside Attractions co-presidents Howard Cohen and Eric d'Arbeloff are running their specialty label--co-owned by frequent distribution partner Lionsgate--with taste and smarts. They have a handle on what will work in the the specialty theatrical market, when to go day-and-date with VOD, and when to chase an Oscar campaign that can cost more than it's worth. (They did well with Oscar nominations for "Winter's Bone" and Jennifer Lawrence, "Biutiful" and Javier Bardem, and "Albert Nobbs" and Glenn Close, among others.) The Oscar question came up when their most recent release, Anton Corbijn's Sundance entry "A Most Wanted Man," based on the John Le Carré novel and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman in his last leading role, opened strong last weekend. Cohen came by Sneak Previews to talk about how they released the film, Hoffman, and the indies' future. He's bullish. Anne Thompson: "A Most Wanted Man" might have been a »

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Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem against the Genocide from Israelis

30 July 2014 12:48 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

More celebrities have come forward to voice their opinion over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Pedro Almodovar were among several stars to publish an open letter in local Spanish papers slamming Israel for its role in the ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel.

According to multiple media reports, the letter described Israel's actions as "genocide" and said that "Gaza is living through horror these days, besieged and attacked by land, sea and air.

"Palestinians' homes are being destroyed, they are being denied water, electricity [and] free movement to their hospitals, schools and fields while the international community does nothing."

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Jenny McCarthy Regrets Her Hillary Clinton Joke

29 July 2014 1:20 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Jenny McCarthy regrets implying that Hillary Clinton "has girlfriends" - Us Weekly Watch rapper Dmx lose his mind on a roller coaster - HuffPost Celebrity Charlie Hunnam and Lea Michele hang out on the Soa set - Lainey Gossip Did Jennifer Garner break up one of Ben Affleck's famous friendships? - Dlisted Even *Nsync didn't know about this surprise album - Et Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem pen an open letter - JustJared Justin Bieber's facial hair is back - Pink Is the New Blog Stephen Colbert rips apart Kim Kardashian's game app - The Superficial See who's leaving Dancing With the Stars - Cracked Subliminal movie messages you may have missed - BuddyTV Source: Getty / Rob Kim »

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Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem Pen Open Letter Condemning Israel's "Genocide," Madonna Calls for a Ceasefire

29 July 2014 11:35 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

More celebrities have come forward to voice their opinion over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Pedro Almodovar were among several stars to publish an open letter in local Spanish papers slamming Israel's attack on the Gaza Strip. According to multiple media reports, the letter described Israel's as "genocide" and said that "Gaza is living through horror these days, besieged and attacked by land, sea and air. "Palestinians' homes are being destroyed, they are being denied water, electricity [and] free movement to their hospitals, schools and fields while the international community does nothing." The letter urged Israel to »

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Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Pedro Almodovar Condemn Israel for Gaza Attacks

29 July 2014 7:04 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar were among a number of Spain's biggest film industry stars who published an open letter Tuesday in local Spanish newspapers condemning the Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, saying that “Gaza is living through horror these days, besieged and attacked by land, sea and air.” See video: Joan Rivers Blasts Palestine's Involvement in Gaza Conflict: ‘They Started It!’ (Video) According to Global News and other media reports, the letter states that “Palestinians’ homes are being destroyed, they are being denied water, electricity free movement to their hospitals, schools and fields while the international. »

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Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Denounce Israeli 'Genocide' in Open Letter

29 July 2014 12:49 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Madrid – Dozens of Spanish film stars, directors, musicians and writers, led by Oscar winners Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Pedro Almodovar, have denounced Israel's incursion into Gaza. In an open letter referenced by Europa Press and other Spanish media, they described Israel's actions as "genocide." Story Talk About Anything Political in Hollywood ... Except Gaza They also called on the European Union to "condemn the bombing by land, sea and air against the Palestinian civilian population in the Gaza Strip." In the open letter, they demanded a cease-fire by the Israeli military and urged Israel to "lift

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This Ring Isn't Helping Those Charlize and Sean Engagement Rumors

25 July 2014 8:23 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Charlize Theron reunited with Sean Penn in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday when she landed in her native country to begin filming on their new movie, The Last Face. (Charlize will star alongside Javier Bardem, and Sean will direct.) Before she landed in Africa, Charlize sparked engagement rumors when she was spotted at Lax wearing what looked like an engagement ring. While a source has said that the ring wasn't for an engagement, the rumors are still floating around that the pair may be prepared to take the next step. Back in April, sources said that they "wouldn't be surprised" if the couple took a trip down the aisle soon. Time will tell if Charlize and Sean are actually engaged! »

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Are Charlize Theron & Sean Penn Headed For Marriage?

20 July 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn are reportedly looking to tie the knot in the near future and adopt a child together.

Charlize Theron, Sean Penn To Marry

Insiders claim that the couple plans to marry while spending time in South Africa this summer working on The Last Face in which Theron, 35, is starring and Penn, 53, is directing. "They want to get married very soon," a source told Us Weekly.

Theron, already a mother to adopted son Jackson, 2, apparently always planned to give him a little brother or sister. The actress "always intended to have another child,” according to the source, who added, “Sean is revitalized with Charlize.”

Penn, who was married to House of Cards star Robin Wright from 1996-2010, has two children from the marriage – Dylan, 23, and Hopper, 20.

Theron and Penn went public with their relationship roughly eight months ago following nearly two decades of friendship. "Charlize has seen Sean grow up, »

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Martin Scorsese's Silence Finds A Home And A Release Date

14 July 2014 9:29 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Sometimes the movie industry is just that predictable. Martin Scorsese has made three straight hits with Paramount Pictures, so when he got started on the independent production Silence, it was only a matter of time until the studio came calling. Now, on the brink of the film's production start, it appears as if Paramount is ready to leap aboard Marty's latest project - with a fully-detailed plan for commercial and critical success. Deadline reports that Paramount has come aboard Silence with the intention to distribute the film in the U.S., eying a November 2015 release date. The film, an adaptation of the Shusako Endo novel, concerns two Jesuit priests in the 17th century who attempt to spread Christianity to Japan, only to encounter swift and harsh pushback. Names like Gael Bernal, Daniel Day-Lewis and Javier Bardem have been linked to the project, but currently, the cast includes Liam Neeson, Andrew »

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Penélope and Javier Have Had One Hot Relationship

14 July 2014 10:06 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

This month marks Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem's fourth wedding anniversary and we are celebrating by looking back at all of the gorgeous couple's best moments. From their tropical beach trips to romantic strolls through their beloved Madrid, this pair loves to pack on the Pda. Penélope and Javier first met in 1992 when they appeared in Jamon, Jamon together, but they didn't start a romantic relationship until 2007. They got married in July 2010, welcomed son, Leo, in January 2011 and had daughter, Luna, in 2013. Keep scrolling to see all the best snaps of Penélope and Javier's love! »

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Birdman world premiere to open Venice

10 July 2014 3:44 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s black comedy stars Michael Keaton.

Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu and starring Michael Keaton, has been selected as the opening film of the 71st Venice Film Festival (Aug 27 - Sept 6), where it will play in competition.

The film will receive its world premiere on August 27 in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del Cinema at the Lido, following the opening ceremony hosted by Luisa Ranieri.

The black comedy tells the story of an actor (Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

Co-stars include Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts.

Birdman will be released in North America on Oct 17 and roll out internationally in Jan 2015. Worldview Entertainment is co-financing »

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Venice Film Festival To Open With Alejandro G. Inarritu’s ‘Birdman’

10 July 2014 3:40 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rome – Alejandro G. Inarritu’s “Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance,” toplining Michael Keaton, will open the Venice Film Festival.

The black comedy, about a washed-up actor (Keaton) who once played an iconic superhero and must overcome his ego and family trouble as he struggles to mount a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory, will world preem in competition at the fest on August 27.

Along with Keaton, pic also stars Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts, most of whom expected on the Lido’s red carpet.

Birdman” is a Fox Searchlight Pictures/New Regency presentation of a New Regency/M Productions/Le Grisbi production. The U.S. release date is October 17, while it will be going out internationally in early 2015. The producers are Inarritu, John Lesher, Arnon Milchan, and James W. Skotchdopole.

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You’re in the Minority: Top 10 Oscar-Winning Actresses of Color

4 July 2014 3:53 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

An Oscar-winning actress is an exceptional artist no matter what shade, race or ethnicity she represents. For the sake of this written piece we will concentrate on those actresses of color whose achievement in cinema (and ultimate success of capturing the golden statuette) has made them revered commodities in the motion picture industry.

For some of these minority Oscar-winning actresses being spotlighted they have either excelled at their craft early in their careers or may have enjoyed limited success in the aftermath of their glory. Whatever the case it remains certain that these feminine recipients of Academy Award distinction left a legacy on the big screen in a capacity that cannot be taken away or dismissed.

The You’re in the Minority: Top 10 Oscar-Winning Actresses of Color are (in alphabetical order according to film titles):

1.) Mercedes Ruehl  as Anne Napolitano from The Fisher King (1991)

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Tom Hardy In Talks For The Revenant

30 June 2014 8:51 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Update: Hardy is now officially confirmed as part of the cast, according to Variety. Initially rearing its head as a John Hillcoat project way back in 2010, Western The Revenant passed to director Alejandro González Iñárritu (Biutiful, Babel) twelve months later. After a couple of years of being loosely "attached", Leonardo DiCaprio then signed on to star in April. Now, in a potential Inception reunion, Tom Hardy is in talks to join him.Iñárritu and Mark L. Smith have adapted the film from Michael Punke’s 2003 novel, which follows an ill-fated fur trapping expedition to chilly 1820s South Dakota. Hunter Hugh Glass (DiCaprio) is mauled by a bear in the harsh climate, and his companions leave him for dead. The two men assigned to bury his body then decide tojust rob him and abandon him instead. But Glass recovers, and swears bloody revenge.Sean Penn had been considering playing one of the thieving burial party, »

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James Bond 24 Orders Rewrites, Which Delays Production

27 June 2014 11:06 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

James Bond always has had a license to kill. But does he also have a license to be funny? The last James Bond adventure, Skyfall, had a brilliant mixture of danger, thrills and humor . particularly in the colorful interplay between 007 (Daniel Craig) and the menacing Silva (Javier Bardem). And with Sam Mendes back in the director.s chair for the announced James Bond 24, you can see why he.d like to tap into some of the same magic. Which is why The Daily Mail reports that Mendes has brought Skyfall original writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade back to Bond 24 to punch up the screenplay turned in by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Logan. Specifically, according to reports, Purvis and Wade were asked to "sprinkle in more gags, emphasizing the witty repartee between Daniel Craig.s 007 and Naomie Harris.s Miss Moneypenny, and focusing on the interplay between Bond and »

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