Michael Skakel Seeks to Suppress Evidence in Murder Retrial

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A lawyer for Michael Skakel is seeking to keep the government from using audio tapes made by the Kennedy cousin for a memoir as evidence in his upcoming murder retrial. Skakel, the nephew of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel, was freed from prison last year after a judge ruled his trial attorney failed to adequately represent him in 2002 when he was convicted of fatally bludgeoning Martha Moxley in Greenwich when they were both 15. The Greenwich Time reports Skakel's new attorney on Tuesday sought to suppress the evidence seized from ghostwriter Richard Hoffman and return it to Skakel. Attorney Stephen See more »

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What Did Barack Obama Get Prince George for His First Birthday? (Hint: It's a One-of-a-Kind Gift)

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What do you get the guy who has everything? Just like Prince George, Barack Obama has often been that guy, so he knows a thing or two about picking the perfect present. To fête the future King of England's first birthday July 22, the U.S. President sent Prince William and Kate Middleton a custom-made rocking horse for their adorable baby boy. The gift came with a saddle bearing the presidential seal and a toy polo mallet. The wooden toy was partly made from a branch of an oak tree which once stood on the South Lawn of See more »

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Weekend Review: I'll Take Manhattan

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Remember when nostalgia used to signify a comforting escape into the past? It hasn't been the same since Mad Men took us beneath the surface glamour to expose the grim consequences of chasing and selling the American dream. Wgn America's bold new period drama Manhattan (Sunday, 9/8c) goes even further, eschewing the romantic veneer altogether in a gritty story of scientific mavericks operating in extreme circumstances. Looking back at a bygone time (World War II) with a jaundiced eye, the ambitious Manhattan is far more serious in intent than the channel's more recent effort at historical-fiction original programming, the lurid Salem.

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- Matt Roush

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Seinfeld Might Come to Netflix

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Have you ever wanted to be the master of your Seinfeld domain, capable of picking and choosing which episode you want to watch and not relying on the whims of some TBS scheduler? Apparently, we are closer to that reality that you might've thought. Yesterday Jerry Seinfeld did a Reddit Ama and was asked, "Jerry, any word on Seinfeld coming to Netflix?" The Redditor added, "Can you please convince Larry to let it happen? There are so many people who still have not experienced Seinfeld first hand and having it available through Netflix will surely be the See more »

- Jesse David Fox

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Hercules, The Galapagos Affair and Joe: the Guardian Film Show video reviews

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Peter Bradshaw and Henry Barnes join Xan Brooks for our weekly round-up of the big cinema releases. This week we watch muscle hustle as Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson embodies Hercules; documentary The Galapagos Affair shows us a utopia on the turn; and we rant, rave and gurn at Nicolas Cage doing none of the above in David Gordon Green's backwoods drama, Joe

No more video, for demi-God's sake? Listen to the audio-only version of this week's show Continue reading See more »

- Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw, Henry Barnes, Richard Sprenger, Leah Green and Phil Maynard

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Raccoon Rule At Guardians Of The Galaxy.s London Premiere

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Those loveable space buccaneers Peter Quill, Drax, Gamora and co. busted out of astral prison to spend the evening with their public last night as Guardians Of The Galaxy celebrated its UK premiere in Leicester Square. Cunningly, Marvel worked around the challenge of representing its two CG characters – See more »

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Nine Inch Nails Fans Will Be Surprised By This Album

3 September 2013 11:50 AM, PDT

Nine Inch Nails, "Hesitation Marks" (Columbia)

Sun-kissed harmonies, funk-flecked guitar lines and – whisper it – a saxophone workout all make an appearance on "Hesitation Marks," a surprising new offering from Trent Reznor's Nine Inch Nails after a lengthy, self-imposed hiatus.

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MTV Movies Blog

The Best Movies Of 2013

17 December 2013 12:00 PM, PST

To clarify, this is my top ten today at this very moment. It's going to change. Even as I wrote out the below list, I was dramatically shifting these worthy films up and down. For one thing I want — no, need — to see all of these again and See more »

- Josh Horowitz

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Filmmaker Magazine

Applications Open for Dogfish Accelerator

18 hours ago

Last year, I did a lengthly profile on Dogfish Pictures’ inaugural Accelerator program, which adapts a start up financing model to the independent film landscape. Dogfish equips each of its selected participants with seed financing and an office space where they’ll develop their product(s) over the course of nine-weeks, with added input from mentors. See more »

- Sarah Salovaara

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First trailer lands online for 50 Shades Of Grey: watch now

24 July 2014 6:48 AM, PDT

The first trailer for 50 Shades Of Grey has arrived online, and it's every bit as steamy, breathy and emotionally overwrought as you might expect! Dakota Johnson stars as Anastasia Steele, a naive college graduate who finds herself introduced into the world of Bdsm sex by billionaire businessman, Christian See more »

- Total Film

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