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Sorry No One, 'Sin City 2' Pushed Back A Year

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In an announcement that should surprise no one, mostly because nobody bothered to care in the first place, Dimension Films has quietly pushed back Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's blood-soaked sequel "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," back nearly a year. Gone is its original October 3rd slot, and it will instead bow on August 22nd, 2014. For those of you really looking forward to a lot of shitty green screen and film noir-y dialogue more mumbled than spoken, this must come as a crushing blow. Get More »

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Questions and Answers With Rosario Dawson

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Since she was pulled off the streets of New York at age 14 to star in the controversial "Kids," Rosario Dawson continues to make an impression on screen with her provocative choices. Whether she goes for laughs in "Clerks II," takes a wild ride in Quentin Tarantino's "Death Proof" or becomes a lethal warrior prostitute in Robert Rodriguez's "Sin City," Dawson rarely plays it safe.

Dawson continues her cinematic fearless streak in Danny Boyle's mind-bending "Trance," which opens in U.S. theaters on April 5. The film tells the story of a fine art auctioneer named Simon (James McAvoy) mixed up with a criminal gang headed by Franck (Vincent Cassel), who seeks out the help of mysterious hypnotherapist Elizabeth Lamb (Dawson) to recover a lost Goya painting. The stakes quickly rise in this modern noir as the boundaries between reality, hypnotic suggestion and suppressed emotions blur.

We sat down for a face-to-face session with the always hypnotic Dawson and chatted about her susceptibility to suggestion, why she's okay with being nude in "Trance" and what freaks her out more than anything. Get More »

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Link Riot: First Look at 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

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• Yep, it looks like a "Sin City" movie, all right. [Heavy]

• Oscar Fun Facts: 15 tidbits with which to impress your friends. And that's golden! []

• Way Back When: A look back on the early career of Oscar nominee Tommy Lee Jones, star of "The Amazing Howard Hughes" and guest star of "Charlie's Angels." [ScreenCrush]

• See everyone who's presenting at the Oscars this year in one handy image gallery. [BuzzSugar]

• Can you feel the love tonight? Sing along with an Oscars playlist of some of the Best Song winners of yesteryear. [Hollywire]

• MTV continues its immersive journey into the 90-year history of Warner Bros. with a look at Christopher Nolan's stunning "Inception." [MTV Movies]

• Brush up on your subtitles reading skills with the 25 best foreign films streaming on Netflix right now. [Complex]

• Watch Roger Corman's 1980 precursor to Japanese tentacle porn, "Humanoids From the Deep." Before it gets taken down. [Death and Taxes]

• She got nekkid in "Malicious." And here are 20 other essential moments of Molly Ringwald, who's still smokin' hot at 45. [BuzzFeed]

• 9 things you might not know about Disney's "Cinderella," who's still smokin' hot at 63. [Mental Floss]

• James Franco is in Berlin bashing Spider-Man in "Gay Town," yet another James Franco conceptual multi-media whatsit. [FilmDrunk]

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Casting Roundup: Theron, Chastain and Farrell Get the Gigs

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All of the week's hot casting news in one fell swoop ...

• Seth MacFarlane has scored quite the cowgirl! The "Ted" funnyman has rounded up the gorgeous (and quite funny herself) Charlize Theron to star in his new film, "A Million Ways to Die in the West," a self-described "Blazing Saddles"-type comedy about a sheepish farmer who chickens out of a gunfight and sees his girlfriend leave him. [Heat Vision]

Colin Farrell and Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain are going classical with "Miss Julie," director Liv Ullmann's take on August Strindberg's 19th-century stage play about the sexually-charged battle of wills between a wealthy socialite and one of her head servants, with the servant's fiancee popping up every now and then to make things even more interesting. Samantha Morton is also set to star. [The Hollywood Reporter] Get More »

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Eva Green Latest Looker to Join 'Sin City' Sequel

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We approve of this casting. Boy howdy, do we.

It's been swell and all hearing that Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke and even Bruce Willis will be back for the "Sin City" sequel, and it's been nice to hear about new cast members like Josh Brolin, Jamie Chung and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. But none of that makes for the casting news we've really been waiting for.

Now we have it. Eva Green, the impossible gorgeous Bond Girl of "Casino Royale" and the oft-naked cinephile of "The Dreamers," has been cast in the title role of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," according to Variety. Get More »

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Casting Roundup: Winslet, Phoenix and Dawson Get the Gigs

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All of the week's hot casting news in one fell swoop ...

• Great news for YA fans! Kate Winslet is in talks to join Shailene Woodley in "Divergent," the screen adaptation of Veronica Roth's dystopian novel set to hit theaters on March 21, 2014. Winslet's is also set for Alan Rickman's period drama "A Little Chaos," which follows rival landscape gardeners both commissioned to create a fountain at Versailles by Louis XIV [Variety / The Playlist

Joaquin Phoenix will reunite with his "The Master" director Paul Thomas Anderson for "Inherent Vice," the screen adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's crime novel set in 1969 Los Angeles that chronicles the attempts of private detective and marijuana enthusiast 'Doc' Sportello to get to the bottom of a convoluted mystery. [Yahoo! Movies] Get More »

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Casting Roundup: Page, Brolin and Williams Get the Gigs

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All of the week's hot casting news in one fell swoop ...

Ellen Page will be starring in "Into the Forest," the story of two teenage sisters living in rural Northern California as society seems to decay and collapse around them. As if that should alarm the girl who saw buildings fold in on themselves and stuff in "Inception." [The Playlist]

• Another thesp is packing his bags for "Sin City." Josh Brolin, who appeared in director Robert Rodriguez's "Planet Terror," will be playing the central role of Dwight (played by Clive Owen in the original film) in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For." Now how about some casting news on the film's femme fatale, Ava Lord, already? [MovieWeb] Get More »

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JGL Confirms 'Sin City 2,' Says It Will Be 'Fun as F--k'

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is largely considered to be on top of the world at the moment thanks to "Inception," "The Dark Knight Rises," "Looper" and his many other cinematic conquests, and whaddya know? The kid's stock is still on the rise.

As scooped by HitFix last night, JGL has indeed just joined the long overdue "Sin City" sequel "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For."

Levitt's been tapped to portray Johnny, a pro gambler straight from the School of Cool - a role which was written specifically for the movie and previously offered to Johnny Depp. Get More »

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2013's 29 Movie Sequels Ranked From Least to Most Necessary

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"Texas Chainsaw 3D" is 2013's inaugural sequel in a year chock full of them (29 in all). With this much franchise volume in one year, it's good to keep some perspective in terms of which series we're primed for ... and which ones shouldn't have had a first movie to begin with.

From the bad to the rad, here's our rundown of all the follow-ups fans have been clamoring for — or haven't, as the case may be. Prioritize your sequel viewing, people. Get More »

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50 Movies We’re All About in 2013

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Man, 2012 was a pretty darn good year for films, right? "The Avengers," "Lincoln," "The Hunger Games," "Silver Linings Playbook," seriously, we could go on and on, as this past year has been one of the best in recent memory.

And that has us even more amped up to see what Hollywood does for an encore. Sure, 2013 has some pretty big shoes to fill, but there are always news movies to see, new adventures to experience, new stars to meet and new pop culture obsessions waiting to be born.

So with that in mind, we've put together our list of the top 50 Movies We’re All About in 2013. Because last year is just so last year. Get More »

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