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Christopher Nolan: From Best to Worst

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When describing the career of director Christopher Nolan the word "amazing" comes to mind. Beginning at the lowest rung of the independent circuit, he has risen to craft some of the most artistically and commercially successful blockbusters of the last decade. With the epic conclusion to his Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, hitting shelves this week, now is as...

10 Great Risky Performances In Movies

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Cloud Atlas appears to be this year's Inception as it's a big budget brainy sci-fi film. But, instead of traveling through different levels of dreams, this film follows the intertwining lives of various characters through their past, present and future. The cast is flooded with A-list actors including Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess,...

Poll: Should DirectTV Use Dead Celebs in Their Ads?

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When DirectTV first started airing television ads that featured actors reprising famous film roles and breaking the fourth wall it seemed like a cool concept. Especially, when someone like Sigourney Weaver would step back into the shoes of a character like Ellen Ripley 20 years after the fact. Since the beginning of this campaign, two controversial commercials have been produced by the company...

AFI Festival 2009!

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It is finally upon us - as I type the crowds are thronged outside the Grauman's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard for the American Film Institute Film Festival Opening Gala and North American Premiere of Wes Anderson's stop-motion fable Fantastic Mr Fox (already covered by Screencrave from the London Film Festival - ahead of the game as usual).

First Look: The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus

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Hello everyone in LA, it's Ben here, reporting from London. Now as some of you already know, Terry Gilliam’s new film The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus is already out in the UK, and it will not be out in America until Christmas Day. So here is a ‘First Look’ of the film for all of you to have have to wait. Also, know that this piece is 100% Spoiler...

New Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Trailer

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A new trailer has debuted for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. The film stars  Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell in the role of “Tony,” with legendary actor Christopher Plummer as the title character. Parnassus is set to hit American theaters this Christmas thanks to domestic distribution secured by Sony Pictures...

Official The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Poster

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Over an Empire, they've got an exclusive first look at the official poster for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Like many of you, this film has been on my radar for a very long time. It hits theaters domestically this Christmas, and features the final performance of Heath Ledger. The poster highlights all four actors who carry the lead role of Tony the carnie, as...

New Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus Photos

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The Terry Gilliam film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus won't hit theaters until three months down the line on December 25th. The film features Heath Ledger's last performance, has been a hot topic ever since the actor's unfortunate passing. Since the film has acquired domestic distribution, steady promotion of Parnassus has been under...

Terry Gilliam Rejected Tom Cruise for Dr. Parnassus

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Terry Gilliam gave superstar Tom Cruise a thumbs down when his agents eagerly lobbied for him to appear in Heath Ledger's final film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. According to Collider, Gilliam was trying to keep it in the family when he chose Jude Law, Colin Farrell, and Johnny Depp to portray different incarnations of Ledger's character, Tony.

Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Gets a Domestic Release

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The highly anticipated last film of Heath Ledger will finally get a stateside release. According to FirstShowing, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and will distribute it domestically. For months, rumors have been circulating about when the film will hit theaters, with the most recent theory pointing towards this...

Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus International Trailer

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Finally the masses of fans who've been awaiting Heath Ledger's final performance can see him in action. The international trailer for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus has been released. Those of us who were lucky enough to attend Comic-Con this year saw this footage a couple of weeks ago, but now everyone has an opportunity to experience it. The film is directed...

Heath Ledger's Video For Modest Mouse Debuts Today

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Before Heath Ledger's death, he was in the process of directing a music video with indie rock group, Modest Mouse,  for their song, "King Rat." In 2007, Ledger and Modest Mouse singer, Isaac Brock, had discussed the idea of doing the video for the yet-to-be-released song. The purpose behind the music video is...

Comic-Con 2009: The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus

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5:53: It's finished! Terry and Verne have left the stage. Check back here for more panel updates, including exclusive photos. 5:31: We just saw the first official trailer for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and it looks amazing! Jude Law is rocking the ponytail! 5:28: Gilliam: "I love to...

Superheroes Win Big At Saturn Awards

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At the 35th Annual Saturn Awards held in Burbank, California, the Academy of Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films honored the best movies of the last year. The night belonged to the Superheroes. The comic book phase of 2008 was getting the appreciation it deserved. Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight (how the hell is this film still...

5 Films that Inspire Equal Rights in Honor on GLBT Month

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With the release of Gus Van Sant's film Milk coinciding with the current issues of Prop 8, gay cinema was finally pushed into the forefront of everyones attention both on screen and off. Although this genre may be a touchy subject, more and more directors and actors are choosing to discuss the issues behind the repression of homosexuality both in politics...

Three New Clips from Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

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During the opening ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival we saw a video montage for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, featuring Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell. Now, Comme Au Cinema has just brought us three new clips (actually one of them we've seen, but now it's in better...

8 Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Photos

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  More photos have surfaced from Heath Ledger's final film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Over at FirstShowing, I found eight production stills from the movie which include Ledger, Lily Cole, Christopher Plummer, Verne Troyer, and Tom Waits. The story centers on the mystical Doctor...

First Footage of Dr. Parnassus Debuted at Cannes

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During the opening ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival they showed a nice video montage featuring all the films making their debuts this year. I can honestly say the most anticipated feature has to be The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. It's Heath Ledger's final film, and features Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and...

More Doctor Parnassus Photos and Distribution News

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The final film of the late Oscar winner Heath Ledger, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus has had an uphill battle in terms of production and distribution. The fantastical and complex story paired with the unfortunate passing of it's lead actor posed more than enough problems for director Terry Gilliam. The film was somewhat rescued...