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Column: Troubles in modernizing Holmes

For whatever reason, we have become obsessed again with the enigmatic detective who lives at 221B Baker Street, otherwise known as Sherlock Holmes. Between the Guy Ritchie films, the popular BBC show “Sherlock,” and CBS’ upcoming show “Elementary,” Holmes is being updated and modernized faster than his author ever could have imagined.

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Woody Allen reminisces at film screening

Woody Allen reminisces at film screening

The heyday of radio may be gone, but for Woody Allen’s generation, the golden age of airwaves was an important one.

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Michael Fassbender reunites with Ridley Scott on ‘The Counselor’

Prometheus, the film that brought Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender together, isn’t due for release until June 8, but the director and actor have already agreed upon their next project together.

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‘The Artist’ and the evolution of human expression

‘The Artist’ and the evolution of human expression

Watching a silent movie in 2012 is an odd experience. Watching a silent movie made in 2012 in a movie theater is even odder.

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Is ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2’ really the end for ‘Twilight?’

Want another reason the world is definitely going to end in 2012? Twilight producers are looking to extend the story beyond the Breaking Dawn Part 2 supposed finale this November.

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Cuba Gooding Jr. discusses “Red Tails”

Cuba Gooding Jr. discusses “Red Tails”

Academy Award Winning Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. and Star Wars producer Rick McCallum discussed the motivations and difficulties in executing their recently released movie “Red Tails” at Harvard U. Friday.

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Taking the Plunge: An interview with Elizabeth Banks

“Time is always your friend in a negotiation,” stresses Elizabeth Banks, Hollywood darling and NYPD negotiator in the upcoming Man on a Ledge, a thriller that explores the psychological warfare needed to prevent suicide jumps.

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Academy favorites take Oscar nominations

In the Tuesday announcement of the Academy Award nominees, some of the year’s best films have been left out in the cold as usual. Overall, this year’s race is shaping up to be a bit blander than years before.

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Streep transforms into Thatcher in Oscar-nominated role

For every movie, documentary and foreign film buff, the start of the new year stands as a reminder that the Academy Awards are right around the corner.

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What’s hot at Sundance 2012

The 2012 Sundance Film Festival kicked off Thursday with tons of films that sound both promising and intriguing.

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