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<p>Rolling stone?</p>

Rolling stone?

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Are The Rolling Stones one step closer to headlining Coachella?

Festival organizers post tantalizing photo on Facebook

Are the Rolling Stones one step closer to announcing their rumored headlining gig at Coachella?

Either organizers of the alternative music festival, which takes place in Indio, Calif., April 12-14 and April 19-21, are messing with us or they’re subtly confirming their appearance. Yesterday, the folks at Goldenvoice, who put on Coachella, posted a picture (above) of a stone in a field on Coachella's Facebook page. No, it’s not rolling, but it’s gathering no moss either.

It’s the latest move in the “are-they-or-aren’t they” chronicle of the rock and roll band. The rumors started last fall and the drum beat only got louder after the Rolling Stones’ mobile app listed an April 12 date at Coachella. That quickly disappeared.

What does seem clear is that the Rolling Stones aren’t done after playing five lauded 50th anniversary shows in London, Brooklyn, and Newark. “Really, all you’re going to have to do is wait for an announcement,” guitarist Keith Richards told Rolling Stone’s David Fricke. “It would be dopey to bring things up to this level and say, ‘Well, that’s that, 50 years, bye-bye.”

Mick Jagger is a little cagier. “There have been quite a few offers,” he tells Rolling Stone. “I’m going to see what’s on the table and discuss it with everyone.”

As far as Coachella, Jagger says he has no idea how that date showed up on the Stones’ mobile app and that he had not been asked to play the festival personally, but he doesn’t rule it out. “I always said that we’d see how this would go, and then we’d think about doing more —or not.”

Either way, expect an announcement of who is playing at the festival within the next few weeks, if not next week.  Among the other hotly-tipped names has been Daft Punk, however NME ran a story yesterday that stated the band wil not be playing any festivals in 2013, or any live dates at all.

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Watch: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' 'We No Who U R' gets a video by Gaspar Noe

Watch: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' 'We No Who U R' gets a video by Gaspar Noe

Are you your shadow...

With a title like "We No Who U R," Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds insinuate there's a character who's trying to exercise some anonymity. The new music video for the track by director/writer/producer Gaspar Noe reveals that some people are impossible to know.

Watch as the shadow-man makes his way through brush and forest, making you as much a ghost as he. Noe, if unfamiliar, is the man behind features like 2009's "Enter the Void" and 2002's "Irreversible."

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<p>The cast of &quot;Cougar Town,&quot;&nbsp;which makes its TBS&nbsp;debut on Tuesday night.</p>

The cast of "Cougar Town," which makes its TBS debut on Tuesday night.

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Press Tour: 'Cougar Town' crew happy to be at TBS

Same show, but now a network that will actually promote it

The "Cougar Town" cast and producers arrived at press tour with a clear message: Same show, same (easily mocked) title, new network — and a network that seems much more supportive than the old one.

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<p>&quot;The Perks of Being a Wallflower&quot; found its way into the line-up. Could it be a surprise Oscar nominee, too?</p>

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" found its way into the line-up. Could it be a surprise Oscar nominee, too?

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'Perks,' 'Flight,' 'Master' make the list of WGA nominees

'Central Park Five' and 'West of Memphis' included in doc nominees

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has announced its screen nominees for the year. As always, certain films were ineligible with the WGA due to signatory issues. Examples this year which could still make a play at Oscar recognition include "Amour," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "Django Unchained," "Les Misérables" and "Seven Psychopaths." So let's get that out of the way right at the top.

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<p>&quot;Skyfall&quot;</p>

"Skyfall"

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Oscar ceremony to include a 50th anniversary tribute to James Bond

One way or another, the franchise will be acknowledged on the night

Less than a week away from the unveiling of the Academy Award nominations, a question near the top of many Oscar pundits' minds is whether or not "Skyfall" can actually crack a Best Picture nomination. What seemed a long shot just two months ago has since become a far less fanciful notion, as the 23rd official entry in the James Bond franchise has consolidated its strong reviews and gangbusters box office with a healthy precursor showing, most notably with the guilds.

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Oscar Talk: Ep. 101 -- Mulling over the tight races in the home stretch

Oscar Talk: Ep. 101 -- Mulling over the tight races in the home stretch

Is 'Skyfall' a threat? Are we calling it too early for 'The Master?'

Welcome to Oscar Talk.

In case you're new to the site and/or the podcast, Oscar Talk is a weekly kudocast, your one-stop awards chat shop between yours truly and Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood. The podcast is weekly, every Friday throughout the season, charting the ups and downs of contenders along the way. Plenty of things change en route to Oscar's stage and we're here to address it all as it unfolds.

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<p>John&nbsp;Toll on the set of &quot;Cloud Atlas&quot;</p>

John Toll on the set of "Cloud Atlas"

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Tech Support: John Toll and Frank Griebe on shooting 'Cloud Atlas' across six stories

The two DPs faced the challenge of sustaining a continuity in the ambitious film

As usual, the Oscar race for Best Cinematography presents an embarrassment of riches this year. Contending directors of photography have offered exemplary work, whether highlighting fantasy or history, focusing on land or water, displaying composed and gorgeous widescreen shots or gripping action and dynamic camera movement.

One film managed to do all of these things, and used two DPs to do it. I'm referring, of course, to “Cloud Atlas,” where John Toll and Frank Griebe collaborated with the Wachowskis and Tom Twyker on what is widely considered one of the most ambitious films of the year.

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<p>The &quot;Cougar Town&quot; cast is coming to press tour, but will the mustaches ride with them?</p>

The "Cougar Town" cast is coming to press tour, but will the mustaches ride with them?

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The show that never ends: Time for the Television Critics Association press tour

The networks get together to show off their mid-season wares

It's that time once again, boys and girls, for Dan, Liane and I get to camp out at the happiest place on earth: the Television Critics Association press tour!

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<p>Ang Lee on the set of &quot;Life of Pi.&quot;</p>

Ang Lee on the set of "Life of Pi."

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Roundup: 'Visionary' Ang Lee rewarded by Visual Effects Society

Also: Reviewing the original song contenders, and 'Disconnect' to open SBIFF

Ang Lee could well miss the Best Director cut when the Oscar nominations are announced next week, but even if he does, the "Life of Pi" director is receiving plenty of appreciation from below-the-line branches. The Motion Picture Sound Editors will be feting him in February, and now the Visual Effects Society has followed suit: Lee will receive their Visionary Award, first presented last year to Christopher Nolan, at their awards ceremony next month. VES awards chair Jeff Okun says, "[Lee] pushed the envelope of creation of visual effects for telling a story. In our generation, only 'Star Wars' did that." It certainly won't be the only recognition "Life of Pi" receives from this particular guild. [Variety]  

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<p>Kevin Hart, seen here hosting his own New Year's Eve event this year, is going head to head with some of the summer's big releases with his new theatrical concert film.</p>

Kevin Hart, seen here hosting his own New Year's Eve event this year, is going head to head with some of the summer's big releases with his new theatrical concert film.

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Kevin Hart's new concert film opening July 4th weekend against 'Lone Ranger'

Lionsgate demonstrates real confidence in Hart's building fan following

I am a big fan of today's news that Kevin Hart's new stand-up concert film "Let Me Explain" will be getting a theatrical release date, and especially the idea that Summit is aiming for a major summer weekend slot for the film.

It's not even because of Kevin Hart.  As a stand-up, I think he's been very good at cultivating a certain voice and a certain character, and I think when he's on a roll, he is very good at riding a laugh and really milking the audience.  He is a comedian who has paid his dues on the road, building a fanbase, and who has also been very smart about how he has handled the release of each of his stand-up specials and CDs so far.

What excites me most is the mere idea that any stand-up concert film in the year 2013 could go head to head with things like "Man Of Steel" and "Pacific Rim" and "Iron Man 3" for box-office real estate.  A few years ago, I saw Louis CK's "Hilarious" at Sundance and pretty much tore something inside myself laughing at it.  It remains one of the best theatrical stand-up experiences I've had, and I'm a fiend for this stuff. 

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<p>&quot;Moonrise Kingdom&quot;&nbsp;joins the party with its first critics Best Film win of the season.</p>

"Moonrise Kingdom" joins the party with its first critics Best Film win of the season.

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'Moonrise Kingdom' wins big with Central Ohio film critics

Wes Anderson's film wins five awards and joins the club of critics Best Pic winners

Finally someone would like to shake things up a little bit again. The Central Ohio Film Critics Association has chosen Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" as the year's best film, and not only that, but given it five awards, including Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Score and Best Ensemble. Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for "Lincoln" while Jennifer Lawrence took Best Actress for "Silver Linings Playbook." Check out the full list of winners below and as always keep up with the season via The Circuit.

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"Project Runway All Stars"

 "Project Runway All Stars"

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'Project Runway' recap: 'All Stars and Stripes'

The designers must dress real female veterans but some looks should be in the brig

 Final four! The end is in sight, and while I'm still shocked that Josh and his very questionable taste level are still in the game, I think this is a pretty strong group. Hopefully this challenge will inspire Uli to use a fabric that isn't white, Emilio to use a color that isn't blinding and Anthony Ryan not to make that same cut-out silhouette he likes so much. Given that they'll be dressing real women, this should separate the real designers from the people who'd rather be dressing coat hangers. 

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