<p>&quot;Boyhood&quot;</p>

"Boyhood"

Credit: IFC Films

From Coldplay to Lorde, take a trip through 12 years of music with 'Boyhood' playlists

Plus: Enjoy Ethan Hawke's curation of 'The Black Album'

Have you had a chance to see "Boyhood" yet? If so, have you told us what you thought?

This one is really feeling like something special, and I must admit, early on I had doubts about whether IFC would apply the proper mustard for a campaign, but it's increasingly clear this is a special case for them. Masterpieces are left hanging out to dry during Oscar season all the time, but this one really is maintaining a hold. It's hard to ignore something this special, so the indie haven could be in line for its first-ever Best Picture nomination.

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<p>Chris Terrio</p>

Chris Terrio

Credit: AP Photo

Warner Bros. wants Oscar-winning 'Argo' writer to pen 'Justice League'

The last time we saw Chris Terrio he was shocking Tony Kushner fans at the Dolby Theatre

Over at Deadline Mike Fleming is reporting something that has been floating around in the ether for a while now: that Warner Bros. wants Oscar-winning "Argo" scribe Chris Terrio to pen the studio's planned superhero team-up film "Justice League."

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<p>Joaquin Phoenix and Doctor Strange</p>

Joaquin Phoenix and Doctor Strange

Credit: AP Photo/Marvel

Joaquin Phoenix reportedly being courted for Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

The three-time Oscar nominee would bring a lot of prestige to Marvel's slate

Well, maybe Benedict Cumberbatch really is just in Comic-Con for "The Penguins of Madagascar" and "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." Though the "Star Trek Into Darkness" star had been strongly rumored for the role of Doctor Strange in Marvel's upcoming film (which will be directed by Scott Derrickson), The Wrap is reporting that Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to take the part.

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<p>On the set of &quot;A Most Wanted Man&quot;</p>

On the set of "A Most Wanted Man"

Credit: Roadside Attractions

Anton Corbijn talks 'A Most Wanted Man,' Philip Seymour Hoffman and Kurt Cobain

The John le Carré adaptation is now playing in limited release

After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in January, Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man" — featuring the last leading man performance from the late Philip Seymour Hoffman — makes its way to theaters today.

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<p>&quot;The Judge&quot;</p>

"The Judge"

Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

'The Judge' with Robert Downey Jr. will open the 2014 Toronto Film Festival

Looks like Warner Bros. is steering clear of Telluride this year

After revealing the film as part of its official lineup of premieres on Tuesday, the Toronto Film Festival has waited until today to announce that "The Judge," starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, will serve as the event's opening night presentation on Sept. 4.

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<p>&quot;Get On Up&quot;</p>

"Get On Up"

Credit: Universal Pictures

Can Chadwick Boseman muscle into the Best Actor conversation with 'Get On Up?'

This is the kind of confidence you live to see on the screen

I can't offer extended "review" thoughts on Tate Taylor's "Get On Up" for another week yet, but I'm pretty sure I can comment on Chadwick Boseman's performance as The Godfather of Soul, James Brown. So let's do that…

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<p>&quot;Inherent Vice&quot;</p>

"Inherent Vice"

Expect a very different Paul Thomas Anderson experience from 'Inherent Vice'

'Zucker Bros.-level gags' and a 'Big Lebowski' vibe are sure to make this an atypical awards season sell

The New York Film Festival scored a real coup in nabbing Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film, "Inherent Vice," for a Centerpiece slot at the upcoming 52nd annual event. The film has been an early favorite among awards prognosticators as Anderson has found recent luck in the season, even when the odds seemed stacked against him (such as when "The Master" appeared to be a bit of a lost cause with the actors before going on to score three Oscar nominations). But the way I hear it, "Inherent Vice" is a very different Paul Thomas Anderson experience altogether. It is apparently a very faithful adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel, which offers a zany blend of humor that could — I stress could — prove a tough sell to Academy types.

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<p>&quot;Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice&quot;</p>

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"

Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

New image of Ben Affleck from 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' revealed

The image was spotted by eagle-eyed fans at Comic-Con

I don't know if you noticed but DC Comics (kind of arbitrarily) declared yesterday "Batman Day." There's nothing really noteworthy about July 23, but it was the opening day of Comic-Con in the year of Batman's 75th anniversary, so they went for it. And today, as part of the overall celebration, a new image of Ben Affleck from Zack Snyder's upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has been revealed.

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Matthew McConaughey and Christopher Nolan surprise with 'Interstellar' trailer

Matthew McConaughey and Christopher Nolan surprise with 'Interstellar' trailer

Did we get an 'Alright, alright?' You bet we did

SAN DIEGO — After many rumors and wild media speculation, "Interstellar" director Christopher Nolan and star Matthew McConaughey surprised Comic-Con's Hall H crowd by making their first appearances at the pop culture festival. And once they hit the stage, it seemed somewhat likely that a new trailer would be screened for the audience. More intriguingly, the duo provided more details on how the movie came to be and what to expect this November.

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<p>&quot;Whiplash&quot;</p>

"Whiplash"

Credit: Sony Classics

J.K. Simmons spits fire at Miles Teller in the trailer for 'Whiplash'

Another potential gem in Sony Classics' awards season slate

Sony Classics has another packed slate this season, but with all eyes on Cannes darlings "Foxcatcher" and "Mr. Turner," Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" is a lurking threat that could be a powerful little shock to the system.

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