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Hawk Koch Elected Academy President

(Press Release) Beverly Hills, CA – Producer Hawk Koch was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight (July 31) by the organization’s Board of Governors. This will be his first term in the office. Koch, who is beginning his ninth year as a governor representing ...

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Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack on iTunes

The BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD soundtrack, scored by director Benh Zeitlin and composer Dan Romer, is now available on iTunes. Experience the music that critics are calling “a superbly evocative musical score” (Claudia Puig, USA Today) and “familiar, even though you are sure you’ve never heard it before” (A.O. Scott, The ...

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Full lineup for 69th Venice Film Festival

50 world premieres among the films scheduled for Venice this year — but despite earlier reports, the official lineup does not include Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master. OPENING FILM (OUT-OF-COMPETITION) “The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” Mira Nair (U.S.,Qatar) COMPETITION “To The Wonder,” Terrence Malick (U.S.) “Something in the Air,” Olivier Assayas (France) ...

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Extended trailer for Cloud Atlas

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Everything is connected. (Thanks Mikhail) Review of David Mitchell’s novel from The Washington Post: Marx warned us that history repeats itself: first as tragedy, then as farce. British novelist David Mitchell suggests a few more iterations: grade-B pulp thriller, creepy dystopian scifi, Hobbesian nightmare. Mitchell has already earned high praise ...

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