Oscar and the Cannes Bump
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Oscar and the Cannes Bump

Sony Pics Classics Nabs Another Year
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Sony Pics Classics Nabs Another Year

There are three Oscar gets coming out of Cannes: Another Year, Blue Valentine and Biutiful.…

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Roger Ebert on Another Year
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Roger Ebert on Another Year

Roger Ebert writes in his Journal from Cannes: Mike Leigh has long been a great…

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Cannes Critics Chart Update
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Cannes Critics Chart Update

More constellations emerge on Les Etoiles de la Critique from lefilmfrancais, as star formations accumulate…

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Another Year close to domestic distribution deal?
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Another Year close to domestic distribution deal?

Deadline‘s Mike Fleming says Another Year is generating lots of interest among key players. The…

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French Critics Sign On for ‘Another Year’
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French Critics Sign On for ‘Another Year’

Le Film Francais’ chart of French critics’ favorites at Cannes shows¬†them mostly blown away by¬†Mike…

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Owen G’s Gives Another Year Four Stars
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Owen G’s Gives Another Year Four Stars

On one of our many walks about town, where people know and approach Jeff Wells…

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Come on Guy, Give up the 1/2 a Star
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Come on Guy, Give up the 1/2 a Star

In Contention’s Guy Lodge wrote a thoughtful, articulate review of Mike Leigh’s Another Year. My…

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3 clips from Mike Leigh’s Another Year
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3 clips from Mike Leigh’s Another Year

The State of the Race: To Serve Man
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The State of the Race: To Serve Man

Invictus, “Extraordinary Late-Career Run” for Eastwood
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Invictus, “Extraordinary Late-Career Run” for Eastwood

The usually curmudgeonly Todd McCarthy has been won over by Invictus: Once again in his…

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Precious — What Matters, What Doesn’t
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Precious — What Matters, What Doesn’t

Precious now has a 61 rating on Metacritic. This might matter more if the film…

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How to Build the Lovely Bones Afterlife
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How to Build the Lovely Bones Afterlife

The LA Times’ Rachel Abramowitz talks to the screenwriters about how to bring the fantasy…

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Nine Footage
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Nine Footage

Film Misery (which just updated its Oscar predictions) points us to this great vid of…

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A Serious Man – Out of the Park
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A Serious Man – Out of the Park

It’s strange that A Serious Man has such a middling score at Metacritic considering the…

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Travers Says Best Picture is Cameron’s to Lose
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Travers Says Best Picture is Cameron’s to Lose

Gee, no pressure. Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers has seen 40 minutes of Avatar and believes…

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Up in the Air at Telluride
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Up in the Air at Telluride

The State of Race: It’s the Movies
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The State of Race: It’s the Movies

Why Film Awards Are Still Important As Oscar season wakes up from its long nap,…

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Cameron Praises Bigelow’s Hurt Locker
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Cameron Praises Bigelow’s Hurt Locker

So, I don’t know whose (bleep) he had to (bleep) to get these interviews and…

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Shutter Island Poster Revealed
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Shutter Island Poster Revealed