41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup
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41st Telluride Film Festival Announces Program Lineup

41st edition plays host to 25 new feature films in its main program Tribute programs…

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Birdman is “most sustained example of visually fluid tour de force cinema anyone’s ever seen”
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Birdman is “most sustained example of visually fluid tour de force cinema anyone’s ever seen”

Todd McCarthy has posted his review of Birdman from Venice and it looks to be…

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The State of the Race: The First Gurus of Gold of the Season
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The State of the Race: The First Gurus of Gold of the Season

I love the Oscar race. I hate the Oscar race. And yet, the┬áseason is upon…

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New York Film Fest’s Kent Jones on Gone Girl, Inherent Vice and Kristen Stewart
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New York Film Fest’s Kent Jones on Gone Girl, Inherent Vice and Kristen Stewart

Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Kent Jones offers some thought/theme shaping on the upcoming films…

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The State of the Race: Fumbling Towards Best Picture of the Year
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The State of the Race: Fumbling Towards Best Picture of the Year

In one week the season will start properly, as Telluride ushers in many of the…

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Spitballing Telluride Lineup
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Spitballing Telluride Lineup

Michael Patterson has been dutifully keeping track of the buzz and checking the temperature for…

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A Brief Recent History Telluride and How It’s Become So Influential in the Oscar Race
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A Brief Recent History Telluride and How It’s Become So Influential in the Oscar Race

Two weeks from today the Telluride Film Festival begins. It is an exciting time of…

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Oscar Podcast Preview: 2010, When The King’s Speech Beat The Social Network (I’m devastated by that)
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Oscar Podcast Preview: 2010, When The King’s Speech Beat The Social Network (I’m devastated by that)

Some movies are symphonies. The Godfather comes to mind. Some movies are jazz. John Coltrane…

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Women Directors Name their Cinematic Influences in NY Times
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Women Directors Name their Cinematic Influences in NY Times

The New York Times selected six directors to talk about the films that made them…

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Best Picture Watch: American Sniper Gets Christmas Release
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Best Picture Watch: American Sniper Gets Christmas Release

Clint Eastwood dives into awards season in a big way when American Sniper changes position…

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