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Page One: Inside the New York Times Trailer

Featuring our lifelong pal, David Carr. Oscar doc race is already looking, once again, like the category featuring the best films of the year. It's usually the doc race or the foreign language race, or the shorts. ¬†Very rarely is it the…

PBS Alert: Waste Land and Stonewall Uprising

Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land aired on PBS Independent Lens last Tuesday, but I didn't notice the listing in time give a heads up. Luckily, Independent Lens re-broadcasts Sunday evening in many areas, so check your local…

FYC for Exit Through the Gift Shop

AJ Schnack over at All These Wonderful Things makes a pretty good case urging the Academy (this never works) towards Exit Through the Gift Shop: But if I had to vote, if I were a member of the Academy, I'd make my mark for Banksy and…

2010 IDA Documentary Awards Winners

Not among yesterday's documentary nominees from the PGA, Waster Land is nevertheless on the Oscar Doc short list. Two top honors yesterday from the International Documentary Association keep it very much in play. Earlier this year…

Oscar Doc Short List

Another Deadline exclusive ahead of the Academy announcement - correction! This was not an exclusive by Deadline. The AMPAS has written me specifically to correct this. It was a standard press release, not given to any one site in…

Exit does Well with Cinema Eye Nods

Cinema Eye has just announced its doc nominees for the 2010 season. The audience choices fit what we're all thinking of as the hot docs of the year more than the rest of the nods -- that's where you'll find the more familiar titles, like…