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    Review: Tommy Lee Jones Shines In Otherwise Serviceable, Flawed 'Emperor'

    "We must be seen as liberators, not conquerors," Tommy Lee Jones' crusty General MacArthur says in the opening moments of "Emperor," and that line of dialogue is about as thematically rich as the film gets. A modestly budgeted, respectfully executed post-WWII drama, the film is also entirely edgeles...

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    The Early Gems: Notable Performances From 2013's Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominees

    After a long, punishing Oscar season that started about 50 weeks ago (although we suppose it only really kicked in in August or September), we're now about a week-and-a-half out from the 2013 ceremony. And for all our grumbling, it's always a key fixture in the cinephile calendar, and as such, we're...

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    Tim Blake Nelson Joins James Franco-Directed 'Bukowski' & Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman'

    Tim Blake Nelson has always been a talent equally as adept on-screen as he is behind the camera -- putting his stamp on such diverse films as WWII drama “The Grey Zone” and pot comedy “Leaves of Grass” -- but as his primary focus and the majority of his credits remains acting...

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    Oscars: 5 Things Learned From The SAG & PGA Results This Weekend

    We're now less than a month until Oscar night, and the next few weeks will feature a steady drip of guild awards and other precursors, leading up to big shindig on February 24th. And the crystal ball is staring to get a bit more clear on who will walk away with some statues on Oscar night.

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Who Should Win the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor

    They’ve all won Oscars already. Who deserves to win another? Let the footage tell the tale.

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    Trailer Watch: Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox Star in WWII Drama 'Emperor'

    Check out the new trailer for Peter Webber's "Emperor," starring "Lincoln" Oscar nominee Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox and Eriko Hatsune. The film centers on General Douglas MacArthur (Jones), who finds himself suddenly the defacto leader of a nation immediately following Japanese Emperor Hirohito's ...

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    Watch: Tommy Lee Jones Is General Douglas MacArthur In First Trailer For WWII Drama 'Emperor'

    Can anyone play gruff, grizzly, still kind of endearing but totally standoffish better than Tommy Lee Jones? For this writer, he pretty much walked away with Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" as the idealistic yet conflicted Thaddeus Stevens (equally awesome was James Spader, but that's...

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    Critical Consensus: Anticipating Tomorrow's Oscar Nominations

    Indiewire's Chief Critic and Oscar Prognosticator take a final look at the "embarrassment of riches" that 2012 provided at the movies and engage in a provocative discussion about the most exciting awards season in years.

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    Critic's Picks: The Best Film Performances of 2012

    We no longer live in the age of the method. The performances that stand out in current cinema radiate a self-reflexive intensity less impressive for how much they convince us of their authenticity -- although they do that -- and pertain instead to addressing viewers aware of the artifice.

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    12 New 'Lincoln' Photos As Film Heads Towards Wide Release & Wide Acclaim

    Even though none of us at The Playlist seemed to care for "Lincoln" -- here's our review, our thoughts from NYFF, and I saw it last night and thought it to be reverential to the point of tedium -- our tepid reaction to it doesn't discount the fact that it's already taken off in limited release, seem...

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