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    The Top Ten, So Far...

    Each Monday, indieWIRE receives the final weekend numbers for specialty releases in theaters. This is our top ten for the past weekend so far, with most numbers already in. The top ten is subject to change before the final chart is published tomorrow and the weekly box office column is written. Thre...

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    The Guardian: Interview: Philip Seymour Hoffman

    One of the biggest talents of his generation, Philip Seymour Hoffman is little known beyond Hollywood. Ahead of next week's Oscars, the hot favourite for Best Actor talks to Simon Garfield about Capote, rehab and the prospect of superstardom.

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    AFP: France's Cesars give no hints for US Oscars as drama scoops prizes

    "The Beat My Heart Skipped," a drama about a young man choosing between delinquency and music, scooped France's movie awards night in a ceremony that yielded few clues to the fortunes of contenders in next week's much bigger Oscars. The French movie, which also scored a directing prize for Jacques Audiard, brushed aside some heavyweight competition to triumph at the 31st Cesars held in a plush theatre in central Paris filled with national celebrities. The Best Actor and Best Actress Cesars went to Michel Bouquet for his turn as the late president Francois Mitterrand in "Le Promeneur du Champs de Mars," and Nathalie Baye as a recovering alcoho...

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    Anger Management: Rachel Boynton's "Our Brand Is Crisis"

    How ironically fitting "Our Brand Is Crisis" should open the same weekend as the Academy Awards. While Hollywood will undoubtedly give itself a big ol' pat on the back for recognizing the progressive messages of four of its five Best Picture noms, the immediate cultural and political challenges thes...

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    Snider In at Dreamworks

    Stacy Snider is leaving her post as Chairman of Universal Pictures to join Paramount Pictures as Co-Chairman of the studio's newly acquired subsidiary, Dreamworks. According to a statement today (Sunday), she will run the day-to-day operations of DreamWorks with director/producer Steven Spielberg an...

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    Beebe Wins ASC Prize

    Dion Beebe won the 20th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Award, presented this weekend in Los Angeles. Beebe was honored for work on "Memoirs of a Geisha."

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    AP: 'Gunsmoke' Actor Dennis Weaver Dies

    Dennis Weaver, the diffident deputy Chester Goode in the TV classic western "Gunsmoke" and the canny New Mexico deputy solving New York City crime in "McCloud," has died. The actor was 81. Weaver died of complications from cancer Friday at his home in Ridgway, in southwestern Colorado, his publicist...

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    Neil Young, Herbie Hancock, Beastie Boys Among Musicians at SXSW Film Festival

    Musician Neil Young, jazz legend Herbie Hancock as well as hip-hop icons the Beastie Boys are among the musicians attending the 2006 South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) for documentaries screening during the event (March 10-18) in Austin, TX. Young will attend the fest with director Jonathan Demme for their film, "Heart of Gold," while Hancock will be at SXSW on Friday, March 17, for the world premiere of Doug Biro and Jon Fine's documentary, "Possibilities," which follows the recording of Hancock's album of the same name. The Beastie Boys will be in attendance for a Wednesday, March 15 regional premiere of their concert film, "Awesome: I...

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    Sundance.org Video Audience Reaches One Million Downloads

    The Sundance Institute announced that worldwide audiences have downloaded over one million videos, breaking previous records according to the organization. Online visitors have downloaded a range of free programs from the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, including video highlights of festival happenings, filmmaker interviews and 50 short films that were screened in festival competition. The 2006 Sundance Film Festival, which took place this year from January 19 to 29, is the only major film fest to premiere short films on the web within hours of their premieres in theatres in Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah. The number of vi...

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    "Americanese," "Journey from the Fall" Bookend 24th San Francisco Asian American Fest

    The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 24th edition, to run March 16 through 26. One-hundred and twenty-six feature-length films, documentaries and shorts from around the world are set to screen in the Bay Area, making this festival North Americ...

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