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    Listen: How Has Telluride Changed the Oscar Race? Anne Thompson and Eric Kohn Discuss on Indiewire's Podcast

    Indiewire's critic and editor-at-large report from the Colorado festival on a crop of new films bound to receive a lot more attention in the near future.

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    Venice Film Festival Diary: 'Black Souls,' 'Heaven Knows What,' 'Goodnight Mommy'

    The dark days of Venice continue. It’s not easy starting your morning with a film called “Black Souls” but someone has to do it. Italian director Francisco Munzi’s tale of a Calabrian family embroiled in the mafia gave me a stomach ache, partly because of the sense of dread it successfully exported ...

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    Al Pacino Debuts Venice Films from David Gordon Green and Barry Levinson

    Can there be too much Al Pacino? Not in Venice, apparently, where he was the man of day three with two major films premiering – Barry Levinson’s “The Humbling” and David Gordon Green’s “Manglehorn.” But as much as I love the guy, after his two performances as old, sad, deranged men I was ready to ki...

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    Oscars 2015 : Best Foreign Language Film Contenders - Europe Part 1

    Early predictions have emerged for most Academy Award categories. As the studios reveal their hopeful offers to be released in the final months of the year, the speculation increases. But despite all the information available on the centerpiece awards, other more obscure races remain a complete myst...

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    Three Top 10 Box Office Takeaways: Why Studios Neglect Labor Day, What Studio Won the Summer & More

    With the dearth of strong new openers typical of Labor Day, several holdovers were aided by a pre-holiday Sunday bump, seeing strong holds led by the meager five-percent drop for "Guardians," in first place for the third time since it opened five weeks ago.

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    Things I Learned at Telluride's 'Apocalypse Now' Anniversary Screening

    On the opening day of the 41st Telluride Film Festival, it was possible to spend several hours immersed in "Apocalypse Now", which received a special tribute, 35 years after its initial release in 1979.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Cantinflas' Soars in Limited Release While 'Boyhood' Leads Strong Crossover Successes

    Though shunned by most distributors, Labor Day weekend does provide an opening for both specialized and mainstream films for those willing to take a chance.

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    Watch: First Clip From David Gordon Green's 'Manglehorn' Starring Al Pacino

    Al Pacino hit the Venice Film Festival with two new movies, swinging and hitting with one, while whiffing on the other. Barry Levinson's "The Humbling" fills out the latter category (read our review), while David Gordon Green's latest "Manglehorn" is the hit, with the film showing us a whole other s...

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    Review: Why 'Birdman' is the First Modern Showbiz Satire

    Michael Keaton nabs the role of a lifetime in Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu's wonderfully strange look at an aging actor fighting to stay relevant.

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