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    'Company Men' Director John Wells Talks Scaling Back Melodrama To Be Truthful

    John Wells has had the kind of career most people can only dream about -- he's worked on phenomenally popular television series like "China Beach," "ER," and "The West Wing" (he served as the show-runner after creator Aaron Sorkin left the series), while also shepherding more esoteric film projects to the big screen, like Todd Haynes' "I'm Not There" and "Far From Heaven," Mark Romanek's "One Hour Photo," and even John Waters' "A Dirty Shame." (In addition to all of this, he's the head of the Writer's Guild of America's West Coast branch.) But he's never directed a feature film himself, until "The Company Men," a drama about the 2008 economic...

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    We Were Here at Sundance

    An Interview with David WeissmanSundance official 'Meet the Fillmmaker' WE WERE HERE is a powerful new documentary that takes a deep and reflective look back at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco in 1981 and at a community that came together to respond to the crisis with love, compassion, and determination. It screens at the Broadway Centre Cinemas V in Salt Lake City at 3:45pm on Sunday, Jan. 23 as part of the Sundance Film Festival, where it will show five additonal times in Park City as part of the Documentary Competition.This is a film which reaches out and touches the audience without any banging on the drum. It leaves pe...

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    International Film Circuit to Take Radioactive Danish Doc On Tour of US/Canada

    The distributor International Film Circuit has announced that it will release "Into Eternity" in theatrically in the US and Canada. The film, directed by Danish filmmaker Michael Madsen, asks the question: What should we do with our vast amounts of nuclear waste? "Into Eternity" debuted on home t...

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    'John Carter Of Mars' Faces 'Prometheus,' 'Frankenweenie' Moves To Fall In 2012 Date Shifts

    While everyone is still picking their jaws up off the floor from the latest round of "The Dark Knight Rises" casting, Disney has quietly gone ahead and shifted the release dates for two of their major 2012 tentpoles, and they're making some bold moves.

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    Samuel Goldwyn To Slay Joffe's "Dragons" in US

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has announced the acquisition of US rights to the new film from "The Killing Fields" director Roland Joffé, "There Be Dragons." Wes Bentley, Charlie Cox, Olga Kurylenko, and Derek Jacobi star in the film, which follows the travails of a journalist who investigates a candidate ...

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    "Gift Shop" and "The Oath" Win Top Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction

    "Exit Through the Gift Shop," the story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur filmmaker attempted to locate and befriend street artist Banksy, took the top prize at the 2011 Cinema Eye Honors in New York Wednesday night, while Laura Poitras received the Outstanding Achievement in Direct...

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    Academy Reveals 9 Remaining Oscar Foreign Film Nominees; 'Biutiful,' 'Incendies,' 'Dogtooth' & More

    So, will the Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Film this year be the provocative and daring Greek entry "Dogtooth"? Somehow we doubt it, but we're glad and somewhat surprised that the film has made it this far, landing in the nine shortlisted films of which four will be dropped off when the fina...

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    Oscar® Watch: Even the Rain (From Spain): Revised January 19th: I'm Rooting For This Underdog

    See the trailer here. Today January 19, as the Shortlist for Best Foreign Language Submissions for Nomination is announced, I find myself rooting for Tambien la Lluvia for its brave subject matter and ambitious storytelling. But I must admit that the reason I am not rooting for for Denis Villeneuve’s “Incendies, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Biutiful", Susanne Bier’s Golden Globe winner “In a Better World, and Yorgos Lanthimos’s “Dogtooth,” is because I have not seen them! I've heard great things about them though. Nor have I seen Algeria's “Hors la Loi” (“Outside the Law”), Rachid Bouchareb, director; Japan's “Confessions,” Tetsuya Nakas...

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    Anne Hathaway Rises as Catwoman in Nolan's Next Dark Knight: Right Pick?

    Versatile actress on-the-rise Anne Hathaway just nabbed one of the most coveted roles in Hollywood. She'll play Selina Kyle (aka Catwoman, previously played by Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry) in The Dark Knight Rises across from Christian Bale and bad-guy Tom Hardy.

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    Britney Spears vs. Lady Gaga

    Maybe its the fact that I haven't slept in 27 hours and am possibly a little high on vailum while sitting on the floor of Chicago O'Hare waiting for my delayed connecting flight to Salt Lake City, but I found this fake mash up that has Lady Gaga and Britney Spears in a verbal back and forth absolute...

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