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    Meet the 2011 Sundance Filmmakers | "The Last Mountain" Director Bill Haney

    It’s easy to forget that each time we turn on a light, we are contributing to the ecological damage caused by the coal that generates electricity in this country. "The Last Mountain" gives us plenty of reasons to remember. Contaminated air, soil, and water; coal dust, cancer clu...

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    My Award Show Diary

    Bill Murray waxes eloquent about Sofia Coppola at the National Board of Review awards.

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    Sundance: Take Shelter Goes to SPC Before Competing at Fest

    Jeff Nichols' latest, Sundance dramatic competition entry Take Shelter, has been picked up by Sony Pictures Classics ahead of the fest for North American, Latin American, Australian and New Zealand distribution. Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, Boardwalk Empire) and Jessica Chastain (The Tree of...

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    "The Piano in a Factory" Plays On With Film Movement

    Film Movement has acquired Zhang Meng's second feature film "The Piano in a Factory." The Chinese comedy is slated for a summer theatrical release in New York, with a rollout in select cities nationwide to follow and a simultaneous release on VOD.

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    Cameron Crowe's Pearl Jam Documentary 'Pearl Jam Twenty' To Get Released In 2011

    Has it really been that long? 2011 will mark the 20th anniversary of grunge rockers Pearl Jam and they've got a whole lot planned. Today will see the release of "Live On Ten Legs," and as the title suggests, it's a live album culled from material spanning 2003 to 2010. In the spring, deluxe reissues...

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    Why I Prefer Larry King to Piers Morgan

    Congratulations on your premiere, Piers Morgan. But...

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    Sundance: Jury Members Are Susanne Bier, Matt Groening, Jason Reitman, America Ferrara, Kim Peirce

    The Sundance Film Festival has filled out its jury roster for 2011:

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    Alternate Ending for "127 Hours" - Which Would You Have Preferred?

    Those of us wondering why Lizzy Caplan had such a minor role in "127 Hours" now have an answer. She was to figure more into the third act of the film, which fortunately was cut. According to screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, via the Carpetbagger:

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    61st Berlinale Locks Down Full 2011 Competition Program

    The 61st Berlin International Film Festival has unveiled the full selection for their Competition Program. 22 films make up the slate, 16 of which will be competing for the awards.

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    Vera Farmiga & Mia Wasikowska Join 'A View From The Bridge'

    Sam Neill, Anthony LaPaglia & Sebastian Stan Also On BoardVera Farmiga and Mia Wasikowska are set to boost their already strong indie cred as they lead a strong cast in the upcoming film adaptation of Arthur Miller's play "A View From A Bridge."

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