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    IMDb Releases Top 10 of the Last 10 Years Lists

    In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of its IMDBPro service, IMDb has released several "Top 10 of the Last 10 Years" lists, compiled from data collected by the site through the last decade.

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    John Hurt to Receive Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at BAFTAs

    John Hurt will receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at this year's BAFTAs, to be held on February 12 at London's Royal Opera House.

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  • Peter Bogdanovich
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    A Double Life & The Actress

    Since New York City-born (1899-1983) George Cukor’s first love was the theatre—-he was smitten quite young, right from his initial exposure to a Broadway show, and decided he would be a stage director long before he knew exactly what the job entailed—-it isn’t surprising...

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Interview with Valérie Donzelli - Director of Declaration of War

    Valérie Donzelli has made a heartbreaking film about the fight a couple goes through to save their son from a brain tumor.  They declare war on the cancer and with the support of their family their become singlemindely focused on saving him.  This story parallels the actual true ...

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  • Shadow and Act
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    Slamdance 2012 - Keith Miller's Meditative Docu-Drama "Welcome to Pine Hill" Wins Grand Jury Award

    The Slamdance Film Festival doesn't get as much *shine* as the Sundance Film Festival, even though they both take place in Park City, UT, and at almost exactly the same time.

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    FESTIVALS: Rotterdam dispatch #1: How to find the next big director in 10 minutes

    This is the first of (hopefully) several dispatches from Press Play Editor Kevin B. Lee at the Rotterdam Film Festival. A full festival wrap-up with highlights will appear at RogerEbert.com.

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Maiwenn's Poliss Scores 13 Cesar Nominations Including Best Director and Best Picture

    The Maiwenn directed film Poliss scored the most Cesar nominations -- 13 --  including best picture, best screenplay and best director. 

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    The New Paradigm for the Sundance Breakout? When Audiences Walk Out.

    The term "crowdpleaser" usually applies to movies with commercial potential; at this year's Sundance Film Festival, some of the most appealing films seem to be ones that only pleased those bold enough to stick around. When the walkouts began at during Thursday's screening of Rick A...

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    SUNDANCE INTERVIEW | 'Shadow Dancer' Star Andrea Riseborough on the Power of Silence

    Andrea Riseborough is a British actress is in demand. After impressing as a supporting player in "Happy-Go-Lucky," "Never Let Me Go," "Made in Dagenham" and "Brighton Rock," the 30-year-old Royal Academy of Dramatic Art graduate made the swift transition to leading lady. She stars as Wallace Simpson...

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  • The Playlist
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    Megan Ellison One-Ups Sly Stallone, Guarantees An R-Rating For Next 'Terminator' Film

    Let's face it. Even if you weren't a fan of the first "Expendables" film, the normally fan-friendly Sylvester Stallone spit in the face of his fans, declaring "Expendables 2" a PG-13 affair, putting commerce before...we don't want to say art, but integrity sure fits. ...

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