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    Gwyneth Sings . . . on Jimmy Fallon

    Gwyneth Paltrow has been singing all over the place lately, on Glee, on the Country Music Awards, all to promote her new film Country Strong (coming Friday, after a very limited December opening). January, of course, is generally losers’ month at the movies, and Country Strong belongs in that dumpin...

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    Flicker Alley To Release 'Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno' On BluRay In March

    You may have seen this one surface on more than one 2010 top-ten list from The Playlist team and with good reason; "Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno" is one of the best documentaries about moviemaking we've seen in a long time.

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    Producers Guild Top Ten Heralds Oscar Contenders The Town, True Grit

    The Producers Guild top ten could very well be the Oscar list. They include 127 Hours, Black Swan, Inception, The Fighter, The Kids Are All Right, The King's Speech, The Social Network, The Town, Toy Story 3 and True Grit. The Town is the biggest surprise; left out are indie hopefuls The Ghost Write...

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    The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Reveals Plans To Make Another Movie

    Remember "Christmas On Mars"? No? That film, a very low-budget sci-fi tale, took about seven years to complete with The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne calling in favors to a plethora of people including Steve Burns, Modest Mouse leader Isaac Brock, Adam Goldberg, Fred Armisen and Elijah Wood. And...

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    No Surprises In 2011 Producers Guild Award Nominations; 'The Town' Becoming An Oscar Contender?

    Yawn, another random awards ceremony from yet another industry group, right? Guess again. Last year, when the Academy opened up the Best Picture field to ten nominees, so did the The Producers Guild of America, and nine out of their ten nominees ended up getting Oscar nods as well. So if you're look...

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    Berlinale 2011 - New Programs at the EFM

    The European Film Market (EFM), held simultaneously with the 61st Berlinale (February 10-20), will introduce a new program, German Cinema - LOLA@Berlinale, of titles nominated for the annual German Film Awards (‘Lolas’). The new program, which replaces the existing German Cinema series, is a joint ...

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    Videos: Claymation "Machete" and 8-Bit "TRON: Legacy"

    Two of my favorite guilty pleasures of 2010, "Machete" and "TRON: Legacy" have been summed up rather succinctly in separate and unrelated animated videos out this week. For the former (which arrives on DVD/Blu-ray today), Danny Trejo voices a Claymation version of his character for a Brisk iced tea ...

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    My Favorite Films Of 2010: Oli Lyttelton

    Once a year, The Playlist team stick their heads above the defensive parapet that is the first-person plural, and put our necks on the line. While there's a certain kinship between all the writers here -- we wouldn't be here if there wasn't -- there's also a real diversity of voices and taste, and w...

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    2011 Producers Guild Award Nominations Announced

    The Producers Guild of America (PGA) have announced nominations for the 2011 Producers Guild Awards. In general, the nominations were the expected batch of films that have proven to come up time and time again throughout awards season thus far, though there was a notable snub in the feature film cat...

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    Watch: 'Machete' Plot Summarized In Clever Stop-Motion Animated Lipton Brisk Ad

    While we don't have the market research to prove that fans of "Machete" are avid iced tea fans, Lipton is ready to bank on it as they've enlisted Danny Trejo to shill for the beverage in a spot that's pretty smart and funny.

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