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    Now, Voyager: Sandra Kogut's "Mutum"

    Though she made her feature filmmaking debut with Mutum (which closed Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight program in 2007 and toured as part of 2009’s Global Lens initiative), Sandra Kogut has been an active documentarian for the past two decades. With ambitious projects like Parabolic People (1991), a multipart series of restlessly scrolling, densely composed video windows onto Dakar, Paris, Tokyo, New York, and Rio de Janeiro, or the gleeful adventures in collective storytelling that take place in Adiu monde, or Pierre and Claire’s Story (1998), she’s been at the forefront of Brazil’s contemporary documentary scene, which, since the mid-nineties, ...

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    Weekly Oscar Prediction Update: 20/10/10

    Here's yet another weekly update of the Oscar prediction charts to supplement Wednesday's awards column on indieWIRE (which this week goes in a different direction than Oscar and looks at the Gotham Award nominations). There's not a whole lot of tinkering - though "Winter's Bone" does get a bit of a boost from all the Gotham love, "The Fighter" seems a bit more hopeful due to that new trailer (and a few whispers), and there's definitely some other thoughts that have shifted here and there. In a week or two I'll do a full on update with commentary for the major categories, but in the meantime these charts are all that time allows. So here's O...

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    Why Single Girls Want to Meet European Men

    I stand corrected regarding yesterday's suggestion that this was the viral video of the year. One day later, it's been upstaged by these classics. Thanks to Matt D to alerting me to one the most hilarious (and unintentionally?) gay things the internet's ever seen... and perfect viewing material to a...

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    Paley Center and SnagFilms Stream Live Doc Debut

    In a groundbreaking digital media event, Wednesday the Paley Center for Media, Big Live and SnagFilms are mounting the synchronous American premiere of Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia. It marks the first time a film has premiered with a post-screening panel simultaneously to a t...

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    Flashback 11/4/08

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    indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: Subcultural Portraits

    Our curation of Hulu's Documentaries page this week is the first of two weeks inspired by Halloween. While the holiday will feature more prominently next week, the films selected this week are a bit more playful - literally, as most of them feature a performative element as they portray individuals ...

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    Abu Dhabi: Extravagance & a Few Gems at a High Class Festival

    A skyline that resembles Vegas, but less gaudy and more modern; a mall that overlooks the ocean and carries Chanel, Christian Dior and Valentino; the second most expensive hotel ever built, that holds a water slide, thirteen restaurants, and a gold dispensing machine within its marble walls. “Sex an...

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  • The Playlist
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    Armie Hammer Says He Was Told That Warners Are Looking For A "35-40" Year Old 'Superman'

    Time to re-do those "Superman" picks?

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    The Fall, Del Toro's Second The Strain Installment, Earns Raves

    Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan's book The Fall, the second installment of their planned trilogy which kicked off last year with The Strain, is nabbing stellar reviews. As you'd expect from Del Toro, the vampire trilogy is dark and distinctively not Twilight:

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    Watch: 'The Rite' Trailer Reveals The Vatican Has Touch Screen Enabled Conference Rooms

    And The Movie Looks Like CrapEver since "The Exorcist" scared the the bejesus out of filmgoers more than three decades ago, filmmakers have been trying, and most failing, to cover the same territory. It seems there are a handful of new exorcism movies that hit every year, and they are usually forget...

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