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    Telluride 's 2012 Guest Director is Geoff Dyer

    Every year Labor Day Weekend's Telluride Film Festival picks a guest director to select part of the program. Past guests have included Alexander Payne, John Boorman, Buck Henry, Errol Morris, Peter Sellars and Stephen Sondheim. The guest for the 39th Telluride, sponsored by the Academy of Motion Pic...

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    Movie Songs That Remain Unsung

    Remember that romantic title song from 'A Place in the Sun'? You know, the one featuring a beaming Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift on the sheet music cover? Never mind that the story is a tragedy and the two stars seldom work up a grin, let alone a smile, in actual film. The idea was to promot...

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    MAD MEN RECAP 12: THE PHANTOM

    Most nights I watch Mad Men on my living room couch with a computer in my lap. Tonight I watched at a terrific New York City bar, at the Basket of Kisses Season Finale Party, sitting next to Rich Sommer.

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    How 'Mad Men' Ended Its Season of Old-Fashioned Sexual Politics

    Matthew Weiner loves to tease Mad Men viewers and keep them off guard, so of course the season finale refused to give us the expected, explosive plot turn. There were enough of those in the  past few weeks: Joan agreed (yes, agreed) to be pimped out to a client, Peggy quit, Lane killed him...

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    Review: Ambition Fractures Friendship In 'Girls'

    There has already been much to admire about Lena Dunham's "Girls," one of the most sastisfying and purely entertaining new shows on television. Sharp, funny writing, a knowing ability to find true character moments even in life's most awkward or humiliating circumstances and an honest, obversational...

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    Review: 'Veep' Caps Off Uneven Season With Tears

    Armando Iannucci made it clear with last week's episode that "Veep" will be steering away from anything resembling real issues. While a pregnant Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfuss) at the end of "Baseball" opened the door to a potentially inspired direction for the show, one episode later it was exp...

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    TRUE BLOOD RECAP 1: TURN! TURN! TURN!

    I love "True Blood," and I pray this is the end of it.

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    Black & Sexy TV: Watch Episode #4 Of 'The Couple' Titled 'Bad Neighbors'

    Black & Sexy TV: Watch Episode #4 Of 'The Couple' Titled 'Bad Neighbors'

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    'Eden,' 'The Invader' and 'Five Star Existence' Take the Top Prizes at the Seattle International Film Festival

    Megan Griffiths' "Eden" swept the awards at the 38th Seattle International Film Festival, which held its ceremony Sunday morning at the Seattle Space Needle.

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    The Blackhouse Foundation Unveils Event Lineup for 2012 LA Film Fest

    At the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival kicking off this week, Blackhouse will present a full day of programming including panels, networking, sponsored screenings, and a brunch in celebration of black documentary film.

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