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    Venice Early Review: Sofia Coppola's Somewhere Views Empty Movie Star

    Write what you know. And Sofia Coppola knows Hollywood.

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    Venice Day Two: Schnabel's Miral is Heartfelt, Political Palestinian Drama

    While Julian Schnabel's Miral packs an emotional punch, he tells the wrong story. I was in tears during both of the film's bookend sections, which focus on real-life Hind Husseini (the great Hiam Abbass), a wealthy Palestinian woman who in 1948 takes it upon herself to feed, clothe, educate and hous...

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    Venice Opens with Aronofsky's Black Swan: Too Intense?

    The opening night selection of the sexy R-rated violent thriller Black Swan was something of a gamble for Fox Searchlight and the Venice Fest, which landed loyal fan Darren Aronofsky--after rousing Venice receptions for both The Fountain and The Wrestler, which won the Golden Lion. He talked Searchl...

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    IFC Set to "Inhale" This October

    U.S. rights to Baltasar Kormákur’s latest thriller "Inhale," starring Dermot Mulroney, Diane Kruger, Sam Shepard, Vincent Perez, and Rosanna Arquette, have been bought up by IFC Films. Written by Walter Doty and John Claflin, the film will have its U.S. premiere at the Woodstock Film Festival on Oct...

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    Docs Top 2010 Telluride Roster

    Documentary films are the buzz of this year's Telluride Film Festival. In keeping with tradition, the lineup for the event is announced just 24 hours before the event begins in Colorado tomorrow and the roster includes a number of notable documentaries.

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    NOW Magazine Reviews "Never Let Me Go," "The Town," "Funny Story," More...

    Toronto's NOW Magazine put its TIFF preview on the stands last night, which included dozens of reviews of films that from what I can tell have not yet received any official critical responses... from Mark Romanek's "Never Let Me Go" to Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden's "It's Kind of a Funny Story" (both o...

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    It Only Happens Once a Lifetime

    Or never, in some folks unlucky cases. Or twice, if you were, say, born yesterday and live to be over 100 years and 1 day old. But by then no one will even realize the pop cultural significance of this day. Because today is:

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    Venice '10 | A Mixed Launch But a Terrific "Swan"

    Every film festival, like every orchestra, has a characteristic uniquely its own, a particular tone, running faintly but unmistakably beneath its noise and clamor. Berlin's watchword is efficiency. Cannes runs on glamour. Rotterdam promotes (I think falsely) the sense of moral improvement that is th...

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    Ahead of Toronto, WMM Picks Up Longinotto's "Pink Saris"

    2010 Toronto International Film Festival doc, "Pink Saris," by veteran director Kim Longinotto has been picked up by New York-based Women Make Movies (WMM). The film, about Northern India's Gulabi Gang, will have its world premiere at the upcoming festival, which Longinotto will attend.

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