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    Happy 65th Birthday, Mia Farrow

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    "Terribly Happy"'s Ruben Genz: "I wanted to base a film in this powerful and hostile landscape."

    Submitted by Denmark as the country's official selection for the Academy Awards' foreign language film category, Henrik Ruben Genz's "Terribly Happy" opened in New York City last weekend, and expands to Los Angeles and San Francisco on Friday. The film - released through Oscilloscope Pictures - foun...

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    Snooki is dating a dead documentary legend?

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    cinemadaily | Zinn's "People Speak"

    "Proudly, unabashedly radical, with a mop of white hair and bushy eyebrows and an impish smile, Mr. Zinn, who retired from the history faculty at Boston University two decades ago, delighted in debating ideological foes, not the least his own college president, and in lancing what he considered plat...

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    Santa Barbara Film Fest Panels, Up in the Air Wins Scripter Award

    Sometimes I find myself covering so many things that I don't write about them right away. A case in point: my weekend trip to Santa Barbara. I'm still writing up the Sandra Bullock tribute and haven't transcribed my writers panel, which went well even without Quentin Tarantino, who did turn up the f...

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    James Cameron, The Terminator and Me

    James Cameron likes to be in control, but Arnold Schwarzenegger took him by surprise during Saturday night’s presentation of the Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. I was onstage conducting an evening-long interview with Cameron, interspersed with clips from many of his films. Normally, a presenter appears at the end of the program to hand the physical award to our honoree, but when that person is the Governor of the state of California, things work a bit differently. As he was unable to stay past a certain hour, and hadn’t arrived by the time we started the program, we surprised Cameron and the audience by h...

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    Films of the 2000s

    What's lovely about this seven-minute montage of films of the 2000s is the way the editor uses music to link images by mood; it's astonishing how haunting a moment can be, from Jack Nicholson in About Schmidt to Haley Joel Osment in A.I. .

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    True/False Fest Announces Impressive Lineup of Docs

    Fresh off the heels of Sundance, the 2010 True/False Film Festival opens Thursday, February 25, 2010 in Columbia, MO, loaded with an impressive number of sneak previews and recently debuted documentaries, including two Sundance favorites, US Documentary Grand Jury Prize winner "Restrepo," chroniclin...

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    The Gayest Super Bowl-Related Photo of All-Time

    I've never watched a Super Bowl (no, not even for the commercials), have a very vague idea as to how football even works (though thats improved significantly thanks to Friday Night Lights.. now I know there's something called a "touch down" involved and that the most sought after position on the fie...

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    Oscar Duel: Has Quentin Tarantino Produced a Legacy of Greatness?

    During a public appearance in London last month, Quentin Tarantino told the audience that with Inglourious Basterds, he is now an auteur; he has established a body of work that can be analyzed as a whole and as a product of his unique vision. Recalling his experiences watching the films of Howard Ha...

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