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    Tim Burton Showcase: At MoMA Galleries & in Theaters with "Alice in Wonderland"

    Tim Burton's eagerly anticipated - and Disney produced - 3D re-imagining of Lewis Carroll's beloved "Alice in Wonderland" finally hits theaters this weekend. New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was wise to capitalize on the excitement that Burton's latest has been generating among fans of his and...

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    Oscar Round Up | Pre-Awards Parties In Full Swing Despite Dire Box-Office Returns for Nominees

    With the 82nd Academy Awards finally airing this Sunday on ABC, dress rehearsals and pre-awards festivities are in full swing, as Sandy Cohen reports for the Associated Press.

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    Jewish Movie Extravaganza!

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    Oscars Are Important

    In honor of this weekend's Oscar ceremony, we've rounded up all of Reverse Shot's predictions, think pieces, and insider trivia about the awards that we've posted this season. Hold on, actually we don't have any. We're not saying that makes us special, or somehow above it all . . . wait a second . ....

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    Alice in Wonderland

    How you react to this film will have a lot to do with your expectations. I didn’t expect a work of genius. In fact, I approached it with trepidation, worried that Tim Burton’s weird sensibility layered on top of Lewis Carroll’s already-surreal material would create a kind of overkill. I’m happy to report that I was pleasantly surprised. First things first: with no disrespect to Burton, this struck me more as Linda Woolverton’s Alice. As the principal screenwriter of the Disney features Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Mulan, she has solid experience creating strong female characters. Here, she has reinvented Alice as a willful 19-year...

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    Spirit Awards' New Tent: The Stars, the Tunes & What the Heck to Wear?

    Yesterday, in downtown Los Angeles at the Spirit Awards, John Waters was on stage rehearsing his lines, while producers, writers and crew watched. Morgan Spurlock was lead to his position for a run-through, while crew scurried to unload boxes and set up props inside the new main tent. Backstage...

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    I Don't Care Who Wins an Oscar

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    DISPATCH FROM LOS ANGELES: Doc Night Draws Famous & Infamous

    Actor Ben Stiller, Oscar winning documentarian Barbara Kopple, under-fire "Hurt Locker" producer Nicolas Chartier, actors from "The Wire" and "Watchmen" and maybe even a Lindsay Lohan sighting highlighted some of the events here in Los Angeles leading up to the big night. The social circuit picked u...

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    Oscars 2010 | The Coen Brothers: Where You Grow Up is Part of Your Identity

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published as part of indieWIRE's coverage of "A Serious Man"'s release, and is now being included in a series of profiles on this year's Oscar nominees.

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