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    Wonderful World

    Here's the good news: Michael K. Williams, who played Omar on The Wire, is in Wonderful World, the debut film by writer-director Joshua Goldin. The bad news? He spends most of the movie in a diabetic coma. So we’re pretty much stuck with Matthew Broderick's Ben, a former children's musician turned sullen, whiny, grumpy, and dumpy copy editor. Self-righteously rejecting anything resembling ambition—“at least I don’t delude myself with hopes and dreams,” he scoffs—Ben shares a small apartment with Ibou (Williams), a salt-of-the-earth Senegalese immigrant who pontificates about game theory over evening chess matches. Though it's hard to believe ...

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    "Teardrop Diamond"'s Jodie Markell: "Obsessed with Rediscovering Overlooked American Classics"

    Jodie Markell's adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" is currently playing in New York City at the Quad Cinemas and in several theaters in Southern California. The film focuses on the loose cannon Memphis debutante Fisher Willow (Bryce Dallas Howard) as she fall...

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    Oscar Duel: Do Sci-Fi Films Like Star Trek Belong in Race?

    In this dueling blog, Moviefone.com Oscarologist Jack Mathews and I discuss the recently-announced Producers Guild of America nominations and ask the question, do such sci-fi movies as District 9 and Star Trek, which made the PGA's 10-best ballot, really belong in the Oscar Hunt?

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    Crazy Heart

    Crazy Heart is the movie equivalent of comfort food; reassuring, familiar, and easy to digest. It’s Jeff Bridges performance that makes it special...but then, he’s reason enough to see almost any movie. (He’s the best thing about the season’s most disappointing movie, The Men Who Stare At Goats.) He...

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    Reitman's Up in the Air Press Tour Simulator

    Jason Reitman not only put together a pie chart from his Up in the Air media rounds of most frequent questions, but now he's made a video of his endless global press tour that shows what a blur this whole thing must be. I talked to Reitman at the very start in Telluride with a flip cam interview bef...

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    Academy to Honor 15 for Technical and Scientific Achievement

    Fifteen scientific and technical achievements represented by 46 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at The Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 20, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) said Thursday night.

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