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    Back & Forth: Kohn and Knegt Discuss This Morning's Oscar Nominations

    indieWIRE lead critic Eric Kohn and awards prognosticator Peter Knegt discussed the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards. Surprises, predictions, and more from the iW duo.

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    10 Pleasant Surprises From The 2011 Oscar Nominations

    Alright, the 83rd Annual Academy Award nominations are in. Now it's time to analyze, bitch and moan, celebrate, postulate and what have you, depending on your subjective opinion of the way the noms turned out (it's honestly amusing watching the Oscar "expert" bloggers quiver in their boots about the...

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    HBO Wants To Turn Sundance's "Knuckle" Into A TV Series

    HBO is closing a deal for remake rights to "Knuckle," an entry in the World Cinema Documentary Competition, with the intent of turning the project into a series.

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    Sundance Review | Paul Rudd Outshines Mediocrity in "My Idiot Brother"

    Hiding behind a shaggy beard and a stoner grin, Paul Rudd plays an amusingly oblivious shrub in "My Idiot Brother," but the movie can't keep up with his comic momentum. Rudd portrays Ned Rochlin, a happy-go-luck organic farmer abruptly busted for selling pot to a police officer. Kicked out of his ho...

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    Participant Media Buys "Circumstance;" Now Talking With Distributors

    Participant Media bought North American rights to "Circumstance," which premiered in competition Saturday. The full release follows. _____________________________________________

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    Ken Howard Joins The Cast Of Clint Eastwood's 'J. Edgar' Starring Leonardo DiCaprio

    Veteran thespian and Screen Actor's Guild president Ken Howard has joined the cast of Clint Eastwood's upcoming J. Edgar Hoover biopic, which will see Leonardo DiCaprio take on the role of the infamous FBI director, in the Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black-scripted tale.

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    Oscar Nominations Led by King's Speech with 12; Winter's Bone Makes Top Ten, Bardem Lands Actor Nod

    With the announcement of the Oscar nominations, momentum shifts toward The King's Speech, which led the fray with twelve nominations, including best picture, actor, supporting actor and actress, director and original screenplay. The Coen brothers western True Grit followed with ten nominations, incl...

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    Sundance Women - Part 3

    Deals• Buck directed by Cindy Meehl goes to Sundance Selects• Circumstance written and directed by Maryam Keshavarz was bought by Participant Media.

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    2011 Oscar Nominations: 'The King's Speech' Leads The Pack With 12 Nominations

    "The King's Speech" sits on the throne this morning, earning 12 Oscar nominations and looking like the film to beat at the 83rd Academy Awards, while "True Grit" follows with 10 nods and "The Social Network" with 8. Not much in the way of shockers this year, but some pleasant surprises in the mix as...

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    Jason Clarke On Board John Hillcoat's Adaptation Of 'The Wettest County In The World'

    Australian actor Jason Clarke is, according to Variety, the latest addition to John Hillcoat's gestating adaptation of Matt Bondurant's "The Wettest County In The World" which currently has the interesting pair of Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy as two of three leading brothers.

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