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    "Nine" Goes Vogue

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    The Year's Best? Bleakest? Elitist? 10 Questions for the NYFF Selection Committee

    Much has been bantered about regarding this year's 47th edition of the New York Film Festival, both with its new home at the Alice Tully Hall and decision to forgo the long-standing opening night party at Tavern on the Green in favor of the expansive foyer at the new venue, to this year's line up of...

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    Pedro and Penelope In New York

    Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar at the press conference for "Broken Embraces" at the New York Film Festival. Poorly made videos after the jump.

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    Flunking Out: Lone Scherfig's "An Education"

    There is little room for palpable emotions to flourish under the gloomy, brushed steel skies and oppressively muted palette of An Education. This highly stylized tale of a naïf taken in by the lies of an older man in prefeminist, pre-Beatles England is decked out like an overlong episode of Mad Men and places stunning costumes and impeccable art direction above sympathetic characters and relatable situations. Based on an autobiographical article in a literary magazine by British journalist and interviewer Lynn Barber, the film, adapted to the screen by Nick Hornby and directed by Lone Scherfig (Italian for Beginners), was in the can before ...

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    Four Ways to Build a New Open Infrastructure

    Digital pioneer Lance Weiler joins the fray with a modest proposal for how the film industry should embrace innovation as it faces the digital future:

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    Claire Denis: Shooting Africa in "White Material"

    Claire Denis's new film "White Material" makes its New York public debut tonight at the New York Film Festival. The film explores a conflict in an unnamed region of Africa involving a white woman (Isabelle Huppert) tending both her ancestral coffee plantation and two political factions. After a pr...

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    cinemadaily | Wild Thing: MoMA Fetes Spike Jonze

    In anticipation of his latest film, "Where the Wild Things Are," the Museum of Modern Art kicked off the cheekily titled "Spike Jonze: The First 80 Years" yesterday, the first ever retrospective of the director's work. The series runs until October 18.

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    Egoyan's "Chloe" Seduces Seven Figure Deal

    Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group (SPWAG) has announced that it has acquired U.S. rights to Atom Egoyan's "Chloe," which had its world premiere recently at the Toronto International Film Festival last month. Michael Helfand and Scott Shooman negotiated the low seven figure deal for SPWAG an...

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