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    For Your Consideration: The Foreign Language Race Arrives

    It's generally an assured equation: Oscars + Foreign Language Film Category = Outrage. Sometimes, the fault lies with Academy voters (as it did when "Departures" won the Oscar in 2008 over what most viewed as two greatly superior nominees - "Waltz With Bashir" and "The C...

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    European Achievement in World Cinema Award Goes to Helen Mirren

    On December 1st in Malta, the European Film Academy will honor Dame Helen Mirren with the "European Achievement in World Cinema 2012" Award for her skillful four-decade long career as an actress. Mirren's first breakout role was in 1980 in John Mackenzie's "The Long Good Friday." During the 80s...

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    2012 Award for European Achievement in World Cinema Goes to Helen Mirren

    Dame Helen Mirren added today to her already considerable collection of trophies in accepting the 2012 award for European Achievement in World Cinema from the European Film Academy.

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    'I Declare War,' 'Vanishing Waves,' and 'Here Comes the Devil' Win at 2012 Fantastic Fest

    Kristina Bouzyte's "Vanishing Waves" cleaned up at Fantastic Fest, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, while Jurga Jutaite won the Best Actress award for her performance in the Lithuanian director's film. Robert Wilson and Jason Lapeyre's "I Declare War" won the Audience Award at ...

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    Confessions of an Emmy Virgin

    Sunday marked my first night at the Emmys. The theme of the night, for me as an awards telecast virgin, was a lifting of the veil. I saw things no man should see—unless that man wants his illusions shattered.

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    'Don Jon's Addiction' Opens October 18; No Awards Push Planned

    Just because Relativity is opening Joseph Gordon-Levitt's anti-porn romantic comedy "Don Jon's Addiction" on October 18 doesn't mean that they're going for an awards push. It's always foolish, in my view, to wear your hopes on your sleeve.

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    Weinsteins Take Daniels' 'The Butler' for 2013; Ziskin Pursued Project

    The Weinsteins have taken US rights to Lee Daniels' indie project "The Butler," which is currently in production in New Orleans. The film stars Forest Whitaker in the title role with Oprah Winfrey as his wife and David Oyelowo as their son. Icon International and IM Global handled fore...

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    Young Cosette in New One-Sheet for Hooper's 'Les Miserables'

    Check out this new official one-sheet for Tom Hooper's Oscar contender "Les Miserables," featuring a young Cosette (Isabelle Allen) looking remarkably like the famous branded illustration for the play, and no doubt dreaming melodiously of castles on clouds.

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    The Male Dominated Emmy Awards

    Last week we posted a piece about the research that showed that women created 26% of the TV shows during the 2011-2012 season.  But, based on the lack of women visible onstage at last night's Emmy Awards in any category but acting, you could have gotten the impression that  women are b...

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    'Mad Men' Shut Out As 'Homeland' & 'Modern Family' Dominate Emmy Award Winners

    Television's most meta night -- where TV stars gather on TV to give each other TV awards -- went down on Sunday evening, and the biggest story of the Emmys wasn't who won, but who didn't win. AMC's "Mad Men," which went into the show with 17 nominations -- the most of any s...

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