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    'Breaking the Waves,' 'Dead Man' DP Robby Muller to Receive ASC Award

    Holland native Robby Müller, NSC, BVK, will be among the 2012 honorees at the 27th annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards. The cinematographer of indie film classics “Dead Man,” “Breaking the Waves” and “Repo Man” will rece...

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    Immersed in Movies: Previewing 'Rise of the Guardians'

    DreamWorks' "Rise of the Guardians" (November 21) is an exquisite and enchanting adaptation of William Joyce's magnificent and epic "Guardian" book series, which reinvents some of our favorite fairy tale icons. First-time director Peter Ramsey, who cut his teeth doing storyboards for David Fincher a...

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    Ben Stiller American Cinematheque Tribute Presenters: Aniston, Black, Dern, Ferrell, Oswalt & More

    When the American Cinematheque honors Ben Stiller with their 26th Award at a gala tribute, many stars will be present to toast him. Among them are Jennifer Aniston, Jack Black, Laura Dern, Will Ferrell, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk, Jay Roach & Christine Taylor.

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    Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes; Youngest to Win Since 1987

    Jodie Foster is set to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 70th annual Golden Globes on January 13 from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Variety reported today. The Oscar-winning actress and director is the youngest to earn the honor since Charlton Heston in 1967. As an actress, F...

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    The Hollywood Foreign Press Loves Women, Including Jodie Foster

    The Hollywood Foreign Press has not only chosen two funny women to host the Golden Globes (Tina Fey and Amy Poehler) but are honoring Jodie Foster with the HFPA board of directors' Cecil B. DeMille Award honoring Foster's impact on the world of entertainment as both actress and director.

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    The Spoils: To Sell Nicholas Jarecki's 'Arbitrage' to Awards Voters, Backing Richard Gere Is a Smart Investment

    One of the surprises of the 2011 awards season was the box office and critical success of “Margin Call." First-time writer-director Nicholas Jarecki's financial thriller “Arbitrage” has been following a similar course, but this time Roadside is banking on star Richard Gere to seal the deal.

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    For Your Consideration: The 5 Films We Haven't Seen That Could Dramatically Alter This Year's Oscar Race

    Five films are still major question marks in this year's race -- they've avoided fests such as Toronto and Venice hoping to steal all the buzz at the last minute. Like "The Iron Lady" and "War Horse" last year, there's a quintet of unseen movies waiting in the wings that could alter the Oscars.

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    Canada Establishing Rosalind Prize for Women Fiction Writers

    During the Vancouver Writers Fest, frustration turned into creation. A panel of five women, including the founder of the U.K.’s Orange Prize for fiction, discussed the current state of women’s representations in literature. And the statistics provided by panel member, novelist Susan Swan...

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    Critics Groups Will See 'Django Unchained' Well Before Mid-December Press Junket

    Now that three trailers and a slew of character posters have accumulated, anticipation for Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" is at a high. The press is chomping at the bit for the film's official junket days, announced by the Weinstein Company as December 15 and 16. Weinstein reps assure us tha...

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    Oscar Talk: 'Cloud Atlas,' "Argo,' 'The Master,' 'Lincoln' Momentum, Screenwriting: 'Looper' vs. 'Avengers,' Doc Race Changes

    On this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I dig into the screenwriting race. As usual, adapted is super-competitive. Does "Looper" have a chance in the always weak original category?

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