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    Larry Clark's 'Marfa Girl' & 'The Motel Life' Earn Top Awards At The Rome Film Festival; Italian Films Also Rule

    Last night in Rome, the Festival came to a close, as the winners were announced, the awards handed out and the dissection of What It All Means began. The festival, suffering a cut in budget from last year, but boasting perhaps the closest thing to a superstar Artistic Director in Marco Mueller (ex o...

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    Surveying the Gotham Nominees For 'Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You,' Screening at MoMA Through Monday

    While the Gothams are the first major film awards ceremony of a season that culminates with the Oscars, a lot more movies qualify for consideration at the IFP-hosted ceremony than the much larger one scheduled for February. This is particularly clear with the category for "Best Film Not Playing a Th...

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    Oscar Talk: 'Lincoln' Starts to Pull Ahead; But Can It Beat 'Argo'?

    On this week's Oscar Talk, In Contention's Kris Tapley and I anxiously await the last round of movies. Already screening is Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land," while "Les Miserables" and "Zero Dark Thirty" come after Thanksgiving. In time for the next phase of t...

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    Ben Stiller and His Penis Saluted By Friends and Colleagues at American Cinematheque Ball

    Ben Stiller's friends and colleagues raucously celebrated the actor/comedian's career at the American Cinematheque's yearly benefit ball at the Beverly Hilton Thursday night. Pals who showed up to give sincere or more often, irreverent, in-person tributes were Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Jeffrey...

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    'Informant' and 'Radioman' Win Top Prizes As 3rd Annual DOC NYC Closes

    Following a week of over 100 films and events, the third edition of the ever-growing DOC NYC Festival came to a close Thursday night with a Closing Night screening of Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon's "The Central Park Five." But before the screening, Artistic Director Thom P...

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    Palm Springs Fest to Honor Helen Hunt with Spotlight Award

    The Palm Springs International Film Festival, gearing up for its 24th edition, will honor Helen Hunt with their Spotlight Award at its awards gala on January 5. The festival runs January 3-14 and always puts the spotlight on awards contenders.

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    THR Writers Roundtable: Apatow, Boal, Haneke, Krasinski, Magee & Terrio Tackle Politics, Death & Historical Accuracy

    The Hollywood Reporter's Writers Roundtable -- full-length, uncensored video below -- includes writers and filmmakers Judd Apatow ("This Is 40"), Mark Boal ("Zero Dark Thirty"), David Magee ("Life of Pi"), Chris Terrio ("Argo"), Michael Haneke ("Amour") and John Krasinski ("Promised Land").

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    Oscars: Dancing With 'Anna Karenina' As The Costume & Production Design Awards Come Into Play

    Friday sees the release of Joe Wright's version of "Anna Karenina," a film which, over the last few months, has become something of a Playlist favorite. A bold, non-naturalistic take on Tolstoy's classic, it's proven to be hugely divisive -- some have mocked it as near-disastrous, some (including th...

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    Benghazi, The Fiscal Cliff & The Election: How Important Is It For A Best Picture Contender To Capture The Zeitgeist?

    When President Barack Obama won re-election a week ago, more than one tweet popped up saying something along the lines of "Well, that makes 'Lincoln' the Best Picture front-runner now." You could certainly make that argument for Steven Spielberg's film. It had plenty of adoring reviews, a titanic pe...

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    'Anna Karenina' and 'Les Miserables' Producers Bevan and Fellner Nab PGA Selznick Award

    "Anna Karenina" is just the latest achievement from Working Title co-chairmen Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, who will receive the Producers Guild of America's top honor, the coveted David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures. Bevan and Fellner will accept the award at the 24th A...

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