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    Fox Searchlight Moves Up Oscar Contender 'The Sessions' to October 19

    Fox Searchlight has moved up the limited release date of Ben Lewin's Sundance hit-turned-Oscar contender "The Sessions" to October 19, a week earlier than originally announced. The film recently screened at TIFF.

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    Oscar Watch: South Korea's 'Pieta,' Belgium's 'Our Children' and Norway's 'Kon-Tiki' Join Growing List of Foreign Oscar Contenders

    In advance of the October 1 Oscar deadline, the official foreign language submissions are coming fast and furious from around the world.

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    European Film Academy Names 47 Contenders for EFA Awards, From 'In Darkness' & 'Tinker Tailor' to 'Rust and Bone"& 'Amour'

    The European Film Academy announces the forty-seven films recommended for a nomination for the 2012 European Film Awards. Hailing from thirty-one countries, the films are listed below. Among them are some of last year's Oscar contenders, including "In Darkness" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," plus ...

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    Knightley Talks 'Anna Karenina,' and How Cronenberg Set Her Free (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    Keira Knightley has done her best work with director Joe Wright and producers Working Title--she earned an Oscar nomination as Elizabeth Bennett in "Pride and Prejudice" and more kudos for the wartime romance "Atonement."

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    Venice Winners: Golden Lion to 'Pieta,' Director to Paul Thomas Anderson

    South Korean director Kim Ki-duk's "Pieta" won the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, while the Silver Lion went to American director Paul Thomas Anderson for "The Master"; both his stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix shared the best male...

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    Kim Ki-Duk's 'Pieta' Wins Golden Lion At Venice, 'The Master' Wins Best Actor & Director Awards

    Update: Well, now it's a little clearer what Mann was talking about -- according to The Hollywood Reporter's sources, the jury wanted to give "The Master" the Golden Lion as well, but were told that they couldn't give one film more than two major awards. After some deliberation...

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    For Your Consideration: Updating Oscar Contenders In The Eye of The Storm

    With the Telluride Film Festival over, the Venice Film Festival entering its eighth day, and the Toronto Film Festival kicking off last night, a lot has gone down and even more is about to in the Oscar race. So it seemed appropriate to offer a sort of mid-storm recap for those interested in keeping ...

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    Oscar-Winning Producers Craig Zedan and Neil Meron Win OUTFEST's 'Visionary Award'

    OUTFEST announced today that the recipients of its 2012 Visionary Award are the renowned producers Craig Zedan and Neil Meron, the duo responsible for bringing such Broadway classics as 'Chicago' and 'Hairspray' to the big-screen. OUTFEST is the preeminent organization dedicated to c...

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    Immersed in Movies: Revisiting 'The Avengers' and Handicapping the VFX Oscar Race

    Unlike the Oscar race for best animated feature, there's already a clear front-runner for VFX: "The Avengers," with its dazzling work from Industrial Light & Magic (especially the Hulk). Of course, there's still quite a heated race ahead when Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" hits ...

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    Oscars: Which Contenders Got Heat Coming Out Of Venice And Telluride?

    As we write this, we're somewhere over the Alps, flying back to London after an exhausting, rewarding week at the Venice Film Festival. Meanwhile, our editor-in-chief just returned from the mountains after an equally busy weekend at the Telluride Film Festival. Festival season is only just getting u...

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