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    Nicole Kidman Talks Surprise 'The Paperboy' Nominations from Set of 'Grace of Monaco,' EXCLUSIVE SKYPE VIDEO

    Nicole Kidman was shocked when she learned that her boldly brazen performance in Lee Daniels' outrageous southern gothic "The Paperboy" had earned both SAG and Golden Globe supporting actress nominations. While the indie film debuted in Cannes to mixed reaction and hardly set critics or audiences on...

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    For Your Consideration: If Indiewire's Critics Poll Picked The Oscars

    Imagine an Oscars where half the best picture nominees were foreign-language films? Where Jack Black is nominated for a darkly comedic Richard Linklater film? Where Denis Lavant isn't only nominated for his balls-to-the-wall performance in Leos Carax's "Holy Motors" but actually wi...

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    For Your Consideration: 5 Supporting Performances That Deserve Oscar Nods

    As of Monday, Oscar ballots have been sent out, online voting (for the first time ever) is underway, and the endgame of the 2012 awards season approaches. And thanks to the cottage industry of awards predictions and precursors, the narrative is already in place. If you've been talked up as an Oscar ...

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    Austin Critics Awards Pick 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'The Master'

    The Austin Film Critics Association's has named Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" the best film of the year, though that was the sole award they gave the film. Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master," meanwhile, won three awards, including best director and best and a...

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    Well Go USA Grabs Rights to Taiwan's Foreign-Language Oscar Entry 'Touch of the Light'

    Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to "Touch of the Light," Taiwan’s official entry for the 2013 foreign-language film Oscar. The company plans a spring release for the film, which recently opened the Marrakesh film festival and presented by Wong Kar Wai...

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    Eddie Redmayne Talks Live-Singing 'Les Miserables,' What's Next?

    Redmayne, who is 30, landed the role of Marius despite not having sung since school. And he delivers a breakout performance. He borrowed something he learned from De Niro in order to better match the intensity of one take of the song to the other--he'd shoot three times in a row. He sang his "Empty ...

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    Music Video for 'Paul Williams Still Alive'

    Paul Williams has a shot at a best original song nomination--it would be his sixth--for the documentary "Paul Williams Still Alive." Check out this music video. (More on Williams and the fest circuit hit here.)

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    'Les Mis' Director Tom Hooper and 'Life of Pi' Composer Mychael Danna Honored at Palm Springs Fest

    The Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival continues to announce awards leading up to its 24th edition, running January 3-14. Director Top Hooper will be honored with their Sonny Bono Visionary Award, while Mychael Danna will receive the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing.

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    Daniel Day-Lewis to be Celebrated with Montecito Award at Santa Barbara International Film Fest

    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (January 24 - February 3) will honor Daniel Day-Lewis with the Montecito Award at a ceremony on January 26.

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    'The Master,' 'Amour,' 'Sightseers' Lead London Critics Circle Nominations

    Michael Haneke's "Amour" and Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" led the London Critics' Circle Award nominations. Each film earned seven nods apiece. Ben Wheatley's "Sightseers" also nabbed an impressive four nominations, including Breakthrough British ...

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