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    Director Joseph Cedar Talks Oscar-Nominated Talmudic Tale 'Footnote'; In Theaters March 16

    The universe of Joseph Cedar's "Footnote," Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language film, couldn't be more specific. It's a father-son comedy/morality tale set in the world of Israel's Talmudic academia. It doesn't sound hilarious, but it is...

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    Academy Sets Dates and Locales for 2013 Oscar Nominations and Awards

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will announce the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, about a week earlier than usual, and the Oscar telecast on ABC will take place on Sunday, February 24th.

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    'Monsieur Lazhar,' 'A Dangerous Method' Lead Canada's Genie Awards

    The 32nd Annual Genie Awards -- the Canadian equivalent of the Oscars -- were announced tonight in Toronto, with Philippe Falardeau's foreign language language Oscar nominee "Monsieur Lazhar" taking six awards including best picture, best director and best actor.

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    For Your Consideration: Yes, It's the 2013 Oscar Predictions

    With the Oscars now a week-old memory, the time has come for the final edition of this column (for this season). From the Toronto International Film Festival's unofficial awards season kickoff in September to last weekend's underwhelming ceremony, it's been six long months of speculation...

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    Napa Valley Film Festival Carries On

    A few weeks back I had the distinct pleasure of attending and serving on the jury of the premiere edition of Napa Valley Film Festival. I want to promote / publicize their 2nd outing later this year but first I want to use this forum to say why I think they at Napa – and events like them world...

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    Video: Actress-Turned-Nun Dolores Hart Attends the Oscars with HBO Short 'God is the Bigger Elvis'

    Academy member Dolores Hart, 73, the Hollywood ingenue who kissed Elvis Presley in "Loving You" and Jim Hutton (Tim's Dad) in "Where the Boys Are," made her first appearance at the Oscars Sunday, accompanying HBO's documentary short nominee "God is the Bigger Elvis."

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    Razzing the Razzie Awards

    As someone who enjoys bad movies -- or perhaps "enjoys" is the wrong word and "derives an unnatural masochistic pleasure from" are the right ones -- I know exactly where Tim Grierson is coming from in his article on Deadspin entitled "The Razzies are the Worst," even though his headline isn't quite ...

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    Women to Watch: Russia to Open Beverly Hills Russian Film Commission Office

    Russia’s Roskino / SEF – formerly known as Sovexportfilm – will set up business, and open a full time office, in the USA.  Recently, while attending the Berlinale European Film Market, the company announced, via Roskino / SEF CEO Catherine Mtsitouridze and US based Commis...

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