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    Five Points from Newsweek's Oscar Roundtable: Clooney, Plummer & Davis Joined by Snubbed Fassbender, Theron & Swinton

    For your consideration: Five points made by Newsweek's opinionated Oscar roundtable (which included nominees Christopher Plummer, Viola Davis and George Clooney, as well as snubbed thespians Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and Tilda Swinton)...

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    Oscar's Foreign Language Contenders in Posters Art: Bullhead, A Separation, In Darkness, Footnote, Monsieur Lazhar

    With the release of the new "Bullhead" one-sheet, all five foreign language films competing for the Oscar have posters. Which is your favorite?

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    Pitt on Best Actor Race with Clooney, Dujardin: 'Last Man Standing Takes the Oscar'

    THR cover boy Brad Pitt's take on his Oscar race with George Clooney and Jean Dujardin? "We should all just put our hands on it and see who can hold it the longest..Last man standing takes the trophy," he told Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. "Hands on the Oscar."

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    Clooney vs. Dujardin: Can Subtlety Ever Win The Best Actor Oscar?

    The Oscar for best Actor doesn't usually reward subtlety. Look at the past two years: Colin Firth won last time around for his stuttery role in The King’s Speech, while the year before his infinitely more nuanced and better performance in A Single Man lost to Jeff Bridges’ roaring dr...

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    Pixar's 'La Luna,' Timeless Coming of Age Fable from Director Enrico Casarosa

    Here's a first look at Pixar's latest short film, La Luna, which premiered at the Annecy International Animation Festival, running June 6-11. The short's director and Head of Story, Enrico Casarosa, began with Pixar in 2002, working as a story artist on Cars, followed by Ratatouille and Up.

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    Video Watch: Exclusive Featurette of Emmanuel Lubezki's Cinematography for "The Tree of Life"

    Emmanuel Lubezki's stunning cinematography is one of the most striking elements of Terrence Malick's Texas family drama/meaning of life epic "The Tree of Life." In addition to garnering critical acclaim for his work on the film, Lubezki has been nominated for the American Society o...

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    Austin Film Society to Honor Douglas McGrath, Meat Loaf at Texas Hall of Fame Awards

    The Austin Film Society announces the honorees for its 12th Annual Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards March 8, including actor and native Texan Barry Corbin ("No Country for Old Men," "Urban Cowboy"), filmmaker Douglas McGrath from Midland (the Oscar-winning "Bullets Over Broadw...

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    NYC Retrospective for Oscar Nominee Gary Oldman: 'Tinker Tailor,' 'Sid and Nancy,' 'Dracula' and More

    Oscar and BAFTA award nominee Gary Oldman ("Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy") is getting a six-film retrospective in New York City, to include free screenings of "The Contender," "Bram Stoker's Dracula," "JFK," "Prick Up Your Ears," "Sid and Nancy...

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    Immersed in Movies: 'The Artist' Cinematographer Talks in Retro Code

    Take a step back for a moment to consider the bizarre irony of "The Artist" being on the verge of winning the Best Picture Oscar. What an underdog story: a black-and-white silent ode to Hollywood made by a French director with two French stars up against the best that our current film industry has t...

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    Oscar-Nominated Films Come Home Via Movies On Demand

    During Oscar season studios capitalize on nominations at the box office--and reach more Academy voters in LA and NY--with limited runs such as the one week re-release of "Rango" in Hollywood. But now they are grabbing eyeballs in another way: Movies on Demand.

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