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    Reurters: Oscar watchers narrow list of top film nominees

    Hollywood experts on Friday narrowed their guesses for best film Oscar candidates to a short list including widely touted musical "Dreamgirls" and crime thriller "The Departed," after seeing this week's key award nominations. Close behind on the short list are comedy "Little Miss Sunshine" and seari...

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    PGA Picks "Babel," "Departed," "Dreamgirls," "Sunshine," and "The Queen"

    The Producers Guild of America has announced its nominees for producer of the year. Nominated for the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures are: "Babel" (Paramount Vantage), producers: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Steve Golin, and Jon Kilik; "The Departed" (Warner Bros.), producer Graham King; "Dreamgirls" (Dreamworks SKG/Paramount Pictures), producer: Laurence Mark; "Little Miss Sunshine" (Fox Searchlight), producers: Marc Turtletaub, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Albert Berger & Ron Yerxa; and "The Queen" (Miramax Films), producers: Andy Harries, Christine Langan and Tracey Seaward. The winner will be a...

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    "The year of the angry documentary"

    Looking at the Oscar documentary short list in The New York Times, Charles Lyons cites a preponderence of issue-oriented docs among the 15 films, noting "a shift toward gritty, guerrilla filmmaking, a willingness to tackle controversial subjects, no matter the obstacles":"This is the year of the ang...

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    307 Feature Films in Competition for 2006 Oscar

    Three hundred seven feature films are eligible for the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2006, it has been announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. To be eligible for 79th Academy Awards consideration, feature films have until midnight, December 31, to open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and must have been exhibited theatrically on 35mm or 70mm film, or in a qualifying digital format. Nominations for the 79th Academy Awards will be announced ...

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    The Top Tens from The Times

    You know its top ten season once The New York Times weighs in...Writers of the most important daily film criticism in this country, the paper's critics offer their top tens in Sunday's edition. Lead critic A.O. Scott, on his top ten list, named Clint Eastwood's "Letters from Iwo Jima" his top film o...

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    Oscar Nomination Ballots to be Mailed December 26

    Nomination ballots for the 79th Academy Awards will be mailed today Tuesday, December 26 to the 5,830 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Completed ballots must be returned to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2007. Ballots received after the de...

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    AP: Southeast critics: "Departed" best film

    "The Departed" and its director, Martin Scorsese, won top honors from the Southeastern Film Critics Association. Roles as rulers brought the best actor award to Forest Whitaker, who portrays Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland," and the best actress award to Helen Mirren, who pla...

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    Lazarescu Tops indieWIRE Critics Poll

    A total of 107 film critics were surveyed and the complete results of the indieWIRE Critics Poll were released this morning here at indieWIRE.com. As Dennis Lim writes in his lead article:The chatter in film circles this year seemed repeatedly to touch on the relative dearth of truly exciting films, or--since those in our profession are not exactly immune to hyperbole--on the irreversible decline and looming death of film culture, film criticism, film distribution, and even film viewing. It's only fitting then that our No. 1 movie is about a decrepit old timer's grim passage into oblivion. "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu," Romanian director Crist...

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    Globe and Mail: Toronto Critics Love "The Queen"

    Stephen Frears' "The Queen" took five in the annual Toronto Film Critics Association awards, announced yesterday, taking honors for best picture, best female performance (Helen Mirren), best supporting male performance (Michael Sheen) and best screenplay (Peter Morgan). The film looks to be a surefi...

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    Academy to Honor Richard Edlund with Bonner Medal

    Richard Edlund, a visual effects expert who won Oscars for his work on "Star Wars," "The Empire Strikes Back," "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Return of the Jedi," has been voted the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The...

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