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    Isabelle Huppert on Claire Denis, What Intimidates Her, and Dealing with the Press

    French cinema siren Isabelle Huppert, arguably one of the world's greatest working actresses, is also one of the busiest, having appeared in over 90 film and television productions. Since landing her first film role in 1971 in Jean L'Hotes TV movie "Le Prussien," France's most famous red head has go...

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    Director Turns to "William S. Burroughs" For Debut Feature

    If William S. Burroughs's work seems different, his life could be considered alien. Yony Leyser's new documentary, "William S. Burroughs: A Man Within," explores the personal life of the celebrated and controversial beat author of "Naked Lunch." The film, narrated by Peter Weller, combines never-bef...

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    For Your Consideration: The 10 Worst Original Song Oscar Snubs of the Past 10 Years

    In honor of the six-days-and-counting release of "Burlesque," which features a likely contender for best original song, "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," performed by Cher and written by Dianne Warren (who has lost all six of her previous Oscar nominations, dating back to "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us N...

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    indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: Environmental Spotlight

    This week, indieWIRE's curation of the Hulu Documentaries page puts the spotlight on a handful of films on the environment, with a special focus on fossil fuels. Coincidentally, this ties in with America Recycles Day, which took place this Monday.

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    A Danish "Grey Gardens"? Eva Mulvad On Her "Good Life"

    The Danish have been making a significant mark in the world of international documentaries these past few years. Despite a population of just over five million people, their output has been astounding, with Anders Østergaard's "Burma VJ," Janus Metz Pedersen's "Armadillo," Mads Brügger's "The Red C...

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    Miranda Richardson: "It's the best business in the world; to be part of storytelling."

    In "Made in Dagenham," Nigel Cole's uplifting true account of the 1968 Ford sewing machinists strike, British stage and screen vet Miranda Richardson embodies famous redhead and British Secretary of State for Employment Barbara Castle. In typical fashion for the Oscar-nominee, Richardson rips into t...

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    Thinking Outside The Doc Box: 5 Reasons Why CPH: DOX Sets a New Film Festival Standard

    It's only been eight years since the Copenhagen International Film Festival (or CPH: DOX, as it is almost exclusively referred) began its inaugural year. Sandwiched in between the Sheffield Doc/Fest and the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) - essentially the main staples on th...

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    Ladies Man: "Made in Dagenham" Director Nigel Cole

    It appears that director Nigel Cole has a thing for the ladies. A Brit best known for helming "Saving Grace," a precursor to "Weeds" that stars Blenda Blethyn as a small-town English widow who turns to growing marijuana to pay her bills, and "Calendar Girls," the true story of a group of Yorkshire w...

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    Lone Star Film Fest: Bridges & Burnett Take on Texas

    The 4th Annual Lone Star International Film Festival wrapped up last night in Fort Worth, TX after a successful five day run. Still a relatively small event, the festival seemed poised for a higher, if still regional, profile with the addition of this year's inaugural gala, an auction and dinner hon...

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    Stop The Presses: The 13 Best Newsroom Movies

    Just as soldiers devour war movies and cops are always the first to pipe up about the latest police thriller, journalists have a soft spot for films focusing on the fourth estate. At their most positive, they can show the kind of crusading, truth-seeking journalists that the embittered hacks wanted...

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