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    "A Single Man" To Close AFI Fest

    Tom Ford's "A Single Man" will close the 2009 AFI Fest, festival organizers announced today. The film, an adaptation of Christopher Isherwood’s novel about a gay college professor (played by Colin Firth) coping with the death of his partner, is the fashion designer's directorial debut. This will ma...

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    cinemadaily | A "Fantastic" Opener for London Film Festival

    Wes Anderson's stop-motion adaptation of Roald Dahl's "Fantastic Mr. Fox" kicks off the Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival tonight and according to Variety's Todd McCarthy it's "as recognizably a Wes Anderson film as any of his previous features. Roald Dahl's 1970 children's favorite about a fox clan and friends eluding human predators has been transformed into a tale of odd family dynamics stemming from the behavior of an eccentric patriarch. The film's style, paradoxically both precious and rough-hewn, positions this as the season's defiantly anti-CGI toon, and its retro charms will likely appeal more strongly to grown-ups than to moppets;...

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    "History" Launching 33rd Margaret Mead Fest

    The 33rd Annual Margaret Mead Film & Video Film Festival, the documentary festival named after the pioneering anthropologist, will run from November 12-15 at New York's American Museum of Natural History. The opening night film, Péter Kerekes's "Cooking History," tours 20th century battlefields, asking cooks to recreate the dishes they served to their troops. Sunday's closing night film will be Raffaele Brunetti and Marco Leopardi's "Hair India," a doc about the group of poor Hindu devotees who offer up their only possession, their hair. Also on Sunday, DJ Spooky will present a multimedia presentation exploring climate change built on musi...

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    Gordon Paddison: Moviegoers 2010

    The Moviegoers 2010 research study, from Stradella Road, is intended to provide film marketers with actionable insights into how to best reach movie consumers over the next decade. It was presented on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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    cinemadaily | "Every Little Step" Dances onto DVD

    As critics work to predict this year's Oscar nominees, "Every Little Step" has been listed on various lists for best documentary. James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo's doc watches as actors audition to star in the 2006 revival of "A Chorus Line." The film interweaves the contemporary story with that o...

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    Pedro and Penelope Close Out NYFF

    "I want to start by remembering that twenty-one years ago I was just in this state for the first time," Pedro Almodovar said before "Broken Embraces" screened Sunday as the closing night film of the New York Film Festival. "And here we are in the same place. I'm very happy because I love this town, ...

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    "Power"'s Ari Gold: "I wanted to make a movie...without having to throw the things I cared about"

    Director Ari Gold's comedy "Adventures of Power" revolves around a small copper town that has hit hard times. Mineworker, Power, only wishes one thing - that he'd learned to play drums. But his father could never afford to buy him a set, so Power has embraced the next best thing - air drumming. Tired of the constant ridicule from his father and the other mine workers and with nothing but a few dollars, some cereal, and the support of his Aunt Joanie, Power sets off across the country to the "paradise" of Newark, where an underground air drumming crew has invited him to join their team. But as the big air drumming competition looms, so does a ...

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    Eugene Hernandez: Critics (still) Matter

    New York, NY, October 12, 2009 -- Filmmaker Antonio Campos reads his reviews. Since debuting his first feature "Afterschool" at last year's Cannes Film Festival and later screening at the New York Film Festival, among others, he's been closely following polarized reactions to the film. Now, a week i...

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    iW Contest | Ask Lars von Trier!!

    Famously afraid of flying, "Antichrist" director Lars von Trier has nevertheless appeared via satellite link in Toronto in September and most recently at the New York Film Festival to talk about his new film, which has polarized festival audiences.

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    "Misfortunates" Wins 3 at Hamptons Fest

    "The Misfortunates" won the Golden Starfish Award for best narrative feature, and two other prizes, and "Long Distance Love" won the Golden Starfish for best documentary tonight at the 17th Hamptons International Film Festival in East Hampton, NY.

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