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    Cahiers du Cinema Names Top Ten Films of 2012: 'Holy Motors' Reigns, Cronenberg, Ferrara and Coppola Represent [TRAILERS]

    Cahiers du Cinema has released its Top 10 Films of 2012, and it's appropriately eclectic, with Leos Carax's berserk "Holy Motors" topping the list.

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    Watch: Italian Teaser Trailer For Giuseppe Tornatore's 'The Best Offer' Starring Geoffrey Rush & Jim Sturgess

    As the man behind such films as "Cinema Paradiso," "The Star Maker" and "Malena," there was an era when Italian filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore was a familiar name at the arthouse. However, it has been a while since he's had a movie arrive stateside with quite the...

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    ADIFF 2012 - Have You Purchased Your Tickets For Friday Opening Night Screening Of 'Doctor Bello' Yet?

    In the next several days, we'll have a few more reviews of films scheduled to screen at the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF), here in New York City, which kicks off its 2012 edition (also its 20th anniversary, a milestone year), this Friday, November 23rd, running throu...

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    Watch: The Rock Meets Omar From 'The Wire,' Fights The War On Drugs In Trailer For 'Snitch'

    In case Eugene Jarecki's recent documentary "The House I Live In" didn't get the message across: the war on drugs isn't working and is penalizing people with dranconian laws that do nothing to stop the trafficking and use of narcotics. But the war on drugs hasn't met the li...

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    Award-Winning Doc 'Family Portrait In Black & White' Arrives On DVD 12/4

    Director Julia Ivanova's award-winnning feature documentary, Family Portrait in Black and White, was an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and winner of this year's Best Canadian Feature Film at the Hot Docs Film Festival.

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    'Holy Motors' Tops Cahiers Du Cinema's Top 10 Of 2012; 'Cosmopolis,' 'Keep The Lights On' & More Make The Cut

    Well, Thanksgiving has barely started and the first top ten list of 2012 has arrived from the snooty folks (kidding guys, we love you) at French movie bible Cahiers Du Cinema, and as usual, it's pretty...eclectic...

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    Lawsuit Could Potentially Halt Release Of 'Machete Kills'

    Machete may not text, but he might need a lawyer. Legal papers are now flying over Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" with a lawsuit brewing that could potentially halt the release of the film. But probably not.

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    Review: 'Rise of the Guardians' Is An Animated Yuletide Treat

    "Rise of the Guardians," the new DreamWorks Animation feature conceived by famed children's book author William Joyce, features, at its core, such an ingenious concept that it's hard to believe nobody's ever thought of it before. The plot concerns a kind of 'Avengers'-style super-team made up of bel...

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    Omar Sy Dons Bad Wig To Play USA Secret Service Agent In Trailer For French Comedy 'But Who Re-Killed Pamela Rose?'

    Yeah, so, uh, I'm not sure what to make of this one; It's not a project I knew about before today, even though I thought I was aware of all Omar Sy's upcoming projects. Although it looks like his role in this one is a supporting part, not starring like most of the others.

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    45 Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of 'The Dark Knight Rises' Reveals Punishing Fight Scene Choreography

    Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" subverted the usual superhero movie expectations, providing an experience rooted in character that still played into the grand myth of Batman. One of the many ways in which Nolan and co. turned things on their head was featuring the grand battle between Ba...

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