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    25 Movies That Defined The Sundance Film Festival

    As you might have noticed from the wall-to-wall level of coverage over the last week or so, the Sundance Film Festival has grown considerably from its humble beginnings back in 1978, when it was inaugurated as the Utah/US Film Festival and had a remit to showcase exclusively American-made independen...

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    10 'Directors to Watch' According to iTunes

    Check out iTunes' list of "Directors to Watch" from their iTunes Essentials list of Independent Films.

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    'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Director Benh Zeitlin Confirms Next Film Will be Totally Bonkers

    One of the best underdog stories in movies last year happened off the big screen, with Benh Zeitlin's debut feature "Beasts of the Southern Wild," a tiny-budgeted indie with a bizarre premise and non-actors in all of the major roles, dazzling audiences from Park City, Utah to Cannes, ultimately pick...

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    The Unsung Hero Behind 'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' Has Two Chances to Win Oscar Night

    When William Goldenberg came to talk to Sneak Previews about editing Ben Affleck's "Argo" back in October, he was still in the throes of finishing Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," on a tight deadline to deliver a final cut in November. Sunday night Goldenberg is up for not just one but two Osca...

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    The Early Gems: Notable Films From 2013's Best Director Nominees

    To send you into the long weekend, we're gonna take a break from the on-screen talent momentarily, and focus on the early work of the 2013 nominated directors. The five nominees (particularly controversial, thanks to the exclusion of Ben Affleck and Kathryn Bigelow) are a mixed batch; from one of th...

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    Film Independent's Directors Close-Up Series To Feature Affleck, Russell, Loktev, Zeitlin, Fleischer, Sachs and Soloway

    Film Independent's 12th edition of their Directors Close-Up series will feature Ben Affleck ("Argo"), David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook") and Benh Zeitlin ("Beasts of the Southern Wild"), director Ruben Fleischer ("Gangster Squad"), and writer/directors Ira Sachs ("Keep the Lights On"), Jul...

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    Watch The Oscar Nominations: The Good, The Bad, The What Were They Thinking?

    What a relief! It looks like the Oscar show might actually be fun, thanks to Seth MacFarlane. When he and Emma Stone announced the nominees, MacFarlane commented with barbed lines that were as edgy as anything Ricky Gervais did during his controversial Golden Globes gigs. After announcing the B...

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    6 Personal Highlights From The Film Festivals Of 2012

    We're generally anti-navelgazing here at The Playlist, but being the end of the year, it can't really be avoided. As we continue to take a look back at the cinematic year of 2012, we're trying to shake things up and keep things fresh outside of the usual Best/Worst lists. This year saw The Playlist ...

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    Exclusive: New 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Featurette Takes You On Set with Zeitlin & Hushpuppy

    In this exclusive featurette, the film's producers talk us through a behind-the-scenes look at Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild" in New Orleans. The film has been the year's indie sensation since it debuted at Sundance.

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    'Holy Motors' Tops Indiewire's Poll For the Best of 2012 Film; Other Winners Include Jafar Panahi and Amy Seimetz

    With 128 votes among 204 critics listed in Indiewire's Criticwire network, Leos Carax's surreal opus "Holy Motors" topped Indiewire's seventh annual poll for Best Film. "Holy Motors" star Denis Lavant garnered the most votes for Best Performance.

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