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    'Amour' Wins Best Picture, Best Director & Best Actress From The National Society Of Film Critics

    The Oscar nominations are coming on Thursday morning, so that still leaves some time for critics groups to weigh in before the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences makes their announcement, and pretty much determines the movies that will be focus of conversation until Febraury 26th. But one...

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    National Society of Film Critics Goes with 'Amour'

    Always the last of the major film critics groups to weigh in, usually after the new year, the National Society of Film Critics has made its picks for 2012, led by much-lauded multiple winner "Amour."

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    Love 'Amour'? Check Out These Classics Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva

    Octogenarian French acting legends Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva give stunning, energetic performances as a married couple facing the bitter end in Michael Haneke's critically lauded, multi-awarded "Amour." Below, a look at some of the classic films that put Trintignant and Riva on the ...

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    Review: Age & Illness Test Love In Michael Haneke's Unflinching 'Amour'

    Michael Haneke makes it clear from the opening of the film exactly where he's going in "Amour." Kicking off with a literal bang, a team of police officers force open the door of a flat in France, and with masks over their mouths, they walk around the apartment, open the windows and finally find what...

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    Honor Roll 2012: Michael Haneke Tells Us Why He Hasn't Changed Despite His Compassionate 'Amour'

    Honor Roll is a daily series running throughout December that features new or previously published interviews, profiles and first-person stories of some of the year's most notable cinematic voices. Today, we're running a new interview with Michael Haneke, whose devastating drama "Amour" won the Palm...

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    The Best Films of 2012

    My top three films of 2012 were easy to name, if not to order. Each is amazing, each wildly different from the other two, but they form a trio of incomparable experiences. There’s a deep dropoff from those three to the others, all fantastic --  though more flawed. I didn’t reac...

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    Marrakech ‘12: Isabelle Huppert On Looking Back, Going Hollywood, Turning Down 'Funny Games' & More

    Frequently namechecked by critics, fellow actors and directors as one of the greatest screen actors alive, French actress Isabelle Huppert is the subject of the first of a series of impressive tributes to be made at this year’s Marrakech International Film Festival. She is also being honoured here b...

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    Oscars: What's Age Got to Do With It? Possibly Everything for Michael Haneke's 'Amour'

    Given the nature of Haneke's film (the slow, agonizing approach of death); the urge to reward Haneke, himself 70 years old, for finally making a film that doesn't brutalize its audience (or, at least, brutalizes it in a humane way); and the historical context of its casting (two of the few legendary...

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    Watch: Michael Haneke Calls 'Downfall' "Repulsive & Dumb" & Explains His Issues With 'Schindler's List'

    The Oscar season is in full effect, with all kinds of talent out and about, talking to press, and stumping for their films. And as Joaquin Phoenix has learned, if you're not careful, fiery comments can come back to haunt you. Michael Haneke recently sat in on a discussion panel at THR with filmm...

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    Watch: New Trailer for Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Features Praise from Critics (VIDEO)

    A new trailer has been released for Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or-winning "Amour," the story of a married couple, Georges (Jean-Louis Trinignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva), whose love for one another is strained and tested after Anne has an attack.

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