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    Weekend Reel Reads: Digging Deeper in Familiar Territory

    Although some of this week's stories inhabit categories that might sound familiar, each piece brings a new perspective for your weekend perusal.

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    Toronto: Olivier Assayas Discusses the Personal and Political Dimensions of 'Something in the Air'

    Olivier Assayas discusses shifting gears after "Carlos" to direct the semi-autobiographical tale "Something in the Air."

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    VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Olivier Assayas's SOMETHING IN THE AIR

    A revolution might not be a dinner party, but its aftermath presents similar problems: someone has to clean up, someone else arrives tragically late, and someone who wasn’t there at all may still want to hold their own the next day.

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    Venice Review: Olivier Assayas’ ‘Something In The Air’ A Gorgeous Autobiography Marred By Underdeveloped Characters

    He’s been something of a critical favorite for a while now, but after making the hugely acclaimed “Summer Hours” and the acclaimed TV miniseries/theatrical marathon “Carlos” within a few years of each other, French filmmaker Olivier Assayas has firmly cemented himself as one of the more exciting dir...

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    First Look At Olivier Assayas' Coming-Of-Age Drama 'Something In The Air'

    Following two highly acclaimed films, "Carlos" and "Summer Hours," excitement is high for French auteur Olivier Assayas' next directorial effort, "Something In The Air," a politically-charged, loosely autobiographical coming-of-age drama that follows an 18-year...

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    The Surprises & Notable Absences Of The 2012 Cannes Line-Up

    Early this morning brought one of the most anticipated moments in the cinephile's calendar: the announcement of the line-up of this year's installment of the Cannes Film Festival. And while it reads in places like a parody of a Cannes line-up (Alain Resnais! Abbas Kiarostami! Michael Haneke! Ken Loa...

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    The Playlist's Most Anticipated Foreign-Language Films Of 2012

    Forget the multiplex, what's going to be heating up the arthouse this year? 2011 saw some fantastic foreign flicks not only crowding top ten lists ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives," "A Separation," "Le Havre," etc) but even some like the ode-to-silent-cinem...

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    TWC Picks Up 'The Iron Lady' While FilmDistrict Nabs 'Playing The Field' And 'Arabian Nights'

    The Weinstein Company may have another Oscar darling on their hands. A year after grabbing $400 million worldwide and scads of major awards for “The King’s Speech,” The Brothers W paid $7 million for the domestic rights (via Deadline) to another film about British aristocracy, nabbing “The Iron Lady” starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. Producers only showed five minutes of the film before the bidding started between the Weinsteins, Summit and Relativity, though all someone had to say was “Streep as Thatcher” to ensure this would be a major purchase and, as planned by TWC, a high profile late ‘11 release. Expect it to be a big dog in t...

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    Olivier Assayas & Abbas Kiarostami Shooting New Films This Spring

    Assayas Taking On '70s Coming Of Age Tale 'Something In The Air'; Kiarostami Tackling Japanese-Language Relationship Pic 'The End'In the thick of the Berlin Film Festival market, MK2 Productions have revealed they are are going full steam ahead with new projects, getting behind Olivier Assayas and A...

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    Exclusive: Olivier Assayas' 'Carlos' Headed To The Criterion Collection In 2011

    Release Will Contain Both The Extended Television & Theatrical CutsYesterday, we spoke with Jonathan Sehring, President of IFC Entertainment, where he shared with us plans for the new Sundance Selects distribution arm and SundanceNow online rental service. We took the opportunity of our conversation with Sehring to ask about the company's current relationship with with The Criterion Collection which has seen them license a number of titles to the boutique label including "Hunger," "Che," "Gomorrah," and "Fish Tank." Sehring said IFC will continue to work with Criterion Collection saying, "Our relationship with Criterion has been a very good o...

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