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    'Completely Ruthless': William Faulkner's 5 Best Quotes About Hollywood and Art

    Here are five of the best hard-nosed quotes from Faulkner, who toiled in Hollywood himself on the scripts for "To Have and Have Not" (1944), "The Big Sleep" (1946) and "Land of the Pharaohs" (1955), among others that he remains credited and uncredited for writing.

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    Mining For Gold: Sony Classics Sued For Paraphrased Faulkner Quote In 'Midnight in Paris' By Humorless Estate

    If this year's long-standing theatre run of “Moonrise Kingdom” represented a financial change in winds to Wes Anderson's other work, then the box-office windfall behind “Midnight in Paris” last year proved a hurricane to Woody Allen's mainstream success. Clocking ...

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    LatinoBuzz: Pablo Larrain Made a Film About Chilean Politics and Thinks Politicians are Liars. But, Wants You to Vote for Obama Anyway

    Pablo Larraín has made two films about Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile, Tony Manero and Post-Mortem. His most recent film, NO, about the referendum that ended Pinochet’s almost twenty year rule, completes what Larraín has called an “unintentional trilogy” on the Chilean dictatorship. After it recei...

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    Searching For Sugar Man—movie review

    I know I’m late to the party, but I only recently caught up with 'Searching for Sugar Man', which debuted to great acclaim at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and has built a steady following ever since. Its protagonist is even being profiled on '60 Minutes' this Sunday.

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    Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Another Middle Eastern Film and Foreign Oscar Submission

    In advance of its New York Film Festival screening next week, Israel's Oscar entry "Fill the Void," has been acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. Israel sends its Ophir Best Picture winner to the Oscars.

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    Sony Classics Grabs Rama Burshtein's 'Fill the Void' Ahead of Its NYFF Screening

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to writer-director Rama Burshtein’s “Fill the Void,” which will screen at the New York Film Festival Tuesday, Oct. 9. The drama first played at the Venice and Toronto film festivals in September.

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    Fest Buyer Sony Pictures Classics Heads to the Middle East (VIDEO)

    Sony Pictures Classics has always leaned heavily on foreign acquisitions in advance of the awards season. Michael Barker and Tom Bernard are often betting on the likely submissions for the best foreign film entry, and can be counted upon to wind up with more than one in the final five. At the same t...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires 'The Patience Stone' Out of Toronto

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Atiq Rahimi's sophomore feature "The Patience Stone," adapted from the award-winning novel of the same name. The film recently screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, which wrapped today. Sony plans to release it in 2013.

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    Sony Pictures Classics Makes Pre-Toronto Buy of Robert Redford-Directed 'The Company You Keep'

    In a pre-TIFF lunge, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all U.S. rights to the Robert Redford-directed thriller “The Company You Keep,” which will first screen at the Venice film festival before its Toronto showing. As usual, SPC will have a strong presence at Toronto this year, with &l...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Robert Redford's 'The Company You Keep' Starring Shia LaBeouf

    Well, well, well -- things just got a bit more interesting for everyone figuring out their schedules for Venice and TIFF, as Sony Pictures Classics have put their stamp of quality on one of the higher profile acquisition films headed into the fall festival season.

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