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    How Did This Happen? Five Terrific Foreign Film Nominees

    Whatever you say about the Academy Awards’ most baffling choices, from the wacky grab bag of Best Picture nominees (really, who thinks Extremely Loud deserves to be there?) to the mysterioso ways of the documentary and foreign film committees, this year the foreign language nominees are, ...

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    'A Separation,' 'Pina,' 'In Darkness,' 'Footnote' & 5 More Survive To The Oscar Foreign Film Shortlist

    ...and then there were nine. After sixty-three submissions, we're down to the last batch hoping to make it the final five when the Oscar nominations are announced next Tuesday. The process is an odd one, with L.A.-based Academy members voting in the top six, and three more films added by the bra...

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    In Theaters: 'A Separation' Comes Between 'Pariah' & 'The Iron Lady'

    Happy almost 2012 to you! It seems studios don't expect many moviegoers at the theaters this weekend, knowing that we'll all be out partying it up with friends, rather than hitting up the multiplex with family like last week. Only a few new releases this week, so you'll be able to catch ...

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    My Favorite Films Of 2011: Oliver Lyttelton

    I'd have called you a liar if you'd said this six months ago, but 2011 turned out to be a pretty strong year for cinema. Indeed, whereas I've had to make up the numbers more than once in recent years, this time around, I've actually expanded it to fifteen to include everything I real...

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    Review: 'A Separation' Is A Wrenching Portrait Of Duty, Love & Deep Irreconcilable Divisions

    Tucked in amongst all the shinier offerings involving punk hackers, boy reporters and equine conscripts, Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation" is the finest film of this awards season and one of the best of the year, a domestic drama that in its deliberately restricted focus nevertheless opens up a nuance...

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    London Film Critics' Circle Lead London Film Critic Nominations

    The London Film Critics' Circle has released their nominees this morning, with some surprising frontrunners. Tomas Alfredson's Cold War thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and Nicolas Winding Refn's pulpy blast "Drive" were the top nominees, with six nominations...

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    Awards Mania As 'The Artist,' 'The Tree Of Life' & 'The Descendants' Earn Top Critic Organization Honors

    Sunday was a major day for Oscar prognosticators, as a number of critics organizations went live with their end-of-2011 honors. Some films gained support, and some lost quite a bit of steam, but for those of you who look at the whole thing like a horse race, there was a lot of movement amongst a thi...

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    The 10 Indie Films You Must See This December

    There’s over 25 films listed on Indiewire’s December calendar, and its quite the list. With specialty distributors aiming for Oscar, they seemed to have definitely saved some of the best for last.  From Roman Polanski and Michael Fassbender to Margaret Thatcher and, yes, Madonn...

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    'The Artist' Wins Best Film & Best Director, While 'The Tree Of Life' Wins 3 From The New York Film Critics Circle

    You know what's a really good idea? Drawing out your award winners on Twitter all day. In what seems like the final act in a disastrous public relations year for the New York Film Critics Circle, they made the ridiculous decision to tweet their winners, one-by-one, as they vote today, turning th...

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