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    Jennifer Lawrence is Vanity Fair's 'Most Desirable' Cover Girl, Says Acting is Stupid

    Jennifer Lawrence is Vanity Fair's February cover girl. They call her "the rare celebrity who sounds more like a human being than a well-coached product," as well as the world's "most desirable woman."

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    Here Are the Top-Grossing Specialty Films of 2012, Led By 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

    From "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and "Moonrise Kingdom" to "2016: Obama's America" and "Silver Linings Playbook," it was a very impressive year for limited and platform releases.

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    The Indie-Film Industry's Top Ten Lists of the Best in 2012 Movies and TV

    Entertainment journalists and critics tend to monopolize the Top Ten lists each year, but just as enlightening are the reactions of those who work in the indie-film industry. This extensive Indiewire compendium is a treasure trove of quality and quirk as the industry has chosen to champion them.

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    Highlights from LA Times Directors Roundtable with Bigelow, Affleck, Russell, Lee, Hooper and Gervasi

    Six directors talk shop for the LA Times' directors roundtable. John Horn is joined by Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), Ben Affleck ("Argo"), Tom Hooper ("Les Miserables"), David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook"), Ang Lee ("Life of Pi") and Sacha Gervasi ("Hitchcock") to discuss their film...

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    David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' Hits 700 Screens Starting Christmas Day

    If there's one sentiment we keep hearing over and over again regarding David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" (especially by Oscar pundits) it's certainly, "When is it going into wide release?" Having won the coveted Toronto International Film Festival Audi...

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    The Playlist's Woman Of The Year 2012: Jennifer Lawrence

    Last year, picking the woman of the year was a no-brainer. We chose Jessica Chastain, who started 2011 as a virtual unknown, and ended it as the star of critical favorites like "The Tree Of Life" and "Take Shelter," box office hits like "The Help" (for which she earned an Oscar nod), all while impre...

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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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    Arthouse Audit: Holiday Prospects for Holdovers 'Hyde Park,' 'Karenina,' 'Hitchcock,' 'Rust and Bone'

    This is not looking like a strong holiday season for the specialty players.

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Silver Linings' Keeps Showing Its Legs In Slow Weekend; 'The Other Son' Hits $1 Million Mark

    With few specialty openers to compete with, a handful of November releases benefited from a calm before an anticipated Christmas storm that begins next weekend with the limited debuts of "Amour" and "Zero Dark Thirty." The film that perhaps had the impressive performance was...

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    MTV Names 'The Dark Knight Rises' The Best Film Of 2012

    Okay, we've had the lists from the high brow movie magazines, the exclusive critics groups, various newspapers and magazines, but what about one from somewhere that has a bit of pulse on what the folks are actually seeing at the multiplex? Well, MTV has dropped their top ten movies of the year, ...

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