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    What Are You Seeing This Weekend? 'Dead Man Down' Tries To Avoid 'The ABCs Of Death' From 'Oz'

    Happy Friday, dear readers! One of the most wonderful things about film is its diversity of subject and style, the potential for variance and innovation inherent in the medium. This weekend's release schedule displays this core trait with relish; truly, it's a study in contrasts. We have an action-h...

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    Get to Know 11 AFI Fest Filmmakers In Their Own Words

    As has been the case for several years now, Indiewire is the best place to get to know AFI Fest filmmakers ahead of the annual event, which runs Nov. 1-8 this year. Over the past few days, we've been posting 2012 filmmaker profiles leading up to the launch tonight in Los Angeles with the officia...

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    SXSW Review Capsule: 'Somebody Up There Likes Me'

    It's a comedy with a distinct tone and some plot devices that strain the basic laws of nature. But many critics are saying that those choices do much to enhance, rather than distract from solid writing and performances.

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    SXSW '12 Review: 'Somebody Up There Likes Me' A Surprisingly Ambitious Deadpan Charmer

    Bob Byington’s "Somebody Up There Likes Me" is about a guy who doesn’t grow up. In fact, he doesn’t even age over the film’s span of about three decades in his life. It may have something to do with a mysterious briefcase, the origins of which are only ever suggested by animated cloud interludes and...

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