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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Ai Weiwei in the Spotlight and Benedict Cumberbatch in Period Finery

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Shameless," "Girls," Californication" and "Enlightened," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Lauren Greenfield and Alison Klayman Receive DGA Nominations for Best Documentary

    Earlier this week, the Directors Guild of America announced their nominees for best documentary. They’ve previously announced the nominees for film and television. Two women were nominated out of the five nominees which also includes Kirby Dick’s Academy Award nominated film The Invisibl...

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    Directors Of 'The Invisible War,' 'How To Survive A Plague' & More Get DGA Documentary Award Nominations

    So how good of an augur is the DGAs to the Oscars? Well, thus far only 2 of their nominees for Best Director landed Oscar nominations, but three of the filmmakers behind a trio of contending Best Documentary movies have been honored by their peers.

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    Directors Guild Nominates Documentaries

    True to tradition, the Directors Guild documentary nominees do not match up completely with the Oscar documentary nominations. All five are first-time DGA nominees.

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    11 Notable Films You May Not Have Seen In 2012

    Every week (bar the very thinnest parts of the calendar), somewhere between seven and twelve movies end up opening in theaters. On some weekends, it's even more -- the first week of December saw eighteen films begin their theatrical runs. As such, it's hard enough for film writers to stay on top of ...

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    From Megan Ellison to Ai Weiwei, Critics Comment on the 2012 Indiewire Critics Poll

    There are plenty of diverse opinions evident from the lists of best films, performances and other highlights from 2012 accomplishments in film submitted by over 200 critics in Indiewire's poll. While the consensus surrounding certain achievements may generate a lot of attention, there's a lot more t...

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    Criticwire Picks: Like 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'? 'Tchoupitoulas' is Another Successful Trip to New Orleans

    Months after "Beasts of the Southern Wild" reached its theatrical apex, Criticwire Picks returns to the Crescent City to look at the extremely positive reactions to the Ross Brothers' new documentary. Plus: a new documentary available on Netflix Instant, possible future successes with audiences and ...

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    'Zero Dark Thirty' Continues Critical Stampede Topping Peter Travers, David Edelstein & Huffington Post Best Of 2012

    With each passing day, it's looking more and more like Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" is going to be the one to beat this awards season. As we cautioned earlier this week, this trajectory right now reminds us of David Fincher's "The Social Network," which got al...

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    The PBS Winter/Spring Lineup Includes the Return of 'Downton Abbey' and 'Call the Midwife,' Premiere of 'The Central Park Five'

    Any fan of repressed British emotional drama and period costumes knows that "Downton Abbey" is set to make its season three return to U.S. television on PBS on Sunday, January 6 at 9pm. But the new PBS lineup for winter and spring brings other welcome news. "Call the Midwife," a ...

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