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    Wim Wenders' 'Pina,' 'Buck,' 'Paradise Lost 3,' 'Project Nim' & More Make Oscar Documentary Shortlist

    ...and then there were 15. Just like that, the field for the films battling for the five slots at the Oscars for Best Documentary just got a lot smaller. The Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences announced the shortlist for the award and once again, there is no love for Werner Herzog.

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    Sundance Institute Renews Film Forward

    The Sundance Insititute has announced the renewal of their Film Forward program. The ten films selected for the program will travel to eight domestic and international locations and be featured in a special presentation at UNESCO in Paris, France.

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    Holiday Box Office | "Terri" Tops Indies In Debut; "Buck" and "Beginners" Lead Strong Holdovers

    The only specialty newbie reporting estimates, Azazel Jacobs's "Terri" found the highest per-theater-average in the specialty market this holiday weekend, and the second highest overall (a distant second to "Transformers"). On 6 screens in New York and LA, the ATO Pictures-release film grossed an es...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Cars 2' Continues Pixar Formula, 'Green Lantern' Plummets

    The numbers on “Cars 2” don’t actually matter, except for the stat-hounds regularly following the weekly box office noise (us!). “Cars 2” exists to facilitate Disney’s biggest merchandising cash cow, a multi-billion (annually!) property that needs no further justification. As Pixar seems like a stud...

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    movie review: BUCK

    Some years ago, Robert Redford made an excellent movie called The Horse Whisperer, based on Nicholas Evans’ novel. It turns out that a horseman named

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    Weekend Box-Office: Is 'Green Lantern' The End Of The Superhero Gravy Train?

    Perspective is necessary. $53 million is a whole lotta money. $53 million could buy several houses, it could feed many people, it could save lives. $53 million is also a pretty good opening for a somewhat higher-budgeted film, provided advertising isn’t through the roof and there aren’t a massive am...

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    In Theaters: 'Green Lantern' Takes On 'Popper's Penguins'

    Hello darlings. Please be patient with me today. I have decided to take "Green Lantern" as a personal affront to my being a grown ass woman with a need for grown ass movies. I just can't anymore with this childishness! Adolescent boys are ruling the world, and it's never more apparent than when examining the steaming piles of CGI comic book hash we get served up every summer. And you know, I'll take an "X-Men: First Class" or a "Captain America." At least these enhanced beings are located in a world that is rooted in some kind of reality with real stories and real problems (Nazis!). Even just reading our review of "Green Lantern" confused me ...

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    10 Things We Learned About 'Buck' From Director Cindy Meehl & Buck Brannaman Himself

    We saw the forthcoming documentary "Buck" back at SXSW, and thought it was pretty great. The film chronicles the true life story of Buck Brannaman, the man who inspired the Nicholas Evans novel "The Horse Whisperer" and later the Robert Redford film of the same name (where Buck served as a consultant). It's both an incredibly personal story of a man who overcame the psychic scars of his childhood to do something truly valuable, and a quietly mystical western, with sweeping vistas and high drama. But front and center of the film stands Buck, the kind of character you just can't make up, whose expertise with horses and insights on life, have al...

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    INTERVIEW | Meet Buck Brannaman, the Real-Life Horse Whisperer

    Revered horse trainer and real-life cowboy Buck Brannaman is used to a busy, road tripping lifestyle. For three decades in clinics all over the U.S., Brannaman has taught horse owners what is commonly referred to as 'natural horsemanship': a philosophy of working with horses based on understanding h...

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