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    Nashville Film Festival Releases Complete Features Lineup

    The Nashville Film Festival (NAFF) has announced its full line-up of feature films, including special presentations. NAFF programmers combed through more 31,000 submissions.

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    Fox Searchlight Dates Sundance Hit 'Calvary,' Starring Brendan Gleeson

    Fox Searchlight picked up at the Sundance Film Festival "Calvary," writer-director John Michael McDonagh's follow-up to the masterful "The Guard," also starring Brendan Gleeson. The distributor has now booked a summer release date.

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    Berlin: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' Wins Golden Bear, 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Takes Jury Prize & Richard Linklater Best Director

    The curtain has been drawn on another year at the Berlin Film Festival, and in 2014, it looks like Hollywood made a bigger impression than usual when it came to the awards. While the big prize went to one of the three Chinese films in competition, elsewhere American indie faves took home some major ...

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    The Best Films Of The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

    The film writing community is still catching up on sleep, getting over festival flu and showering off the stink of their blogger condos, but there's no escaping it: the Sundance Film Festival is over for another year. For over thirty years, the festival has provided a welcome opportunity to shake of...

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    Sundance Review: John Michael McDonagh’s ‘Calvary’ Starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd & Kelly Reilly

    Something black and acidic runs through the veins of those McDonagh brothers; there’s just something not quite right with these lads...and thank goodness for that. Playwright and younger sibling Martin McDonagh made a splash in Ireland’s theater scene with his hilarious, tart, pitch-black plays and ...

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    Sundance Review: In 'Calvary,' John Michael McDonagh Tries Sincerity On For Size

    “I think there’s too much talk about sins and not enough talk about virtues," Father James says in director John Michael McDonagh’s second film “Calvary,” an Irish mystery-comedy hybrid. Echoing Montgomery Clift's Father Logan in Alfred Hitchcock's 1953 thriller "I Confess," the vested protagonist e...

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    Sundance: Fox Searchlight Acquires John Michael McDonagh's 'Calvary'

    Days following its world premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Fox Searchlight has acquired U.S. and select international rights to John Michael McDonagh's well-received follow-up to "The Guard," "Calvary." The drama stars Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd and Kelly Reilly.

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    Watch: Chris O'Dowd Can't Carry The Weight Of The World In First Clip From Sundance Film 'Calvary' With Brendan Gleeson

    As the various Playlist team members assemble like Voltron in Park City, we're looking at our list of the 30 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2014 Sundance Film Festival, eager to start making a dent into it. And one movie that we'll surely be getting to is "Calvary."

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    The 30 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

    So yes, tomorrow brings the Oscar nominations (and you can take a look at our predictions one last time here). But if there were ever any doubt, there's a double reason that tomorrow might be the biggest day of the year in the movie calendar, because in a piece of scheduling that's somewhat infuriat...

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