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    European Film Academy Names 47 Contenders for EFA Awards, From 'In Darkness' & 'Tinker Tailor' to 'Rust and Bone"& 'Amour'

    The European Film Academy announces the forty-seven films recommended for a nomination for the 2012 European Film Awards. Hailing from thirty-one countries, the films are listed below. Among them are some of last year's Oscar contenders, including "In Darkness" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," plus ...

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    In Theaters: 'Sherlock Holmes' Is On A 'Mission: Impossible' To Best 'Chipmunks' In the Box Office 'Carnage'

    There is entirely too much punctuation in the titles of this week's crop of releases. We've all been making fun of the beast that is "Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol; Cruise & Renner + Pegg" but what about this "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" nonsense?

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    The God Of Carnage: The Complete Films Of Roman Polanski

    With a career marked by controversy and tragedy, triumphs and disasters, that Roman Polanski has shaken off personal obstacles and professional setbacks is a feat in itself.

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    Review: 'Carnage' Is Fun While It Lasts, But Insubstantial & Anonymous

    Compared to his last film, Roman Polanski's "Carnage" must have been a breeze. Not that the shoot for "The Ghost Writer" was "Fitzcarraldo" or anything, but, famously, the project hit a major speed bump in September 2009, while the film was in post-production, when ...

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    Christoph Waltz Talks Working With Roman Polanski & Playing The "Smuggest Character Ever" In 'Carnage'

    Although Christoph Waltz has been working as an actor since the early 1980’s, he was relatively unknown to American audiences before his Academy Award-winning performance as Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglorious Basterds.” Waltz’s elevated status catapulted him ...

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    Awards Mania As 'The Artist,' 'The Tree Of Life' & 'The Descendants' Earn Top Critic Organization Honors

    Sunday was a major day for Oscar prognosticators, as a number of critics organizations went live with their end-of-2011 honors. Some films gained support, and some lost quite a bit of steam, but for those of you who look at the whole thing like a horse race, there was a lot of movement amongst a thi...

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    The 10 Indie Films You Must See This December

    There’s over 25 films listed on Indiewire’s December calendar, and its quite the list. With specialty distributors aiming for Oscar, they seemed to have definitely saved some of the best for last.  From Roman Polanski and Michael Fassbender to Margaret Thatcher and, yes, Madonn...

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    Mayhem, Chaos & Insanity: It's The Trailer For Roman Polanski's 'Carnage'

    What happens when you put Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz on a film set with Roman Polanski? You get "Carnage," an adaptation of Yasmina Reza's celebrated play and judging from this new trailer, it's going to be a riot.

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    With "Carnage," Polanski Fights a Losing Battle to Make Theater Cinematic. But What a Cast.

    Yasmina Reza's hit play "God of Carnage" ingeniously traps its characters on the stage. A dark comedy unfolding in real time, the chaotic plot involves a pair of well-to-do parents sorting blame for an unseen fight between their children. As they wander about one couple's apar...

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    Watch: John C. Reilly Is Thrilled To Find Out His Kid Is In A Gang In Amusing Clip From 'Carnage'

    Oscar contender or merely an amusing trifle? The jury is still out on Roman Polanski's "Carnage" which premiered in August in Venice to mostly good reviews (our own man in Italy said he felt it was more of the latter in his review). The film is making its first North American appearance this weekend...

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