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    Doc Fixer Monroe Explains Writing 'Summit,' 'Sound City,' 'Who is Dayani Cristal?'

    Mark Monroe came to this year's Sundance Film Festival as the writer of three distinctly different documentaries--"Sound City," "Who is Dayani Cristal?" and "The Summit" (new trailer below). The writer of Oscar-winning "The Cove" and this year's Oscar-shortlisted "Chasing Ice" is proving to be a val...

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    The Sundance-Oscars Connection Continues to Thrive

    The Sundance Institute is well known for its commitment to helping artists develop their work and take creative risks. Its many film labs — for composing, writing, directing, editing — have supported countless filmmakers and produced some of the most distinctive movies of the last 30 yea...

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    Cinema Eye Honors 2013: '5 Broken Cameras' Wins Outstanding Feature, 'Detropia' for Outstanding Direction, and 'The War Room' Honored with Legacy Award

    The Cinema Eye Honors is a cozy event, packed with documentary filmmakers who go way back. Held at the sleek Museum of the Moving Image in New York, the group attending the sixth annual Honors ceremony is jovial, encouraging, and accepting -- exemplified by the range of attire. Co-chair Esther Robin...

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    Watch: Woman Apologizes for Her Support of Bill O'Reilly & Does a 180 on Global Warming After Watching 'Chasing Ice' Doc (Video)

    This isn't something you'll see every day, but a 60-year-old woman who "loves" Bill O'Reilly and has up until now kicked people out of her home for bringing up climate change has admitted the deep impact Jeff Orlowski's global warming documentary "Chasing Ice"...

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    Weekend Preview: Must-See 'Silver Linings Playbook,' Wright & Knightley's Beautifully Mounted 'Anna Karenina'

    The Oscar race is about to get real now that David O. Russell's crowd pleaser "Silver Linings Playbook" is hitting theaters. The satisfying film stars Bradley Cooper at his all-time best and Jennifer Lawrence on form. Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina" has proved more devisive ...

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    Criticwire Picks: "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Anna Karenina" Mark Great Week for Literary Adaptations, Plus: Top Fan Grades

    Although their source novels were released thirteen decades apart, both films have fared well with pre-release reviews and festival runs. Also this week: a look at a few documentaries in theaters and on Netflix plus what film has the Criticwire Fan Seal of Approval.

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    Criticwire Picks: Surprise! It's 'Skyfall.' Plus: How To Avoid 'Starlet' Spoilers

    We knew from the first wave of "Skyfall" reviews that this film would be a positive entry into the Bond canon. Weeks later, it's the current pick of the week for this week's roundup of activity among critics in the Criticwire network.

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    Sundance Institute's Third Film Forward Program to Feature 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Bones Brigade,' 'Chasing Ice,' More

    The Sundance Institute and the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities announced Thursday details for the third edition of Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue. The program tours internationally through eight different locations and offers film screenings, workshops and conversations w...

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    The Spoils: Why the Filmmakers Behind 'Chasing Ice' Should Chase Sean Hannity as Much as Oscar

    What Wednesday night’s engaging, high-profile New York screening of “Chasing Ice” needed was more conflict.

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    Camden International Film Festival Announces Feature Roster; 'Betting the Farm' and 'Chasing Ice' to Open & Close Fest

    The Camden International Film Festival has announced its roster of feature films slated to screen September 27-30 in and around Camden, Maine. Recognized as one of the top regional documentary film festivals in the world, CIFF will offer over 70 movies this year, including features and shorts. A pos...

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