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    How the Sundance Film Festival Celebrates Alternative American Movies With New Series 'Next Weekend'

    Today, Sundance begins the first edition of Next Weekend. The four-day showcase in Los Angeles features 10 features and 10 shorts, including a handful of highlights from January's NEXT <==> lineup along with two world premieres and selections that played at other festivals.

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    Why 'Compliance' and 'Samsara' Top Indiewire's 5 DVD/Blu-ray Picks This Week

    This week on DVD/Blu-ray: One of the most controversial films to play at Sundance... well, ever; a documentary 25 years in the making; Tim Burton's animated love letter to the horror films of yonder; the first season of a new hit HBO show starring a loony and wonderful Laura Dern; and an endearing i...

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    Veteran Ann Dowd Makes Her Own Awards Bid for Controversial 'Compliance' Role

    Ann Dowd has been acting for over 30 years. She landed the juiciest movie role of her life this year, in Craig Zobel's Sundance hit "Compliance," and she's running with the ball. She has little extra cash, but a pal in New York, Stephen Holt, connected her with a publicist willing to help her out. A...

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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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    Cinema Eye Honors Announces Nominees for Audience and Doc/Fiction Hybrid Awards

    The documentary award ceremony Cinema Eye Honors, celebrating its seventh year in 2013, has announced the ten films up for its Audience Award and the five films up for its Heterodox Award.

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    The Breakout Performances Of 2012

    One of the great thrills of being a movie fan is discovery. In a few weeks, we'll be rolling out our lists of the films we're looking forward to in 2013, many of which come from established names. And yet invariably, many of the best movies that will surprise us over the next twelve months will be o...

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    John Waters Picks Terence Davies' 'The Deep Blue Sea' As The Best Film Of 2012

    So far, the best of 2012 lists have been dominated by high falutin' Cahiers Du Cinema and Sight & Sound, so leave it to the always eclectic director John Waters to provide the first truly diverse and totally unpredictable top ten of the year, all with his trademark wit.

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    This Week in Year-End Movie Catch-Up

    With top ten time looming on the horizon, here's what I watched this week to get ready.

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    For Your Consideration: 10 Underdog Actresses That Deserve Oscar's Attention This Year

    Instead of dipping into the already repetitive waters of October Oscar talk (the only real recent update being that "Lincoln" seems like a sure bet for a slew of nominations after its "secret screening" at the New York York Film Festival, including best picture and acting nods fo...

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    'Argo,' 'Rust And Bone,' 'Amour' & More Head To BFI London Film Festival

    Telluride is wrapped, Venice heads into its final days and TIFF is just about to gear up, but the festival season is far from over. The BFI London Film Festival has dropped their slate this morning and not only is it pulling titles from all those fests, it has nabbed the best of Sundance and Cannes ...

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