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    Why Tim Burton Is Going Indie With Weinstein-Produced 'Big Eyes'

    Tim Burton might be one of the most successful commercial filmmakers working today, but he's not your typical one. Burton's playfully gloomy visions of death and decay have developed into a brand unlike anything else produced by Hollywood studios. Burton may be Tinseltown's resident goth auteur, but...

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    Immersed in Movies: Final Oscar Thoughts

    During this final week leading up to Sunday's 85th Academy Awards, I was reminded of the extraordinary meta-experience that underlies several of this year's nominees. In the end, at least for me, it's not about the frantic Oscar race and ultimately who wins and who doesn't but about the joy of makin...

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    IW Talks to the Oscar '13 Nominees: Tim Burton On His Return to 'Frankenweenie' and Why He's Thinking About Going Indie

    'IW Talks to the Oscar 13' Nominees' is a daily series running through to this year's Oscar ceremony (February 24) that features new or previously published interviews with some of this year's nominees. Today, we're re-running an interview with Tim Burton, nominated for ...

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    Immersed in Movies: Revisiting 'Frankenweenie' with Tim Burton

    If "Frankenweenie" has an edge in the Oscar race for best animated feature, it's because of the Tim Burton factor. He's long overdue for an Academy Award and if it weren't for the continued popularity of "The Nightmare Before Christmas", there likely wouldn't be three stop-motion movies competing fo...

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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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    Time Magazine Names Michael Haneke's 'Amour' The Best Film Of 2012

    While "Zero Dark Thirty" seems to be the movie to beat at the moment, another picture is slowly gaining momentum. The punishing yet beautiful "Amour" is not only poised to be a major player in the Foreign Language category at the Oscars, but many think it could sneak into the Bes...

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    The 10 Least Essential Character Posters Of 2012

    There's been a plague in the movie marketing world of late. Virtually every major release -- and seemingly most minor ones as well -- is going far beyond single one-sheet artwork to sell its wares. Along with teasers, arty Mondo-type versions, IMAX editions and everything else in between, posters ar...

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    'Brave,' 'Rise Of The Guardians,' 'Wreck-It Ralph' Lead Annie Awards Nominations

    While not as hotly contested as many of the major awards this holiday season, the International Animation Film Society announced the nominees for its 40th Annual Annie Awards yesterday, and offer, at the very least, a peak at what the Best Animated Feature Oscar race will look like in the next coupl...

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    New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Picture & Best Director To Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    This morning saw the New York Film Critic's Circle fumble all day with Twitter, but finally announce their awards for 2012's best, marking the first critics' group to bestow their honors. Sometimes bucking against the tide ("The Accidental Tourist" and "Far From Heaven" are among past Best Feature w...

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