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    On The Rise '12: 5 Cinematographers Lighting Up Screens In Recent Years

    Following our looks at actors, actresses, screenwriters and directors to watch in recent months, when the time came to put together a list of cinematographers (as we did two years ago), we went in with an open mind. But what was interesting is realizing, after the fact, that in an era where 35mm fil...

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    In Theaters: Go 'Haywire' With 'Miss Bala,' 'Red Tails' & 'Underworld: Awakening' Or Go Shakespeare With 'Coriolanus'

    What a weekend for female-oriented action movies! It's almost like Steven Soderbergh requested "Haywire" be released the same weekend as "Underworld: Awakening," the latest entry in the dum-dum vampire franchise. You know, as a commentary on the female action hero. Regardless...

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    Gerardo Naranjo On Innocence, The Genesis Of 'Miss Bala' & "Intelligent Action Films"

    Aside from Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic" over a decade ago, there haven't been a lot of decent movies focusing on the drug trade just over the border. Sure, the cartels crop up from time to time, but mostly in villains in dumb action movies, and it feels like quite a while since we've had a really s...

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    Women In Trouble: The Unexpected Link Between 'Miss Bala' And 'Haywire'

    Everything that terrifies in "Miss Bala" amuses in "Haywire," and yet in purely visual terms, they're nearly twins.

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    The 7 Indie Films You Must See This January

    January is usually seen as a burial ground for movies (unless you're heading to the Sundance Film Festival). But this year -- perhaps more than ever -- a slew of films that received Oscar-qualifying runs in December in New York or Los Angeles disappeared into dormancy until the new year. Those f...

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    Drew Taylor's Favorite Films Of 2011

    2011 was undoubtedly the year of Terrence Malick's "Tree of Life." It just wasn't for me. After winning the Palme d'Or on the same day that I saw the movie, I was left feeling baffled. Like I had missed something.

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    LFF '11: Gerardo Naranjo On Innocence, The Genesis Of 'Miss Bala' And 'Intelligent Action Movies'

    Plus, More From The Director And The Film's Star Stephanie SigmanAside from Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic" over a decade ago, there haven't been a lot of decent movies focusing on the drug trade just over the border. Sure, the cartels crop up from time to time, but mostly in villains in dumb action m...

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    Mexico Selects The Acclaimed 'Miss Bala' As Their Foreign Film Oscar Entry

    If you've had your ear to the ground over the past few months you'd know that one film building a considerable amount of very well-deserved buzz is Gerardo Naranjo's "Miss Bala." Premiering this spring at the Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section, the film wowed critics and audiences...

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    Head Start: Get to Know This Year's Toronto Talent

    The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off today, with over 200 features set to screen for critics, buyers and audiences. A slew of the films lined up have already played at Sundance, Cannes and the like. Below find Toronto related interviews and features previously published on indieWIRE. Be...

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    'The Descendants,' 'Shame,' 'The Artist' Head Full Line Up For 55th BFI London Film Festival

    'The Ides Of March,' 'We Need To Talk About Kevin,' 'Carnage,' 'Wuthering Heights' & More Also IncludedWe're really getting into the thick of festival season by now. Telluride is long departed, things are winding down in Venice (we're here for another 24 hours, but it's starting to look like a ghost...

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