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    The 22 Best Indie Films of 2012, According to Criticwire

    Nearly 400 critics listed in Indiewire's Criticwire network graded theatrical and VOD releases over the course of 2012. Among those, 22 films graded by 10 or more critics currently maintain an aggregate grade of A- or higher.

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    TOH! Top Tens of 2012 (UPDATED)

    Anne Thompson and TOH! writers Sophia Savage, Beth Hanna, Matt Mueller, Matt Brennan and more share their Top Ten Films of 2012. While there are such shared likes as "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Amour," "Lincoln" and "Flig...

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    This Week's Year-End Catch-Up Capsules

    Here's what I've seen this week, and whether it will make my -- or your -- top ten films of the year.

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    Criticwire Picks: Festival Hits 'Moonrise Kingdom' and 'Oslo, August' Top New Releases

    With many moviegoers tuned to the news from Cannes this week, it's a light time for number of new U.S. releases. Appropriately, two former Cannes films are tied for the top score among our Criticwire members with B+ averages -- one that took the fast track to theaters and another that stopp...

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    Exclusive Clip & Interview with 'Oslo, August 31st' director Joachim Trier

    The one-two punch of Norwegian writer-director Joachim Trier's "Reprise" and "Oslo, August 31st" makes him one of Scandinavia's finest directorial exports, joining the likes of Denmark's Lars von Trier (a distant relative) and Susanne Bier. "Oslo" is bold and breathtaking.

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    SFIFF 55 Update: From Jonathan Lethem to 'Oslo, August 21st,' 'Queen of Versailles,' 'The Sheik and I'

    I’ve seen quite a few of SFIFF's State of the Cinema lectures, the tenth in fest's series of inviting a “prominent thinker to discuss the intersecting worlds of contemporary cinema, culture, and society.” Highlights that spring to mind include the erudite sound designer and...

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    The Top 5 Criticwire Recommendations from ND/NF 2012

    If there’s one thing that New Directors/New Films had trouble doing this year, it was generating a consensus. Out of the films that screened as part of this year’s festival, 12 received both A's and F's from critics who attended screenings at the MoMA/Film Society of Lincoln Center series, which con...

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    Strand Takes US Rights To 'Oslo, August 31st'

    Strand Releasing has taken all US rights to Joachim Trier's "Oslo, August 31st," which debuted to strong reviews at the Cannes Film Festival last year and will soon screen in the Spotlight section of the 2012 Sundnace Film Festival.

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    Film Society and MoMA Reveal 7 Titles for New Directors/New Films 2012

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art have announced the first seven film selections for the 41st edition of New/Directors/New Films.

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    New Films Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Sean Penn Added to Sundance Film Festival Lineup

    The lineup now includes "Predisposed," a feature adaptation of the 2009 Sundance short. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan and Melissa Leo.

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