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    Oscarbation: 11 Oscar Nominee Snubs That Agitate Us

    Every year, we wake up for the Academy Award nominations expecting a surprise, hoping the same ten or fifteen movies don't keep getting referenced, honored, what-have-you. Last year, the Academy did a decent job as the field of Best Picture candidates swelled to ten, allowing for more exposure for f...

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    2011 Writers Guild Nominations Has Some Surprises

    Well, we've already covered the snubs, but in case you missed it, the WGA disqualified a batch of movies from their awards including “Another Year,” “Biutiful,” “Blue Valentine,” “The Ghost Writer,” “The King’s Speech,” “Made in Dagenham,” “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” “Toy Story 3” and “Winter’s B...

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    My Favorite Films Of 2010: Rodrigo Perez

    Maybe I'm getting too old, but not many movies truly moved me this year.

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    27 Of The Most Underrated & Underappreciated Films Of 2010

    Each year sees hundreds of movies released into theaters and inevitably, some will fall through the cracks. Our list of the underrated and underappreciated films this year not only highlights the solid, critically acclaimed pictures that for whatever reason never got a fighting chance, but also the imperfect pictures that still had a lot to admire, as well as the straight up guilty pleasures that, despite ourselves, put a smile on our face. At any rate, if you managed to catch up with all the Oscar pictures already and are wondering if there is anything else this year you missed that is worth catching up with, this is a handy guide to those f...

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    HONOR ROLL 2010 | "Please Give" Director Nicole Holofcener

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part of a daily December series that will feature new or previously published interviews, profiles and first-persons of some of the year's best filmmakers, writers, actors and actresses. This edition is a profile of Nicole Holofcener, director of recent Spirit Award nominee "P...

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    Small Screen | This Week's Top 5 Takes Us to Upstate NY, South Africa, Japan, and Vietnam

    From Upstate New York to South Africa, all around New York City, and a trip back in time to Japan and Vietnam, this week's small screen must-sees take us all around the world. Without further ado, here are this week's top picks on TV, DVD, and VOD:

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    Big Screen | Holofcener and a "Human Centipede" Lead Debuts

    Both among early-in-the-season picks on indieWIRE's summer movie preview, there might not be a more inappropriate double feature than Nicole Holofcener's "Please Give" and Tom Six's "The Human Centipede." One is a light-hearted morality tale about a bunch of inter-connected New Yorkers negotiating t...

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    Bittersweet Charity: Nicole Holofcener Aims to Provoke and Delight with "Please Give"

    The opening salvo of "Please Give," Nicole Holofcener's latest indie dramady, confronts the viewer with a montage of female breasts - small, large, flabby, old - that, in one darkly ironic stroke, subverts an entire history of how women's bodies have been portrayed in art.

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    Holofcener Brings Life Experience & Dynamic Words to "Please Give"

    Writer/director Nicole Holofcener is no stranger to Sundance, her 1996 romantic drama "Walking and Talking" debuted in the festival's Dramatic Competition. Fast forward 14 years where she debuted her latest "Please Give" in the festival's Premieres section Friday night at Park City's Eccles Theatre....

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