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    Hollywood's New Fractured Fairy Tales

    "For a story truly to hold a child’s attention, it must entertain him and arouse his curiosity. But to enrich his life, it must stimulate his imagination; help him to develop his intellect and to clarify his emotions; be attuned to his anxieties and aspirations; give full recognition to his difficul...

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    Costume Designer Guild Awards Nominates Same Films As Academy, Including 'Anna Karenina' and 'Les Mis'

    Nominations for the 15th annual Costume Designer Guild awards have been announced, with all five of the Oscar-nominated films for Best Costume Design also receiving CDG nods: "Anna Karenina," "Les Miserables," "Lincoln," "Mirror Mirror" and "Snow White and the Huntsman." Full list of nominees across...

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    Seven Features Advance in Hair and Makeup Oscar Race

    Seven films will compete for three Hair and Makeup nomination slots for the 85th Academy Awards. On Saturday, January 5, members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will view ten-minutes of footage from seven shortlisted films and then vote for three Oscar finalists to be announc...

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    Why Having Only Strong Girl Heroines is Not Enough

    A.O. Scott in the lead story of the NY Times Magazine this past weekend wrote a very interesting piece on how Hollywood has finally embraced women, well not exactly women, heroines.  The piece "Hollywood's Year of Heroine Worship" delves into many very great points about the uniqu...

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    Beautiful Darkness: 5 Actresses Whose Gritty Indie Roots Made for Great Fairy Tale Villains

    What these women also have in common -- aside from Academy Award nominations -- is a history of gritty, complex performances in more indie-flavored movies. Below, a rundown of the dark roots of five modern-day queens.

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    Editor Dismisses Film Critic, Claiming Movies "Robbed America of its Manliness"

    "I have no interest in reviewing such movies," says Niagara Falls Reporter publisher Frank Parlato.

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    Cross Post: Sexism in Hollywood: Where Are the Women in Argo?

    Ben Affleck’s Argo is shaping up to be this year’s biggest success story. With a near-win for the Audience Award at the Toronto Film Festival, stellar reviews across the board and an A+ CinemaScore rating from audiences, Argo is destined to be a huge hit at the box of...

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    Immersed in Movies: The VFX Tipping Point?

    With Digital Domain Media sinking like the Titanic and filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but Searchlight Capital Partners coming to the rescue and buying its Oscar-winning VFX division ("Titanic" and "Benjamin Button") for $15 million...

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    'Snow White and the Hunstman' Star Claflin Confirmed for 'Hunger Games' But Will He Do SWATH Sequel?

    Universal was originally planning a "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel that would bring back both Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders. The idea behind the first David Koepp script turned on doing more with the unresolved romantic triangle between Snow White (Stewart), the Huntsman (Chris H...

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    Stewart's Dalliance Could Hit 'Twilight' Finale, Universal's 'Snow White' Sequel, IFC's 'On the Road'

    Universal has been planning a "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel that would bring back both Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders. The idea behind David Koepp's script turned on doing more with the unresolved romantic triangle between Snow White (Stewart), the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) and ...

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