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    Sarah Polley, Breaking Bad's Gennifer Hutchison Win Big at WGA Awards

    "Stories We Tell" and "Breaking Bad" were feted as the 2014 Writers Guild favorites this weekend.

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    Alfonso Cuaron Wins Best Director at DGA Awards (FULL WINNERS LIST)

    Historically speaking, whoever wins the 2014 Directors Guild of America Award for Best Director becomes the likely winner at the Academy Awards. This year, "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron won the feature film prize at the DGAs and should start getting ready to say hello to Oscar. A live-blog of th...

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    Sarah Polley, Lucy Walker, Jehane Noujaim are DGA Doc Nominees

    Jehane Noujaim's "The Square," Sarah Polley's "Stories We Tell," and Lucy Walker's "The Crash Reel" are three among the five nonfiction films to receive a Best Documentary nod from the Directors Guild of America.

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    The Directors Guild of America Documentary Five Have Landed

    The Directors Guild of America nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2013 have landed. All of these films have been lauded on the festival and awards circuit.

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    Sarah Polley, Jehane Nouhaim and Lucy Walker Lead Female Majority Nominees For DGA's Doc Awards

    The Directors Guild of America has announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 2013.

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    'The Act of Killing,' 'Stories We Tell' and 'Cutie and the Boxer' Top Cinema Eye Honors

    While only five films will compete for the best documentary Oscar after nominations are announced next week, many more were celebrated last night at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens during the seventh annual Cinema Eye Honors, which recognize the finest non-fiction accomplishments of the yea...

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    Why 2013 Was a Banner Year For Documentaries, And 2014 Looks Even Better

    "A banner year for documentary" is what you’re likely to have read in more than a few year-end overviews in recent weeks, and not without reason: 2013 was a great year for documentaries, though also one that drew attention to the ways in which our (mis)use of that word tends to shape and shift our e...

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    The 15 Highest Grossing Indie Documentaries of 2013

    Here's a chart of 2013's the highest grossing documentaries, led by Morgan Neville's "20 Feet From Stardom," which was released by RADiUS-TWC (and is now the distributor's highest grossing film ever).

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    WGA Nominates Women Screenwriters for Dallas Buyers Club, Before Midnight

    The Writers Guild of America announced their 2014 award nominees today. Only two female screenwriters -- "Dallas Buyers Club" co-writer Melisa Wallack and "Before Midnight" co-writer/star Julie Delpy -- were honored.

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    The Best & Worst Trends Of 2013

    We’ve just wrapped up the highest grossing year in history with the movie industry capturing $11 billion in domestic receipts. Lost within the field of hits and flops were common re-occurrences, ideas and motifs that resurfaced consistently throughout the year to make 2013 its own beast, labeling ou...

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