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    Watch: Kristen Stewart Wins Best Handjob At The Oscars

    There will be a lot of awards handed out tonight at the Oscars, but one you won't see is for Best Handjob. But luckily, the folks at Funny Or Die have managed to give out the honor themselves, and believe it or not, happy endings featured in more than a few movies this year.

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    Exclusive: John Hawkes Dreams Of Dancers In Deleted Scene From 'The Sessions'

    The journey for "The Sessions" is nearly over, but it has been one helluva ride. Premiering in January 2012 at the Sundance Film Festival, the film by writer/director Ben Lewin left Park City with considerable buzz, which Fox Searchlight continued to build over the course of the year, culm...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Who Should Win the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

    This year’s Supporting Actress field features talented young sensations and accomplished veterans. Who deserves to come out on top?

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    The Sundance-Oscars Connection Continues to Thrive

    The Sundance Institute is well known for its commitment to helping artists develop their work and take creative risks. Its many film labs — for composing, writing, directing, editing — have supported countless filmmakers and produced some of the most distinctive movies of the last 30 yea...

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    Roger Ebert Names 'Argo' As The Best Movie Of 2012

    While there have been many, many 2012 lists and recaps, the year isn't over until Roger Ebert weighs in with his favorites, and today he's done so, dropping his list of the best movies he saw in 2012. And as usual, it's a mix of more popular choices, with some love shown to smaller, fore...

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    Cross Post: On Sex, Disability, and Helen Hunt in 'The Sessions'

    I hadn’t heard of Mark O’Brien before I saw The Sessions. I only knew that the film starred John Hawkes (of Deadwood, Winter’s Bone, and Martha Marcy May Marlene fame) and Helen Hunt, who I’ve always admired because of her role as the rebellious, dance-obsessed Lynne Stone in...

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    Honor Roll 2012: Helen Hunt Talks Baring All in 'The Sessions': "It's getting too late in my life to care about the small things."

    Honor Roll is a daily series for December that will feature new or previously published interviews, profiles and first-person stories of some of the year's most notable cinematic voices. Today, we're re-running an interview with Helen Hunt, who was today nominated for a SAG award for her performance...

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    Guest Post: On Editing and Cooking

    The first time I told some friends that I was working on a film about a man in an iron lung trying to lose his virginity, I got looks that were somewhere between incredulity and pity. I could tell they thought that watching it would be more like politically correct homework than a movie anyone would...

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    Palm Springs Fest to Honor Helen Hunt with Spotlight Award

    The Palm Springs International Film Festival, gearing up for its 24th edition, will honor Helen Hunt with their Spotlight Award at its awards gala on January 5. The festival runs January 3-14 and always puts the spotlight on awards contenders.

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    Damon, Foxx, Washington, Gere, Arkin & Hawkes Talk Hollywood, Fame & Craft in THR's Actors Roundtable

    It's that time of year again for The Hollywood Reporter's roundtable discussions, with the actors installment debuting November 8. The six leading and supporting men featured are Matt Damon (who stars in the upcoming "Promised Land"), Jamie Foxx ("Django Unchained"), Denzel Washington ("Flight"), Ri...

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