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    Watch: Exclusive Scene From Asghar Farhadi's Cannes Winner 'The Past'

    A hit at this year's Cannes Film Festival where it snagged its lead actress Bérénice Bejo the Best Actress prize over some tough competition from the likes of Marion Cotillard and Tilda Swinton, Asghar Farhadi's follow-up to "A Separation," "The Past," finally opens this Friday in select theaters, d...

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    'The Past' Star Bérénice Bejo on Her Cannes Award Winning Performance and Working With Asghar Farhadi For Half a Year

    Returning to Cannes following her international breakthrough performance in 2011's awards juggernaut "The Artist," directed by her husband Michel Hazanavicius, Oscar nominee Bérénice Bejo returned the Croisette this year with another film to sure to return her to the forefront of awards talk -- Asgh...

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    Alice Eve on Why Neil La Bute's 'Some Velvet Morning' Marks a 'Personal Watershed' For Her

    At 31, Alice Eve is at a new, exciting stage in her career. The London-born, California-raised actress has for the past decade been making a name for herself in Hollywood by playing eye candy in films like "She's Out of My League," "Men in Black 3," "Sex and the City 2," and most recently "Stark Tre...

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    Why 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Is A Major Coen Brothers Movie

    The folk music drama is a delicate, restrained portrait that results in a different kind of movie than anything else the sibling directors have made before.

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    Why Disney Is At War With Its Own Image

    One of the most prominent storytelling factories in modern times has begun to grapple with its legacy in the public eye.

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    Review: Spike Lee's Bloody, Eccentric 'Oldboy' Remake Is His Most Entertaining Movie Since 'Inside Man'

    Lee has characterized his take on the material as a "reinterpretation" rather than a remake, although it might be more aptly described as a remix -- like a Spike Lee join slammed head-first into a Park Chan-wook one.

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    Watch: An Overweight Teen Falls in Love With Her Much Older Doctor in 'Paradise: Hope' Trailer

    Ahead of its Dec. 17 limited release, Strand Releasing has posted the trailer for "Paradise: Hope," Ulrich Seidl's third and final installment in his "Paradise" trilogy, which kicked off last year with the Cannes-competing "Paradise: Love" followed by "Paradise: Faith."

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    Truth, Fiction, and Somali Pirates: 'Captain Phillips' vs. 'Stolen Seas'

    One is a riveting Hollywood adventure, the other a searching and nuanced documentary, but "Captain Phillips" and "Stolen Seas" -- which, taken together, comprise the year's most engaging double bill -- traverse similar narrative and thematic terrain. Both ask, in every sense one might mean the phras...

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    How Indie Film Survives In Austria (Even If You Haven't Heard Of It)

    "It may not be the most important film festival in the world, but you have the feeling that if a film is here, it is in good hands."

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    Review: Why 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' And 'Philomena' Form An Unlikely Double Bill

    One of the significant new releases coming this week deals with the plight of an innocent woman fighting against the restrictions of a society that has forced her to reckon with terrible circumstances. Actually, make that two new releases.

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