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August: Osage County

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    Weinsteins Go New Media with 'August: Osage County' as Streep Limits Press Access, Pursue Awards Influencers in New Way (STREEP TALKS VIDEO)

    What does the mighty New York Times do when there's no Meryl Streep interview? They do a write-around. Streep was a no-show at the "August: Osage County" unveiling and press conference at the Toronto Film Festival, allowing others to speak for her. (Early press reaction was mixed.) Instead she did t...

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    ‘August: Osage County’ Didn’t Change Its Ending; Watch 1-Hour-Plus Q&A With Cast & Producer George Clooney Plus New Photos

    Expectations can be a bitch or a nice surprise when you’re out of synch with the conventional wisdom. Reviews out of the Toronto International Film Festival (including ours) might have led some to believe (myself included) that “August: Osage County” is shrill, pitched up to one volume and disjointe...

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    Watch: Meryl Streep Isn't Politically Correct In 4 Clips From 'August: Osage County'

    Although it isn't opening for another month, Harvey Weinstein wants to remind audiences (and of course, Oscar voters) that Meryl Streep is once again in contention and eats up whole scenes in the forthcoming "August: Osage County." So four brand new clips—in advance in some sort of live Facebook cha...

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    For Your Consideration: A Mid-November Take On All The Major Oscar Races

    All the major fall festivals have come and gone, and the Oscar prognostication has come out in full force. And while there's still two months until the nominations are announced, it's finally fair game.

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    Awards Circuit: Things I Learned at the Governors Awards and Other Weekend Parties

    "This is what the Oscars should be like," said Warren Beatty after the fifth non-televised Academy Governors Awards Saturday night at Hollywood & Highland. The night was happy/sad. One minute the dinner guests were erupting in laughter, the next choking back tears.

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    Interview: Jacqueline Lyanga on AFI Fest 2013

    Once again this Fall AFI Fest will take place in the heart of Hollywood on November 7-14, 2013. Presented by the American Film Institute and Audi, the 27th edition of the festival encompasses the year's best in cinema from around the world's most important festivals

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    New Photos: Spike Jonze's 'Her,' Kate Winslet In 'Labor Day,' 'Catching Fire,' 'Anchorman 2' & More

    November has rolled around, so it's officially that time of year: the holiday movie season. Both the L.A. Times and the New York Times have gotten deep into the action with great features in their movie sections which provide a heap of new photos from several highly anticipated movies. First up is a...

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    Why Does the World Need Another Film Festival?

    With a prolonged global recession putting increasing pressure on the already fragile financial underpinnings of film festivals all over the world, what’s the argument for yet another curated offering -- and especially one taking place more than an hour from a major city, in rural Virginia? That ske...

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    AFI FEST Adds Centerpiece Galas and Special Screenings, World Premiere of Peter Berg's 'Lone Survivor'

    The American Film Institute (AFI) is adding more Centerpiece Galas and Special Screenings. They include John Wells and Tracy Letts' Toronto title "August: Osage County" on November 8 and the world premiere of Peter Berg's war film "Lone Survivor" (November 12) as well as Bernardo Bertolucci's Oscar-...

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    Meryl Streep Gets a Bruising in New Poster for 'August: Osage County'

    The claws are out in this new one-sheet for "August: Osage County," which hits theaters December 25. Check it out, below. TOH! liked the film out of TIFF; Meryl Streep is, unsurprisingly, a frontrunner for a Best Actress nomination, as is Julia Roberts for Supporting.

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