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    Career Watch: Three Emmy-Nominated TV Stars Make Movie Moves

    These days, a movie star can easily make the switch to TV with no loss of stature. In fact, Matthew McConaughey’s acclaimed work on the HBO series “True Detective” probably helped to seal the deal on his Oscar win for “Dallas Buyers Club.” But taking the leap from TV to film? That’s an iffier propo...

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    Weinstein Co. Awards Plans Come Into Focus: What Are Their Oscar Frontrunners?

    Dating a film says a lot about a distributor's plans. So the later the film comes out--in the thick of the most congested season of the year-- the more willing the company is to step up and promote. It means they have skin in the Oscar game. There's no other reason to put out a limited-release movie...

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    Stony Brook Film Fest Awards Headlined by 'My Sweet Pepper Land,' 'Paper Souls'

    Here are the winners of the 2014 Stony Brook Film Festival.

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    How Did 'Birdman,' 'Gone Girl,' 'Inherent Vice' and 'Imitation Game' Land Key Fall Festival Slots?

    Everyone in Hollywood reads the industry tea leaves, the probable truth behind every announcement and its attendant spin. As the awards season takes shape, three major releases are jockeying for position: "Gone Girl," "Inherent Vice" and "Birdman." The Hollywood studios, indie distributors, Oscar ca...

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    Career Watch: TV Boosts Movie Stars Jon Voight, Robin Wright and Kevin Spacey

    With Emmy Award season in full swing (the show airs Aug. 25), we look at three Emmy nominees who came up in Hollywood and are enjoying a career boost from their work in television. These days it's possible to move more fluidly than ever before between movies and TV (the late great James Garner was a...

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    Tribeca Film Institute Alums, PBS 'POV' Docs Land Emmy Nominations

    Four Tribeca Film Institute docs, along with a whole host of independently-produced docs broadcast as part of the PBS "POV" series, received Emmy nods.

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    KVIFF Jury Prizes Won by 'Corn Island,' Elle Fanning, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Doc 'Waiting for August'

    The juries for the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (July 4-12) handed out prizes in four competition categories Saturday night at the Hotel Thermal at a ceremony punctuated by slippery girls in black bikinis sliding across a watery stage. "Karlovy Vary is the face of this country," pre...

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    Watch: Reese Witherspoon Enters the Oscar Race With First Trailer for 'Wild'

    Reese Witherspoon optioned the film rights to Cheryl Strayed's autobiography "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" before the book was even published. From the look at the first trailer for the film, we can see why.

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    Emmy Nominations 2014: Good News for 'Orange is the New Black,' Bad News for 'The Simpsons'

    After pouring over this morning's Emmy nominations, Indiewire Awards Editor Peter Knegt and Assistant TV Editor Ben Travers take a deeper look into the race.

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    Emmy Nominations Snubs and Surprises, Early Picks to Win

    Nominees from The Primetime Emmy Awards are listed below. Stay tuned for updates. Landing nominations were "True Detective" and Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, "Fargo" and Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" as well as surprise entrants Lizzy Caplan of "Masters of Sex" and Rickey Gervais fo...

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