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    'Life Itself' Director Steve James Gets Up Close with Roger Ebert at the End of His Life (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW)

    Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz enthusiastically embraced the idea of a documentary of his bestselling memoir "Life Itself," and wanted Chicago filmmaker Steve James, whose "Hoop Dreams" Ebert had discovered at Sundance 20 years ago, to direct it.

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    Academy Releases Official Submission Dates for Oscars

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today revealed its category submission deadlines for the 87th Academy Awards®, which will be held on February 22, 2015.

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    New Oscar Blogger Cara Buckley Joins the Red Carpet Ranks

    Following David Carr and Melena Ryzik, the new New York Times Carpetbagger is now metro desk veteran-turned-culture reporter Cara Buckley.

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    Nantucket Film Festival Presents Awards to 'Boyhood,' 'The Case Against 8' and More

    The Nantucket Film Festival, since 1996 a destination festival dedicated to the craft of screenwriting, has released its list of winners for its 19th installment including the prestigious Showtime Tony Cox awards.

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    Academy Goes Digital with New Rules

    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved rules for the 87th Academy Awards. The full list of changes is below.

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    Digging Into New Academy Member Invites

    The 271 new Academy member invites are revealing. For the second year in a row there are more of them. Twenty-two leaders of the field are now members of the new Casting Directors branch, long overdue.

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    Why Academy Governors Changed Music Campaign Rules

    At Tuesday's meeting of the Motion Picture Academy board of governors, they changed campaign rules for the music branch. They are reacting to this year's revocation of music branch member Bruce Broughton's original song Oscar nomination. He had e-mailed some 70 music branch members calling their att...

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    DGA Releases Key Dates for 2015 Awards Season

    The Directors Guild of America has released the schedule of important dates for next year's 67th Annual DGA Awards, set to be handed out in Los Angeles on February 7, 2015.

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    Mel Gibson Comeback? Gary Oldman Defends Him, Karlovy Vary Fest Awards Crystal Globe

    Mel Gibson hasn't been too much in the news lately--he's a bit of a tarnished commodity--which makes it all the more interesting that the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival has decided to to award him the Crystal Globe this year, and Gary Oldman has stuck up for him in Playboy.

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    Watch: Reese Witherspoon Guns for Oscar Gold in Trailer for 'The Good Lie'

    Watch Reese Witherspoon in the trailer for "The Good Lie."

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