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    Berlin Review: Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster' Is Occasionally Mesmerizing, Mostly Muddled

    Perhaps the best place to begin a review of Wong Kar Wai’s “The Grandmaster” is at the end -- or a few minutes after. An epilogue of sorts, which happens suddenly and far enough into the credits that maybe half the audience was watching it from the stairs, serves as a pretty representative microcosm...

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    Berlin Market: Charlize Theron Goes to 'Dark Places,' Plus Tom Hardy's 'Locke' and Participant's Spanish Language Films

    News out of the Berlinale market includes "Dark Places" with Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy's "Locke" and Participant's agreement with Spanish production houses Canana, Fabula and Dynamo...

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    Berlin: Focus Features Reteams with Laika for 'Boxtrolls,' Snaps Up Rights for Upstairs-Downstairs Jane Austen Spin 'Longbourn'

    Focus acquisitions from Berlin include LAIKA's "The Boxtrolls" and Jane Austen-inspired "Longbourn"...

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    Weinstein Co. Snaps Up Wong Kar Wai Berlin Opener 'The Grandmaster'

    Wasting no time, the Weinstein Company snapped all rights in the US and English speaking Canadian territories from financeer Annapurna to Wong Kar Wai's Berlin opening night martial arts epic "The Grandmaster," as well as rights to Australia, New Zealand, and the UK from Wild Bunch.

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    The Weinstein Company Nabs Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmaster' Out of Berlin

    Hot off of opening the Berlin International Film Festival, Wong Kar Wai's martial arts epic "The Grandmaster" has landed a North American home at The Weinstein Company, who acquired U.S. and English speaking Canadian territories rights from Annapurna. The film already opened in China last month wher...

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    Myrna Maakaron Participates in Samsung Smartfilm Award at Berlinale

    Lebanese director and actress, Myrna Maakaron, will launch the new Samsung Small Art Film (Samsung Smartfilm) competition at the 63rd Berlinale International Film Festival . To win, the film needs the highest record of online votes.

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    The 5 Most Anticipated Movies Of The 2013 Berlin Film Festival

    We're still brushing the snow off our metaphorical evening wear from the Sundance Film Festival, which feels like it ended only yesterday, and yet tomorrow sees the second stop of The Playlist's 2013 festival roadshow get underway, with the opening night of the Berlin Film Festival. The earliest in ...

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    Rotterdam Film Festival Awards

    Several films which premiered at Sundance -- Soldier Jane, Fat Shaker, What They Don’t Talk About When They Talk About Love, Stoker and Il Futuro -- have gone on to take awards at the recently wrapped Rotterdam Film Festival.

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    EXCESS! Dortmund | Cologne IWFF Announces the Thematic Programme 2013

    Greetings from Berlin! Here too women are on the move. Women in Film and Television are hosting a panel on women in the media during the Berlinale. Several women's film festivals from around the world are coming together to convene a meeting at the Berlin Film Festival to discuss the status of ...

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