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    Howard Hawks' 'Red River' & Abbas Kiarostami's 'Like Someone In Love' Hit Criterion In May, 'Life Aquatic' Goes Blu

    Another month, another reason to break open the piggy bank as The Criterion Collection unleashes another slate of films. And this May, they are unveiling their usual mix of classic titles, foreign fare and contemporary faves.

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    Watch: 'The Writer Speaks,' A 1 Hour Talk With The Legendary Billy Wilder

    It may be hard to believe that Billy Wilder passed away over eleven years ago considering the huge impact he’s made on filmmaking during his fifty-year career. He was a writer, director, and producer whose films include classics such as “Double Indemnity,” “Sunset Boulevard,” “Some Like It Hot,” and...

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    You're On The Clock, Mister: 20 Great Workplace Comedies

    This weekend's broad new studio comedy "The Internship" (our review) concerns a couple of schlubs (former wedding crashers Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson) who, finding themselves out of work and hopelessly outdated when it comes to modern technology, apply to become interns at Google. While there, the...

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    8 Things Learned About 'Sunset Boulevard' Now Out On Blu-Ray/DVD

    Man, you gotta love the wit and bite of Billy Wilder. It's hard to pick a best film from the great Austrian-born American filmmaker who made an indelible mark on Hollywood in the '40s, '50s and '60s, making major contributions to American cinema with "Some Like It Hot," "Stalag 13," “The Apartment,”...

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    Wes Anderson Says 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Takes Place 85 Years Ago, Inspired By The Films Of Ernst Lubitsch & Billy Wilder

    Wes Anderson's next picture, "Grand Budapest Hotel," is already gearing up...though he'd prefer not to talk about it. But over the course of the last few weeks and months, we've learned that's a Euro-flavored pic (more on that in a sec) that will feature Bill Murray, Jude Law, Ralph Fiennes and Jaso...

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    Take A Look At USPS Stamps For Frank Capra, Billy Wilder, John Ford & John Huston

    Considering the art of letter-writing and the ritual of walking to the mailbox are becoming lost to the digital age (single tear), it's kinda cute that the United States Postal Service keeps making special new stamps, but honestly, we'd buy these and frame 'em.

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    The Films Of Billy Wilder: A Retrospective

    "I want to thank three persons,” said Michel Hazanavicius, accepting the 2012 Best Picture Oscar for “The Artist.” “I want to thank Billy Wilder, I want to thank Billy Wilder and I want to thank Billy Wilder.” He wasn’t the first director to namecheck Wilder in an acceptance speech. A few years prio...

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