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    Blogger Wells Raises Cash for Tyrannosaur Screening

    Hollywood Elsewhere's Jeff Wells is championing Strand's Tyrannosaur and star Olivia Colman to such a degree that he has taken it upon himself to raise cash for a screening. He's soliciting PayPal funds for a screening room, and the dollars are pouring in.

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    Morelia Film Fest Day Two: Mexico by Train, More Delicious Food and Weitz's A Better Life

    Day Two of the Morelia International Film Festival in Patzcuaro, Mexico brings a city tour, train ride and more movies. Meredith Brody reports:Today I’ve been told we can sleep in until lunch, and afterwards we’ll be transported to Morelia by train. Or we can join Jim Ramey in a tour of Patzcuaro, w...

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    Morelia International Film Festival, Day One: Patzcuaro Proves Seductive

    The Morelia International Film Festival in Patzcuaro, Mexico proved alluring to intrepid TOH fest correspondent Meredith Brody:I’ve never had a more seductive, mysterious, and glamorous introduction to a film festival. Not the tedious travel from Northern California to Mexico City in a couple of cra...

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    Carrie Rickey Follows Michael Sragow Out Newspaper Critic Door: Farewell Post at Philly Inquirer

    Film critic Carrie Rickey held on as long as she did at the beleaguered Philadelphia Inquirer partly because she was an able blogger with an engaged following. It's tough to see her as well as The Baltimore Sun's Michael Sragow leave full-time reviewing far ahead of their proper time. Sragow chose t...

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    Ted Hope Shares 99 Steps for Making Good Movies; 1. Maintain Wonder & Love for The World...

    Check out producer (and iW blogger) Ted Hope's 99 Recommended Steps for Making Good Movies:1. Maintain wonder & love for the world & most/some of the people.2. Recognize the barriers & be empowered by my desire for change.3. Find an inspiring idea & the correct collaborator for it.4. Maintain love &...

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    Laugh, Don't Cry: Chick Flicks Are Sci-Fi Sub-Genre, Female Stereotypes Still Depressing in Media

    The Office actress-writer Mindy Kaling's "Flick Chicks: A guide to women in the movies" in the The New Yorker takes a humorous look at a depressing subject.

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    In Contention Partners with Hitfix

    Kris Tapley's six-year-old In Contention Oscar blog is moving from indie status to a new home at rising consumer site Hitfix. It's a good fit for both partners. In Contention gets some resources and support and professional year-round ad sales, while Hitfix's Gregory Ellwood, who will continue to po...

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    Anatomy of A High-Brow Art Debate: Sean Penn and the Bitch-Slapping of Malick's Tree of Life

    It goes like this. Sean Penn talks to Le Figaro and implies (Exhibit A) Terrence Malick underutilized him in The Tree of Life. The New Yorker's Richard Brody defends Malick and upholds the idea that actors are the equivalent of colors on a painter's brush ("Penn brings an acid yellow to the glass-and-metal grays of his scenes, and it adds something important to the film"), and that Penn's lack of understanding of his own performance doesn't undermine the power or purpose of it. InContention's Kris Tapley calls Penn's comments a bitch-slap, and while he doesn't exactly disagree ("The bookend nature of his role is the weaker element of the film...

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    Wish I Was There: MoMA's “Carte Blanche: Dieter Kosslick, the Culinary Cineaste”

    Hungry? You will be after reading Bay Area restaurant critic Meredith Brody's words on MoMA'a food and film series, “Carte Blanche: Dieter Kosslick, the Culinary Cineaste”:In a recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle, Alice Waters said, ”I can’t live without films. They’re like food to me. I n...

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