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    John Waters Lists 'Spring Breakers,' 'Blue Jasmine' & More On His Top 10 Films Of 2013

    There are top ten lists, and then there are top ten lists by John Waters. Each year, everyone's favorite cult filmmaker delivers his list to Artforum, and it's usually a surprising blend of arthouse oriented pictures and left field surprises.

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    For Your Consideration: A Mid-November Take On All The Major Oscar Races

    All the major fall festivals have come and gone, and the Oscar prognostication has come out in full force. And while there's still two months until the nominations are announced, it's finally fair game.

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    For Your Consideration: Previewing The Independent Spirit Award Nominations, Which Could Look a Lot Like The Oscars

    With the recent announcement of the Gotham Award nominations, it only seems appropriate for this week’s column to take on the granddaddy of independent film awards: Film Independent’s Spirit Awards.

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    Oscar Bitchfest: Knegt vs. Knott On 'Saving Mr. Banks,' Michael Fassbender and What Film Might Win Best Picture

    It's pretty much there in the title -- as most of us who follow the Oscars know, the awards aren't exactly a reliable barometer of quality. Taking them too seriously only leads to disappointment. And while ignoring them is obviously an alternative, and no doubt a healthy one, for those of us who can...

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    Indian Audiences Want to See Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine,' Fed Up with Movie Theater Rules that Repel Filmmakers UPDATED

    UPDATE: Indian audiences and theater owners are in an uproar over the recently canceled theatrical run of Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" in their country. The film will not be shown in India because Allen wouldn't tolerate anti-smoking messages playing during scenes from his film.

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    Quentin Tarantino Lists Top Films of 2013, Including 'The Lone Ranger' and 'This is the End'

    Quentin Tarantino sat out the ten best lists last year because he was in fevered production on "Django Unchained." This year he has already posted his alphabetical ten best list of 2013 so far on his site. While the Oscar-winner is an Academy member, don't look for his taste to be replicated by the ...

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    Quentin Tarantino’s Top 10 Films of 2013 (So Far) Includes 'The Lone Ranger,' 'Kick-Ass 2,' 'Gravity' & More

    For the past couple of years—except 2013 when he was working on his own "Django Unchained"—Quentin Tarantino wasn't shy about sharing the films he liked, and sometimes, the ones he didn't. For the most part, the filmmaker loves indie movies, animated films and big, popcorn blockbusters. In 2010, he ...

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    NYFF: Cate Blanchett Talks The "Quasi-Religious Experience" Of Working With Terrence Malick, Woody Allen & More

    Taking a "break" from shooting Kenneth Branagh's "Cinderella" in London, Cate Blanchett walked on the stage of Alice Tully Hall Wednesday night dripping in Hollywood glamor (immediately after an exclusive invite-only dinner in her honor) and sat down with NYFF programming director Kent Jones as part...

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    NYFF Tributes Cate Blanchett on the Road to Oscar

    NYFF programming director Kent Jones led Cate Blanchett through the parade of her first-rate directors, and she shared gems from each of her experiences. Discussing her role as Katharine Hepburn in "The Aviator," she slipped into an uncanny Martin Scorsese accent and recalled his advice to her: "Ma...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Mother of George' and 'Wadjda' Top Openings as Nigerian and Saudi Arabian Directors Score

    International films are scoring at the specialty box office. The two best new films have roots in countries not normally seen at arthouses: "Mother of George" (from Nigerian-born director Andrew Dosunmu) and "Wadjda" (a milestone Saudi Arabian film from a female director) both show initial appeal. A...

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