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    The Crime Genre Is Still Alive & Original Says Writer/Director Michael Roskam Of The Oscar Nominated 'Bullhead'

    The crime film is ever evolving. As in all genres, however, plots and characters have been repeated and copied throughout the history of cinema in this ubiquitous mainstay, but it’s the gifted filmmaker that finds a new way to tell a familiar story. History tells us that European art hous...

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    How Did This Happen? Five Terrific Foreign Film Nominees

    Whatever you say about the Academy Awards’ most baffling choices, from the wacky grab bag of Best Picture nominees (really, who thinks Extremely Loud deserves to be there?) to the mysterioso ways of the documentary and foreign film committees, this year the foreign language nominees are, ...

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    Holiday Box Office: Oscar Doc 'Undefeated' So-So; 'Descendants' and 'Artist' Full Speed Ahead (UPDATED)

    Oscar nominated doc "Undefeated" led a quiet set of specialty debuts this President's Day weekend. According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier today, the football documentary grossed $42,658 from its five opening screens over the 4-day weekend, averaging $8,532. Released by The...

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    The Doc Option: Instead of "Bullhead" Watch "Bigger Stronger Faster"

    Usually I aim this column at a mainstream studio release, but sadly there are no documentaries about antihero motorcyclists with flaming skull heads or tiny people who live under the floorboards or spies involved in love triangles (That I know of anyway. If I've missed them, please let me know, beca...

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    In Theaters: 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance' Declares 'This Means War'

    YEAH! Are you ready for some Cage's Festival of Wigs (TM)??? A wig made of FIRE perhaps? That is right, people. Nicolas Cage is BACK as that motorcycle madman from hell (nope this is not "Drive Angry 2") as the GHOST RIDER in "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." And that's...

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    Review: 'Bullhead' Is Larger Than Life Pulp, Barely Sweetened, Mostly Sour

    It only makes sense that geek-friendly Drafthouse Films would be behind the distribution of Belgium’s Best Foreign Film Oscar nominee “Bullhead.” Sparse and unnerving, this unusual social drama features a central character so pulpy and tragic he might as well be a barmate of Mickey Rourke’s Marv of ...

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    Watch: Matthias Schoenaerts Rages In U.S. Trailer For 'Bullhead'

    At least in this writer's eyes, one of the more intriguing Oscar nominations was that of Michael R. Roskam's latest film, "Bullhead," in the Foreign Language Film category. It seems like this branch of the Academy are much bolder when it comes to their nominations. Only a couple of...

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    'A Separation,' 'Pina,' 'In Darkness,' 'Footnote' & 5 More Survive To The Oscar Foreign Film Shortlist

    ...and then there were nine. After sixty-three submissions, we're down to the last batch hoping to make it the final five when the Oscar nominations are announced next Tuesday. The process is an odd one, with L.A.-based Academy members voting in the top six, and three more films added by the bra...

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    The 2011 AFI Fest Winners Unveiled

    AFI Fest handed out Jury and Audience prizes druing a quick ceremony Thursday morning in Hollywood, with Alexandra-Therese Keining's "With Every Heartbeat" taking the festival's audience nod in its Breakthrough section, while "Bullhead" by Michaël R. Roskam took the ...

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    VIFF '11: In Belgian 'Bullhead' Sympathy For The Devil Is A Mark Of Quality

    “No matter what you do or think, one thing is for sure, you’re always fucked. Now, tomorrow, next week or next year, until the end of time, fucked.”

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