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    The Films Of Claire Denis: A Retrospective

    The IFC Center in New York City recently ran a retrospective of French director Claire Denis’s laudable films—the most expansive retrospective of her work that NYC has ever seen—to commemorate the theatrical release of “White Material” this Friday. On the occasion, we h...

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    Review: 'White Material' Another Strong Entry By Claire Denis

    They don't come along as often as they should, but Claire Denis's "White Material" is exactly the kind of film that not only doesn't belittle the role of a woman, but empowers it. Externalized effortlessly by the great Isabelle Huppert, the two prove to be a force to be reckoned with in this atmosph...

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    Alejandro González Iñárritu Says The Somber 'Biutiful' Is Actually About "Life"

    When "Biutiful," Alejandro González Iñárritu's searing and deeply-moving (and, granted, at times painfully difficult-to-watch) new film debuted at Cannes this past summer, it was almost universally cut down to size. People said it was too bleak, too hopeless, and no matter how stellar and immersive a performance lead Javier Bardem provided -- and, trust us, it's spectacular; the film's one element that was unanimously praised -- most critics couldn't get behind it (Bardem would go on to win the Best Actor prize in Cannes). Maybe it was the heat stroke, the film festival nature of cramming in four or five films a day, or the looking-for-the-ne...

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    Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego Now In The Director's Chair For Timur Bekmambetov Produced 'Apollo 18'

    Now That's A MouthfulWith only about five and a half months to go until this thing hits theaters, the Timur Bekmambetov produced, reality based thriller "Apollo 18" is switching directors with Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego replacing the previously attached Trevor Caewood.

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    Park Chan-Wook Could Direct Wentworth Miller's 'Stoker' Starring Carey Mulligan

    Johnny Depp Also Attached?"After India’s father mysteriously dies and her estranged uncle comes to live with her and her mother, people start to go missing in her hometown and India discovers that her uncle may be the cause." This is the logline to "Stoker," the feature-length script debut of actor ...

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    Jean-Luc Godard Says His Next Film Will Have A Talking Dog & That Oscar Meant Nothing To Him

    Also Has Some Stuff To Say About Blacks & Jews TooNow that the honorary Oscars have been given out and Jean-Luc Godard doesn't have to be Mister Public Relations nice guy about the whole thing (not that ever was or needed to be) the director has revealed what his next project might be, what he reall...

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    Exclusive: Michael Haneke Rebooting 'These Two' With Isabelle Huppert, Will Shoot In 2011

    Our favorite Austrian director has been toying with a new project lately, but the usually authoritative filmmaker has been waffling a bit this time.

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    Original 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' Director Sounds Off Against Remake

    We Can't Wait To Hear David Fincher's "I Don't Care" ResponseNiels Arden Oplev is not too happy with Hollywood, for entirely predictable reasons. The director behind "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" doesn't think much of the bean counters in Hollywood doing their own version of the story, and he ca...

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    Cinematographer Christopher Doyle To Lens First 3D Film 'The Rabbit Horror'

    Perhaps best known for his collaboration with Wong Kar-Wai on a run of the director's films including "Ashes Of Times," "Happy Together," "Fallen Angels," "2046" and "In The Mood For Love" cinematographer Christopher Doyle has always seemed to go wherever his interests lie. He's worked with Gus Van ...

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    'The Class' Director Laurent Cantet To Adapt Joyce Carol Oates' Feminist Rebellion Tale 'Foxfire'

    English Language Debut For The 2008 Palme d'Or Winner"The Class" helmer Laurent Cantet will be making his English language debut with an adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates' 1993 novel "Foxfire: Confessions Of A Girl Gang."

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