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    Berlinale 60 Day Five: Greenberg, Le Cinema en Partage, Exit Through the Gift Shop, Michel Ciment

    Weary foreign correspondent Meredith Brody only saw three films and a museum exhibit in far-flung locations for her fifth Berlinale report. Simply shocking.

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    Berlinale 60 Day Four: La Bocca del Lupo, Once a Gangster, I Am Love, In the Food for Love

    In her fourth posting from the Berlin Film Festival, foreign correspondent Meredith Brody reveals her other profession: food critic.

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    Daily Read: Shutter Island Reaction, Tarantino Goes West, Smith Fights Southwest

    In case some of these stories got past you, Amy Dawes rounds up the day's industry news: While confessing to some fatigue at its length, Screen's Tim Grierson generally raves about the pulpy thrills of Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island, which premiered out of competition Saturday at the Berlin film f...

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    Berlinale 60 Day Three: Spur der Baren (Trace of the Bears), New York Memories, Waste Land, Howl

    Meredith Brody files Berlin Day Three:

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    Berlinale 60: Day Two, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Beautiful Darling, My Name is Khan

    Here is Meredith Brody's Berlin Diary, Day Two:

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    Berlinale 60 Day One: Apart Together, Backless Zellweger

    Intrepid San Francisco film and food writer Meredith Brody will be filing daily reports from the Berlin International Film Festival (as will indieWIRE, which picks 20 films to watch). Here's diary number one:

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    #Sundance: Affleck, Jones, Wells Talk Company Men

    Here's David Lewis on The Company Men and its Q & A:"ER" and "West Wing" executive producer John Wells' directorial debut premiered Friday night, after a late start. Stars Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper, Rosemarie DeWitt and late-comer Ben Affleck (who made it just in time after flying in from the Ha...

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    #Sundance: Davis Guggenheim Talks Waiting for Superman

    Ex-Variety.com staffer David Lewis reports on Paramount Vantage pick-up Waiting for Superman and the Q & A:

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    Watching 2012 in China

    On opposite sides of the world, my 20-year-old college student daughter Nora and I both enjoyed 2012, which was more fun than I was expecting. Director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow) crafted a truly global movie, starting off in a mine shaft in India and proceeding to blow up Yellowstone National Park and destroy the world's most revered monuments, from the White House and The Vatican's Sistine Chapel to Brazil's Christ The Redeemer. (Critics were mixed.) After its second weekend, the utterly implausible disaster E-ride has already racked up $268-million worldwide. "#1 Movie in the World!" reads the LATimes ad head...

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    Sheffield Docs: How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin, Disco and Atomic War

    Critic Karina Longworth posts again from Sheffield Doc/Fest on two features and a short dealing with the impact of Western pop culture on the fall of the USSR.

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