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    Scorsese's List of 85 Films You Must See

    During an interview, off the top of his head Martin Scorsese gave writer Rick Tetzeli a list of 85 must-see films that influenced him. Of course as an NYU Cinema Studies graduate and so-called film expert, I had to check my mettle against Scorsese.

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    Titles in Search of a Script: from the Stanley Kubrick Archives

    During their 34-year relationship, Stanley Kubrick and his personal assistant Tony Frewin developed a collection of potential movie titles under the headline: "Titles in search of a script." Lists of Note selected several of their wittiest ideas, with commentary from Frewin following each...

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    10 Things You Want To Know About Woody Harrelson

    Woody Harrelson made a stop at the BFI London Film Festival this week to chat at one of the festival's many Screen Talks, where actors and directors at the festival sit down to discuss their careers in front of an audience.

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    Criticwire Poll: The Top Films and Performances of Sundance 2012

    Top films include "Beasts of the Southern Wild,""The Surrogate" and "Compliance;" Quvenzhané Wallis is the star of Sundance 2012.

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    IMDb Releases Top 10 of the Last 10 Years Lists

    In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of its IMDBPro service, IMDb has released several "Top 10 of the Last 10 Years" lists, compiled from data collected by the site through the last decade.

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    The 7 Indie Films You Must See This January

    January is usually seen as a burial ground for movies (unless you're heading to the Sundance Film Festival). But this year -- perhaps more than ever -- a slew of films that received Oscar-qualifying runs in December in New York or Los Angeles disappeared into dormancy until the new year. Those f...

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    Best Performances of 2011: Standouts, Duos, Ensemble & Most Underrated

    Standouts are just that -- performances with so much depth and subtlety that they could have college research papers written on their characters alone. Duos are two exceptional performances that are best considered together. Ensembles are those rare films whose entire primary casts are woven so fine...

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    Indiewire's 40 New Faces of Indie Film in 2011

    Every week, we've profiled promising indie newcomers in our Futures column. Some made their mark in front of the camera, others behind it and a few did both. With 2011 coming to a close, we've selected the year's best to present you with our picks for the 40 new faces of indie film.

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    Empire Polls Actors' 2011 Faves with Surprising Results

    I love the choices made by a gaggle of actors polled by Empire Magazine for their fave films of 2011.  "Jane Eyre" and "Take Shelter" were on my ten best list, and 'Attack the Block" made my top 20.  Here's a sample of some must-see, often offbeat films. I ...

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    Netflix, Piracy and the IRS: The Top 10 Filmmaker Toolkit Articles of 2011

    Like the name suggests, Indiewire's Filmmaker Toolkit is a collection intended to help filmmakers fix, tune or hack their way to success. And, as the wide-ranging topics of 2011's most popular Toolkit pieces made clear, there's no such thing as a Swiss army knife. The issues filmmakers f...

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