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    Jane Campion's Top Nine Films on Criterion Include 'Contempt,' 'Seven Samurai,' 'Tokyo Story' and More

    Criterion has posted Jane Campion's "Top 10" list, in which she ranks her favorite titles put out by the prestigious DVD and Blu-ray company. The list includes only nine films, but among them are Jean-Luc Godard's "Contempt," Federico Fellini's "La Strada" and Yasujiro Ozu's "Tokyo Story." Full list...

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    Here Are Indiewire's Top 10 Articles of the Week: Criticizing 'Gatsby,' Lee Daniels' Latest, BAM's Booed At Cannes Series and More

    Even with last week's major release becoming the second highest opening weekend gross of all time and Cannes just a week away, much of this week's focus seemed to lie squarely on today's major release: Baz Luhrmann's heavily anticipated/derided "Great Gatsby" 3D extravaganza. Throughout the week, we...

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    Here Are Indiewire's Top 10 Articles of the Week: Lars von Trier, Soderbergh's 'State of Cinema' Address, Best of Tribeca and More

    With most spring festivals moving out of the way, this week's main focus was on the filmmakers, with one of film's most controversial filmmakers returning with a new poster, while another prepared to exit in grand fashion with one of film's most inspiring speeches in some time. And with the doors no...

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    The 10 Indies to Watch on VOD This May

    This month on VOD: Ben Wheatley's surprisingly hilarious follow-up to "Kill List," the latest from the prolific Olivier Assayas, Shane Carruth's long-in-the-works indie mind f*ck, a festival favorite from the Zellner Brothers, and much more. Below are the 10 indies to watch on VOD in alphabetical or...

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    WGA Lists Greatest Screenplays, From 'Casablanca' and 'Godfather' to 'Memento' and 'Notorious'

    The Writers Guild lists the 101 Greatest Screenplays. Among them are many familliar classics, like "Casablanca," "The Godfather," "Chinatown," "Citizen Cane" and "All About Eve," which comprise the top five.

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    Happy Valentine's Day: 10 Movie Couples We Heart

    With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we here at Indiewire thought it best to share with you some of our personal favorite on-screen couples to grace the big screen over the past 30 or so years. This list is by no means definitive (like we said, personal picks), so please tell us in the comme...

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    IMDb's Lists of Most Romantic Films Include Classics 'Casablanca,' 'Gone with the Wind,' 'Vertigo'; 2012's 'Silver Linings,' 'Les Mis'

    Just in time for Valentine's Day, IMDb has released its lists of the Top 10 Most Romantic Films of 2012, and of all-time. As usual, IMDb lists are based on total page views, which doesn't necessarily correlate to a film's romance factor -- but does explain how "Rock of Ages" made the cut.

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    Christopher Nolan's Top Ten Films for Criterion: Lang, Welles, Malick Make the Cut [Video]

    Director Christopher Nolan has selected his Top Ten films for Criterion. His choices are varied, and the themes unsurprising: morality, mortality, life-or-death decisions, larger-than-life situations, and characters pushed to their total limits. The films he selected -- from Erich von Stroheim in ...

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    Best 2012 Films For...A Good Cry, To Watch Without Your Parents and To Indulge Your Aching Heart

    As the year comes to a close, you may be in search of some guidance to top off your viewing hours of 2012 films. May we suggest the following films, dependent on your needs and/or emotional state:

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    2012 Movie Roles That Should Have Gone to Someone Else

    As we look back at the year in film, we find -- as always -- there's room for improvement. Often by simply replacing a lead actor, a world of difference could be made on the overall effect of the film. Films come together the way they do for a reason. Often it's more about a star's marqu...

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