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    Should the New York Times Review Every New York Film Booking?

    Before Sundance got started, The New York Times' Manohla Dargis raised a red flag about the issue of too many films flooding the marketplace. While her suggestion that fewer distributors should acquire films was the wrong answer to the right question, the subject became the hot topic of the festival...

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    Watch: Lucy Walker's 'Daredevil on a Snowmobile'

    Director Lucy Walker was commissioned to make a short film about competitive snowmobiler Caleb Moore, as part of The New York Times Op Doc series in conjunction with the Times Magazine's The Lives They Lived issue, which commemorates people who died this year.

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    NYT Best Sellers Dominated by Films and TV: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Long Walk to Freedom,' 'Orange Is the New Black' and More

    One of the revelations from the current New York Times list of non-fiction bestsellers is how many films land there. Solomon Northup's "12 Years a Slave," which was overshadowed upon its 1853 publication by abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and "A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin" and...

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    David O. Russell Talks 'American Hustle,' His Unusual Directing Method and Christian Bale's Look with NPR (Plus Anatomy of a Scene VIDEO)

    David O. Russell sat down with NPR's All Things Considered December 11 to talk "American Hustle," which over the past couple weeks has jumped to head of the class as an Oscar contender. Highlights from the interview, below, as well as the New York Times' video feature Anatomy of a Scene on "Hustle."

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    Watch: Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Robert Redford and Other Stars in Short Films by Janusz Kaminski

    For its annual Hollywood Issue, The New York Times Magazine has taken a cinematic approach, with 11 short films featuring 11 of the year's most lauded actors, including Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, Chewetel Ejiofor, Greta Gerwig, Michael B. Jordan, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Rober...

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    WATCH: Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski Directs Blanchett, Redford, Ejiofor and Many More in 11 Gorgeous Short Films

    Here's a nifty thing. Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski directed 11 very short films for the New York Times Magazine, and the Times has a released a behind-the-scenes video of Kaminski directing the likes of Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Oprah Winfrey, Adele Exarchopo...

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    Watch: Errol Morris Revisits the Man Obsessed with the JFK Assassination Zapruder Footage in New New York Times Op Doc

    In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963, Errol Morris has released to the New York Times another Op-Doc, called "November 22, 1963," about the photographic evidence that exists of that fateful event.

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    Spike Lee Talks 'Oldboy,' Studio Interference, '12 Years a Slave' (and, Implicitly, 'Django Unchained') and More in NYT

    Spike Lee's "Oldboy," a remake starring Josh Brolin of Park Chan-wook's now cult revenge classic, hits theaters November 27. Lee is profiled today in the New York Times and, as is to be expected, has some no-bullshit things to say about the lasting appeal of revenge films, his personal connection to...

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    Media Make Moves: NYT Loses Stelter to CNN, Adds Hoberman, Deadline Adapts to Finke's Departure

    There's lots of movement in the media ranks. And the trend of star brands leaving their established digs to become bigger stars for someone else continues apace. The New York Times has lost another media star. Following the departure of online-brands Nate Silver to ESPN and tech columnist David Pogu...

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