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    Meet the Director of Foreign Oscar Frontrunner 'Timbuktu'

    "Timbuktu" could win the foreign Oscar; so far it has made the shortlist of nine. Why? Director Abderrahmane Sissako, an elegant filmmaker who was educated in Moscow and has lived in Paris for decades, went home to film this simple, intimate and immediate story set in Timbuktu, which was overrun by ...

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    Screen Talk: Sony Hack, Oscar Update, Holiday Picks

    Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I dig into the different layers of the Sony Hack, from inside-studio gleanings to North Korean cyber-terrorism and the studio's decision to pull "The Interview" from theaters.

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    Academy Delivers Unexpected Foreign Film Shortlist of Nine

    Nine out of 83 foreign Oscar submissions will now be whittled down to five by foreign committees of voters--new every year-- in New York, LA, and for the first time London, who see every film.

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    Watch: Directors Reveal Themselves at the THR Awards Roundtable

    Will Bennett Miller ("Foxcatcher"), Christopher Nolan ("Interstellar"), Morten Tyldum ("The Imitation Game"), Angelina Jolie ("Unbroken"), Richard Linklater ("Boyhood") and Mike Leigh (Mr. Turner") earn Oscar nominations for Best Director this year? It's often the most difficult group to predict.

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    The Genius of Mike Leigh's System: Leigh & Cast on Gorgeous 'Mr. Turner'

    Last May at Cannes I sat smack in the middle of the Palais Lumiere and reveled in the most gloriously beautiful movie I had ever seen. It was Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner," which went on to win best Actor for Timothy Spall in the title role.

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    Seven Features Make the Oscar Hair and Makeup Shortlist

    Who will wind up in the final three out of seven short-listed candidates for the Best Hair and Makeup Oscar?

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    How Wenders and Father and Son Salgado Brought 'Salt of the Earth' to Life

    Wim Wenders loved the amazing photos of Sebastião Salgado and with his son Juliano shot the Sony Pictures Classics documentary "The Salt of the Earth," which is a strong contender for the Best Documentary Oscar.

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    Critics Choice Award Nominations Led by 'Birdman,' "Budapest,' 'Boyhood'

    "Birdman" led the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award nominations with 13, followed by "The Grand Budapest Hotel" with eleven and "Boyhood" with eight.

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