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    MPAA Grants PG-13 To 'Philomena' As New Report Shows PG-13 Movies Are More Violent Than R-Rated Films

    While Harvey Weinstein is already claiming a "victorious" battle with the MPAA—today the trade association ruled they will overturn the R-rating previously stamped on "Philomena"—one has to wonder if there are larger forces at play. No, we're not talking about the terribly unfunny Funny Or Die video...

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    Watch: New Clip From 'Philomena,' Nuns Claim Film Is "Misleading"

    Stephen Frears' next film, “Philomena,” arrives in the U.S. at the end of this month, with a new, slightly spoiler-y clip landing online. Having done the rounds of festivals in the U.S. and opened in Europe already, film has stirred up a certain amount of (reasonably genteel) controversy. It tells t...

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    'Starred Up' & 'The Selfish Giant' Lead British Independent Film Award Nominees

    While it may seem like we're still only in the midst of the various awards season campaigns, nominations have already started to be handed out across the pond. Over the weekend, the European Film Awards dropped their list of the movies being honored this year and it has been quickly followed this mo...

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    'Starred Up,' 'The Selfish Giant' Lead 2013 British Independent Film Award Nominations

    The nominations for the 16th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards -- the BIFAs for short and basically the UK's answer to the Spirit Awards -- were announced this morning in London.

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    10 Films To See In November

    As you prepare to gather around the Thanksgiving table with your friends, there’s one thing to be thankful for: Oscar season is upon us! Movies are getting better and the awards are going to start trickling in. So load up on the tryptophan-laced turkey, get those holiday Fandango passes out, and let...

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    The 6 Indie Films You Must See This November

    From the latest from Alexander Payne and Alex Gibney to sure fire bets for Matthew McConaughey and Judi Dench to nab Oscar nominations, here's 6 films you should definitely try and see this November.

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    WATCH: Judi Dench Speaks Eloquently About Meeting and Playing the Real-Life 'Philomena'

    Last month at the Venice Film Festival, Judi Dench spoke eloquently at the "Philomena" press conference about meeting the real Philomena Lee, now 80, and the challenges of bringing her unusual life to the screen. Watch below.

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    Harvey Weinstein In Another MPAA Fight, This Time Over 'Philomena' R-Rating For F-Bombs

    The MPAA should probably go ahead and dedicate a special seat in their boardrooms to Harvey Weinstein, as the notoriously testy producer and Weinstein Company exec has begrudgingly filed into their offices a shocking number of times. Occasionally it's been to overturn a harsh NC-17 rating on a film ...

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    Ramping Up to the 36th Mill Valley Film Festival

    While perusing the program for the upcoming 36th Mill Valley Film Festival (October 3 through 13) I was pleased to see that I could indeed see a number of the titles that I'd missed in Toronto and Telluride, including "The Past" by Asghar Farhadi, Roger Michell's "Le Week-End," Stephen Frears' "Phil...

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    'Philomena,' Starring Dench and Coogan, Nabs Stateside Release

    The Weinstein Company has slated Stephen Frears' "Philomena," starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, for a November 22 stateside release. The film gained terrific awards buzz out of Venice and Toronto for Dench's performance as a mother who enlists a journalist in Washington to help find her long-los...

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