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Santa Barbara International Film Festival

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    Watch: Kirk Douglas Presents Namesake Award for Excellence in Film to Robert De Niro at Santa Barbara

    On December 8, Robert De Niro received the Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film in Santa Barbara. Nonagenarian Kirk Douglas himself presented De Niro with the statuette, riffing on the Fockers and saying "I'm looking at you." Douglas noted, "De Niro doesn't simply play a character, he becomes a...

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    Jennifer Lawrence to Receive Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at Santa Barbara International Film Fest

    The 28th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (January 24 - February 3) will honor Jennifer Lawrence with its Outstanding Performer of the Year Award on February 2. The fest's myriad high-profile tributes typically act as Oscar pushes for likely contenders; Lawrence is considered a frontrun...

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    Quality Time With Martin Scorsese

    Imagine spending two and a half hours talking to Martin Scorsese! The Santa Barbara International Film Festival gave me that gift on Monday night, and the evening-long tribute at the historic Arlington Theatre was everything I hoped it would be. My only frustration was not having even more time so w...

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