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    30 Years Later: Ranking The Movies Of Summer 1984

    Friday, June 8th, 1984 was quite a day. Homosexuality was decriminalized in New South Wales, Australia; an F5 tornado struck the town of Barnevald, Wisconsin, USA, destroying 90% of it; President Ronald Reagan attended a summit in London; the Celtics beat the Lakers 121-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the...

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    Quentin Tarantino To Close Cannes Hosting Screening Of Sergio Leone's Restored 'A Fistful Of Dollars'

    Each year, the Cannes Film Festival's lineup of classic films allows those on the Croisette to catch up with old favorites, often in newly restored editions, and this year is no different. The lineup includes films by Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, Jean Renoir, Wim Wenders, Francois Truffaut, Krzysz...

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    Cannes Classics Lineup Includes Films By Alfred Hitchcock, Sergio Leone, Frank Capra, Jean Renoir & More

    The Cannes Film Festival isn't just about uncovering the brightest new talents, and freshest expressions of the cinematic art (but yes, it's a huge part of it). Each year, organizers curate a great selection of classic films, and this year is no different.

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    Watch: 1-Hour Doc 'Sergio Leone: The Way I See Things’

    While he may have never won an Oscar, Sergio Leone was a filmmaking titan. Not only did he redefine the western genre with influential films like "Fistful Of Dollars" and "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," his final film saw him deliver a sweeping epic in the shape of "Once Upon A Time In America." A...

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    The 25 Greatest Movies Never Made

    The grass is always greener on the other side. We always covet what we can never attain. Last week, Sony Pictures Classics' must-see documentary “Jodorowsky's Dune” opened in limited release; director Frank Pavich's funny, affectionate tale of Alejandro Jodorowsky's doomed attempt at adapting Frank ...

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    20 Celebrated Filmmakers Who Never Won A Best Directing Oscar

    For better or worse (which at this time of year, as the punditry reaches its hyperbolic event horizon, usually feels like worse) an Academy Award is the highest honor anyone in the film industry can receive. But of course, like any large organization—even one that wasn’t, as of 2012, reportedly 94% ...

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    5 Unmade Movies From Spaghetti Western Maestro Sergio Leone

    For someone who's considered one of the greatest filmmakers in history, Sergio Leone was not especially prolific. While he was a prolific assistant director (with credits including "Bicycle Thieves," "Quo Vadis" and "Ben Hur"), he was only credited on seven films across his thirty-year career (with ...

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    Restored Cut Of Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon A Time In America' With 40 More Minutes To Premiere At Cannes Film Festival

    Well, we're one day away from the unveiling of the Cannes Film Festival lineup, but as usual, organizers will also highlight films from the past, and in 2012 they've landed a restoration of a film that will be adding plenty of new material for cinephiles to take in.

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    New Cut Of Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon A Time In America' On The Way With 40 More Minutes

    Did you just buy the recently released BluRay of Sergio Leone's "Once Upon A Time In America"? It might already be dated. Leone's sprawling gangster tale, which has long been subject to various cuts and edits, is now going to get a fresh coat of paint in a new director's cut that is now being prepar...

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