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Silver Linings Playbook

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    Watch: Jennifer Lawrence Brings Her Charm & 'Silver Linings Playbook' Oscar Campaign To 'Nightline'

    After months of speculation, argument, debate, prognostication and guesswork, it's hard to believe that the Oscars are just over a week away, and yet the final hurrah for the contenders continues. "60 Minutes" recently put Steven Spielberg and "Lincoln" back in the spotlight, and now "Nightline" tur...

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    'Between Two Ferns' Oscar Edition Part 2, with Bradley Cooper, Jessica Chastain

    In the followup to yesterday’s "Between Two Ferns," Oscar Edition, today Zach Galifianakis talks to Jessica Chastain, Sally Field and his old friend from "The Hangover" Bradley Cooper.

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    Immersed in Movies: Assessing the Editing Oscar Race, from 'Argo' to 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    Last night's BAFTA win for "Argo" editor William Goldenberg certainly bolsters his Oscar chances, especially given the way the movie is steamrolling its way through the awards season. Then again, Goldenberg, who's also nominated for the controversial best picture contender, "Zero Dark Thirty"...

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    Check Out Academy-Commissioned Illustrated Posters for The Oscars' Best Picture Nominees

    With the BAFTAs now done and dusted -- and Ben Affleck seemingly one inch closer to a complete “Argo” victory -- the Oscars are next in line to focus everyone's attention on the films of 2012. The Academy should be pretty confident that people will indeed tune in, but this year they&...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Identity Thief' Outpaces Weak Pack

    The good news: Universal's Melissa McCarthy comedy "Identity Thief" scored the best Friday gross of any film so far this year. Battling both a Northeastern blizzard-- which closed theaters across the most populated stretch of the country-- and inferior reviews, it easily surpassed the first-day gros...

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    The Oscar Best Picture Nominees By The Numbers

    We are a little over two weeks out from Oscar night, and today sees the opening of the second phase of voting. Right now, and over the next ten days, Academy members will be filling out ballots and deciding who's actually going to be taking home the statues on Sunday, February 24th.

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    Harvey Weinstein Opens Up at Producers Guild Sundance Breakfast, Mistakes and All: 'I Was Worst CEO'

    Before Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob accepted their Milestone Award at the January 26 Producers Guild Awards, Harvey sat down at Sundance with PGA chief Mark Gordon for a remarkably candid chat. This year--in the midst of Oscar campaigns for "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Django Unchained," f...

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    De Niro Oscar Campaign Goes Into Overdrive; Star Wants Total 10-15 Scorsese Flicks (CLIPS)

    To kick off its three day retrospective of the films of Robert De Niro, the American Cinematheque screened David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" and hosted a post-screening conversation with the iconic actor. Harvey Weinstein introduced De Niro after a reel of some of his career highlights --...

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    Santa Barbara Fest Lauds 'Supernova' Jennifer Lawrence, Outstanding Performer of the Year

    On Saturday night, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented Jennifer Lawrence, 22, with the fest’s Outstanding Performer of the Year award. But first she had to submit to a grilling by SBIFF executive director Roger Durling, who described Lawrence’s performances, from Lori Petty’s “Th...

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    Weekend Box Office Top Ten: Weak Openers Led by 'Hansel and Gretel'

    Things picked up on Saturday after poor box office performance Friday due to Eastern weather. But it was still a weak result overall, with the Top Ten down about 25% from last weekend (even without major football competition) and about $6 million under last year (which saw a slight bump for two new ...

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