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    How This Year's Pack of Holiday Openers Impacts the Oscar Race

    It isn't unusual for a handful of films with Oscar hopes to open last-minute around Christmas, sometimes in just a few theaters. But this year more significant awards contenders than usual are heading for the big screen. How they fare could impact their awards momentum.

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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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    Screen Talk: Mike Nichols, Steve Jobs Biopic, Oscar Updates and Doc Shortlists

    On our weekly Screen Talk podcast, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I share our recent Oscar catch-ups and love of Mike Nichols and Studio Ghibli. And why did Sony pass on the Steve Jobs biopic?

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    As TriStar Lands Ang Lee, Who's In Line to Replace Sony's Pascal?

    One of Hollywood's favorite speculative games these days is predicting what is going to happen at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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    Rogen's Roll Continues as Sony Pushes Bumbling Spy Bromance 'The Interview' to Christmas (VIDEO)

    Seth Rogen is on a roll, from comedies "This is the End" to "Neighbors," and now Sony is pushing back the multi-tasker's latest comedy "The Interview" from October to holiday prime time, Christmas Day. Rogen co-wrote, co-produced, and co-directed with partner Evan Goldberg, and also stars with equal...

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    Hollywood Isn't Giving Up Its Repetition Disorder Anytime Soon; See 'The Gray Man'

    Hollywood is hellbent to find franchises and multi-part literary properties not just because they seek easy-sell established brands with huge fan bases. To state the obvious, the studios have figured out that spending multi-millions to launch a one-off product just doesn't make sense.

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    Sony Pictures Classics' Secrets: 'Mr. Turner' Opens Competition, First of Five Cannes Entries (TRAILERS)

    Sony Pictures Classics is always one of the big North American buyers at Cannes. This year they're taking five movies to the Riviera festival--and plan to buy a few more. We find out some of their secrets for survival.

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    Box Office Top Ten: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Clears the Field, But Sets No Records

    This year the official summer season launches, as did last, with a Marvel comic sequel. But Sony's costly "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," while it opened $2 million ahead of the expected gross of $90 million, is nowhere close to last year's Marvel entry. While it's scoring overseas, it could face a long...

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    'Foxcatcher' Gets Award Season November Release

    Sony Pictures Classics will release Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" on November 14, a full year after it was scheduled to open at the AFI Film Festival 2013. Michael Barker and Tom Bernard pulled the film from that festival; it's now heading to screen in competition at Cannes. It's a big deal to be an...

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