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    'Inside Llewyn Davis' & 'Fruitvale Station' Big Winners At Gotham Awards, '12 Years A Slave' Shut Out

    To the prognosti-box! The first statues have been handed out and the Oscar race has changed! (At least for his evening until the next batch of trophies roll around). The Gotham Awards were handed out tonight in New York City and one highly touted film and another indie upstart led the pack of those ...

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    'Gravity,' 'Frances Ha' & 'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Land On Sight & Sound's Top 10 Films Of 2013

    It's beginning to look a lot like... Awards season. December has arrived and it means trophies are going to start arriving by the truckload. This week alone we'll see the Gotham Awards, New York Film Critics Circle and the National Board Of Review all hand out their prizes, while overseas the celebr...

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    Best Of 2013: The Breakout Directors Of The Year

    Every year, film buffs get themselves in a lather over the latest from their favorite experienced directors. The calendar is marked for the next Spielberg, I’ll be there opening day for Scorsese’s latest, I am all about Spike Lee, etc. But the real pleasure in being a film fan is stumbling upon the ...

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    Festival Fave & Belgium's Oscar Entry 'Broken Circle Breakdown' Leads European Film Awards Nominees

    If there's one movie you might hear The Playlist prattling on about in the next few weeks, it's Felix van Groeningen's "Broken Circle Breakdown." Having already won the heart of Jessica Kiang when it hit Karlovy Vary earlier this year, I saw it this past week and was equally taken with the moving, m...

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    European Film Academy Nominates 'The Act of Killing,' 'The Missing Picture' and 'Stop-Over' for Documentary Award

    The European Film Academy has announced the three nominations in its Documentary category: Joshua Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing,” Kaveh Bakhtiari’s “Stop-Over” and Rithy Panh’s “The Missing Picture.” More info, plus trailers, below.

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    European Film Awards Set 2013 Documentary Nominees

    The European Film Academy has announced the three nominees in the category for best documentary for the 2013 European Film Awards, which in no surprise includes perhaps the most controversial, acclaimed acclaimed documentaries of the last year.

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    'Act of Killing,' 'Stories We Tell' and 'Let The Fire Burn' Among 2013 IDA Award Nominees

    The International Documentary Association’s IDA Awards have announced the nominations for their 2013 awards.

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    '12 Years A Slave' Leads Gotham Award Nominees; 'Inside Llewyn Davis, 'Upstream Color' & More Earn Nods

    ... and here we go. Even though we're not even in November, and with two more months of movies and awards season contenders to come, the Gotham Independent Film Awards have announced their nominees for 2013. While this may be "the first major awards ceremony of the film season," the real accomplishm...

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    Cinedigm and Drafthouse Films Partner to Release 'The Act of Killing,' 'The Congress' and More on VOD in 2014

    Digital distributor Cinedigm has partnered with Drafthouse Films to release a slate of critically acclaimed independent films across all home entertainment and VOD platforms beginning in 2014.

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    The 10 Best Movies Of Summer 2013

    Summer 2013 is over, and so ends another season of loud, dumb, propulsive blockbusters and noisemakers. Lost within the rubble of explosions, posing, next-day blockbuster think pieces and box office discussions, there was also no shortage of options for audiences who didn’t want to turn their brains...

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