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    Spirit Awards Nominations Announced, 'Take Shelter' And 'The Artist' Lead The Pack

    You know it's the start of the awards season when two big groups are announcing their awards simultaneously, and despite the NYFCC's attempts to gain attention of late, the big news of the day is the nominations for the 27th Film Independent's Spirit Awards, which were unveiled by Anthon...

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    Holiday Box Office: 'Marilyn,' 'Dangerous Method' and 'The Artist' Debut; 'Descendants' Continues To Shine (UPDATED)

    It was a very crowded Thanksgiving weekend at the specialty box office, with David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method," Simon Curtis' "My Week With Marilyn" and Michel Hazanavicus' "The Artist" all making their debuts.

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    Weekend Box Office: It's A 'Twilight' Thanksgiving While 'The Muppets' Wins The Family Film Battle Royale

    It's Thankgiving, which means people spend time and money to go see their loved ones, only to get away from them as fast as possible. And always the first to escape from dull holiday festivities, it looks like teens (and Moms who should know better) kept flocking to see Edward and Bella fang ban...

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    Critical Consensus: Maltin vs. James

    In this installment of Critical Consensus, Leonard Maltin and Caryn James debate whether "The Artist" is a stunt and agree that Michelle Williams in "My Week WIth Marilyn" definitely is not.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Breaking Dawn' Does $140 Million, Still Sucks Uncontrollably

    Summit was either being coy or having a bit more faith in humanity than everyone else by projecting "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part One" to open lower than "New Moon." No such luck, humankind -- the lethal siren song that is Stephenie Meyer's ignorance scored agai...

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    Box Office: Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants' Soars In Massive Limited Debut

    After a successful mid-week launch on 5 screens, Fox Searchlight expanded Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" to 29 screens across the country this weekend and saw excellent results.

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    Friday Box Office: "The Descendants" Soars In Nationwide Expansion

    After a successful mid-week launch on 5 screens, Fox Searchlight expanded Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" to 29 screens across the country Friday and saw some very strong results.

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    In Theaters: 'Breaking Dawn' Sinks Its Fangs Into 'The Descendants' & 'Happy Feet Two'

    So many goodies in store in this pre-Thanksgiving weekend. Violent vampire sexy times! George Muthafuckin Clooney, and dancing penguins. However will we choose?! That's right, the latest "Twilight" installment opens this weekend, which means that those Occupy Twilight Twi-hards can fin...

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    Box Office: "The Descendants" Starts Strong With Mid-Week Debut (UPDATED)

    Fox Searchlight successfully debuted Alexander Payne's George Clooney starrer "The Descendants" on 5 screens Wednesday night before expanding it to 27 this weekend. The film - which is gaining considerable Oscar buzz - grossed a stellar $39,777 on opening night, averaging $7,955. Then...

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