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    Box Office: How Did 'Fruitvale Station''s Opening Hold Up Against Past Sundance Jury Prize Winners?

    Ryan Coogler's Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner "Fruitvale Station" had a very strong first weekend of theatrical release, taking in $377,285 from just 7 theaters for a $53,898 per-theater-average. How does that compare to other recent winners of Sundance's top prize? Quite impressively, if you look...

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    Jennifer Lawrence: 5 Killer Roles of a Rare A-List Indie Queen

    Instead of using her success solely to rack up A-list blockbusters, Lawrence, like her peer Kristen Stewart, has balanced her Hollywood momentum with low-budget independent work.

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    Hunger Games Backlash: Jennifer Lawrence Doesn't Look Hungry Enough

    As of two days ago The Hunger Games' domestic gross was up above $173 million dollars.  It will clearly be above $200 million before the weekend.  It's a success so the nitpicking has started.  We've seen the posts on the racist tweets and now there are people complaining ...

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    'Black Swan' Takes Best Feature, Actress, Director & Cinematographer At Indie Spirit Awards

    The second-to-last hurrah of the movie season took place this afternoon, with the Independent Spirit Awards, the looser neighbor to the big Oscar show tomorrow night. And while it's unlikely "Black Swan" will repeat the feat on Sunday, Fox Searchlight must be very pleased to close off their year in ...

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    Oscarbation: The Road To The Oscars 2011 & Predictions

    Last year, the Academy Awards expanded the field of Best Picture nominees to ten, ostensibly to give the public the feeling of having influence on what awards committees deemed the finest films of the year. Some argued the move was intended to level the populist playing field in 2008 when "The Dark Knight" was not nominated for a Best Picture award, and the public seemed to be outraged over this move. But one could say the strategy backfired, as the winner was Kathryn Bigelow’s tense war picture “The Hurt Locker,” one of the lowest grossing Best Picture winners in the last few decades. And of course it lost out to the MOR-player "Avatar," now...

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    'Winter's Bone' & 'The Kids Are All Right' Lead The Nominees For The Spirit Awards

    With seven and five nominations respectively for "Winter's Bone" and "The Kids Are All Right," female directors and their films are leading the pack this year at the Independent Spirit Awards.

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    'Winter's Bone' Begins Awards Season Run Winning Best Picture At The Gotham Awards

    Debra Granik's "Winter's Bone" is off to a strong awards season start, picking up two awards at last night Gotham Awards in New York City hosted by Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson.

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