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    Box Office: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Targets Top Spot, 'A Haunted House' Scares Away 'Gangster Squad' For #2

    While Annapurna Pictures backed a number of ambitious films this year including John Hillcoat's bootleggin' “Lawless,” Paul Thomas Anderson's challenging “The Master” and Andrew Dominik's bitter “Killing Them Softly,” the financial rewards were far less than expected. But Megan Ellison's production ...

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    ACE Award Editing Nominees Include 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Argo,' Skyfall,' 'Lincoln,' 'Life Of Pi' & More

    So, the editing awards right? It's usually the part of the Oscar broadcast that for many is a good time to hit the bathroom, or refill on cheese dip, but to those who know their awards history, it's an important category. Usually, a nomination for Best Picture and Best Editing indicates a st...

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    Armond White Says 'Ghost Rider 2' & 'Taken 2' Are Better Than 'Zero Dark Thirty' In 2012 Wrap Up

    2013 is barely two weeks old, an Armond White is being his Armond-iest. In case you missed it, the cantankerous, contrarian film critic heckled Michael Moore at the the New York Film Critics Circle awards ceremony this week. In presenting the award for Best First Film to David France for the now Osc...

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    Review: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Is A Dense & Intense National Security Procedural

    Spanning two presidential administrations and approximately eight years, “Zero Dark Thirty” is as dispassionate, clinical and grindingly thorough as an obsessed tactical procedural can get. But at two and a half hours, the hunt for Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden is also as gripping and...

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    Composer Alexandre Desplat Talks Scoring 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Working With Terrence Malick, Wes Anderson & More

    Few film composers had a more amazing 2012 than Alexandre Desplat. The French composer, who rose to prominence based on his lush, nearly operatic score to Jonathan Glazer's woefully underrated supernatural melodrama "Birth," had an unparalleled 2012 which included scores to (deep breath) Wes Anderso...

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    Oscar Nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Life Of Pi' & 'Silver Linings Playbook' Lead Academy Awards Field

    So here we are. The moment that basically every film fan (even if some are openly hostile to the idea) sees as their Superbowl; the announcement of the Academy Award nominations, for the 85th time, in this case. Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone took to the stage at 5.30 PST to deliver the news, after ...

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    'Zero Dark Thirty' Vs. 'Seal Team Six': How 2 Films Tackle Torture, 9/11 & The Hunt For Bin Laden

    Believe it or not, you're actually going to have more than one option this week when it comes to movies taking on the hunt for and killing of Osama Bin Laden. Yes, there's Kathryn Bigelow's awards season favorite, "Zero Dark Thirty," going into wide release on Friday. But hitting DVD and Blu-ray yes...

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    Jason Clarke Talks 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Terrence Malick & Where He Was When He Heard Osama Bin Laden Was Dead

    This weekend, the 2012 movie that has generated as much critical praise as controversy, will finally be unleashed on the masses in wide release – Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty." A white-knuckle account of the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden, it's a surprisingly human tale, focusing on a c...

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    Watch: The Sound Of Hunting Bin Laden Explored In 'Zero Dark Thirty' Featurette Plus 2 International Posters

    With Oscar nominations being announced this Thursday and the film entering wide release this weekend, Kathryn Bigelow’s dense procedural “Zero Dark Thirty” is now set to be discussed by the public at large. As if on cue, two new posters and a featurette on the sound of the film hav...

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Zero,' 'Amour' Lead Slew of Strong Oscar Contenders; '56 Up' Strong In Exclusive Debut

    The first weekend of 2013 brought very good news to a group of films hoping to get further boosts from this Thursday's Oscar nominations, with Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" and Michael Haneke's "Amour" leading the way. The former finally expanded after 2 w...

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