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    Watch: Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem and Rachel McAdams Discuss Making Terrence Malick's 'To the Wonder'

    Ahead of its UK release on Feb. 22 (yep, that's tomorrow), two making-of featurettes for Terrence Malick's quick follow-up to "The Tree of Life," "To the Wonder," have made their way onto the web that attempt to demystify the auteur's process for his fans.

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    BAFTA Awards in London: 'Argo' Wins Director & Picture, Riva Actress, Day-Lewis Actor, Russell Adapted Screenplay, Tarantino Original

    The cold and wet BAFTA awards got under way Sunday night in London. The big question for Oscar-watchers was whether "Argo" would keep its awards juggernaut rolling, even though "Lincoln," like the Oscars, has the most nominations, ten, including best film and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis. Ben Aff...

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    'Argo' Wins Again at USC Scripter Awards

    Unstoppable awards juggernaut "Argo" won yet another award Saturday night as New York screenwriter Chris Terrio, Wired journalist Joshuah Bearman ("The Great Escape") and ex-CIA analyst Tony Mendez ("The Master of Disguise") won the 25th annual Scripter Award. The USC Scripters go to adapted scripts...

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    Oscars: Can Anything Beat Ben Affleck's 'Argo' To Best Picture?

    After one of the most unprecditable Oscar seasons in memory, we're less than two weeks out, and things are finally starting to look more like an anointment than a contest; Ben Affleck's "Argo," counted out by many after the director missed out on an Oscar nomination, has won the top prizes from the ...

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    'Argo' Continues Its Guild Award Sweep As Ben Affleck Wins The DGA Prize, Rian Johnson & Lena Dunham Also Take Awards

    It's been one of the most exciting and unpredictable award seasons in memory; a rich, diverse field of contenders, almost all of which are very good, and for the longest time it seemed like almost any of them could have taken the Best Picture award at the Oscars. But in the last couple of weeks, the...

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    Oscars: 5 Things Learned From The SAG & PGA Results This Weekend

    We're now less than a month until Oscar night, and the next few weeks will feature a steady drip of guild awards and other precursors, leading up to big shindig on February 24th. And the crystal ball is staring to get a bit more clear on who will walk away with some statues on Oscar night.

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    Is The Oscar Best Picture Next? Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Takes Top Prize At Producers' Guild Awards

    After a bit of a breather from awards season due to the Sundance Film Festival (in recent years, Oscar noms are announced during the festival, but the Academy moved it up this year), barely minutes elapsed between the Sundance awards ceremony and the first of a coming wave of precursors awards cerem...

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    Over A Dozen New Images Of Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Olga Kurylenko & Javier Bardem In Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder'

    It might have been a far shorter wait than we're used from Terrence Malick -- less than two years have passed since the premiere of "The Tree Of Life" -- but given that it shot over three years ago, and premiered at Venice six months back, those who weren't lucky enough to see "To The Wonder" on the...

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    Why I Love Palm Springs (The Film Festival)

    Just attended the first weekend of PSIFF and we are convinced it keeps getting better - films, people, events. We walk around always here smiling.

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    Weekend Recap: 'Only God Forgives' Teaser, Naomi Watts as Princess Di, Twenty-Somethings on 'Girls,' and HBO/Hulu Changes

    Film Comment posted the "50 Best Undistributed Films of 2012," beginning with "Our Children" (Joachim Lafosse, Belgium/Luxembourg/France/Switzerland), followed by "Memories Look at Me" (Song Fang, China) and "First Cousin Once Removed" (Alan Berliner, U.S.). Read their full list here.

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