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    Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Jonathan Demme and More Talk Movies at Upcoming Rome Film Festival

    The Rome film Festival (November 8-17) is once again offering on-stage conversations ("Movie Talks") with an impressive list of actors and directors. This year Jonathan Demme, Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Spike Jonze, John Hurt, Álex de la Iglesia and Italian comedian Checco Zalone will meet the aud...

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    Watch: Greta Gerwig Boogie Down With Arcade Fire At The YouTube Music Awards

    The opening number to the first ever YouTube Music awards featured transmedia enthusiast Arcade Fire.

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    Review: 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' Starring Johnny Knoxville And Co-Written & Produced By Spike Jonze

    This weekend, Ridley Scott’s certifiably bonkers “The Counselor” is getting a lot of attention for a sequence where Cameron Diaz has sex with a car. But that might not even be this week’s most insane sex scene. In the opening moments of “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” Johnny Knoxville, as elderly w...

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    Oscar Talk: Where Are We Now?

    In Contention's Kris Tapley and I look at where the Oscar race is now. We check out the strengths and weaknesses of the New York Film Festival entries "Captain Phillips," Spike Jonze's "Her," and Ben Stiller's "Secret Life of Walter Mitty." We agree that Tom Hanks reminds us of what a real performan...

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    Is 'Bad Grandpa' "the anti-'Borat'"?

    The 'Jackass' crew's hidden-camera feature makes a pointed contrast with Sasha Baron Cohen's, which depending who you ask is either a good or a bad thing.

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    San Francisco Film Society to Celebrate Fall With Gala Screenings of 'Her,' 'Nebraska' and More

    With more than fifty years of bringing cinema to the Bay Area, the San Francisco Film Society announced it's first annual Fall Celebration. The new awards event seeks to honor "Creativity, innovation, collaboration and inspiration in cinema" with an inaugural including screening of "Fruitvale Statio...

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    Spike Jonze, Why Are There No Brown People in Your Future Los Angeles?

    At the New York Film Festival this weekend, Spike Jonze created a sensation with his film "Her," the festival's closing night selection that features Joaquin Phoenix as Theodore Twombly, a man who falls in love with a voice-input, voice-output operating system named Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Joha...

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    NYFF '13: Spike Jonze and the Cast of Closing Night Selection 'Her' Discuss Artificial Intelligence and Emotional Baggage

    The closing night selection of the 51st New York Film Festival, Spike Jonze's hugely anticipated "Her" takes a look at love as we know it, fully absorbed in the realms of technology. The film, which takes place in a vaguely futuristic version of Los Angeles, stars Joaquin Phoenix as Theodore, a prof...

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    Rome Film Festival Sets 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Her,' 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Another Me' as First Wave of Competition Lineup

    The Rome Film Festival, running November 8-17, has announced the first four competition titles in its lineup: Isabel Coixet's "Another Me," Spike Jonze's "Her," Jean-Marc Vallee's "Dallas Buyers Club," and Scott Cooper's "Out of the Furnace."

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    'Her,' 'Dallas Buyers' and 'Out of the Furnace' Head Into Competition at the Rome Film Festival

    The Rome Film Festival -- which will be running this November from the 8th to the 17th -- announced today four films which will be in competition, including a couple major American films.

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