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  • Plummer? Pitt? Oscar's supporting actor race wide open

     
    A category full of questions: Will voters reward the relevance of “Margin Call”? How about a nomination here for Brad Pitt’s best acting work of the year? Has resistance to motion-capture performances started to crumble? Will anyone...
  • 'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' top contenders for Spirit Awards [Updated]

     
    Writer-director Jeff Nicols' apocalyptic drama "Take Shelter" and the black-and-white silent film "The Artist" emerged as top contenders for Film Independent's 2012 Spirit Awards Tuesday morning, earning five nominations each. Both films were nominated in...
  • Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2012 competition lineup

     
    Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...
  • Sundance Film Festival: Sellers anticipating a bounty of deals

     
    Optimism is running high for distribution deals at the Sundance Film Festival but box-office success isn’t guaranteed....
  • Sundance 2012: A 65-year-old takes on disability and sex in 'The Surrogate'

     
    “The Surrogate,” premiering Monday at the Sundance Film Festival, is an affecting drama about a middle-age disabled man who wants to lose his virginity, and anyone who sees it would scarcely guess that its author, Ben Lewin, is 65 years old....
  • Sundance 2012: 'The Surrogate' sparks a bidding war

     
    "The Surrogate," a drama about a middle-aged disabled man seeking to lose his virginity, is generating intense interest from major players at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie, written and directed by 65-year-old TV veteran Ben Lewin, has attracted...
  • Sundance 2012: Fox Searchlight buys 'The Surrogate'

     
    Fox Searchlight has emerged as the winner in "The Surrogate" sweepstakes at the Sundance Film Festival, outmaneuvering at least three other buyers to acquire the story of a middle-aged disabled man who hires a sex surrogate so he can lose his virginity......
  • Sundance 2012: 'Beasts,' drug war doc win grand jury prizes

     
    The Sundance Film Festival's top awards in 2012 go to "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the drug war documentary "The House I Live In" and the Israeli film "The Law in These Parts."...
  • Spirit Awards: Cromwell, Hawkes on keeping the indie spirit alive

     
    Actors talk about the importance of independent film...
  • 'The Walking Dead': John Hawkes turned down Governor role

     
    "I have to be careful of what TV shows I choose, particularly ones that have commercials in them, because it's going to be a different kind of television show," says John Hawkes of why he turned down "The Walking Dead's" Governor role....
  • Comments & Curiosities: The 'King' of all award shows

    "Hooray for Holly." Come on, everybody, "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy bally-hooey Hollywood, where any office boy or young mechanic, can be a panic." No, wait, stop, please. That was awful. We try that every year and it never gets any better....
  • 'Winter's Bone' named best film by San Diego critics

    'Winter's Bone' named best film by San Diego critics
    SAN DIEGO - "Winter's Bone," the gritty independent film shot in the Ozarks, was named the best film of the year by the San Diego Film Critics Society. The Debra Granik-directed film about a daughter looking for her meth-making dad in the deep Ozarks...