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  1. 'Patchwork Family' ('Du goudron et des plumes'): Karlovy Vary Review

    12:39 pm PDT 07/15/2014
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    Sami Bouajila ("Days of Glory") and Isabelle Carre ("Private Fears in Public Places") star in French writer-director Pascal Rabate’s third feature. READ MORE

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  2. Michael Moore, Douglas Trumbull to Address Toronto Film Fest Industry Events

    7:31 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    Organizers also booked Legendary East's Peter Loehr to keynote its Asian Film Summit on September 9. READ MORE

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  3. Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth,' Musical 'Guys and Dolls' Among Venice's Classics Picks

    7:09 am PDT 07/15/2014
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    The festival sidebar of restored cinema classics will award a prize for the best restoration effort among its 21 title selection. READ MORE

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  4. 'The Exorcist' Director William Friedkin: Movies Now 'Opium for the Eyes'

    1:26 pm PDT 07/14/2014
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    The director praises cable dramas aimed at intelligent, adult audiences, saying such small-screen content is "deeper and more complex" than superhero films often playing on the big screen. READ MORE

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  5. Alain Resnais' 'Life of Riley' to Close Montreal World Film Festival

    1:06 pm PDT 07/11/2014
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    The upcoming 38th edition will pay homage to the late French auteur director with a North American premiere of his last film. READ MORE

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  6. Alex Ozerov, Sasha Gordon Board Canadian Indie Romancer 'Natasha'

    7:52 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    Director David Bezmozgis is adapting his own short story for the big screen as the cameras roll in Toronto. READ MORE

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  7. Berlin: Florian Weghorn New Berlinale Talents Program Manager

    3:33 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    Weghorn takes over from Matthijs Wouter Knol, who is the new head of Berlin's European Film Market. READ MORE

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  8. 'Land Ho!' Filmmakers on Capturing Tourists' View of Iceland, Sharing Equipment With 'Interstellar'

    7:01 pm PDT 07/10/2014
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    Writer-directors Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz talk about their movie being one of the few U.S. indies to film in the northern European country that has served as a setting for "Noah," "Jupiter Ascending" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." READ MORE

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  9. British Dramedy 'Pride' Finds U.S. Home With CBS Films

    2:38 pm PDT 07/10/2014
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    The movie, which premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival, tells the real-life story of gay activists who teamed up with striking miners in the mid-1980s. READ MORE

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  10. Elvis Mitchell Named Film Independent Curator

    1:48 pm PDT 07/10/2014
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    In his expanded role, Mitchell will oversee the organization's year-round programming, including the Los Angeles Film Festival, where he will take over for David Ansen, who is stepping down as artistic director. READ MORE

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  11. 'Rocks in My Pockets': Karlovy Vary Review

    1:12 pm PDT 07/10/2014
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    New York-based Latvian director Signe Baumane ("Teat Beat of Sex") gets personal in her depression-themed feature that combines paper-mache sets and hand-drawn animation. READ MORE

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  12. Venice Film Fest to Open With World Premiere of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's 'Birdman'

    3:32 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    The black comedy starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, and Naomi Watts tells the story of an actor known for playing a popular superhero. READ MORE

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  13. 'Paris of the North' ('Paris Nordursins'): Karlovy Vary Review

    12:14 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    The second feature from Icelandic director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, whose "Either Way" was remade as "Prince Avalanche" by David Gordon Green, stars Bjorn Thors ("The Deep"). READ MORE

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  14. Cannes Winner 'Leviathan' Granted Exhibition License in Russia

    7:45 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    The film's prospects at home were uncertain in light of a new law banning bad language onscreen. READ MORE

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  15. Karlovy Vary: Canadian Film Rides Critical Wave Out of Cannes

    2:21 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    Fresh from triumph on the Croisette for Xavier Dolan and David Cronenberg, emerging Canadian filmmaking talent is being showcased at the west Bohemian spa town festival. READ MORE

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  16. Online Smash 'Old Boys' Gets Ready for Big-Screen Bow in China

    1:31 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    "Old Boys" began life as an online movie but after 75 million hits and an upcoming big-screen version, it is seen as a possible future direction for Chinese cinema. READ MORE

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  17. 8 Sundance Movies Now on Screens

    9:44 pm PDT 07/05/2014
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    "Obvious Child," Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler’s rom-com parody "They Came Together" and the Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" are just some of the titles that debuted at the indie-film showcase in January and are now in theaters and on demand. READ MORE

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  18. Venice Film Fest Unveils Poster for 71st Edition

    7:54 am PDT 07/04/2014
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    The poster, inspired by the famed ending sequence from Truffaut's "The 400 Blows," is drawn for the third consecutive year by Italian artist Simone Massi. READ MORE

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