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  1. Palm Springs Film Fest: Rosamund Pike Lands Breakthrough Honor for 'Gone Girl'

    6:00 am PST 11/21/2014
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    Last year's recipient of this prize went on to win an Oscar, as well READ MORE

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  2. Palm Springs Film Fest: Julianne Moore Nabs Top Actress Honor for 'Still Alice'

    6:06 am PST 11/13/2014
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    The still Oscar-less actress is also expected to receive the Hollywood Actress Award at the Hollywood Film Awards on Friday READ MORE

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  3. Palm Springs Film Fest: Eddie Redmayne Lands Top Actor Honor for 'Theory of Everything'

    6:00 am PST 11/07/2014
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    For his turn as Stephen Hawking, the 32-year-old will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award, the last seven recipients of which landed Oscar noms READ MORE

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  4. Obamageddon: President's Visit Disrupts Palm Springs Design Event

    5:00 am PST 02/13/2014
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    Organizers of Modernism Week, the annual fest that kicks off Thursday, have been forced to cancel tours of Sunnylands, one of the event’s highlights. READ MORE

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  5. Magic Men: Palm Springs Review

    3:08 pm PST 01/18/2014
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    The Israeli title follows a Holocaust survivor who returns to Greece to find the man who sheltered him during the World War II. READ MORE

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  6. Under the Same Sun: Palm Springs Review

    11:17 am PST 01/16/2014
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    Israeli-Palestinian director Sameh Zoabi's second fiction feature stars Ali Suliman and Yossi Marshek. READ MORE

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  7. Hunting Elephants (Latzoud Pilim): Palm Springs Review

    11:07 pm PST 01/13/2014
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    Israeli director and comic Reshef Levi assembles a cast of blue-rinse stars, including Sasson Gabai, Moni Moshonov and Patrick Stewart, for this crowd-pleasing caper. READ MORE

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  8. The Searches (Las busquedas): Palm Springs Review

    10:20 pm PST 01/13/2014
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    The second feature from Mexico-based director Jose Luis Valle ("Workers") is an austere but masterful fable shot in gorgeous black-and-white. READ MORE

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  9. The Butterfly's Dream (Kelebegin Ruyasi): Palm Springs Review

    3:25 pm PST 01/13/2014
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    Turkish actor-director Yilmaz Erdogan turns the life of two little-known, 1940s poet friends into a sumptuously staged melodrama with Mert Firat and an exceptional Kivanc Tatlitug. READ MORE

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  10. Belgium's 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' Takes Top Prize at Palm Springs Festival

    3:27 pm PST 01/11/2014
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    UPDATED: Audience awards go to Nagesh Kukunoor's "Lakshmi" and Nicholas Wrathall's "Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia." READ MORE

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  11. Coast of Death (Costa da Morte): Palm Springs Review

    10:04 am PST 01/09/2014
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    Currently doing the festival rounds, including an appearance at Palm Springs, Lois Patino's debut is a poetic documentary exploration of a small coastal region in the north of Spain. READ MORE

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  12. The Mercury Factor: Palm Springs Review

    8:54 am PST 01/09/2014
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    Luca Barbareschi hopes to blend love story with thriller, with the adulterated food market as the main course. READ MORE

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  13. Palm Springs Film Fest: Trina Turk's Guide to Desert Chic

    11:54 am PST 01/07/2014
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    The colorful designer dishes on where to eat, shop and play in the sunny oasis. READ MORE

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  14. Palm Springs Film Fest: Meryl Streep Accepts Icon Award With Heartwarming Speech (Video)

    8:08 pm PST 01/06/2014
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    The "August: Osage County" actress tells the star-studded awards gala that "an icon is like a thing that stands alone," but she stands "with my fellow actors. I rely on them. I depend on them. I have them to thank for every wonderful thing that has happened in my life, so far." READ MORE

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  15. Oscars: Foreign Film Shortlist Breakdown

    11:30 am PST 01/06/2014
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    Academy voters, brace yourselves. Nine films have been selected, and there's not a comedy among them -- but there's plenty of suffering, from the dislocations of World War II to violence on the Israel-Palestine border. READ MORE

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  16. Palm Springs Film Festival: Meryl Streep's Acceptance Speech

    12:13 pm PST 01/05/2014
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    The "August: Osage County" star was presented with the Icon Award by co-star Margo Martindale on Jan. 5. READ MORE

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  17. Fashion at the Palm Springs Film Fest Gala: Short and Sweet

    11:14 am PST 01/05/2014
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    All eyes were on legs as the top women being honored at the Palm Springs Film Festival wore colorful cocktail-length dresses to show off their gams and build up to the pomp and circumstance that lies ahead. READ MORE

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  18. Inside the Palm Springs Gala: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts Charm Crowd of Thousands

    11:03 pm PST 01/04/2014
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    The film festival event honored a slew of Hollywood stars including Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Bruce Dern and U2 on Saturday. READ MORE

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  19. Palm Springs: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey Upbeat on the Red Carpet

    9:10 pm PST 01/04/2014
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    The fest kicked off with Bono and the Edge saying they were touched to be honored, while Harvey Weinstein humorously rebuffed reporters: "Don't Instagram me! Talk to my casts!" READ MORE

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  20. Palm Springs: The Festival That Sonny Bono Birthed

    8:00 am PST 01/03/2014
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    The town's then-mayor brought dollars and tourism to the desert as now, this year, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks will stop by, international movies are lauded and its must-stop place on the road to Oscar is all but a given. READ MORE

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