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  1. Palm Springs Film Fest: Robert Duvall, Alejandro G. Inarritu Join List of Honorees

    8:22 pm PST 12/19/2014
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    Duvall, the star of 'The Judge,' will receive the fest's Icon Award, while Inarritu, the co-writer and director of 'Birdman,' will receive its Director of the Year Award READ MORE

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  2. Palm Springs Film Fest: Oscar Hopeful 'Selma' to Open Academy-Favorite Gathering

    7:27 am PST 12/16/2014
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    Ava DuVernay's Golden Globe-nominated drama about Martin Luther King Jr. will kick things off Jan. 2, and 20 of 2014's top European films, including 11 Oscar submissions, will screen throughout the 10-day fest READ MORE

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  3. Palm Springs Film Fest: David Oyelowo Lands Breakthrough Performance Award for 'Selma'

    6:00 am PST 12/07/2014
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    The 38-year-old Brit of Nigerian descent portrays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Ava DuVernay's drama, the first studio film to center around the Civil Rights leader READ MORE

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  4. Palm Springs Film Fest: Cast of 'Imitation Game' Picked As Year's Top Ensemble

    6:00 am PST 12/05/2014
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    The casts of 'American Hustle,' 'Argo,' 'The Social Network' and 'Babel' were previously accorded this honor READ MORE

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  5. Palm Springs Film Fest: 'Wild' Star Reese Witherspoon to Receive Chairman's Award

    6:00 am PST 12/04/2014
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    Previous recipients of the honor include Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Richard Gere, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman and Nicole Kidman READ MORE

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  6. Palm Springs Film Fest: Richard Linklater to Receive Visionary Award for 'Boyhood'

    7:36 am PST 11/26/2014
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    Past recipients of the award include Oscar-winning filmmakers Tom Hooper, Danny Boyle, Quentin Tarantino and Michel Hazanavicius READ MORE

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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