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  1. 'Agnes': Palm Springs Review

    9:07 pm PST 01/20/2016
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    German director Johannes Smid directs Odine Johne and Stephan Kampwirth in this rigorous adaptation of Peter Stamm's bestselling novel of the same name. READ MORE

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  2. 'Set the Thames on Fire': Palm Springs Review

    10:48 am PST 01/18/2016
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    Two innocents seek escape from corruption and debauchery in a dark comedy set in East London. READ MORE

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  3. '50 Days in the Desert': Palm Springs Review

    7:35 pm PST 01/14/2016
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    A documentarian offers an intimate look at a challenging film shoot in a remote area of Morocco. READ MORE

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  4. 'Liza, the Fox-Fairy' ('Liza, a rokatunder'): Palm Springs Review

    11:30 am PST 01/14/2016
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    Hungarian director's Karoly Ujj Meszaros fanciful debut, about a woman whose first dates always end up dead, is an impressive, special effects-laden genre mashup. READ MORE

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  5. 'Death by Death' ('Je me tue a le dire'): Palm Springs Review

    11:27 am PST 01/14/2016
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    Myriam Boyer and Jean-Jacques Rausin are a mother and son both worried about dying in this absurd Belgian dramady from Xavier Seron, shot in gorgeous black-and-white. READ MORE

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  6. Watch the Directors of All 9 Oscar-Shortlisted Foreign Films Discuss Their Work

    2:43 pm PST 01/13/2016
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    THR's Scott Feinberg spoke with the filmmakers behind the Oscar submissions from Belgium, Colombia, Finland, Germany, France, Hungary, Jordan, Ireland and Denmark. READ MORE

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  7. ‘Searchdog’: Palm Springs Review

    12:35 pm PST 01/11/2016
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    A documentary takes an intimate look at the extraordinary art of K-9 search, rescue and recovery. READ MORE

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  8. Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara Shine on the Palm Springs Film Festival Red Carpet

    9:55 am PST 01/04/2016
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    Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender started off the year in style at the 27th annual famed film festival gala, held in the desert on Jan. 2. READ MORE

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  9. The Palm Springs Film Festival Gala Brings Out Color, Print and the Usual Slink

    10:53 pm PST 01/03/2016
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    Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Saoirse Ronan bring real fashion to the first awards gala of the season. READ MORE

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  10. Palm Springs Awards Gala Attracts Oscar Hopefuls Like Cate Blanchett and Johnny Depp

    11:24 pm PST 01/02/2016
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    Matt Damon, one of the honorees, used the occasion, which took place amid unprecedented security, to argue that 'The Martian' director Ridley Scott deserves an Oscar. READ MORE

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  11. Palm Springs Film Fest: 'The Big Short' Set for Ensemble Performance Award

    5:59 am PST 12/30/2015
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    Steve Carell, Christian Bale and co-writer/director Adam McKay will collect the honor on behalf of the film's entire cast at PSIFF's Awards Gala on Jan. 2. READ MORE

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  12. Palm Springs Film Fest: 'Trumbo' Star Bryan Cranston Tapped for Honor

    5:59 am PST 12/29/2015
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    The Emmy and Tony winner, who's making a run at an Oscar for his portrayal of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, will collect the fest's Spotlight Award on Jan. 2. READ MORE

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  13. Palm Springs Film Fest: Directors of Oscar-Shortlisted Foreign Language Films to Participate in Panel

    5:00 am PST 12/28/2015
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    THR's Scott Feinberg will moderate the conversation with the people behind Hungary's 'Son of Saul,' France's 'Mustang' and the seven other finalists, all of which will screen during the fest. READ MORE

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  14. Palm Springs Film Festival to Spotlight Canadian Cinema

    8:36 am PST 12/21/2015
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    Films from directors like Andrew Cividino, Andre Turpin and Stephen Dunn will feature during the upcoming 27th edition. READ MORE

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  15. Palm Springs Film Fest: 4 Hot Restaurants to Sample

    11:24 am PST 12/18/2015
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    The desert dining scene is in a constant state of reinvention. READ MORE

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  16. Why the Palm Springs Film Fest Is Showing 40 Oscar Contending Foreign Films

    11:30 am PST 12/17/2015
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    "When I first started back in 2004, we used to program all the foreign-language films, but as their numbers grew, the jurors started to look at us with daggers," says Helen du Toit, the fest's artistic director. READ MORE

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  17. Palm Springs Film Fest: 'The Martian' Star Matt Damon to Receive Chairman's Award

    6:00 am PST 12/15/2015
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    The 45-year-old will be presented with the honor by his 'Martian' director Ridley Scott. READ MORE

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  18. Palm Springs Film Fest: 'Carol' Star Rooney Mara Set to Pick Up Another Honor

    6:00 am PST 12/11/2015
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    It previously was announced that the 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' Oscar nominee will collect the Cinema Vanguard Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. READ MORE

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  19. Palm Springs Film Fest: Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender Tapped for Honors

    6:00 am PST 12/08/2015
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    The 'Danish Girl' supporting actress will receive the Rising Star Award and the 'Steve Jobs' lead actor will receive the International Star Award. READ MORE

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  20. Palm Springs Film Fest: Half of 80 Foreign-Language Oscar Submissions Set to Screen

    6:00 am PST 12/01/2015
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    France's 'Mustang,' Hungary's 'Son of Saul' and Taiwan's 'The Assassin' are among the dozens of top contenders that will screen between Jan 1-11. READ MORE

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