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Sundance: How the Fest’s Quirky Indies Have Won Over the Academy

With two 2014 entries up for the best picture Oscar — 'Boyhood' and 'Whiplash' — THR awards analyst looks at the history of the Sundance-to-Oscar superhighway.

Nicolas Winding Refn Japan-Set Film to Be Part of Tokyo Fest’s Market

Other projects that will vie for co-production funding at the event include movies based on stories by novelist Haruki Murakami and legendary sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein.

Oscar Fashion: Amy Adams, Jennifer Hudson, Helen Hunt Hit the Blue Notes

The red carpet was filled with blue on Sunday, with looks from Oscar de la Renta to budget-friendly H&M.

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2013: ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘The Sessions’ Win Big

Andy Samberg hosted the 28th annual ceremony, held Saturday on the beach in Santa Monica.

New Fox Searchlight Featurette Trumpets ‘Sessions’ Star John Hawkes (Video)

Hawkes, the veteran character actor and best supporting actor Oscar nominee for "Winter's Bone," is among this year's top contenders for best actor.

THR’s Actress Roundtable: 7 Stars on Nightmare Directors, Brutal Auditions and Fights With Paparazzi

Naomi Watts on years of rejection, Sally Field on fighting to play opposite a man 11 years younger and what it feels like to be told you don't have a "shelf life."

THR’s Actor Roundtable: 6 Leading Men on Politics, Over-40 Actresses and the Dangers of Success

Matt Damon, Jamie Foxx, Denzel Washington, Richard Gere, Alan Arkin and John Hawkes convene for a rare exploration of the current state of the male movie star.

John Hawkes: Hopeful, but Ready for Backlash and (Maybe) Permanent Back Pain

The Oscar nominee transforms entirely, taking on the role of a disabled man looking to lose his virginity.

Helen Hunt, Star of ‘The Sessions,’ Wants to Be Sex Positive

"Sex is never perfectly elegant: The light isn't just right, the underwear doesn't fall on the floor perfectly, the hands don't clutch, and you don't come at the same time -- it's all bullshit," the…

How to Laugh At (Or, With) Disability: Ben Lewin and ‘The Sessions’ Take an Unusual Journey

The writer/director of the Sundance hit talks to THR about his film's cringe factor and the unlikely tale, on screen and off.

Todd McCarthy’s Sundance Wrap: Why the ‘Beasts’ Rule

THR's film critic on the triumph of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," Spike Lee's belly-flop and the sad glut of crass sex comedies at Park City.

The Sessions: Film Review

UPDATED: John Hawkes stars in a surprisingly accessible drama about an adult trying to lose his virginity while confined to an iron lung.