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National Society of Film Critics Names ‘Moonlight’ Best Picture of 2016

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Adding to its list of accolades, “Moonlight” has been named the Best Picture of 2016 by the National Society of Film Critics on Saturday, January 7. Directed by Barry Jenkins ...

‘The Big Sick’ Is Very, Very Warmly Received at Sundance, and a Buyer Frenzy Ensues

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Let the bidding begin. Going in, director Michael Showalter’s “The Big Sick” was pegged as the big acquisition title for this year’s Sundance Film Festival and based on the very ...

Bring On the Bidding Wars: 14 Movies That Could Sell Big at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

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Bidding wars have already begun for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Buyers snapped up six titles in the days leading up to the fest, including one that A24 purchased sight ...

Golden Globes 2017 Winners List: Every Film and TV Award Here

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The Golden Globes always promise glamour and strangeness along with the annual celebration of achievements across film and television. This year’s nominees feature plenty of powerful stories, new voices and ...

Cinema Eye Honors Turn 10: How This Oscar-Season Protest Became a Cozy Documentary Club

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The Oscars can have its annual celebrity luncheon. This week, several documentarians celebrated the Cinema Eye Honors with an after-hours field trip to the Whitney Museum of American Art. Conceived ...

2017 Golden Globes Live Blog: Follow Along as IndieWire Riffs on the Most Entertaining Awards Ceremony of the Year

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Jimmy Fallon is hosting the Golden Globes tonight, and you know what that means: The “Tonight Show” host will probably spend the entire night laughing and never make it through ...

‘Son of Joseph’ Is the First Satisfying Movie of 2017

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American-born French director Eugène Green is known as a practitioner of the Baroque theater technique, in particular his ability to translate that tradition into cinematic form. If that sounds like ...

‘Neruda’ and ‘Jackie’ Prove Pablo Larraín is the Year’s Most Fearless Director: Awards Spotlight

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Biopics have become a curious corner of filmmaking in which A-list actors seek awards relevance by proving they can undergo physical transformation. And then there’s director Pablo Larraín, the Chilean ...

Sundance 2017: Why the Dealmaking Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

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For every Sundance Film Festival movie that sells for a big sum, there’s another one that doesn’t. While hordes of buyers scatter throughout Park City over the next week, a ...

2016 Directors Guild of America Documentary and TV Nominations: The Year of O.J. Continues

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The Directors Guild of America has announced the nominees in the documentary and television categories for this year’s DGA Awards, with O.J. Simpson present in both fields: “O.J.: Made in ...

Sundance Film Festival Box Office Suffers Cyberattack

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Hackers shut down the Sundance Film Festival’s box office on Saturday. An internet outage across Park City, Utah also brought activity at local businesses and events to a halt. The ...