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Beasts of the Southern Wild (movie)

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  • Sundance 2014: Strong films, but no 'wows!'

    For the first time in a long time, it didn't snow in Park City, Utah, during the Sundance Film Festival, not even a flurry. The barren hills surrounding the town provided a physical echo of a festival that was not overflowing with greatness either. But,...
  • Sundance: Sex, Science and the Comedy of Discomfort

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: They say dogs come to resemble their owners (or vice versa), but if you hang around a film festival long enough, do you start to resemble the movies? That thought crossed my mind on Sundance's final Sunday, when, as I was leaving a...
  • Oscars: Inconvenient Truths at Heart of Best Picture Race

    What a difference a year makes. 2012's best picture nominees tended to look on the salvageable side of life. "Les Miserables," "Lincoln," "Life of Pi," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and certainly winner "Argo" all suggested there exists a "Silver...
  • Writers Guild Presidents: Scribes to Seek Big Cable Bump

    Six years after the end of the scribes strike, leaders of the Writers Guild of America are gearing up for what could be another round of potentially contentious contract talks. The negotiations will start Feb. 3 with the companies likely to insist the...
  • Awards Season Defined by the Sweet Smell of Excess

    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street," the last major Oscar hopeful to be screened for the media, is an appropriate capper, because the tragicomic film is about excess -- and everything about this year's awards season has been excessive: the...
  • 'World War Z' for Best Picture?

    There are many films this year that I admire, and a few that hold a special place in my heart. One of those is a film produced by Brad Pitt and the Plan B team and I am praying that when Academy Award nominations are announced on Jan. 16, this one will do...
  • Mickie Departs Entertainment One As It Launches New Global Sales Arm

    Charlotte Mickie will depart Entertainment One's Films Intl. division, where she currently serves as executive veep, the Toronto-headquartered company announced. The veteran international film sales exec will leave the company in mid-January. It's not...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Fruitvale Station' Excluded From WGA Awards

    The Writers Guild of America has remained tough on qualifying scripts for its screenplay awards, excluding more than a dozen high-profile scripts, including John Ridley's screenplay for "12 Years a Slave." The guild's restrictions -- far more rigorous...
  • Oscar Swingers: New Voters Could Impact Race

    Will the new crop of Academy members be swing voters? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in July invited 276 new members; of this group, more than 100 represent the org's aggressive move toward diversity: women, foreign-born artists and people...
  • Oscars: George H.W. Bush Endorses 'The Book Thief'

    This year's Oscar campaigns are quickly linking up to the prestige that comes with the real world of presidential politics. The latest is Fox's "The Book Thief," which screened to former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush,...
  • White House to Screen Weinstein's 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    President Obama will attend a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," in an early echo of last year's Oscar race during which a number of movies were shown at the White House, adding to their prestige in the midst of awards season. The Weinstein...