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The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards won’t be announced until Tuesday morning, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start looking ahead to next year’s nominations. Judging from the buzz at the Sundance Film Festival, the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony might be a special one for Richard Gere; the veteran actor could be in the heat of the Best Actor race thanks to his performance in… Continue reading Richard Gere in 'Arbitrage': Sundance Film Festival's First Oscar Contender?

The Sundance Film Festival is off and running — something you certainly know if you follow any number of attending film writers on Twitter — but which film will be the first to score a big acquisition deal? Perhaps “Celeste and Jesse Forever,” the Rashida Jones co-written, co-led dramedy about a pair of high school sweethearts (Jones and Andy Samberg) going through a divorce, but trying to remain friends.

After premiering… Continue reading 'Celeste And Jesse Forever': Sundance Film Festival's First Breakout Hit?

With this year’s edition of the Telluride, Venice, and Toronto film festivals all in the books, the next round of major fall events gets underway on Thursday when Fantastic Fest opens in Austin, Texas. 

Genre Rules

mdc fest focus fantastic fest 2011 Fest Focus: Genre Rules, New York Gala Parade, and More Fall FestivalsTrue, it’s unlikely that The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence), which opens Fantastic Fest, will suddenly become an awards contender. But it’s good to keep in mind that, in… Continue reading Fest Focus: Genre Rules, New York Gala Parade, and More Fall Festivals

Tweet . A massive crowd of 80,000 will descend on Slane village, County Meath on Saturday to see a lineup of world class bands and celebrate the… Continue reading Kings of Leon gear up to rock Slane on festival’s 30th anniversary