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Film, "Silver Linings Playbook": Mostly Cloudy Storytelling

"Silver Linings Playbook": Mostly Cloudy Storytelling

Silver Linings Playbook, which stars Bradley Cooper as a manic-depressive man-child attempting to get his life back together after a breakdown, won the coveted Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival in September and subsequently shot to the top…
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Arthouse Movie Listings for April 6-12, 2011

Artists' Television Access. Amreeka: A single mother and her teenage son leave the West Bank and build a new life in Illinois. Thu., April 7, 7 p.m. $6. Woven: A short film by Elia Vargas about a woman who searches…
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Arthouse Movie Listings for March 9-15, 2011

Artists' Television Access. Nasser 56: On the History of Struggle in Egypt: Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser seized the Suez Canal from its European owners and claimed it as Egyptian property. Thu., March 10, 7:30 p.m. $6. Head Cold: An…
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Film, Oscars 2011: The Academy Goes for Safe Nominations

Oscars 2011: The Academy Goes for Safe Nominations

Paramount, distributor of David O. Russell's The Fighter, celebrated the helmer's Best Director Oscar nomination by placing a "For Your Consideration" ad on the cover of Variety, touting him as "the comeback of the year." It was an odd choice…
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Film, "The Fighter": Boxer biopic falls through the ropes

"The Fighter": Boxer biopic falls through the ropes

The Fighter is based on the true story of Lowell, Mass., light welterweight champ "Irish" Micky Ward, but, starring Boston working-class hero Mark Wahlberg, it plays as a Rocky-fied fairy tale for our time: Consigned to Palookaville, a sweet, unassuming…
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