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Oscar Discussion: Which Film Had the Best Visual Effects of 2012?

There are a few Oscar categories in which we can always expect some blockbusters to earn nominations. Two of them involve sound; and indeed, this year each includes the latest James Bond actioner Skyfall. Another is Best Visual Effects, which this year includes Prometheus, The Avengers, Snow White and the Huntsman, The Hobbit: An Unexpected  Full Article…

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Check Out the New Poster for ‘Tower,’ One of Indiewire’s Top 10 Undistributed Films of 2012

Canadian writer-director Kazik Radwanski's debut film, "Tower," one of our Top 10 Undistributed Films of 2012, has just released a new poster. The film had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival and its Canadian premiere at TIFF. "Tower," starring newcomer Derek Bogart, follows a 34-year-old bachelor still living with his parents and without  Full Article…

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Indomina, Home to Indiewire’s Top 2012 Title, ‘Holy Motors,’ Is Leaving Domestic Distribution

It takes more than a handful of festival favorites to make box office gold. Last year, Indomina Releasing, the distributing arm of independent studio the Indomina Group, distributed two of the more acclaimed films of last year: Leos Carax's Cannes-competing "Holy Motors" and the hit Sundance documentary "The Impostor." But neither those movies, nor the  Full Article…

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Academy turned $51 million profit on 2012 Oscars

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Last year’s Oscars turned a tidy $ 51.2 million profit, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed in its annual report issued Thursday. AMPAS said it brought in $ 103.3 million in total revenue for 2012 and its net assets stand at $ 299.5 million, an increase of $  Full Article…

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Disney CEO Iger sees 2012 pay rise to $37.1M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney CEO Bob Iger’s pay package got an 18 percent boost last year to $ 37.1 million as the company posted record revenue, net income and earnings per share. Movies News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Sundance 2012: Robert Redford Says There Are Too Many Film Festivals

Robert Redford has remained the most resilient symbol of the Sundance Film Festival since its inception. To some degree, the movies come second: Even the breakout hits, like last year's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," take on new identities once they move beyond the festival environment. While Sundance alone can never define the best work  Full Article…

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