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Ozploitation?

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The "Silver Linings Playbook" team celebrated Australia Day with a handful of kudos, including best picture, from the second annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Intl. Awards at…

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From Russia without much love

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On Saturday night, "The Americans" creator Joe Weisberg entertained the preem aud at Gotham's DGA Theater with memories of his CIA exam 20 years ago. One question back then stunned him: "Are you…

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Weinstein playbook

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Some of the biggest laughs at Saturday's Producers Guild Awards at the BevHilton came with the presentation of a Milestone Award to Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Robert De Niro recalled being asked by…

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Insiders: Events

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TODAY: Director Kevin Smith moderates a panel with Michael Emerson, Mark Valley and other cast members and producers of Warner Bros. animated direct-to-vid pic "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part…

Insiders: Birth

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Shakira Mebarak and Gerard Pique , a boy; Milan Pique Mebarak, Jan. 22, Barcelona. Mebarak's a singer and coach on "The Voice"; Pique's a pro soccer player.

Insiders: Exec shuffles

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Kinetic Content has named Peter Wasek as senior veep of finance and Melissa Weaver as senior veep of business and legal affairs. Wasek was previously with Walden Media. Weaver served as counsel for…

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Tim Robbins joins Berlin jury

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Tim Robbins, Danish director Susanne Bier, Germany's Andreas Dresen, and U.S. helmer and cinematographer Ellen Kuras are among the high-profile names joining Wong Kar Wai on the international jury of…

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