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Medvedev visits new Russian studios

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MOSCOW -- Glavkino, a $300 million studio under construction outside Moscow, lifted its curtain with a special screening of helmer Janik Fayziev's patriotic movie, "August 8," for president Dmitry…

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Locarno fest adds cash, prize

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ROME -- The 65th Locarno Film Festival is beefing-up its Filmmakers of the Present competition with more cash and a new nod for emerging helmer worth 20,000 Swiss francs ($22,000).

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Piaget Producer’s Award: Sophia Lin

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Writer-director Jeff Nichols and star Michael Shannon may have gotten most of the attention for the hallucinatory Sundance darling "Take Shelter," but it's unlikely the pic would have been realized…

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Acad is about so much more than awards

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The significance of the Oscars in terms of box office bumps, career-making strategies and general ego-stroking has been so hyperanalyzed this season -- often incorrectly -- that there's little left…

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