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BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL SELECTS TWO OSCAR-CONTENDING FILMS

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock, has been selected to make its international debut in February at the Berlin Film Festival, where it will screen out of competition, the festival announced today (Monday). The film, set in New York during the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, is due […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: COUNTRY STRONG

January 7, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Country Strong has all the makings of a melodramatic country ballad, several critics suggest, while pointing out that the movie is likely to find a receptive audience among the folks who appreciate such music. The movie stars Gwyneth Paltrow as a burned-out country singer looking for a comeback. Manohla Dargis appraises her performance this way: […]