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Scorsese has been working and reworking Sinatra and audiences are asking what we can expect to see from the finished product.

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To say this is an official list of the best documentaries of 2014 would be a slight exaggeration. This is a list of the top 10 best documentaries from 2014 based on what I’ve watched, read, and heard. Many are politically oriented, unpacking, as always, the biggest issues. Others, like Manakamana, are a soothing

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How will the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild of America’s picks affect the Oscar race?

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AMERICAN HUSTLE and GRAVITY lead the Oscar nominations. 12 YEARS A SLAVE close behind. And what’s ALONE YET NOT ALONE?

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Members of the motion-picture academy could begin voting for the Oscars as early as Dec. 27, and today marks the final day on which they can turn in their ballots. In other words, nothing that happens after today – save for some kind of technical glitch with the electronic voting

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Luc Besson, producer Martin Scorsese, and Robert De Niro deliver a stunningly silly and basically worthless mob comedy with too much violence and not enough smarts.

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There’s a scene in The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese’s (Shutter Island, Casino, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Mean Streets) latest film – his first since the underwhelming Hugo two years ago – where the central character, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), falls into spastic fits at a country club

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The Wolf of Wall Street is sure to be one of the years best films and the soundtrack is definitely up there as one of the best movie soundtracks of the year.

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We’re now less than a month away (December 25) from The Wolf of Wall Street, so we thought we’d take a close look at the trailer. Directed by Martin Scorsese, best known for classics like Taxi Driver (1976) and Goodfellas (1990), the movie will be his fifth collaboration with actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

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Blue is the Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche’s drama about a romance between two young women, took to four screens this weekend and opened with $100,316. That’s $25,079 for each screen, a better average than Michael Haneke’s Amour, the drama about an elderly woman and her husband that earned five Oscar

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Surprise: Another film we thought would contend for Oscars this year got bumped to next year, as Sony moved The Monuments Men to 2014. Apparently there wasn’t enough time to finish the visual effects. This move might give the distributor’s upcoming American Hustle more room to breathe. Monuments director George

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Another twist hit awards-watchers last week as Sony Pictures Classics bumped Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher out of its 2013 lineup – and not too long after an impressive teaser leaked. Maybe SPC simply wants its potential Oscar pony to avoid the current best picture front-runner. As Sasha Stone of Awards Daily

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Perhaps the most notable news of the week came on Monday, when The Weinstein Co. announced that Grace of Monaco will debut in theaters next year. Originally planned for release on Nov. 27, the Nicole Kidman-led biopic needs more time for completion and will hit theaters next spring as a

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The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

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Leo DiCaprio embraces excess, dancing, and the art of throwing things in the first manic and splendid first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

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A few of us had a chance to see an advanced screening of Side Effects, starring Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Channing Tatum. Overall, we weren’t too impressed. I think I was the most forgiving out of myself, fellow contributor Michael O’Brien and co-founder Kristal Bailey. Some of my comments about the film may be

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