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BEST ORIGINAL SONG Still Dream Performed by Rene Fleming Music by Alexandre Desplat Lyrics by David LindsayAbaire Time to close your eyes, Overlook the darkness And try to dream tonight Not so long a

F O R Y O U R C O N S I D E R A T I O N THIS IS A MOVIE THAT SHOULD BE CELEBRATED BY ALL WHO LOVE MOVIES, PERIOD. EPIC AND MAGISTERIAL. A MOVIE SO RICH IN LUSHLY CINEMATIC IMAGES C

F O R Y O U R C O N S I D E R A T I O N THIS IS A MOVIE THAT SHOULD BE CELEBRATED BY ALL WHO LOVE MOVIES, PERIOD. EPIC AND MAGISTERIAL. A MOVIE SO RICH IN LUSHLY CINEMATIC IMAGES C

CONTENTS 6 Theyre Baaaack This years Best Director lineup is chock full of past winners 8 The New Rules How Steve James and Cristian Mungiu embarrassed the Academy into making changes 14 The Love Guru

CONTENTS 6 Theyre Baaaack This years Best Director lineup is chock full of past winners 8 The New Rules How Steve James and Cristian Mungiu embarrassed the Academy into making changes 14 The Love Guru

AWARDS BEAT THE BEST REVIEWED ANIMATED FILM OF THE YEAR THIS IS THE YEARS MOST INVENTIVE, ENDEARING ANIMATED FEATURE. RICHARD CORLISS I TIME Steve Pond, Awards Editor Newcomers Beware I Seldom in

AWARDS BEAT THE BEST REVIEWED ANIMATED FILM OF THE YEAR THIS IS THE YEARS MOST INVENTIVE, ENDEARING ANIMATED FEATURE. RICHARD CORLISS I TIME Steve Pond, Awards Editor Newcomers Beware I Seldom in

FRONT CENTER The Guys Who Changed the Rules Steve James and Cristian Mungiu dont have much in common, but they had a profound impact on how a couple of Oscars are given out By Steve Pond O ne is

FRONT CENTER The Guys Who Changed the Rules Steve James and Cristian Mungiu dont have much in common, but they had a profound impact on how a couple of Oscars are given out By Steve Pond O ne is

FRONT CENTER mother sits next to her daughter, whos had four concussions playing soccer, and says that she doesnt want the girl to stop playing. Yeah. On one hand you can say, What are you doing Your

FRONT CENTER mother sits next to her daughter, whos had four concussions playing soccer, and says that she doesnt want the girl to stop playing. Yeah. On one hand you can say, What are you doing Your

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT Director Michael Haneke on the tough, unforgettable Amour Love and Death O ut of the 71 films submitted in the Oscar foreignlanguage category this year, Michael Hanekes Amour

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT Director Michael Haneke on the tough, unforgettable Amour Love and Death O ut of the 71 films submitted in the Oscar foreignlanguage category this year, Michael Hanekes Amour

PARTY PEOPLE 1. Amy Adams at the 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards sponsored by Fuji Water. 2. Jack Black at TheWraps screening of Bernie. 3. Ethan Hawke at the Gotham Awards. 4. Gothams winn

PARTY PEOPLE 1. Amy Adams at the 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards sponsored by Fuji Water. 2. Jack Black at TheWraps screening of Bernie. 3. Ethan Hawke at the Gotham Awards. 4. Gothams winn

Chris Terrio and Ben Affleck at the Casa del Mar Hotel, Santa Monica ERGO ARG 16 THEWRAP.COM DECEMBER 3, 2012 Argo director Ben Affleck and screenwriter Chris Terrio combined humor with heartthump

Chris Terrio and Ben Affleck at the Casa del Mar Hotel, Santa Monica ERGO ARG 16 THEWRAP.COM DECEMBER 3, 2012 Argo director Ben Affleck and screenwriter Chris Terrio combined humor with heartthump

BEN AFFLECK Part of it was political context, but the directorial part of it was completely different. We had multiple tones in the movie, including this quasicomic aspect, and the idea was to try to

BEN AFFLECK Part of it was political context, but the directorial part of it was completely different. We had multiple tones in the movie, including this quasicomic aspect, and the idea was to try to

Little one Sometimes healing comes from the most unexpected place From the Director of the Oscar nominated film Yesterday, Darrell James Roodt brings a story about hope and redemption TORNOTO FILM FE

Little one Sometimes healing comes from the most unexpected place From the Director of the Oscar nominated film Yesterday, Darrell James Roodt brings a story about hope and redemption TORNOTO FILM FE

Not Your Average Joe If you want another typical costume drama, dont look to Anna Karenina director Joe Wright By Sharon Waxman Photographed by Remy Haynes as more of a ballet with words. Its a choreo

Not Your Average Joe If you want another typical costume drama, dont look to Anna Karenina director Joe Wright By Sharon Waxman Photographed by Remy Haynes as more of a ballet with words. Its a choreo

WOMEN IN CHARGE n Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein RISE UP Left Hayward with Cameron Mackintosh on set Below Director Tom Hooper between takes From a bigbudget musical to an epic animated adv

WOMEN IN CHARGE n Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein RISE UP Left Hayward with Cameron Mackintosh on set Below Director Tom Hooper between takes From a bigbudget musical to an epic animated adv

n Ava DuVernay NO MORE COMPLAINING Ava DuVernay is a new breed of filmmaker. Writer, director, producer and distributor of her indie film Middle of Nowhere, DuVernay represents the kind of doitall dr

n Ava DuVernay NO MORE COMPLAINING Ava DuVernay is a new breed of filmmaker. Writer, director, producer and distributor of her indie film Middle of Nowhere, DuVernay represents the kind of doitall dr

Who Put This Guy in Charge It doesnt make sense that the man who made Anvil should be directing Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren in Hitchcockbut then, not much in Sacha Gervasis career adds up By Stev

Who Put This Guy in Charge It doesnt make sense that the man who made Anvil should be directing Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren in Hitchcockbut then, not much in Sacha Gervasis career adds up By Stev

killed on a moped in India by a bus, another died of a rare blood disease...And the other people in the picture are Helena Bonham Carter Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of Bush and Ian Bostridge, one of t

killed on a moped in India by a bus, another died of a rare blood disease...And the other people in the picture are Helena Bonham Carter Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of Bush and Ian Bostridge, one of t

For Your Consideration Best Foreign Language Film Italy CAESAR MUST DIE A FILM BY PAoLo AND vIttorIo tAvIANI Winner Golden Bear Best Film Berlin 2012 Winner David of Donatello Awards Best Film, Be

For Your Consideration Best Foreign Language Film Italy CAESAR MUST DIE A FILM BY PAoLo AND vIttorIo tAvIANI Winner Golden Bear Best Film Berlin 2012 Winner David of Donatello Awards Best Film, Be

Nothing Is Impossible From Cloud Atlas to Life of Pi, 2012 was filled with film versions of books that were extraordinarily difficult to adapt By Steve Pond Illustration by RJ Matson T The Best Adap

Nothing Is Impossible From Cloud Atlas to Life of Pi, 2012 was filled with film versions of books that were extraordinarily difficult to adapt By Steve Pond Illustration by RJ Matson T The Best Adap

A few case studies from a year of highdegreeofdifficulty adaptations Slice of Pi When David Magee first read Yann Martels bestseller Life of Pi, he was working on Finding Neverland with director Marc

A few case studies from a year of highdegreeofdifficulty adaptations Slice of Pi When David Magee first read Yann Martels bestseller Life of Pi, he was working on Finding Neverland with director Marc

Peter Ramsey on the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale Rise of the Guardians Barrier Breaker As director of DreamWorks Animations epic adventure, Peter Ramsey has gone where no AfricanAmerican f

Peter Ramsey on the DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale Rise of the Guardians Barrier Breaker As director of DreamWorks Animations epic adventure, Peter Ramsey has gone where no AfricanAmerican f

What films inspired your approach to Guardians I always knew that I wanted to make a fun, actionpacked, big, epic fantasy movie rather than a quaint little fairytale. So I thought of Star Wars and Har

What films inspired your approach to Guardians I always knew that I wanted to make a fun, actionpacked, big, epic fantasy movie rather than a quaint little fairytale. So I thought of Star Wars and Har

F O R Y O U R C O N S I D E R A T I O N Official Brazilian Entry For the 85th Academy Awards BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM WINNER Grand Prize of Brazilian Cinema Awards Best Picture, Best Director S

F O R Y O U R C O N S I D E R A T I O N Official Brazilian Entry For the 85th Academy Awards BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM WINNER Grand Prize of Brazilian Cinema Awards Best Picture, Best Director S

OSCARS BACK PAGES p MADONNA, 1991 You cant really tell from the photo, but Madonna was steaming mad as she performed Sooner or Later from Dick Tracy. An Oscar tech fell asleep in the balcony and fail

OSCARS BACK PAGES p MADONNA, 1991 You cant really tell from the photo, but Madonna was steaming mad as she performed Sooner or Later from Dick Tracy. An Oscar tech fell asleep in the balcony and fail

BEST ORIGINAL SONG Still Dream Performed by Rene Fleming Music by Alexandre Desplat Lyrics by David LindsayAbaire Time to close your eyes, Overlook the darkness And try to dream tonight Not so long a

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