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Palm Springs International Shortfest Winners and Panel Takeaways

A record 500 filmmakers from 37 countries attended the 20th annual Palm Springs International Shortfest (June 17-23). The largest short film festival and only short film market in North America screened 330 short films out of 3000 submissions. The Fest awarded more than $115,000 in prizes, including $21,000 in cash awards, in 21 categories.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 23, 2014 12:28 AM
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Best of the Week: Top 10 Films of 2014 So Far, LA Film Festival, This Year's Movie Musicals & More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • June 21, 2014 1:30 PM
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SCREEN TALK EPISODE 2: 'Boyhood,' 'Jersey Boys,' Telluride vs. Toronto Clash & More

New York's Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I hit Skype again to debate movies seen and still to come. We both adore Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," which didn't make Indiewire's mid-year critics' poll (TOH's picks are here) because it hasn't been released yet. Is it a Best Picture Oscar contender? I think so, but Eric isn't sure.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 20, 2014 6:33 PM
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Los Angeles Film Festival Award Winners Led by 'Man from Reno,' 'Stray Dog'; FULL LIST

Dave Boyle’s "Man From Reno," and Debra Granik’s "Stray Dog" lead the list of jury award-winners at the Los Angeles Film festival, which closes Thursday night with Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys." Full list of audience and jury prize-winners below.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 19, 2014 9:43 PM
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Best of the Week: New Podcast Screen Talk, Why 'Jupiter Ascending' Got Pushed, LGBT Film Essentials & More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • June 14, 2014 11:00 AM
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Oscar Watch: DreamWorks' 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Leads Animation Race

Looking for a summer Oscar contender? 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' is the frontrunner for animated feature. DreamWorks Animation's Jeffrey Katzenberg and producer Bonnie Arnold take us behind the making of the movie.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 13, 2014 1:44 PM
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Welcome to Screen Talk, Indiewire's New Weekly Podcast, with New Co-Host

Some of you may remember Oscar Talk, an awards-focused podcast I did for some years with In Contention's Kris Tapley. We said goodbye to that after the last Oscars, and now I'm starting up again with a new podcast, Screen Talk, and new producer and sparring partner, Indiewire's New York-based critic Eric Kohn.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 13, 2014 1:32 PM
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Oscar-Winner McConaughey is Next American Cinematheque Tributee

This year's American Cinematheque honors will go to Matthew McConaughey. At 44, while he is younger than some Hollywood tribute subjects, McConaughey nonetheless makes a strong candidate for one of these galas.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 10, 2014 1:51 PM
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The Tony Awards Love Hollywood (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)

The Tony Awards voters love Hollywood, and 2014 was no exception. "Breaking Bad" star and Broadway rookie Bryan Cranston and popular Tony host Neil Patrick Harris took home their first Tonys, for playing a flamboyant president (Lyndon Baines Johnson in Robert Schenkkan’s “All the Way,” which won Best Play) and crossdresser (in Best Music Revival "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"), respectively.
  • By Anne Thompson and Jacob Combs
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  • June 9, 2014 11:09 AM
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Best of the Week: Women at the Box Office, Jane Fonda, Howard Hawks and More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • June 7, 2014 12:42 PM
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