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TCM Announces 'Oscar,' New Documentary on History of the Academy Awards, to Premiere in February 2014

As part of TCM's annual "31 Days of Oscar" showcase in February of 2014, the network will present the world premiere of brand-new documentary "Oscar," which traces the history of the Academy Awards.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 30, 2013 2:41 PM
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Sundance Institute Adds Ava DuVernay, Rob Epstein, Nadine Schiff and Liesl Tommy as New Trustees

The Sundance Institute has announced four new members of their Board of Trustees: Ava DuVernay, Rob Epstein, Nadine Schiff and Liesl Tommy.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 26, 2013 2:20 PM
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Sundance Review Roundup: Tame 'Lovelace' Goes Down Too Smooth

"Lovelace," Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's portrait of the personal life of "Deep Throat" porn star Linda Lovelace (Amanda Seyfried), isn't impressing the critics. While the occasional review finds Seyfried and co-star Peter Sarsgaard's performances to be engaging, most deem the actors' talents squandered in an oddly tame film that's "movie-of-the-week melodrama." Roundup below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 24, 2013 11:19 AM
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