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WATCH: Nicole Holofcener Talks to Indiewire's Awards Season Spotlight

"Enough Said" writer-director Nicole Holofcener is today's honoree in Indiewire's ongoing Awards Season Spotlight interview series. Check out some video segments, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 6, 2014 2:19 PM
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CINE-LIST: Ten Great Movie Quotes from 2013

Great films leave a mark. A shot will linger in your mind's eye, strains from a score will haunt you, and the perfect quote will always be associated with your experience of seeing a film. Below, Cine-List selects and ranks ten memorable movies quotes from 2013.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • December 19, 2013 2:22 PM
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TOH! Top Tens of 2013

TOH! contributors list their Top Ten Films of 2013.
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  • December 13, 2013 5:19 PM
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Actors Talk Actors: Julia Roberts, Ralph Fiennes, Benicio Del Toro and More Discuss This Year's Oscar Contenders in Variety

In Variety's new SAG preview, 35 different actors discuss this year's likely Oscar contenders: Ralph Fiennes talks Chiwetel Ejiofor in "12 Years a Slave," Candice Bergen talks Sandra Bullock in "Gravity," Julia Roberts talks James Gandolfini in "Enough Said" and much more. Quote highlights below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 20, 2013 3:00 PM
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'Gravity' Dominates Weekend Box Office with Big Saturday Jump

3-D space epic "Gravity" delivered a bigger-than-expected $55.5 million at an otherwise dismal weekend box office. Only one other film grossed more than $8 million, holdover "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" ($21.5 million). After the recent ballyhoo over AMC's "Breaking Bad" finale, "Gravity" reminds that the public will respond to unanimous praise for a ground-breaking cinematic event.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • October 6, 2013 2:49 PM
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Q & A: Indie Hit 'Enough Said' Is Oscar Race Dark Horse

Nicole Holofcener is one of those respected specialty players who has never crossed over to the mainstream. Now may be her time. With rave reviews and strong box office and an awards push from Fox Searchlight (which developed the project from a pitch), "Enough Said" could wind up a strong contender in the Oscar race in multiple categories.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 1, 2013 3:04 PM
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Arthouse Audit: 'Enough Said' and 'Metallica Through the Never' Score Solid Limited National Grosses

The weekend's big news: two pictures played well in multi-hundred theaters early in their release. Fox Searchlight's "Enough Said" nearly placed in the top 10 (#11) in only 227 runs in a quick second week expansion, while revitalized Picturehouse's 3-D "Metallica Through the Never" scored nearly $1.7 million at 305 IMAX locations.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • September 29, 2013 4:30 PM
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Arthouse Audit: 'Enough Said' Scores Big for Searchlight, 'Rush' Decent for Universal

The race to open films shown at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals began with two significant platform releases. This sets the pattern from now until the end of the year. Leading the way was Fox Searchlight's "Enough Said," with a surprisingly stellar gross, driven by rave reviews and curiosity about the late James Gandolfini's second to last film. It outpaced the other new limited opening, Universal's action biopic "Rush," which with top-end urban moviegoer appeal grabbed a decent sampling to go with its strong festival reaction and decent reviews.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • September 22, 2013 11:50 PM
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Box Office Top Ten: 'Prisoners' Outpaces 'Argo,' 'Enough Said' Beats 'Rush' in Limited Release

The fall studio rush to release adult-oriented fare has begun, to continue through Christmas. Fall festival hits "Prisoners" went wide and "Enough Said" and "Rush" platformed before their expansions next week. Warner Bros.' "Prisoners" performed in the range of past serious fare released on the same weekend. But the surprise of the weekend: Fox Searchlight's James Gandolfini/Julia-Louis Dreyfus comedy "Enough Said," which is a specialized release with possible crossover potential, grossed significantly better than Ron Howard's European-set car race film "Rush," positioned as wide break next week. It may be that "Enough Said" has more Oscar potential than the Ron Howard film.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • September 22, 2013 12:51 PM
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Festival Hits 'Prisoners,' 'Enough Said' and 'Rush' Post Strong Openings

Three film festival hits, "Prisoners" (Warner Bros.), "'Enough Said" (Fox Searchlight) and "Rush" (Universal) launched the parade of awards contenders at the fall box office. All three showed solid initial results. Wide release "Prisoners" easily took the #1 slot on Friday. Among the two limited platform openers Nicole Holofcener's romantic comedy "Enough Said," starring the James Gandolfini and Julia-Louis Dreyfuss, scored an upset by having a slightly better per screen average than Ron Howard's Formula One biofilm "Rush" in their New York/Los Angeles debuts.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • September 21, 2013 3:32 PM
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