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New Distribution Combine Acquires Young Lincoln Biopic 'Better Angels' (TRAILER)

New distribution combine Amplify has acquired U.S. rights to the young Lincoln biopic "The Better Angels," starring Jason Clarke and Brit Marling.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • March 10, 2014 5:22 PM
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Christopher Nolan's Top Ten Films for Criterion: Lang, Welles, Malick Make the Cut [Video]

Director Christopher Nolan has selected his Top Ten films for Criterion. His choices are varied, and the themes unsurprising: morality, mortality, life-or-death decisions, larger-than-life situations, and characters pushed to their total limits. The films he selected -- from Erich von Stroheim in 1924 and Orson Welles in 1955 to Terrence Malick in 1998 -- share ambition. Watch the trailers and clips from Nolan's selections below. The full list is here, published in the Criterion newsletter.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • January 30, 2013 6:57 PM
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