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Jeff Nichols

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  Jeff Nichols’ (Mud, Take Shelter, Shotgun Stories) fourth feature-length film, Midnight Special, could have been easily retitled “The Young Messiah Chronicles,” “The Adventures of the Young Messiah,” or “The Young Messiah and the Journey to Wonderland” (the sequel title already comes pre-made, “The Young Messiah and the Wizard of

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Before heading into this week’s analysis, one should note that six films we assume are Oscar contenders remain unseen: American Hustle, Lone Survivor, Out of the Furnace, Saving Mr. Banks, and The Wolf of Wall Street. (The lattermost might not arrive this year, but distributor Paramount hopes it will be

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Perhaps the most notable news of the week came on Monday, when The Weinstein Co. announced that Grace of Monaco will debut in theaters next year. Originally planned for release on Nov. 27, the Nicole Kidman-led biopic needs more time for completion and will hit theaters next spring as a

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Mud
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Mud is a coming of age story of two hard-necked teenage boys who take a journey with a complete stranger because they want to believe in true love.

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The second of the big days at the London Film Festival, today’s outing held the apocalyptic Sundance smash Take Shelter, the Oscar hopeful The Descendants, Herzog’s latest documentary Into The Abyss and the hotly anticipated mystery film in store for me. So, it was off to Leicester Square once again

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