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Kristen Stewart 'Camp X-Ray' Reviews: Performances Praised at Sundance Film Festival

'Camp X-Ray': Kristen Stewart and Peyman Moaadi praised, but mixed reviews for Sundance 2014 political drama (image: Kristen Stewart in 'Camp X-Ray') The Guardian's Xan Brooks wasn't too crazy about first-time feature film director Peter Sattler's Camp X-Ray, screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival last week, though he did appreciate the acting of stars Kristen Stewart (Twilight, On the Road) and Peyman Moaadi (the male lead in Asghar Farhadi's 2011 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner A Separation). In Camp X-Ray, Stewart plays a U.S. army private sent to Guantanamo, where she befriends one of the inmates, Ali (Moaadi), who claims to be an innocent man trapped in the American gulag and who also happens to be a devout […]


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Kristen Stewart 'Camp X-Ray' Reviews: Performances Praised at Sundance Film Festival



European Film Awards 2013 New Category: Best European Comedy

Daniel Brühl in Good Bye, Lenin! European Film Awards 2013 gets new category: Best European Comedy Perhaps inspired by the U.S.-based Broadcast Film Critics Association (of the populist Critics' Choice Awards) or perhaps the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (of the populist Golden Globes), the European Film Academy has added a new category to its European Film Awards: Best European Comedy. According to an European Film Academy press release, the awards category addition was decided by the EFA board at its most recent meeting in Berlin; its intent is to “pay tribute to a genre which has proven that it is able to unite and entertain audiences across Europe and beyond.” The EFA release adds that the 2013 European Film Awards' […]


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European Film Awards 2013 New Category: Best European Comedy



'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse': Blockbuster Among Best Movies of 1920s

Alice Terry and Rudolph Valentino in 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.' 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse': Rex Ingram's blockbuster – one of the best movies of 1921 BEST FILM The Affairs of Anatol The Conquering Power The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Nobody   BEST DIRECTOR Cecil B. DeMille The Affairs of Anatol Rex Ingram The Conquering Power Rex Ingram The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Roland West Nobody   BEST ACTOR Richard Barthelmess Tol'able David Jackie Coogan The Kid Ralph Lewis The Conquering Power   BEST ACTRESS Jewel Carmen Nobody Alice Terry The Conquering Power Alice Terry The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse   BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Agnes Ayres The Affairs of Anatol Wanda Hawley The Affairs […]


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'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse': Blockbuster Among Best Movies of 1920s