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Filmmaker Susanne Bier, Seeking 'A Better World'

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Oscar Stars Thank Muses And, Of Course, Moms

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Emil Richards: Timekeeper Of Tinseltown

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Movie Music 2011: Oscar-Nominated Scores

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The PS22 Chorus Goes To The Oscars

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'Shenanigans Are What He Does': Is Banksy Gunning For An Oscar?

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Actor Jesse Eisenberg Plays Not My Job

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