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Award Year: 2014

12 Years a Slave (2013)

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12 Years a Slave 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 -

The autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was abducted from New York state and sold into slavery in the mid-1800s, serves as the basis for this historical drama. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Northup, and Brad Pitt plays an abolitionist.

a.k.a. Twelve Years a Slave
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All Is Lost (2013)

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Fruitvale Station (2013)

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Fruitvale Station 2014-01-14 2014-01-14 -

This dramatic rendering of a real-life tragedy recounts the final hours of Oscar Grant, shot by San Francisco transit police on New Year's Day, 2009. In portraying the energy Oscar brought to life, the film mourns the tragic loss of a unique soul.

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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

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Inside Llewyn Davis 2014-03-11 2014-03-11 -

The Coen Brothers helm this chronicle of struggling musician Llewyn Davis, set during the height of the folk era in the early 1960s. The drama follows Davis through a week of creative highs and lows amid a bleak New York winter.

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Nebraska (2013)

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Nebraska 2014-02-25 2014-02-25 -

When a cantankerous old boozer thinks he's won a magazine sweepstakes prize, his son reluctantly takes a road trip with him to claim the fortune. As they drive from Montana to Nebraska, they visit friends and relatives to whom the dad owes money.

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Award Year: 2013



Killer Joe (2011)

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Killer Joe 2012-12-21 2012-12-21 -

Drug dealer Chris hires Joe to kill his mother for an insurance payout. But Chris can't pay him up front, so Joe demands his sister, Dottie, as collateral. As Joe's maniacal nature surfaces, Chris soon tries to save Dottie from Joe's control.

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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

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Silver Linings Playbook 2013-04-30 2013-04-30 -

After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, bipolar Pat has no choice but to move back in with his football-obsessed parents. While he tries in vain to reconcile with his wife, Pat meets a woman who's as unstable as he is -- and she changes his life.

a.k.a. El lado bueno de las cosas
Happiness Therapy
Il lato positivo
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Award Year: 2012

The Artist (2011)

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The Artist 2012-06-26 2012-06-26 2012-10-24

Winner of five Oscars, this black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era legend on a downward spiral and a rising starlet.

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A Better Life (2011)

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A Better Life 2011-10-18 2011-10-18 -

This candid social drama tracks the relationship and conflicts between Mexican immigrant gardener Carlos and his teenage son Luis, whom he's trying to interest in earning an honest living rather than drifting into the East L.A. gang scene.

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Rampart (2011)

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Rampart 2012-05-15 2012-05-15 2012-07-14

Take Shelter (2011)

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Award Year: 2011

127 Hours (2010)

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127 Hours 2011-03-29 2011-03-29 -

From director Danny Boyle comes this harrowing tale of real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston (James Franco), who literally cuts himself loose from danger -- and lives to tell about it when sliding rock pins his forearm under a boulder during a climb in Utah. To stay alive, Ralston resorts to his basest survival instincts. The film scored Academy Award nominations in the Best Picture and Best Actor (Franco) categories.

a.k.a. 127 heures
127 horas
127 ore
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Cyrus (2010)

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Cyrus 2011-01-11 2011-01-11 -

Indie favorites Jay and Mark Duplass co-direct this wry look at modern love and family dysfunction. John C. Reilly plays a divorced man who thinks he's found just the right woman (Marisa Tomei) to help him recover and move on. Unfortunately, the woman's son, played by Jonah Hill, has no interest in allowing another man into their lives -- a stance he proceeds to demonstrate in a variety of obnoxious ways.

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Greenberg (2010)

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Greenberg 2010-08-10 2010-08-10 2013-08-16

Rabbit Hole (2010)

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Award Year: 2010

(500) Days of Summer (2009)

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(500) Days of Summer 2009-12-22 2009-12-22 -

When his girlfriend, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), unceremoniously dumps him, greeting-card copywriter and hopeless romantic Tom (Golden Globe nominee Joseph Gordon-Levitt) begins sifting through the year-plus worth of days they spent together, looking for clues to what went awry. As he recalls the good and bad times he spent with the commitment-phobic girl, his heart reawakens to what it cherishes most. Marc Webb directs this uncommon love story.

a.k.a. (500) Giorni insieme
(500) Jours ensemble
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Crazy Heart (2009)

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Crazy Heart 2010-05-18 2010-05-18 -

When reporter Jean Craddock (Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal) interviews Bad Blake (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges) -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an existence playing in the shadow of Tommy (Colin Farrell), the upstart kid he once mentored? Robert Duvall produces and co-stars.

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Award Year: 2009


Milk (2008)

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Milk 2009-03-10 2009-03-10 2017-02-16


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