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in honor of all those sweaty, surly, hard-working, knife-wielding food whores out there, and the filmmakers brave enough to feature them prominently in their flicks, Scene-Stealers is offering up an arbitrary ranking of the best chefs in motion picture history.

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The new Criterion Blu-ray of Ang Lee’s ‘The Ice Storm’, with its excellent transfer and illuminating features, should raise the film’s stature as a modern classic.

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Last year was a great one for movies with big themes and stunning cinematography. No two movies from 2012 encapsulate both of these traits better than Life of Pi and The Master, and both are now out to own on Blu-ray.

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Unexpected: Ben Affleck, Tom Hooper, Quentin Tarantino, and Kathryn Bigelow snubbed in Director in favor of Benh Zeitlin and Michael Haneke.

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The second oldest film critics group in the country tonight named The Master the best film of 2012 during its 46th annual awards meeting. The Master led all films with three wins, including Best Supporting Actor for Philip Seymour Hoffman and Best Original Screenplay for it’s director Paul Thomas Anderson.

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A new movie based on the 2001 international bestseller by Yann Martel hits theaters today and is one of the most visually dynamic films of the year. But does it hold up in the story department? In a word, yes.

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Despite the fact that it is adapted from a classic Marvel comic book, director Ang Lee’s new dysfunctional family psychodrama “Hulk” more closely resembles Universal Studios horror classic than a superhero movie. Sure, there are amazing scenes of the Hulk performing superhuman stunts. But, unlike the standard superhero drama, he’s not really trying to save [...]

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