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Oscar contender

Growth of an artist in Never Look Back, more on How to Train Your Dragon and life with a wrestling family

Also going international: in Spain by an Iranian and in Singapore with a Japanese foodie

Romance under stress, Nicole Kidman with a different look and the King Arthur story for modern kids

Also some animated fun from Quebec and an inscrutable film with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway.