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'Being Elmo' Subject, Puppeteer Kevin Clash, Cleared of Sex Abuse Charges – After having been accused of sexual misconduct with minors, Kevin Clash, the subject of Sundance award-winning documentary "Being Elmo," has been cleared of all charges. The Hollywood Reporter reports the charged have been dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals. Though the charges were dismissed last year due to the statute of limitations on sexual abuse (the alleged crimes took place over ten years ago), Clash's three accusers later brought the case to the U.S. 6 years 51 weeks ago via jackiechan

Critical Consensus: "Martha Marcy May Marlene" Is The Pick of the Week – One of the most anticipated American indie releases of the year, Sean Durkin's "Martha Marcy May Marlene" is the pick of the week for opening specialty films, according to the folks polled on criticWIRE. Winner of the best directing award at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, "Marlene" details a young woman’s experiences during and after a stint in an abusive cult. 9 years 26 weeks ago via donnieyen

Joyous Trailer for the Award-Winning Muppet Doc "Being Elmo" – "Being Elmo," the crowd-pleasing profile of the man behind Elmo, arguably the most-loved Muppet on "Sesame Street," has been melting hearts on the festival circuit since premiering at Sundance this year, where it won the Special Jury Prize. The Constance Marks-directed doc has gone on to win awards at the Traverse City Film Festival and the Nantucket Film Festival. 9 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee
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