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Exclusive: The New York Film Critics Circle is putting off its vote by one day. They’re moving to November 29th from November 28th. The reason is to make sure every film that’s possibly eligible has been seen by everyone. Originally the NYFCC was set to vote on Monday. Either way, they beat the less serious National Board of Review, the Golden Globes and other groups. Some films, like Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” have been stragglers this awards season. Complicating that is the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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