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Are you as smitten with 'Midnight in Paris' as Owen Wilson's character was with the Golden Age?

The nostalgic fumes of 1920’s Paris in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris are so intoxicating that it is difficult not to develop a contact high. Who wouldn’t want to hob-knob with Hemingway and the Fitzgeralds while romancing a celebrating art groupie played by Marion Cotillard? Fans of the film who lack the imagination of Owen Wilson’s Gil Pender — or some time machine — can at least have a piece of the Oscar-nominated production. Gilt.com is currently selling memorabilia from the film, including vintage-style cigarette holders, DVDs signed by the director himself, and recreations of Toulouse-Lautrec’s sketches (right).

Several items have already sold out — kudo’s to the chap who purchased Adriana’s diary for $2,000 — but you can still pick up a piece of Woody Allen’s biggest box-office hit. Gil’s manuscript is just sitting there for $1,500! Don’t you want to know if his novel about a nostalgia store was any good? Plus, all net proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Inside the Best Picture Nominees: A deep dive into 'Midnight in Paris'

There are a whopping nine films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards. And between your work, family, and constant USA marathons of Law & Order: SVU (when will those ever stop being addictive?!), you simply may not have time to catch all nine in the theaters or at home. But never fear, dear PopWatchers — that’s why we’re here! Each day leading up to the Academy Awards on Feb. 26, we’ll provide you with a deep dive into one of the nine Best Picture nominees. Fear showing up to your Oscars party unprepared to discuss the year’s most notable films? We’ve got you covered. (Just beware: SPOILERS AHEAD!) And if you’ve already seen all nine films, even better — our inside look at each nominee will serve as a handy guide to remind you of the best and worst moments from every Best Picture candidate this year. Today, we take a look at Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. (Be sure to click here for more deep dives into this year’s Best Picture nominees!) 

Name: Midnight in Paris

Release date: May 20, 2011 (Limited), June 20, 2011 (Wide)

DVD release date: Available now

Runtime: 1 hour, 34 mins. READ FULL STORY

Quick! Who is this couple kissing by the water lilies?

Midnight-in-ParisImage Credit: Roger Arpajou

When asked to identify the embracing couple in this shot — from Woody Allen’s upcoming film Midnight in Paris, which has just been announced as the opening night film of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival (running May 11-22) — a quick, unscientific survey of the EW staff reveals that pretty much everyone can identify the man on the left as…  READ FULL STORY

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