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Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire August 4, 2012 at 11:25AM

With the start of the weekend upon us, click below to get caught up on 10 big stories published on Indiewire this past week. Among the crop: The latest additions to Toronto's massive lineup; our picks for what to watch on VOD and in theaters this hot Summer month; why Bryan Singer thinks YouTube is the way of the future; and our case for why Locarno is a great showcase for American indies.
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Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak in Hitchcock's "Vertigo"

With the start of the weekend upon us, click below to get caught up on 10 big stories published on Indiewire this past week. Among the crop: The latest additions to Toronto's massive lineup; our picks for what to watch on VOD and in theaters this hot Summer month; why Bryan Singer thinks YouTube is the way of the future; and our case for why Locarno is a great showcase for American indies.

Toronto Adds Over 60 New Titles to Lineup: Among the incredibly diverse list of filmmakers helming films announced this week are Don Coscarelli, Martin McDonagh, Barry Levinson, JT Petty and Rob Zombie (all in the Midnight Madness section). The Vanguard roster, meanwhile, features works from director Soi Cheang ("Accident"), musician Ben Drew, Canadian singer-songwriter Peaches, Hong Kong’s Johnnie To and Ben Wheatley ("Kill List")...

We Pick the 12 Indie Films You Must See This Month: From Robert Pattinson and Keanu Reeves to a fake Liberian Consul and the loneliest planet, check out Indiewire's picks for your 12 best options, and then check out August's full calendar, as there are many worthy films that didn't end up making this list...

"Vertigo" Trumps "Citizen Kane" As the Best Film of All Time, According to Sight & Sound
: Since S&S have upped the anti from the 145 voters in 2002, it seemed likely the new list would cause some disturbance in the Criticsphere, and it certainly has...

Bryan Singer Tells Us Why Web Series Are the Way of the Future
: The upcoming Warner Bros. web series "H+" -- a not-so-distant futuristic tale premiering on YouTube on August 8th --  aims to put money in the online viewing deparment. The reason, according to producer Bryan Singer, is simple: the huge audience. “Through YouTube we have a potential worldwide base far greater than any other content platform,” Singer explains. “I want anyone with an internet connection to be able to experience this world..."

We Review a Dozen Indies Coming Out This Week in Theaters and on VOD: "360," "Celeste and Jesse Forever," "The Babymakers," "You've Been Trumped" and more all reviewed on Indiewire...

We Tell You What to Watch on VOD This Month: Indiewire has weeded through the films hitting VOD this hot summer month to bring you a curated list of the 11 most worth your time. You'll find everything from the latest controversial documentary from the Dane behind "The Red Chapel" to a Gallic musical starring some of France's biggest stars, a zombie splatterfest set at a wedding and a road-trip drama headlined by Sherlock Homles himself, Benedict Cumberbatch...


We Ask Whether Locarno is More Important Than Cannes
: Prior to the Locarno Film Festival launching this week, Eric Kohn made a good case for why Locarno is better platform for American movies than the most glamorous film event the world has to offer...

AMC Kills Off "The Killing": While AMC kept open the possibility of bringing back Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) to solve another crime, they've now announced the drama won't be returning for another round...

Morgan Spurlock Tells You How to Be Successful on VOD: Morgan Spurlock, who's been having a rough run of late at the indie box-office, was in buoyant mood when we caught up with him to talks about the VOD marketplace and his latest to hit the platform, "Mansome." As it turns out, while his films haven't been hitting it out of the park in theaters, folks have been tuning in to watch his movies from the comfort of their own homes. The guy's doing something right...

R.I.P. Chris Marker: Chris Marker, the French filmmaker who is credited with inventing the film essay and whose short film "La jetée" inspired Terry Gilliam's "12 Monkeys," died on Monday, one day after his 91st birthday...

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