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    Watch: Director and Star of 'Brooklyn Castle' Promote Indie Doc on 'The Daily Show'

    "Brooklyn Castle," the acclaimed documentary revolving around how chess acts as an unlikely inspiration for an inner-city school, found a way to expand on the already positive word of mouth garnered following its October 19th release: An appearance on "The Daily Show."

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    Brooklyn Gets A New Hybrid Movie Theater; Opens Tonight With Screening of 'Holy Motors'

    The video rental shop Videology reopens its doors tonight in Williamsburg -- only this time, the space will boast a new hybrid movie theater that can seat up to 45 people. And the revamped venue now comes loaded with a fully stocked bar. Perfect for viewing Leos Carax's crazy Cannes concoction.

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    'Cloud Atlas,' 'Hitchcock' and 'In Their Skin' Star James D'Arcy Discusses His Very Busy 2012

    Best known as the man who stepped in to portray King Edward VIII in Madonna's historical romance "W.E." after Ewan McGregor (wisely?) dropped out of the project, British thesp James D'Arcy is in the midst of his highest profile year yet thanks to three wildly varied turns in films ...

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    It's About Tim: Writer-Director-Actor Tim Robbins' 5 Most Distinctive Indie Roles

    This week, news broke that Tim Robbins would be returning to the director's chair for "Man Under," a dysfunctional family comedy that will mark his first theatrical feature as a director since "Cradle Will Rock" in 1999. Along with Michelle Pfeiffer and Chloe Moretz...

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    Film Society of Lincoln Center Joins Local Theaters for Hurricane Sandy Relief

    With all of the heavy-hitting arthouse theaters in Lower Manhattan closed from crippling power outages last week, the midtown Film Society of Lincoln Center took advantage of its electricity to satiate audiences' desire for films -- and to spread the word on its relief programs.

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    'This American Life' to Sell Live Show Directly to Fans as Ira Glass Continues His Expansion Beyond Radio

    Although Ira Glass has built a loyal fan base through his popular public-radio show "This American Life," earlier this year he took a step away from the airwaves to present the live "The Invisible Made Visible" stage show.

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    A 'Pearblossom' In Vienna: Mike Ott Talks About His Follow-Up To 'Littlerock' and Working Outside The System

    Back in 2010, Mike Ott's second feature film, "Littlerock," made a considerable impression on the indie-film world. Beyond winning top awards at AFI FEST and Independent Film Festival of Boston, "Littlerock" won both the "Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You" prize at the Gotham Awards and th...

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    Magnet Releasing Picks Up Action Film 'Hammer of the Gods' Out of AFM for Ultra VOD Release

    Magnolia Pictures’ Magnet Releasing has acquired the U.S. rights to the action film “Hammer of the Gods,” directed by Farren Blackburn and written by Matthew Read. The genre distributor will release the film through Ultra VOD in 2013.

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    Watch: Fall In Love Across a Meditation Chamber With This Sneak Peek From The New Season of 'Portlandia'

    "Portlandia," IFC's cult favorite sketch comedy series about the particular culture of Portland, Oregon, kicks off its third season on Friday, January 4th at 10pm with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein offering more gentle jabs at hipster/hippie lifestyle choices.

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    Lesbians, Jews and Promiscuous Women: The Oppressed Inmates of 'American Horror Story: Asylum'

    The nuts FX series has presented aliens and demons, multiple limbs forcibly amputated or torn off, Nazi doctors, deranged serial killers and mutants living out in the woods. It feels like literally anything could happen on the show. But it also seems to have an overarching vision in mind.

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